This Week on the CiRCE Podcast Network

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Graham Green’s The End of the Affair, care and the modern man, Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, Schole', and,  life and death during Queen Victoria's reign.
May 22, 2020

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Graham Green’s The End of the Affair, care and the modern man, Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, Schole', and,  life and death during Queen Victoria's reign. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review, wherever you like to listen to podcasts!

Café Scholé, Episode 6 - Christ, the Teacher

Join Christopher Perrin as he contemplates a small (but essential) work by Clement of Alexandria. It's called Christ the Teacher or Christ the Pedagogue (available on the web here: https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/02091.htm) and it's remarkably helpful for contemporary, restful teaching.

 


Close Reads - The End of the Affair: Book Three

On this week's episode, David, Heidi, and Tim chat about the challenges that this section of the book presents for discussion, as well as the deeply profound reflections found in Sarah's letters to God. Plus, there's some chatter about the different ways each of them read and approach books like this. You know, the normal stuff.

Close Reads - The End of the Affair: Book 2

Close Reads - The End of the Affair: Part One 

 


Proverbial, Episode 26 - Stars

This week's proverb comes to us by way of Dr. Samuel Johnson and it goes like this: "He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself." Join Joshua Gibbs as he contemplates what this proverb has to say to modern men and women.

 


The Daily Poem

Wednesday, May 20: Robert Frost's "Acquainted with the Night"

Tuesday, May 19: Mark Van Doren's "In bitterness of heart I write"

 


The Play’s the Thing

As You Like It: Bonus Episode

As You Like It: Act V

As You Like It: Act IV

As You Like It: Act III

As You Like It: Act II

As You Like It: Act I

 


Victoria’s World

A History of the Royal Navy (Part 2)

A History of the Royal Navy (Part 1)

Inventors & Inventions of Victorian England

The Weapons that Forged an Empire

The Greedy Queen: Eating with Queen Victoria

The Charge of the Light Brigade

British Raids in East Africa: The Story of Wituland

The Boer War: Costly Lessons for the British Empire

The Siege of Khartoum - Radical Islam Encounters the British Empire

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein - A Victorian Sensation

The Battle of Rorke’s Drift - A Last Stand Against the Zulus

The Victorian Poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson

A Tour of Victorian London Through the Eyes of Charles Dickens

Music in the Victorian Era

Everyday Life in the Victorian Age

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