This Week on the CiRCE Podcast Network

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Schole’, Graham Green’s The End of the Affair, the nature of things and what usually happens, Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, and  life and death during Queen Victoria's reign.
May 29, 2020

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Schole’, Graham Green’s The End of the Affair, the nature of things and what usually happens, Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, 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

Episode 5 - Finding Scholé without Seeking It

Episode 4 - Scholé in the Scriptural Tradition

Episode 3 - Scholé in the Ecclesial/Church Tradition

Episode 2 - Schole in the Classical Tradition

Episode 1 - Searching for Scholé, Sabbath, and Shalom


Close Reads 

The End of the Affair: Book 4-Book 5.3

Time flies when you're having fun (is not the lesson of this book). We are plowing our way through The End of the Affair and the end of the book is near. This week Tim is away (at sea, we think), so Heidi and David chatted about Sarah's death, Henry's invitation to Maurice, Maurice's hatred of God, and the way the book's writing shifts a bit during this section.

The End of the Affair: Book Three

The End of the Affair: Book 2

The End of the Affair: Part One 


Proverbial

Episode 29 - A Retraction

This week's proverb comes to us via Solomon who wrote: "The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth the brilliant or favor to the learned, but time and chance happen to them all." Join Joshua Gibbs as he contemplates what this proverb has to say to modern men and women.

Episode 28 - Stars

Episode 27 - The Real You


The Daily Poem

Thursday, May 28: E. Nesbit's "The Despot"

Wednesday, May 27: W.H. Auden's "Their Lonely Betters"

Tuesday, May 26: Andrew Marvell's "The Garden"


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

CiRCE Staff

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