This Week on the CiRCE Podcast Network

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated how God taught Adam in the garden, a new CiRCE publication, prayer and study, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, happiness and the modern man, Shakespeare’s play Coriolanus, and more!
Aug 7, 2020

This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated how God taught Adam in the garden, a new CiRCE publication, prayer and study, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, happiness and the modern man, Shakespeare’s play Coriolanus, technology in the classroom, and life and death during Queen Victoria's reign. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review, wherever you like to listen to podcasts!

 

Ask Andrew

Ep. 59: How God Taught Adam in the Garden - Originally recorded as a Good Friday webinar, this episode contemplates the way God taught Adam in the garden and what we can learn from it as parents and educators.

Ep. 58: How should I respond to my reluctant learner?

Ep. 57: What Are the Basic Fundamental Literary Skills? 

Ep. 56: How should we use "the should question"?

Ep. 55: On Tools for Making Connections


FORMA

Talking the new "30 Poems to Memorize" Book - In this episode, David Kern joins Heidi White to discuss a new CiRCE publication, 30 Poems to Memorize (Before Its Too Late), which David edited.

Dale Grote + Wes Callihan on Latin and the book of Acts


Café Scholé 

Episode 10 - Study as Prayer and Love for God - In this episode, Dr. Perrin discusses an essay by Simone Weil that reveals the relationship between attentive study and prayer that should lead us to love both God and neighbor. Can study be rightfully understood as prayer or leading to prayer?

Episode 9 - Schole and Ecstasy

Episode 8 - Order and Solitude

Episode 7 - Order and Rest

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 Sun Also Rises: Book I - Welcome to a new series of episodes on Ernest Hemingway's classic novel, The Sun Also Rises! In this episode David, Heidi, and Tim discuss Hemingway's famous style and his unique talent for capturing human experience. Plus, they discuss some key passages, the book's context in twentieth century lit, and the troubles that are haunting these memorable characters.


Proverbial

Episode 34: Economies of Happiness - This weeks' proverb is unattributed: "happy wife, happy life."

Episode 33: Candy Canes 

Episode 32: Anthology

Episode 31: The Witching Hour

Episode 30: Stuck in the Middle


The Daily Poem

Wednesday, August 5: Wendell Berry's "To My Mother"

Tuesday, August 4: Rachel Richardson's "Shearwater"

Monday, August 3: Charlotte Turner Smith's "Huge Vapours Brood Above the Clift'd Shore"


The Play’s the Thing

Coriolanus: Act V - Tim and Sarah-Jane are back as they discuss the final scenes of this great Shakespearean tragedy. Topics of conversation include the desperate measures we see from the Roman government, questions of citizenship and leadership that the play raises, the motivating influences within Coriolanus as the play comes to a head, and much, much more.

Coriolanus: Act IV 

Coriolanus: Act III

Coriolanus: Act II

Coriolanus: Act I


The Commons

Season 4, Ep. 6: The Problem of Quiet Classrooms: Technology & Isolation

Season 4, Ep. 5: Understanding Hollywood’s "War" on Family

Season 4, Ep. 4: Loving the Natural Sciences: An Interview with Gordon Wilson

Season 4, Ep. 3: Dealing with Difficult People

Season 4, Ep. 2: A Spirit of Inquiry: An Interview with Dr. Pano Kanelos (President of St. John’s College

Season 4, Ep. 1: Classical Educators & the Church: An Interview with Dana Gage


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

The opinions and arguments of our contributing writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Institute or its leadership.

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