The Bard and the Bible
The Bard and the Bible (A Shakespeare Devotional) pairs 365 short passages from each of the two greatest works of English literature ever created, which were compiled in the same period and in the same city. It offers a year of daily readings based on verses from the King James Version of the Bible and lines from Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The poetry of the Bard and the power of God's Word will enrich your understanding and appreciation of both, provide new ways to encounter and respond to God, and yield both intellectual stimulation and spiritual inspiration.
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Category Archives: Bard
As everyone knows, William Shakespeare wrote a plethora of plays and poems, featuring a variety of characters, settings, and themes, from Titus Andronicus to The Tempest. He is even known to have produced more plays that are so far lost to modern scholars, such … Continue reading
It is time for another episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast. The podcast, “Life is Short,” is now live (you can also easily subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to ensure that you never miss an episode in the future).
Shakespeare and the Bible have both garnered lavish praise and numerous awards over the years (“greatest writer in the English language,” “best-selling book of all time,” etc.). But last week added one more accolade.
Today’s episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast is now live (it is also easy to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes).
I posted last week (here) a few of my favorite parallels between the works of Shakespeare and the Bible (in particular, the King James Version). Those correspondences (and contrasts) form the backbone of my book, The Bard and the Bible: A Shakespeare … Continue reading
We here at The Bard and the Bible blog hope your Monday is going well. If not, we offer the following Shakespearean insult–the best kind, really–for your entertainment, enrichment, and possible (albeit judicious) use. This week’s insult is from The Merry Wives … Continue reading
A brand new episode of The Bard and the Bible Podcast is now live (it is also easy to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes so you never miss an episode).