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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Tag Archives: Henry V
Another Monday, another good insult from Shakespeare. This week’s insult was loosed by Henry V–the former “Prince Hal”–at his former drinking buddy, Sir John Falstaff: This sanguine coward, this bed-presser, this horseback-breaker, this huge hill of flesh! (1 Henry IV, 2.4.225-6). … Continue reading
This week’s episode on The Bard and the Bible Podcast features the king’s stirring “Once more unto the breach” soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Henry V, followed by a short passage from Ezekiel 22:30-31 in the King James Version of the Bible.
A guest post by Elisabeth Bridges When I received the invitation to participate in this series, I got a bit excited. And by “a bit excited,” I mean shaking-and-letting-out-muffled-shrieks-while-spinning-around-in-my-desk-chair excited. Bard quotes flooded my brain, and I began to wonder … Continue reading
A guest post by Joseph Bentz I have divided my favorite Shakespeare quotes into two categories. The first includes the quotes suggested by friends, whom I asked for feedback. The second category includes four Shakespeare quotes that frequently go through … Continue reading
Are you ready for another Monday? Or another Monday insult from Shakespeare? We here at The Bard and the Bible blog are happy to help. This week’s insult is spoken by Fluellen to Pistol, Nym, Bardolph, and Boy as he … Continue reading
The cracker-jack staff here at The Bard and the Bible blog missed posting last Monday’s insult-of-the-week. Heads have rolled, we assure you, and we hope it didn’t cramp your style too much not to have a new Shakespearean insult ready … Continue reading
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