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I Confess Your Royal Graces

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Cardinal Wolsey’s speech in his own defense from Henry VIII with Psalm 100 in the King James Version of the Bible. Advertisements

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In the Day of Death

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Mark Antony’s famous funeral oration from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar with Ecclesiastes 8:8-10 in the King James Version of the Bible.

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10 Shakespeare “Facts” and What I Think

When it comes to Shakespeare, many people accept as “facts” things that ain’t necessarily so. So I thought I’d take a few moments to run down a list of ten commonly asserted and even sometimes accepted “facts” about the bard. … Continue reading

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For Restful Death I Cry

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Shakespeare’s Sonnet 66–one of his more unusual sonnets–with 1 Kings 19:1-9 from the King James Version of the Bible.

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A Falstaffian Rejoinder

Are you suffering through another workweek? Is someone causing you trouble? Would you like a helpful insult or two to throw that person’s way? Well, have no fear, Shakespeare is here. A little while ago we featured an insult Henry … Continue reading

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Cupids and Camels

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Berowne’s “I, forsooth in love!” soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost with a Bible passage relating Isaac and Rebekah’s love story from Genesis 24:62-67 in the King James Version of … Continue reading

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The “Trigger Warning” Guide to Shakespeare

Cambridge University made the news last week with reports that its English Faculty’s “Notes on Lectures” contained warnings that a lecture on Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and The Comedy of Errors would include “discussions of sexual violence” and “sexual assault.” So, since we … Continue reading

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