Tag Archives: Sonnets

False Compare and True Beauty

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130 (“My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun”) with Isaiah 53:1-5 in the King James Version of the Bible. Advertisements

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10 Facts About Shakespeare That May Surprise You

1. Though Shakespeare often wrote about far-flung places in his plays, he never ventured out of England.

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Glory and Grace

In this week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast, we pair Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 (“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”) with Isaiah 35:1-10 in the King James Version of the Bible.

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More Fair

In this week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 (“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”) with Isaiah 35:1-10 in the King James Version of the Bible. Ratings and reviews on iTunes are much appreciated. You can also easily subscribe to the … Continue reading

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Love and Charity

This week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast pairs Shakespeare’s famous Sonnet 116 with the Bible’s “Love Chapter,” 1 Corinthians 13 in the King James Version of the Bible. Ratings and reviews on iTunes are much appreciated. You can also easily subscribe to … Continue reading

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A Shakespeare True/False Quiz

Bet you didn’t know that Shakespeare was really the Duke of York, did you? (He wasn’t). But here are ten statements about Shakespeare for you to judge as “true” or “false.” The answers will follow after the break. 1. Shakespeare … 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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