Wednesday, February 24, 2010

FYI from Leigh at Lunch 2-24-10

If you are interested in topics that came up during this week's show, here are a few links and tips from Leigh at Lunch on Blog Talk Radio 2/24/10, "Leigh for Lunch with Dr. Gene Edward Veith, Jr." (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

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  • Notes from today's show
  • Find out more about Patrick Henry College via their website. You can read Dr. Veith's blog, Cranach, at www.geneveith.com.
  • Classical Education, Dr. Veith's first book on the movement (with Andrew Kern), is available from the CiRCE Institute and on Amazon.
  • For an example of Christianity in the arts, check out examples of innovative poetry by George Herbert and G.M. Hopkins, as well as T.S. Eliot; the art of Rembrandt; and the music of Bach.
  • For a brief overview of the poetry featured in the Old Testament, see this article.
  • You can find You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier from Amazon, or see the review on Dr. Veith's blog.
  • God at Work is a book by Dr. Veith about the question of vocation. Its ideas are explored further by the Cranach Institute.
  • See Dr. Veith's review of Wittenberg, the play. The resulting conversation with the playwright is available here.
  • Dr. Veith is an occasional contributor to World Magazine and Tabletalk Magazine are available online.
  • The top 3 classic films Dr. Veith recommends are: Citizen Kane, Casablanca, and The Seventh Seal.
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