Saturday, February 27, 2016

Saturday Good Reads

The curator of the Keats-Shelley Museum in Rome writes about the last days of John Keats, when he was dying from tuberculosis.

A Catholic priest talks about a Stephen Colbert interview, when Colbert quoted J.R.R. Tolkien.

David Rupert wonders if he will be a grumpy retiree.

Kevin Young’s poem in The New Yorker is about Emmett Till, the young black boy murdered in Mississippi.

A photograph, abstract art, or both? Take a look at Tim Good’s “Winter in My mind” and see if you can tell.

And if you ever wondered how much work goes into movie scores, a good example is The Lord of the Rings.

Art and Photography

New Work No Titles – Randall David Tipton at Painter’s Process.

Winter in My Mind – Tim Good at Pixels.

Austin Mann: Not in the Louvre but On It - Sheree Lutz at Curator Magazine.


Five Practices That Will Help You Integrate Spiritual Practices into Your Workplace – Jessica Schaeffer at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics.

Stephen Colbert, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Providence of God – Father Robert Barron on YouTube.

Risen: Movies, Faith, and the Bible - Kyle Borg at Gentle Reformation.

Life and Culture

Socialism is Evil – Rick Phillips at Reformation 21.

I Feel I Think I Believe – Tim Challies at Informing the Reforming.

Life after work: Will I be a grumpy retiree? – David Rupert at Red-Letter Believe

The Culture of Trumpening - Rod Dreher at American Conservative. 


Sitting Up with Your Story – Alton Gansky at Novel Rocket.


The last days of John Keats – Giuseppe Albano at Wordsworth Trust.

The Science of Love – Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Money Road – Kevin Young at The New Yorker.

Lord of the Rings: How Music Elevates Story

Painting: The Reading, oil on canvas by Henri Fantin-Latour (1877); Musee des Beaux Arts, Lyon, France.

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