A meditation on the leap of faith as a poetic response to the ineffable ground of being. Faith relates to reason much as poetry to prose.
The leap of faith as a disposition toward being, vs scientific or ideological reductionism. A meditation on "small answers," wholeness, and the credo.
I respond to those who would like me to talk only about poetry and philosophy, not about Catholicism.
The second in a two-part discussion critical of ideology. I discuss a personal metanoia that helped me to overcome ideological thinking.
The first in a two-part discussion critical of ideology as inadequate to the tasks of philosophy. Ideology is a false substitute for philosophy.
Second in a two-part meditation on the relationship of the poetic, the sacred, & Enlightenment. References: Hopkins, Sherrard, Raine, and Blake.
The first in a two-part meditation on the poetic, the sacred, and the Enlightenment. With references to William Blake and Nicolás Gómez Dávila.
In this episode I read afresh the talk that I gave at Harvard Divinity School on 3 November 2018. The title of the talk was "Recovering Poetic Vision in a Technological Age."
This is the second in a two-part introduction to season two. After addressing the loss of mystery, I clarify my position on ideology.
The first in a two-part introduction to season two. This season will deepen our focus on the sacred religious tradition in connection with the same goals and aims of last season.