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The CiRCE Institute Podcast Network is made up four regular shows: As well as various seasonal shows like The Commons with Brian Phillips, The Divided Line with Matt Bianco, and A Perpetual Feast with Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan.

The CiRCE Institute Podcast Network is made up four regular shows: As well as various seasonal shows like The Commons with Brian Phillips, The Divided Line with Matt Bianco, and A Perpetual Feast with Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan.
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The CiRCE Institute Podcast Network is made up four regular shows: As well as various seasonal shows like The Commons with Brian Phillips, The Divided Line with Matt Bianco, and A Perpetual Feast with Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan.

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Episodes

PROVERBIAL: Kids These Days

10/21/2019
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In episode 4, Joshua Gibbs contemplates a proverb from Horace: "our fathers age was worse than ours grandfathers, we, worse than they, bring forth an offspring still more advanced than ourselves in evil."

Duration:00:30:45

PROVERBIAL: Alone in My Principles

10/10/2019
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Welcome back to Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs. In this episode, Joshua contemplates a proverb from Cicero, who said that he was " . . . never less idle than when wholly idle, never less alone than when wholly alone." Joshua contemplates the implications of this proverb for modern man. Remember: when you subscribe, rate, and review you help spread the word. If you like this show please hit that button in your app and let us know.

Duration:00:26:06

FORMA: Poet Maurice Manning on Abraham Lincoln, Voice in Poetry, and the Process of Imagination

10/9/2019
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Maurice Manning is an award-winning poet from Kentucky whose new collection, Railsplitter, is written from the perspective of the posthumous Abraham Lincoln, recently assassinated and looking back at his life and death. It's out next week and it's wonderful. Manning joined David Kern recently for a conversation in his writing shed about his interest in Lincoln, writing poetry from a particular voice, and the process of imagination. If you enjoyed this conversation be sure to check out part...

Duration:01:04:37

PROVERBIAL episode 2: A prophet is not without honor except within his own country

10/8/2019
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Welcome back to Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs. In this episode, Joshua contemplates a proverb from Jesus Christ who said that, "a Prophet is not without honor except within his own country." Joshua contemplates the context of this proverb and what it means for common contemporary people. Subscribe to the Proverbial feed today for direct access as soon as episodes go live.

Duration:00:22:46

PROVERBIAL Episode 1: ""You may drive out nature with a pitchfork but she keeps coming back."

10/7/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs, a brand new weekly podcast from the CiRCE Podcast Network. In episode one, Joshua contemplates a proverb from the Roman poet, Horace. He wrote, "You may drive out nature with a pitchfork but she keeps coming back." Josh explores the origin of this quote, why he has been living his life according to it, and what it means for normal, average people in this contemporary age. Remember to subscribe to the Proverbial feed directly...

Duration:00:27:01

FORMA: Tim McIntosh on Theater in Our Modern Age

9/17/2019
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In this episode of the FORMA Podcast, the audio companion to FORMA Journal and the FORMA Review, Managing Editor Heidi White chats with old friend, Tim McIntosh, a playwright, actor, and teacher, about the intersection of classical thought and contemporary theater.

Duration:00:41:10

FORMA: A.E. Stallings, poet and translator

8/26/2019
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In this episode of the FORMA Podcast, audio companion to FORMA JOURNAL, managing editor Heidi White chats with noted poet and translator, A.E. Stallings about her poetry, her recent translation of Hesiod's Works and Days, and life in ancient and modern Greece (where she lives). Be sure to check out Stallings' newest collection of verse, Like, which came out last year. And if you like this podcast be sure to rate, review, and subscribe. You can learn more about FORMA at formajournal.com.

Duration:00:42:36

LIBROMANIA: Graham Greene the Spy, with Christopher Hull

7/13/2019
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In this episode of Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed, David chats with historian, Christopher Hull, about his new book Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Green's Cold War Novel. Although he's obviously best known for his many wonderful novels (and screenplays), Greene spent most of his adult life working for Great Britain's secret service. He was an adventurer, and a bit of rogue, and in many ways his work in the world of espionage met a deep-seated psychological need....

Duration:00:55:48

FORMA: How to Watch a Summer Blockbuster, with Dr. Junius Johnson

7/8/2019
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Join managing editor Heidi White as she talks to Baylor’s Dr. Junius Johnson on how and why Christians can enjoy big-budget blockbuster films and franchises. Covering particular film franchises and universal points of discussion and evaluation, Heidi and Dr. Johnson discuss how (and how not) to go to the movies this summer. Remember: subscribe, rate, review.

Duration:00:39:07

Libromania #19: On the Work of the Regional Novelist, with David Joy

7/3/2019
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In this episode of Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed, David chats with novelist David Joy about what it's like to be a regional novelist and whether that was something he set out to be when he first started writing fiction. They discuss the authors that influenced his work, how his neighbors have responded to his novels, and much more. Remember: subscribe to subscribe to the Libromania feed to stay up-to-date with the show!

Duration:00:45:21

Ask Andrew: On Catechism in Education Part 4

7/1/2019
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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 4 of a series of episodes on the topic. Remember: subscribe, rate, review!

Duration:00:19:35

Libromania #16: Paul Sahre, one of the foremost book cover designers

6/5/2019
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In which David chats with Paul Sahre, one of the world's foremost book cover designers. Sahre's designed covers for the likes of Chuck Klosterman and Malcolm Gladwell, and he's done updates for Hemingway and Spark, among others. In this conversation, David and Paul discuss the process of designing a cover, some of his favorite covers of all time, and much more. Remember: If you like this episode be sure to subscribe to the Libromania feed wherever you get podcasts.

Duration:01:05:59

Ask Andrew: On Catechism in Education, part 3

6/5/2019
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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 3 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the practical applications of catechism in the classroom.

Duration:00:24:15

The Commons: Outrage, Solomon, & Kids with Smartphones

5/1/2019
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Welcome back to The Commons, a podcast featuring conversations and contemplation about the challenges of school life and leadership, hosted by Dr. Brian Phillips. In the episode, Brian discusses our tendency to assume the worst of others, our "age of outrage," and how we must guard ourselves and our schools against it. Remember: subscribe, rate, review!

Duration:00:09:39

Libromania #13: Dostoevsky's Gambling Problem (featuring Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson)

4/24/2019
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Welcome to Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed from the Close Reads Podcast Network. Each week David Kern will be chatting with authors, biographers, designers, collectors, critics and other people who help make book's so worthy of our attention. In this episode David chats with Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, author of Walker Percy, Fyodor Dostoesvsky, and the Search for Influence (among other books), about Dostoevsky's gambling problem and the impact that it had on his life and his...

Duration:00:49:08

The Commons: Keith McCurdy on the Value of Struggle

3/6/2019
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Brian Phillips is joined by Keith McCurdy, President and CEO of Total Life Counseling in Roanoke, Virginia. In addition to his over 30 years of counseling experience, Mr. McCurdy has spoken at the annual conferences for the Society for Classical Learning (SCL) and the Association of Christian and Classical Schools (ACCS). In this episode, Brian and Keith discuss the value of struggle, how hardship makes us stronger, and how those truths can be applied by parents and teachers alike.

Duration:00:39:23

Ask Andrew: On Catechism in Education (part 2)

3/1/2019
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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 1 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the practical applications of catechism in the classroom.

Duration:00:26:00

The Commons: Further Thoughts on the "February Blahs"

2/26/2019
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Welcome back to The Commons, a podcast about school leadership with Dr. Brian Phillips. On this week's episode Brian continues his reflections on enduring during the challenging month of February, with a particular focus on teaching through those "blahs" and the need for persistent prayer. Remember: Subscribe, rate, review!

Duration:00:09:13

Ask Andrew: On Catechism in Education (Part 1)

2/22/2019
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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew answers a question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 1 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the various types - and history - of catechism in the world of education.

Duration:00:26:55

The Commons: February and the Need for Prayer

2/21/2019
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Welcome back to The Commons, a podcast featuring conversations and contemplation about the challenges of school life and leadership, hosted by Dr. Brian Phillips. As every educator knows, February is the longest month of the year. In this episode, Brian discusses the important role prayer plays in fighting off the anxiety, apathy, and frustrations of February.

Duration:00:06:38