Sir Gawain and the Renewal of Light

Posted on Dec 30, 2017 in Articles, Featured | 2 comments

An ageless tale of trial, redemption, and the New Year from the late fourteenth century. An inspiration for these darker times.

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The Past Darkly: Divine Comedy’s Historical Background

Posted on Sep 8, 2017 in Articles, Articles & Profiles, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What follows is an overview and timeline I wish I had when I first started reading the Divine Comedy. Because the poem relates closely to its cultural, political, and spiritual background, it’s good to have some broad strokes.

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Chaucer’s Wife of Bath Needs a New Astrological Chart

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Articles, Featured | 1 comment

The Wife of Bath from Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, was, and continues to be, one of Chaucer’s most vivid and enigmatic creations. Lately I have revisited her Prologue and Tale, her character, circumstances, and use of astrology that reflects more of her character and circumstances.

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