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The Heliand (The Being in the Crypt part 2)

One of the many cool, fun, and interesting things about being on this course is some of the texts I stumble upon. For my last paper, one of those was The Heliand. The Heliand is a great 9th C Saxon … Continue reading

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The Being in the Crypt

The rains have come. The Great Stour River has gone from being clear and bubbling to a swift and murky brown. The wind and rain strip the trees of their leaves and the air has turned cold. We had a … Continue reading

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There Is A Dead Body In The Library

I have been spending a lot of time in the library, retrieving books, journal articles, and papers. The library is very new (2009 or 10). The dead body is that of a young man. He’s been there for about 1700 … Continue reading

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Reasonable

It is not “reasonable” and it’s okay that it’s not reasonable. We are not trying to be reasonable. There is a place for both the reasonable and the unreasonable/intuitive. As I write this, I realize that I have written this … Continue reading

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Arriving in Canterbury

I arrived in Canterbury on a late fall day. The air is still warm in the pale sunshine and the nights are cool and damp. I am looking at this year as a kind of retreat – I am leaving … Continue reading

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