Flesh Becomes Word The Incarnational Poetry of Scott Cairns
Start date: November 2009 11 episodes
Professor Scott Cairns reads his poetry, as well as that of other Orthodox poets.
|Date||Title & Description||Duration|
|May 13, 2010||
Scott reads poems from his collection Compass of Affection and then introduces us to the Russian Orthodox poet Olga Sedakova.
|Apr 30, 2010||
Scott reads the writings of three Eastern Saints that he versified for his collection Love's Immensity.
|Mar 20, 2010||
Scott reads the writings of four early Church Fathers that he versified for his collection Love's Immensity.
|Mar 06, 2010||
Scott introduces us to the poetry of Claire Bateman, a recent convert to Orthodox Christianity.
|Feb 24, 2010||
Scott reads poems that resonate with the grind of our respective Lenten journeys.
|Feb 06, 2010||
As Scott is thinking about and preparing for Great Lent, he share some of his works in progress.
|Jan 23, 2010||
Scott shares poems from an old collection titled Recovered Body.
|Jan 09, 2010||
Scott shares the poetry of Tryfon Tolides, as well as the work of some Orthodox Saints whose writings exhibit a poetic sensibility.
|Dec 26, 2009||
Scott reads some older poems from his book Figures for the Ghost.
|Dec 12, 2009||
Scott reads the poems "Advent," "City Under Construction," "Possible Answers to Prayer," "Blessed," "The Modern Poet," and "Three Descents." He also shares the work of Liliana Ursu, gleaned from her collection of poems titled Lightwall.
|Nov 28, 2009||
In his inaugural episode, Scott talks about language and art and reads two of his Nativity poems, as well as a touching poem by Nick Samaras. The poems in this episode come from Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected (Paraclete Press, 2006 - http://paracletepress.com/compass-of-affection-new-and-selected-poems.html). The Nick Samaras poem comes from Hands of the Saddlemaker (Yale University Press, 1992 - http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300054583).