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Poetry and Holy Week

Fr. Anthony Dodgers



In this Gottescast, The Gottesdienst Crowd discusses poetry in general, and then two Christian poets and two of their poems: John Donne’s, “La Corona: Crucifying” and George Herbert’s, “Sepulchre”. Anthony Dodgers (pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Charlotte, IA) joins us for the discussion.

Other poems to check out:

  • John Donne, “A Hymn to God the Father”

  • George Herbert, “Love III”

  • Malcolm Guite, “Palm Sunday”

  • John Donne, “Good Friday, Riding Westward” 

  • John Donne, “La Corona: Resurrection & Ascension”

  • George Herbert, “Easter Wings 1 & 2”

  • John Updike, “Seven Stanzas at Easter”

  • Edmund Spenser, “Amoretti LXVIII: Most Glorious Lord of Life”

  • John Donne, “Death, be not proud” (Divine Meditation 10)

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