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The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
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The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church

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Where else but at Word and Song can you find what we hope to bless your day with? How about, this week, the half-comical and half-pitiful last request of a dying Renaissance bishop, a worldly and corrupt old sinner, but a man for all that, with a mind and fine taste and half a heart, as he tries his best to avoid the big question that worries him — wha…

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Word & Song by Anthony Esolen
Poetry Aloud
Poetry Aloud will help you learn how to read poetry with your ears. Unlike children with bad table manners, poetry is meant to be heard and not just seen. Join Anthony Esolen every other week (or so) as he introduces and discusses a longish poem and then reads it aloud.
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