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The Manner of Men - Rudyard Kipling

The Manner of Men - Rudyard Kipling

Wow. This was new to me. A short story by the renowned Jungle Book author, which recounts Paul’s shipwreck in Acts 27-28 from the point of view of the sailors who accompanied him. Takes a little while to get going, but once it does… Brilliant. The ending especially. Click here for more background. There are […]

PZ's Podcast 112 & 113: Kipling's Lightworks and The Two Geralds

PZ's Podcast 112 & 113: Kipling's Lightworks and The Two Geralds

Episode 112: Kipling’s Lightworks Kipling shed light! This second talk on his poems and short stories, but especially his poems, sings the praises of the inspired bard. Interestingly, two of his best hymns were cut from The Hymnal (1982) — and not on “political correctness” grounds but on Christological grounds. It was thought that “Recessional” […]

PZ's Podcast 110 & 111: Color Him Father and Kipling's Second Sight

PZ's Podcast 110 & 111: Color Him Father and Kipling's Second Sight

EPISODE 110: Color Him Father Speaking of the supernatural short story, the English poet John Betjeman, who was a practicing Christian, once wrote: “M.R. James is the greatest master of the ghost story. Henry James, Sheridan Le Fanu, and H. Russell Wakefield are equal seconds.” What Betjeman left for the facts to point out, is […]