Category: George Herbert

Ferrar and Herbert

Taking note–George Herbert: 100 Poems

I was delighted when Cambridge University Press asked me if they could send along a review copy of George Herbert: 100 Poems. While an ebook is available, this is one to own in paper. Keep it at your bedside for morning or bedtime reading, or perhaps leave it at work for mental excursions into rural England during your breaks.

Lent Madness postgame

Readers of 7WD will know that we had a vested interest in the outcome of Lent Madness. We were thrilled to see George Herbert squeak past Julian of Norwich for the Golden Halo Award...

Yes we can, by George!

UPDATE: A short while ago, Julian conceded the contest, as George managed to keep a small lead in the final hours of the polling. Details here. This will be my final post in a...

A love poem

No, this is not a romantic love poem. It’s God stuff. What else could one post on Palm Sunday afternoon? LOve bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back,          ...

George Herbert needs you

Over at Fr. Tim Schenck’s blog, it’s down the wire in Lent Madness. We’re at the Final Four, and George Herbert has been pitted against T(h)eresa of Avila. George Herbert needs your vote. Here’s...

It’s time to vote again!

My blogging colleague Fr. Tim Schenck is nearing the final stretches of his Lent Madness. This is, as you will recall, a saintly smackdown among a field of 32 holy women and holy men...

Lent madness

My blogging friend Fr. Tim Schenck is a (possibly diabolical) genius. He’s running a little scheme over at his blog that simultaneously cashes in on three cultural crazes: Lent, sports, and gambling. His “Lent...

Music d’jour

The “d’jour” of course is the commemoration of George Herbert. Blogging buddy Christopher Orczy has composed some music in Herbert’s honor.