The Bookening

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Summary

The Bookening provides context for Homer's The Odyssey.

Show Notes

Finally! Our heroes are discussing The Odyssey! Sing to me, O Contextual Texan!

00:29 Nathan does none of his normal schtick + AVENGERS SPOILERS
05:25 Donor Shout-outs
10:04 Contextual Texan begins
12:05 An intro to Homer
18:00 He never existed?
22:48 Who did folks used to say Homer was?
25:00 Greece
29:00 Higher criticism
36:10 Homeric question
44:00 We continue to debate who wrote the darn thing ...
50:14 Epic
52:35 Translation

What is The Bookening?

3 guys—a pastor, a scholar, and their gleeful provocateur—discuss the great books. We take God and literature seriously—but the second one not overly so.