Rowan Williams reached for the idea of rhythm in response to two questions at the Wheaton Theology Conference. Does this mean he’s currently thinking about it more broadly?
Carefully analyzing the rhythm of a poem, layer-by-layer, may seem pointless, but it is in fact exactly what our public discourse needs.
How should one study rhythm? The nineteenth century answer: “with the help of some pretty strange machines.”
A phenomenology of the paradoxical experience of ideas (in conversation w/ Merleau-Ponty).
The significance of contemplating the new film “Arrival” during the season of advent.
The role of rhythm to create connections with non-verbal individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder reveals something about communication in general.
An introduction to Julia Kristeva’s analysis of the role of rhythm and language in depression.
James H. Bunn’s book “Wave Forms” argues that the wave, as the fundamental form of both nature and culture, is that which enables the two spheres to interact with each other.
The internet is evidence of the human compulsion to write. Where does this compulsion come from?
Paul Celan wrote poetry as one oppressed yet wrote in the language of the oppressor. What can this teach us today about resisting the oppressive uses of the English language?