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Conversations with authors, teachers, creators, and community leaders that are carefully contemplating the nature and practice of classical education, aesthetic wonder, and Christian community.

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Conversations with authors, teachers, creators, and community leaders that are carefully contemplating the nature and practice of classical education, aesthetic wonder, and Christian community.

    Noah Tetzner

    Noah Tetzner

    In this episode, FORMA’s managing editor Heidi White talks with Noah Tetzner, host of the wildly popular podcast, The History of Vikings. The two discuss Vikings, the Victorians (the topic of his newest podcast endeavor), and the podcast life.

    • 30 min
    Ravi Jain on the new edition of "The Liberal Arts Tradition"

    Ravi Jain on the new edition of "The Liberal Arts Tradition"

    Join FORMA managing editor, Heidi White, as she chats with author Ravi Jain, about the revised edition of The Liberal Arts Tradition, the book he wrote with Kevin Clark. They chat about the purpose of the new edition, their ongoing exploration into the classical education renewal, the church's role in the movement, and much more.

    • 41 min
    Colorado State Senator, Owen Hill

    Colorado State Senator, Owen Hill

    In this episode of the podcast, managing editor, Heidi White, chats with Colorado State Senator Owen Hill about the current state of politics and education and how classical educators can approach the arena of politics.

    • 36 min
    Poet Sally Thomas

    Poet Sally Thomas

    Join Heidi White (Managing Editor of FORMA) as chats with poet, Sally Thomas, about how she became a poet, the various poets she loves and imitates, and the story of the poems that were published in the autumn issue of FORMA (mailing next week).

    • 27 min
    David Hicks talks Plutarch

    David Hicks talks Plutarch

    Join Heidi White (managing editor of FORMA) as she chats with David Hicks, author of Norms and Nobility, about the value of Plutarch and his new translation of two of Plutarch's Lives, The Lawgivers. They discuss Plutarch's legacy, his motivations, the process of translating him, why he can be difficult to read, and much more.

    • 48 min
    Poet Maurice Manning on Abraham Lincoln, Voice in Poetry, and the Process of Imagination

    Poet Maurice Manning on Abraham Lincoln, Voice in Poetry, and the Process of Imagination

    Maurice Manning is an award-winning poet from Kentucky whose new collection, Railsplitter, is written from the perspective of the posthumous Abraham Lincoln, recently assassinated and looking back at his life and death. It's out next week and it's wonderful. Manning joined David Kern recently for a conversation in his writing shed about his interest in Lincoln, writing poetry from a particular voice, and the process of imagination.
    If you enjoyed this conversation be sure to check out part two of our their conversation, which appeared in the summer issue of FORMA.
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