John H. Timmerman

John H. Timmerman is a professor of English at Calvin College. Before arriving at Calvin he taught at Ohio University and Grove City College. He has published two books of literary criticism along with several essays, poems, and short stories. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from Ohio University, and his B.A. from Calvin.

On the bonus track for Volume 61, John H. Timmerman talks about how the late poet Jane Kenyon lived and worked. Click here to listen to the segment. (Left click to stream; right click to save.)


Volume 61

Guests on Volume 61: Ian Dowbiggin, on the history of the “right to die”movement; Arthur J. Dyck, on Life's Worth: The Case against Assisted Suicide; Daniel Dreisbach, on the building of Jefferson's "wall of separation"; Michael L. Peterson, on the elements of a Christian philosophy of education; Stephen Schwartz, on the differences between Balkan Muslims and those of Saudi Arabia; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, on how young people are taught to invest in themselves rather than family or community; and John H. Timmerman, on the person and poetry of Jane Kenyon and on how she lived and worked.