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Malcolm Guite

Malcolm Guite is a poet, bard, and priest who lectures widely on poetry and theology in Britain and the United States. Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and the author of several books of poetry including, Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year and The Singing Bowl, as well as a collection of essays on aesthetics entitled Faith, Hope and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination.

MARS HILL AUDIO Conversation 32

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel: Malcolm Guite and J. A. C. Redford on the Advent O Antiphons

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In this Conversation, poet and priest Malcolm Guite talks about his seven sonnets corresponding to the seven “O Antiphons.” Also included in this Conversation is an interview with composer J. A. C. Redford who collaborated with Malcolm Guite to set Guite’s seven “O Antiphon” sonnets to music for unaccompanied choir. In these interviews, we discuss how poetry and liturgy invite repetition, and also how music can be an interpretation of a text so as to aid how one inhabits poetry over time. 45 minutes $6.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 132

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Guests on Volume 132: David I. Smith, on how metaphors assumed by teachers lead them to imagine the vocation of teaching; Susan Felch, on how the metaphors of gardens, building, and feasting can inform the task of education; D. C. Schindler, on philosopher Robert Spaemann's understanding of a teleological nature; Malcolm Guite, on his seven sonnets based on the ancient “O Antiphons” sung traditionally during Advent; J. A. C. Redford, on setting Malcolm Guite’s “O Antiphon” sonnets to music