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Linking The Past With Present
 
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Poets & Saints:
Eternal Insight. Extravagant Love. Ordinary People.

Jamie George

Paperback: David C. Cook, 2016
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Reviewed by Lynn Domina
 
 
In Poets & Saints: Eternal Insight, Extravagant Love, Ordinary People, Jamie George has undertaken an intriguing project. Partly memoir, partly religious history, partly devotional, the book links the past with the present, the extraordinary with the ordinary, the public with the personal. Traveling through Europe with his children and a film crew, he reflects on the lives of several writers and saints (some canonized, others not) affiliated with the regions they explore. He pays particular attention to the characters’ flaws in order not only to humanize them but also to provide specific detailed examples of individuals who did what was theirs to do, trusting that God will show contemporary readers what is their own. George’s project is ambitious, but his style is hospitable. He writes conversationally, including sufficient detail for readers unfamiliar with his material but also with sufficient energy to keep readers with a stronger background in religious history engaged.

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On this final day of National Poetry Month, we offer the following recap of posts in this month’s series of poets reading their work…

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Here is a recap of our National Poetry Month series of poets reading their poems:

Plus, two that have been posted to our site in the past: