Sunday, June 08, 2008

Fr. Barron on Bob Dylan

A great short teaching by Roman Catholic theologian Fr. Robert Barron on reading Bob Dylan biblically:

Tip of the tinfoil to RWB.

Here's another teaching on Bob Dylan from a biblical point of view by Fr. Barron, this time focusing on Dylan's masterpiece, All Along the Watchtower:

Fr. Robert Barron is a professor of Systematic Theology at University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois. Ordained an Archdiocesan priest in Chicago in 1986, he also has published numerous books, essays and DVDs. Fr. Barron lectures extensively in the United States and abroad, including the Pontifical North American College at the Vatican and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. He also is a passionate student of art, architecture, music and history. Fr. Barron has been called "one of the Archdiocese's greatest gifts" (Open Book, Amy Welborn).

More on Fr. Barron
here. Wow.

He also comments on Christopher Hitchens book as well. Part One is here. Please check this out.

1 comment:

Rolin said...

Fantastic! Thank you for this, BB. It's a great antidote to the disheartening post above it.
Br_er Rabbit