• Ecology,  nonfiction,  poetry

    Interview with American Poet Scott Cairns about poetry, poetics, art, the Church, and climate change

    "...That's the disposition that I hear in patristic texts opening, opening, not shutting it down to some dead meaning. I have witnessed that in poetry during my younger life. Becoming Orthodox just shortly before I turned 40, realizing that there was a reason I hungered for that because that's actually the truest thing about language and the truest thing about our relationship to revelation through language. The world is inexpressible and what one learns to do is to hear everything as a provisional, albeit necessary involvement, of understanding. It doesn't eclipse what's going to be revealed next. And that's the exciting aspect of Orthodox Liturgy and even the vision of…