94. The Odyssey, Part 1

94. The Odyssey, Part 1

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Finally! Our heroes are discussing The Odyssey! Sing to me, O Contextual Texan!

00:29 Nathan does none of his normal schtick + AVENGERS SPOILERS
05:25 Donor Shout-outs
10:04 Contextual Texan begins
12:05 An intro to Homer
18:00 He never existed?
22:48 Who did folks used to say Homer was?
25:00 Greece
29:00 Higher criticism
36:10 Homeric question
44:00 We continue to debate who wrote the darn thing …
50:14 Epic
52:35 Translation

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Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He hosts three podcasts—The Bookening, The World We Made, and Sound of Sanity.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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