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Poetry of the Old Testament, Habakkuk 3:16

Dr. Thomas Howard |
December 30, 2009 No Comments

Marcus welcomes good friend Dr. Thomas Howard, former Evangelical fundamentalist and, later, Episcopalian. Dr. Howard became Catholic at the age of 50. Marcus and Dr. Howard enjoy discussing poetry and language before diving into the Old Testament poetry in Habakkuk.

Scripture verse: Habakkuk 3:16

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Dr. Thomas Howard

Thomas Howard was raised in a prominent Evangelical home (his sister is well-known author and former missionary Elisabeth Elliot), became Episcopalian in his mid-twenties, then entered the Catholic Church in 1985, at the age of fifty. Dr. Howard is an English professor (recently retired, after nearly forty years of teaching), who taught at Gordon College and then at St. John’s Seminary. He is a highly acclaimed writer and scholar. He has written the following books: Evangelical Is Not Enough; Lead, Kindly Light; On Being Catholic; and Dove Descending: A Journey Into T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets.

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