Eat Your Vegetables: Beowulf

Each week in Eat Your Vegetables, Jonathan Sircy shares the benefit and appeal of some of the culture’s more inaccessible or intimidating artifacts.Cultural Vegetable of the Week: Beowulf (the poem)Vegetable Equivalent: Spinach, the vegetable of warriorsNutritional Value: A Christian perspective on what’s worth keeping and discarding from the non-Christian pastRecommended Serving Size: The Seamus Heaney translation read loud in 200-line chunksThe Beowulf poet lived in Christian cult … [Read more...]