Ep 304 On Superheroes and the Heliand

 
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On today's show we talk about heroes and superheroes as an entrance into talking about one of the great lost "superhero" stories of all time: the Heliand.  This story, a kind of Beowulf meets King Arthur meets the Gospels, was super important during a few critical times in our history.  The story is good, but it could be dangerous.  Do our heroes fall prey to the dark side of the myth? Tune in and check it out.

Check out the text of the Heliand HERE

G. Ronald Murphy has done swell work, check out the other stuff he has on Amazon from the above link.

Timothy Blaine Price has done some real good work on the Reformers, you can check out his dense, but good, research HERE

 
Daniel van Voorhis