Lit That Made Western Man
The 6th Annual Raggant Fiction Festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 26th, will be based around some of the great Epics of Western Civilization. A host of Evangel Classical School and Comeford College Faculty will be speaking on Homer, Virgil, Dante, Milton, and more.
Regular tickets gain you admission to all the sessions, a delicious lunch, entry into our door-prize drawing, and more!
We will also have a Children’s Track available, filled with games, crafts, and stories for youth aged 3-10.
8:30 – 9am: Registration
9:15: Session 1: Jonathan Sarr – “It’s All Right There In Homer: Learning From the Enemies of God”
10:25: Session 2: Sean Higgins – “On a Mission From God” or, Virgil’s Legendary Guide to the West
11:35: Session 3: Leila Bowers – “Everyman’s Comedy,” or Dante’s Definition of the Good Life
1:25: Session 4: Mark Callender- “Heroism in Paradise Lost: Reading and Misreading the Text”
2:35: Leila Bowers – “Busted Ballasts: Blockbusters and the Decay of the West”
3:20: Q & A
- 2015 First Raggant Fiction Festival
- 2016 Fiction as a Political Weapon
- 2018 Character Development
- 2019 Fiction Up and Fiction In
- 2021 From Marysville to Middle Earth and Back Again
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