Jayme Stayer considers love for pets, mourning a dog, and Jesuit life.
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Jayme holds a double degree in music and literature from the University of Notre Dame, and an M.A.and a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Toledo. He has held faculty posts at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Universidad Centroamericana in El Salvador, and John Carroll University. He has published on such topics as rhetoric, music, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and T. S. Eliot. A professional singer, he has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He joined the Jesuits in 2003 and was ordained a priest in 2013.
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Speaking of Tragedy: The Boston Marathon and Public Discourse
Boston resident Jayme Stayer considers poetry, tragedy, and the risks of talking about either.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Crack House
Culture wars? Relativism? The word “chalice”? TJP’s resident rhetorician Jayme Stayer gives us 13 examples of how the answers we give depend up on the (rhetorical) perspectives we take.
Sh*t Christian Poets Say: The Problems of God-Talk, Sentimentality, and Style (Part 2)
King of Snark Jayme Stayer returns for Part 2 of “Sh*t Christian Poets Say” – here he immerses us in Mary Karr’s poetic efforts to walk the tightrope between experience and theologizing.
Sh*t Christian Poets Say: The Problems of God-Talk, Sentimentality, and Style (Part 1)
*Sigh* Why is it so hard to a find good Christian poem these days? Thank God we’ve got our own King-of-Snark (and first-rate T.S. Eliot scholar) Prof. Jayme Stayer on hand to respond to such questions.