A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of by Antonino D'Ambrosio

By Antonino D'Ambrosio

A Heartbeat and a Guitar tells of the collaboration of 2 targeted but attached musicians--iconoclast Johnny funds and pioneering folks artist Peter los angeles Farge-- Bitter Tears: Ballads of the yank Indian, the album that motivated the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. during this intimate portrayal of the 2 musicians, D'Ambrosio interviewed surviving participants of Cash's band, his manufacturers, and admirers Pete Seeger and Kris Kristofferson. He renders a dramatic photograph of either an period of radical protest and the making of 1 of the main arguable and enduring works of political pop artwork of the Nineteen Sixties.

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When the Fathers of the Church looked upon the classical city and the culture (at the heart of which lay philosophia), they found it and the wisdom by Nevertheless, the sophia of those civilzations, whatever good they possessed, could not produce righteousness. Commenting on it, St Gregory compared "the foreign culture" to Pharoah's barren daughter. St Gregory of Nyssa 64 Chapter III, Plotinus and Gregory 65 Truly barren is the foreign culture (€~

91). 14. The idea of philosophy as amor sapientiae was taken from Neo-Platonlsm, as meditationem mortis was taken from Cicero. St Ambrose and Augustine were certainly aware of their sources; yet, there Is a difference between these Christian writers, says G. Mardec, "Ia difference n'est pas sans signification. Chez Augustin, la reterence un ideal philosophlque foumit une sorte de critere obJectif pour relativiser et juge toute enterprise philosophique particuliere (C, acado III, 17,38; De ordlne 11,1, 1).

104f; E. , The Christian Philosophy of St Augustine. New York, 1960, pp. 66-96; and F. Copleston, The Historv of Philosophy [vol. 2, pI. 1], pp. 66~82). 26. Conf. VII, xvi (Pusey). Augustine's total religious experience is "inextricably Involved In his Platonist philosophy --- so thatfor him philosophy and theology are not two but one discipline," contends E.!. " To be sure, he believed, unlike ''the noble Platonist," that his ecstasy was "a free supernatural gift of Divine Grace" ('The Mysticism of SI.

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