Kent G. Hare, Ph.D., is Professor of Early European History at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, an Oblate of St. Benedict, St. Joseph Abbey, St. Benedict, Louisiana, Lector and sometime Cantor at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Husband to one wife, father to one son, and /nemesis of/ provider for [corrected by wife] a variable number of /embedded Kzinti fifth-columnists/ kittycats [corrected by wife], he is a lifelong fan of heroic tales of all stripes, especially the greatest heroic tale ever told.
Publishing imprint: CONTINUANDUM
EarthRise: A History of Humanity During the Twenty-First Century (Continuandum, 2023).
The Tolkien Option: Reclaiming the Latin Heritage in the Roman Rite (Continuandum, 2021).
Holy Ramblings: Travelogues, Commentary, and Meditations on Pilgrimages Far and Near (Continuandum, 2020).
“Heroes, Saints, and Martyrs: Holy Kingship from Bede to Aelfric,” The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe no. 9 (October 2006) [ONLINE].
“Christian Heroism and the West Saxon Achievement: The Old English Poetic Evidence,” Medieval Forum vol. 4 (December 2004) [ONLINE]
“Athelstan of England: Christian King and Hero,” in The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe no. 7 (Spring 2004) [ONLINE].
Review of Kelly DeVries, The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066, in Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies 76/3 (July 2001), pp. 712-14.
“Apparitions and War in Anglo-Saxon England,” in The Circle of War in the Middle Ages, ed. Donald J. Kagay and L. J. Andrew Villalon (Boydell and Brewer, 1999), pp. 75-86.
“Clerics, War, and Weapons in Anglo-Saxon England,” in The Final Argument: The Imprint of Violence on Society in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. Donald J. Kagay and L. J. Andrew Villalon (Boydell and Brewer, 1998), pp. 3-12.