Bob Dylan for Lent: 1st Sunday of Lent

Michele Somerville
2 min readMar 5, 2023

“Man Gave Names to All the Animals”

Reproduction of ““Jésus assisté par les anges,” James Tissot

* Johnny Cash’s cover of “Man Gave Names to All the Animals” is one of my favorites.

Even critics who liked “Slow Train Coming” dragged Bob Dylan’s “Man Gave Names to All the Animals,” arguing that it was facile — almost…

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Michele Somerville

She/her. Poet, writer, teacher, hermeneut punk. Author: Glamourous Life, Rain Mountain Press, http://rainmountainpress.com/books-glamourous-life.html