Hendrik Slegtenhorst – Literary CV

Author Fact Sheet Hendrik Slegtenhorst has published J.S. Bach: Cantatas for Trinity I through VII: Reflections on Art, Volume One (Enlora Press, Vancouver, 2017) and Caravaggio‘s Dagger (Iguana, Toronto, 2013) and over 140 works in established media. He is a professional member of the Canadian Authors’ Association, a full member of the League of Canadian poets, a member…

Covenant Cover, Pyramid Lake from Pyramid Island, Jasper, Alberta (Image: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden

The subject of Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden is the contract life imposes on a human being as the fundamental condition of its existence. It is explored as the unstated, never negotiated covenant between existence and life; that is, the conditional situation that existence provides to those that live within it, and the necessity in particular of human…

Caravaggio's Dagger

Caravaggio’s Dagger – A Pursuit of Right Action – Hendrik Slegtenhorst (2013)

Do we, then, find ourselves unable to know how to act ethically in our society — a society that glorifies money and global trade to make the rich richer, that deposits the poor at the outermost edges of community, that stands aside as our heritage disintegrates, that funds wars that dislocate peoples and destroy countries, that supports beliefs steeped…