Download or stream this episode. David Grubbs talks riddles with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer.
The difference between Eastern and Western traditions of Christianity is made visible by many marks, but none more distinctly than the Eastern icon. Their regular visual style, following ancient and set patterns, pulls against the[…]
In our annual Christmas episode, David Grubbs talks about George Frideric Handel’s 1742 oratorio The Messiah, with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer.
“I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in[…]
Everybody’s excited about the Trinity right now. Sure, it’s a venerable, orthodox doctrine, but it’s also a hot topic, and in a broad range of Christian traditions, too. The modern revival of interest has been[…]
For a while now, there’s been in American Evangelicalism a growing sense that not all is well, that we have drifted, that we have lost touch with our world and ourselves. In our time, as[…]
David Grubbs talks with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about seminar-style classrooms. The Art of the Follow-Up Question
Michial Farmer talks with Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs about Alan Jacobs’s recent essay “The Watchmen.” Michael Eric Dyson’s “Cornel West’s Rise and Fall” Marilynne Robinson’s “Fear” Robinson’s interview with Barack Obama
David Grubbs talks with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about Steven Spielberg’s 1993 movie Jurassic Park.
Science fiction is driven, not by rockets or lasers or robots, but by wonder. The vastness of space, the mystery of the shattered atom, the possibilities of technology—all push the reader to awe-struck questions: what[…]