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Variant cover of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #3 featuring Squirrel Girl decorating a cake surrounded by squirrel assistants in her kitchen

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 136: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Stream or download this episode. Laurie Norris, Blake Miller, and Ilia Danner Grubbs take on The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Knowing Background on Marvel’s Squirrel Girl character, Doreen Green Discussion of Squirrel Girl issues 2-5, time travel adventure with Doctor Doom Reading Squirrel Girl’s role as a superhero with an indefatigably positive outlook What does Doreen’s…

Christian Humanist Profiles 199: How to Think Like Shakespeare

Stream or Download this Episode You’ve downloaded an episode of Christian Humanist Profiles, so the odds are more than fair that you’ve read some Shakespeare, watched some Shakespeare, perhaps performed some Shakespeare.  But what would it mean to teach as Shakespeare’s teachers taught and think in the allusive, rhetorical manner that comes across in his…

Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 121: Greta Gerwig’s Little Women

Marie Hause, Carla Godwin, and Ilia Grubbs discuss Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Topics include the economics of marriage, the film’s narrative technique and the expectations for female characters, and ambition in relation to self-sacrifice.

Christian Humanist Profiles 173: Scripture and the English Poetic Imagination

There’s a lot of poetry in the Bible. Anyone who flips through its pages can see how many have that telltale jagged edge of printed verse. But it’s not only proportion: the weightiest moments, the loftiest sayings of scripture are poetic, especially the voice of God, whether through the Word of the prophets or the…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode 113: Song of Songs

Marie Hause, Carla Godwin, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer discuss the Song of Songs. Listen here. Knowing Background on the Song of Songs, its history of interpretation, and why it’s of interest for feminists Our previous experiences of the Song Reading Summary of Phyllis Trible, “Love’s Lyrics Redeemed,” in God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality Summary…