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Christian Feminist Podcast #152: Black Widow

Katie Grubbs, Ilia Danner Grubbs, and Sara Klooster talk about Marvel’s Black Widow film (2021). Corrections: Listeners, after recording we became aware that some misstatements of facts appear in this episode. We acknowledge that both Black Widow and Tony Stark die in Avengers: Endgame, and that at the time of this recording, Disney World did…

The Christian Feminist Podcast #151: The Public Universal Friend

Listen here Marie Hause, Carla Godwin, and guest Carole Hawke discuss the Public Universal Friend, an early American religious leader. Knowing Background on the Public Universal Friend and the Friend’s performance of genderlessness What pronoun practices do we use for the Friend? What were our first impressions of the Public Universal Friend? Reading Scott Larson,…

Christian Humanist Profiles 218: The Great Sex Rescue

Though evangelicals in the 60’s and 70’s were no fans of the sexual revolution, it did mean that they had to start talking about sex. Since then, the evangelical world has produced many books on marriage and sex that all claim to create great relationships for Christian couples. These books are frequently recommended by pastors…

Christian Humanist Profiles 207: The Herods

Download or Stream this Episode Old Testament theologian Walter Brueggemann famously says that, as far as the Bible is concerned, any Pharaoh is just a Pharaoh–Genesis and Exodus don’t take any time to distinguish between all the Hoteps and the Rameseses and the Tutankhamans–once you’ve seen one Pharaoh, you’ve seen ‘em all.  The New Testament…

Christian Humanist Profiles 215: The Faiths of Others

Download or Stream this Episode In his groundbreaking book After Virtue Alasdair MacIntyre begins with a simple proposal: let’s study ethics as if human beings were historical, contingent beings, and perhaps some new questions will arise.  The results were a revival of virtue ethics in philosophy and theology; new attention to interactions between literary narratives…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #148: Mrs. America and the ERA

Knowing Who was Phyllis Schlafly? What is Eagle Forum? Why did we want to do this episode? A primer on the amendment process and the text of the ERA Reading “Phyllis”; “Shirley”; “Jill” Passing On My Experience as a Working Mother at Notre Dame Was Much Different From Amy Coney Barrett’s Hill Women by Cassie…

Christian Feminist Podcast #147: WandaVision

Katie Grubbs, Marie Hause, and Sarah Thomas discuss DisneyPlus’s 2021 series, WandaVision. -Introductions -Why talk about WandaVision? Knowing -When did we first encounter the character of Wanda Maximoff, aka The Scarlet Witch? Did you ever read the comics? Have you seen any of the Marvel films featuring her? -Brief overview of WandaVision the series -Brief…