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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…

Christian Feminist Podcast Episode 146: Women of the Passion and Resurrection

Knowing Since many Western Christian traditions celebrated Easter Sunday two weeks ago, and some are still celebrating what is referred to as the Easter season, it seems both timely and appropriate to spend some time contemplating the Passion and Resurrection. Today’s discussion will examine the female figures mentioned in the different Gospel accounts.  Experiences with…

The Christian Feminist Podcast #145: Speak by Louisa Hall

Wondering what implications that developing person-like artificial intelligence has on actual human relationships? Listen in as Christina Bieber Lake, Alexis Neal, and Kim Feldman discuss the brilliant 2015 novel Speak, by Louisa Hall. Then go and read it! Show Notes: Knowing: Christina explains the basic structure and set up of the novel through the various…

Christian Humanist Profiles 213: Tolkien’s Modern Reading

In the popular imagination, J.R.R. Tolkien was a man born for another time, a medieval anachronism—like his friend C.S. Lewis, a self-proclaimed dinosaur. There’s some truth in that: he was a medievalist perfectly at home in the literatures of many dead languages and long-ago cultures. But that didn’t mean he was disengaged from the events…