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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #87: Death

General Introduction – Nathan’s snottier than usual – David goes back to bed – Listener feedback Death in the Bible – A Psalm of Moses – Daniel speaks out – Job knows that his redeemer liveth – Conscious afterlife? – Christ and Lazarus – The Bible’s lack of systematic theology Other Ancient Views – Nathan…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 41: Carpe Diem

General Introduction – We’re all back! – Farmer’s hobbit faux pas Defining the Phenomenon – Robin Williams and the English Romantics – Personal fulfillment – Raging against the machine with Glee – How does one make life extraordinary, anyway? – “Let your freak flag fly”: carpe diem gets crass Hebrews and Greeks: A New Kind…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #38: Nationalism

We hope you enjoy our fight in the final segment! General Introduction – Nathan Gilmour does it all – Where’s Grubbsy this week? – Is there a difference between Iowa and Ohio? – Listener feedback Nationalism, Tribalism, and the Ancient World – The Roman origin of the word tribe – Cities and states – Multiple…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #32: Church Music

General Introduction – How did we spend Halloween? – Mad Dog Gilmour is on the prowl – What’s on the blog? – Listener feedback Let’s Talk Churches – The praise-band “worship” model – Eastern Orthodoxy – The vast number of churches in Omaha – The acapella Church of Christ – Small ensembles – Sacred harp…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 14: Origin Stories

The music this week is Bruce Cockburn’s “Creation Dream,” from Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws (1979). General Introduction – Reader feedback – What’s on the blog this week? The Genesis Account of Creation – When did we first encounter it? – Oh, those strategic bushes! – We take another shot at Robert Zemeckis’ Beowulf –…