Tag: Christopher Marlowe

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #163: Listener Feedback

The Christian Humanists respond to listener emails. [0:00] An announcement from David Grubbs! [5:05] Why Christian Existentialism? [9:12] Kierkegaard and Christendom [17:41] John McAdams and academic freedom [27:09] More holy fools [30:15] Episode suggestions [35:43] John Adams insults / Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution. Also, Assassin’s Creed [39:58] The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (and Fuller…

House of Cards: A Tragedy for Our Moment

Opining about House of Cards is a cottage industry of sorts these days, so I must endeavor here to say something you good folks couldn’t read elsewhere.  So I advance this hunch: like any good tragedy, House of Cards is the sort of entertainment that rewards learning without requiring it and lets those inclined to repent of sins do…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #48: Canons (Within Canons)

General Introduction – The end of an era – What we want on our statues – What’s on the blog? – Freshman comp clichés – More on DVD players in cars What is a Canon? – The Biblical Canon – Inclusion and exclusion – The Western Canon – The six types of criticism and canons…

An Outbreak of Muggings!

At long last, the design phase is complete for five–five–new mugs! Three are occasional, in honor of our special summer episode guests, while the last two have been longstanding requests from my two comrades-in-blog, Nathan and Michial. I) Christopher Marlowe, Elizabethan playwright and poet, spy, and all-around cool guy. Designed for Ryan Gilmour, our guest…