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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #141: The Christian Humanist Podcast

David Grubbs leads a discussion with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about what makes our podcast a particularly Christian endeavor. We also give our personal histories with the faith and with intellectualism and explain a few movements with which we associate–and don’t associate. Our intro music this week is a Vacation Bible School classic.

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #95: Plato's Aesthetics

General Introduction – Dry, bleeding Kansas – Hardcore listener feedback Ancient Greek Art – Our access to it – Black and red, figure and background – The Parthenon – Classical tragedy and comedy – Other poetry – Music – What did the statues look like? The Republic and Art – The educational argument – Plato’s…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #45: Language Is Sermonic

General Introduction – Sweaty technology – In which we creep up on fifty – Name-dropping with Nathan Gilmour – Giving the listeners what they want How English Departments Used to Work – The rise and fall of rhetoric – Charles Eliot changes everything – Authors and periods and other literary matters – The populist origins…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 26: Friendship

Music this week is “Isn’t That What Friends Are For?” from Bruce Cockburn’s 1999 album Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu. General Introduction – What’s on the blog? – All hail Craig Farmer (no relation) – Old Man Gilmour tells us all to get off his lawn Friendship in the Ancient World – Aristotle’s…