Tag: Donald Trump

Christian Humanist Profiles, Episode 200: Jesus and John Wayne

Download or stream this episode Since the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States in 2016, there have been countless thinkpieces seeking to explain the cause of a political shift that, to many, seemed to come out of nowhere. Many such thinkpieces focused on the apparent hypocrisy inherent in the…

Book Review: “How Democracies Die” by Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt

There are a number of things that could be said about the nuts and bolts of Steven Levitsky’s and Daniel Ziblatt’s book How Democracies Die (Crown: 2018). For example, one could push back at their claim that a vote for Donald Trump was de facto a vote against democracy: “An essential test for democracies is not whether such…

City of Man, Episode 54: Liberalism in the Age of Trump

Download or Stream this Episode In Part 2 of this mini-series, Coyle and Ed continue to talk about Donald Trump’s influence on contemporary politics, looking specifically at what his election and presidency mean for liberalism and the Democratic party. Readings mentioned in today’s episode: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/2/9/14543938/donald-trump-richard-rorty-election-liberalism-conservatives https://democracyjournal.org/magazine/43/what-next-for-liberalism/ https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/12/29/16677002/progressives-america-local-elections https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2018/2/8/16982036/nationalism-patriotism-left-right-trump-democrats-solidarity https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/12/20/16798026/rebuild-left-democratic-party-democratic-socialists-tenant-rights https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/31/hillary-clinton-and-the-populist-revolt

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #214: The Grape Prophet

Download or stream this episode. Michial Farmer discusses the 1992 L.S. Underground album The Grape Prophet with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour. Buy this record! The lyrics Articles on the Kansas City Prophets: “Minister Removed After Confession of Sexual Misconduct” (1991) “K.C. Themes Fill L.S.U. Album” (1992) “The Kansas City Prophets” (1996)

City of Man, Episodes 17 & 18: Can a Christian vote for…

Download or Stream this Episode In this pair of episodes, Ed Coyle interview two Christians who are voting in very different ways. In the Episode 17, we speak with Nick Rodriguez, a policy consultant in Washington, DC working on educational policy and government reform. Nick authored a blog entry on the Gospel Coalition website that received…

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The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #23: Preaching (and Listening)

If you’ve been waiting for Mark — one of the best preachers I know — to talk about preaching and proclamation, this episode is for you. If you’ve been waiting for Sam to help us think through the importance of Christians taking up what Krista Tippett calls a “ministry of listening,” this episode is also for you. And if…

Sectarian Review 7: Trumpism

Download or Stream this Episode Join Danny Anderson, Ed Simon, and new contributor Jordan Poss as they fret over the disturbing rise of Donald Trump. What does the rise of Angry White Populism mean for a post-Trump America? Are there historical precedents for this moment? What might a political realignment look like in America’s winner-take-all…