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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #47: Travel

General Introduction – The Dennis Miller ratio – What’s on the blog? And where’s that McLaren review? – On the rhetoric trilogy – A string of feel-good clichés Beginning with the Personal – David’s frequent road trips – Nathan’s front porch – Michial stays in the hotel room – Planes, planes, planes – Email us:…

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 #30: REVENGE!

Our theme music this week is Ted Leo’s “The Sons of Cain,” from 2007’s Living with the Living. Does it remind anyone else of Hey Dude for some reason? General Introduction – A month of Christian Humanists – What’s on the blog? – Nathan axe crazy – Like us on Facebook! Cain, the Sons of…

The Christian Humanist, Episode #29: Mentors and Telemachi

General Introduction – Reunited and it feels so good – Some talk about offices – What’s on the blog? Etymology – Mental? Mentos? – Turning to the Greek – Why it’s wrong to say “mentee” – Divinity enters in – A relationship between unequals – Grubbs goes allegorical Paul and Timothy – A new kind…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #28: Kings

General Introduction – Listener feedback: In which Michial takes offense at compliments – What’s on the blog? – A notice about next week King David – What picture does the Hebrew Bible give us of monarchy? – The transition from judges to kings – God’s rejection of Saul – Heightism in ancient Israel – A…

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…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #18: Sports

The music this week, at Nathan Gilmour’s request, is John Fogerty’s “Center Field.” What squadron is Fogerty’s favorite? General Introduction – A tribute to the Internet Monk – What’s on the blog? – Buy our merchandise! Our Experiences – Nathan’s seminary basketball league – The saddest story you’ve ever heard – What do we like…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode 11: Epic

This week’s music: “Her Right Hand Rules the World,” by They Sang As They Slew, from Get Well (Northern Records, 2004). Great band, great record, great Tolkien reference. General Introduction – Nathan’s back, and he’s angry at us – Another CHP ex cathedra announcement Defining and Misdefining Epic – Thanks, FailBlog – That’s so random…