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Christian Humanist Profiles 132: Philip Ryken

In his introduction to Beowulf, the scholar Friedrich Klaeber explains the great Geatish warrior’s resemblances to Christ by concluding that “the narrative derived a superior dignity from suggesting the most exalted hero-life known to Christians” (li). Readers of another Beowulf scholar, J.R.R. Tolkien, have also noted echoes of that “most exalted hero-life” in his epic…

City of Man, Episode 53: Interview with Ira Shapiro

Download or Stream this Episode We are giving you all an extra bonus episode this week, a conversation that Coyle had with Ambassador Ira Shapiro about his new book, Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country. Ambassador Shapiro is also the author of The Last Great Senate, and has worked in senior positions…

City of Man, Episode 28: Interview with Jonathan Leeman

Download or Stream this Episode In today’s episode, Coyle and Ed chat with Jonathan Leeman, the author of the recent book Political Church. In that book, Leeman defends a distinctive picture of the ways in which the church is ineliminably political, and the realm of politics is ineliminably religious. Leeman unpacks this vision of the church,…

City of Man, Episode 20: An Interview with Presidential Candidate Mike Maturen

Download or Stream this Episode In today’s episode, Coyle interviews Mike Maturen, the Presidential candidate for the American Solidarity Party. The Solidarity Party is an American Christian Democratic Party rooted in Catholic social teaching. The party seeks “to promote the common good and the material and spiritual welfare of all people, thereby raising consciousness of…