Tag: Larry Norman

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #138: Mark Heard

Michial Farmer leads a discussion with Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs about the late singer/songwriter Mark Heard’s 1992 greatest-hits album High Noon. Heard died unexpected of a heart attack in 1992, and still remains an obscure name today. But his music is some of the best that “Christian rock” has had to offer the world.…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #93.3: Musical Theater

General Introduction – Skeleton crew – Cold weather – No listener feedback Opera as Super-Art – 16th-century Italy – Its roots in humanism and classicism – Connections to tragedy – Grappling with pessimism – Wagner’s return to tragedy – Gesamkunstwerk – Changing tastes The Development of Musical Theater – Development from comic opera and operetta…

The Christian Humanist, Episode #35: Christian Rock

General Introduction – Hey, there are three of us – A suggestion from Josh Altmanshofer – The bizarro-world podcast Starting with the Personal – Nathan Gilmour, bodyguard to the “stars” – How Christian college kills your interest in Christian rock – David’s family traditions – The sins of Bill Gothard – Boxing up the secular…