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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #112: Authenticity

General Introduction – Listener feedback – The Christian Feminist Podcast Beginning with Grammar – Reflection of essential being – The trouble with the term – Self-concept and projected self – Inauthenticity and hypocrisy Heideggerian Authenticity – What makes Dasein Dasein? – Death as Dasein’s ownmost – Authenticity vs. genuineness – Inauthentic attitudes toward death –…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #60: Sophocles

General Introduction – Looking for the Yeti – What’s on the blog? – The review is coming tomorrow! – Boethius Battlefield writes in – An unenthusiastic obituary A Primer on Greek Drama – Civic festival – Dionysian competition – Millennia of theorizing – Chorus and individuated characters – The world’s most tedious arthouse film A…

The Christian Humanist, Episode 42: Asceticism

General Introduction – Hey, it’s Spring Break (for some of us) – Good news! – Grubbs apologizes for our hiatus – Why we’re better than the other podcasts – What’s on the blog? – How can you hear Nathan preach? – Casserole X Hebrew Seclusion and Separation – Abra(ha)m leaves the city – Livestock kings…

"Civil Disobedience" and Political Cowardice

I dislike Walden so intensely and thoroughly that I’ve somehow avoided reading Henry David Thoreau’s other great masterwork, the much shorter “Civil Disobedience,” until this year. The joke was on me—this essay is far more readable and less aggravating than its younger sibling, maybe due to its length (it’s about one-twelfth the length of Walden)…