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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #62: Aeschylus

General Introduction – Flowin’ like a bottle of Drano – What’s on the blog? – A listener vastly overestimates us Who Is Prometheus? – Deflating Gilmour’s balloon – Zeus as new god on the block – Sympathy for Prometheus Zeus’s Role in the Play – Bodily absent, present via agents – Translating Zeus’s helpers –…

Link-ua Franca

Tripp Fuller issues a manifesto on seminary education. Did you hear the one about the Hegelian who went to Saint Louis? An encomium for Stanley Fish The science of self-control (and why we should have listened to Homer) The historical ignorance, philosophical illiteracy, and right-wing politics of the nü atheism Depressing news on the research-1…

Before the Link can Dry

Chris Heard makes a useful distinction between media of academic publication and the review process. O’Nora O’Neill reflects upon the fiftieth anniversary of C.P. Snow’s “The Two Cultures.” Roger Olson makes a case for Arminianism in the face of its Calvinist critics. David Sessions on the ten biggest Christian political media hacks (HT to Jeff…

The Christian Humanist, Episode #22.1: Science

Our outro music this week comes from Michael Knott’s 1994 record Rocket and a Bomb. The song’s called “Jan the Weatherman.” Hey, “Jan” rhymes with “Dan,” and our special guest this week is tornado chaser Dr. Dan Dawson. He’s kind of a weatherman, anyway. General Introduction – Where’s David Grubbs? – Welcome to our special…

Three-Dimensional Responses to One-Dimensional Challenges: A Review of “God Is Dead” and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself

“God Is Dead” and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself”: Theological Engagements with the New Atheism Edited by Andrew David, Christopher J. Keller, and Jon Stanley 185 pp. Cascade Books. $23.00 When I saw the title of this book, I was already hooked–although I didn’t consciously make the connection to the Lewis Grizzard book with…

A Primer on Religious Existentialism, Pt. 2: My Kind of Atheist

It is not reasonable to expect everyone to share the same religious views, and since it can be difficult to see God’s hand in our violent and hate-filled universe, I don’t fault anyone for not believing in God. (My own reasons for believing in God are complicated, probably unsatisfying to people who live outside of…