Nathan Gilmour talks with David Grubbs and Michial Farmer about Plato’s brief dialogue “Ion.”
Download or stream this episode Nathan Gilmour leads David Grubbs and Michial Farmer in a discussion of Desiderius Erasmus’s mock-encomium The Praise of Folly.
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in a discussion of the academic lecture–an endangered species? Lecture Me. Really. Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture?
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in the second of our three discussions of Jedediah Purdy’s For Common Things.
Plato and the Elements of Dialogue by John H. Fritz 186 pp. Lexington Books. $85.00 Every time any writer does philosophy, John H. Fritz reminds us, we’re dealing with an action and thus with setting. Dialogues differ from treatises and essays and meditations not because they take place at a certain time and place and…
Michial Farmer leads David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour in a discussion of Arthur Miller’s 1947 play All My Sons.
The Christian Humanists answer listener emails. [02:07-05:50] Speaking about things Greek [05:50-13:30] The Christian Humanist Journal [13:30-16:48] A Defense of a Sequel [16:49-22:25] Christian Existentialism [22:27-26:03] Greetings from Trinity Western [26:05-32:04] Hobbits and Tolkien [32:05-34:34] Tillich and Laches [34:34-37:50] Faustus [37:50-41:16] Silence
Download or stream this episode Laches on The Internet Classics Archive After a misfire on the opening (yes, Gilmour realizes now that this is episode 166), Christian Humanists Nathan Gilmour, Todd Pedlar, and David Grubbs dig in for a conversation about Plato’s brief dialogue the Laches.
David Grubbs leads a discussion with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about Helmut Thielicke’s 1959 treatise A Little Exercise for Young Theologians. Michial’s joke
Nathan Gilmour moderates a conversation with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs on three letter exchanges between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
Responding to our recent episode on Stanley Hauerwas’s essay “Honor in the University,” my former student Alex Genetti posed a fun question about the essay and the practice of teaching. If you haven’t listened to the episode, give it a run: among other things, it was some of the first Hauerwas that Grubbs or Farmer…
Michial Farmer and Nathan Gilmour talk about banned books and the history of censorship.
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in a discussion of Stanley Hauerwas’s cranky 1991 speech “Honor in the University.” Download episodes of The Christian Humanist Podcast
Nathan Gilmour leads a discussion with Michial Farmer and Danny Anderson about Immanuel Kant’s 1784 essay “What Is Enlightenment?”
David Grubbs holds forth with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about allegory, both as a mode of reading and as a literary genre. The debate hinges on what terms mean in which contexts: is a literary text defective because it’s an allegory, or are there good or bad allegories? Explore that and other questions with…