Tag: Podcast

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The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #144: Female Antiheroes on the American Screen

Laurie Norris, Katie Grubbs, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer talk about Bad Girls Club: the rise of the female anti-hero Knowing What is an antihero and how is she different from a villain? How are female antiheroes different than male versions of the character type? What role do antiheroes play for our society? Reading Case Study…

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The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 136: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Stream or download this episode. Laurie Norris, Blake Miller, and Ilia Danner Grubbs take on The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Knowing Background on Marvel’s Squirrel Girl character, Doreen Green Discussion of Squirrel Girl issues 2-5, time travel adventure with Doctor Doom Reading Squirrel Girl’s role as a superhero with an indefatigably positive outlook What does Doreen’s…

The Christian Feminist Podcast Episode 111: Gender Equality in Parenting and Domestic Labor

Episode 111: Gender Equality in Parenting and Domestic Labor Stream or download this episode. Ilia Danner Grubbs, Victoria Reynolds Farmer, and Katie Norman Grubbs discuss Darcy Lockman’s book All the Rage, and issues of gender equality in parenting and domestic labor.     WELCOME SEGMENT 1: KNOWING Introduction and personal background SEGMENT 2: READING   Term…

Christian Humanist Profiles 167: Introducing Medieval Interpretation

Perhaps no era of biblical interpretation is less appreciated than the Middle Ages. After all, weren’t the medievals at best just perpetuators of patristic readings, and at worst the most unbounded and fantastic of allegorists? If the scholars of the Middle Ages are recovered these days, it is usually for their mystically- or philosophically-inflected theologies,…

Christian Humanist Profiles 155: Faith Formation in a Secular Age

Every year in the US, more young people leave the churches in which they were raised, sometimes abandoning religious faith altogether and becoming what the pollsters call “Nones.” Even within these churches, those young folk who stay identify less and less with the historic confessions, opting for a subjective piety of being good and feeling…

Christian Humanist Profiles 111: The Deep Things of God

God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life, Evangelical. You’ve accepted Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, been born again, and washed in the blood! So now make sure that you have your quiet time, go to Bible study, and witness. But while you’re doing all those things, Evangelical, just know…

Christian Humanist Profiles 98: Icons in the Western Church

The difference between Eastern and Western traditions of Christianity is made visible by many marks, but none more distinctly than the Eastern icon. Their regular visual style, following ancient and set patterns, pulls against the instinct of Western art toward originality and novelty. The responses they evoke from Eastern Christians push beyond what Western sensibilities…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #50: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

  Marie Hause, Heather Elliot Neill, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer explore the world of the cartoon television show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Topics include children’s culture, subversive femininity, and bronies. Listen here! Knowing Background on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Panelists’ impressions of the show in relation to feminism Reading/Watching Discussion of…

Christian Humanist Profiles 89: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians

For a while now, there’s been in American Evangelicalism a growing sense that not all is well, that we have drifted, that we have lost touch with our world and ourselves. In our time, as in other times of instability, Jeremiahs have emerged, calling us “to ask for the old paths” (Jer. 6:16)—to seek the…

Christian Humanist Profiles 81: Reading Matthew with Monks

Ora et labora: Pray and work. This directive has ordered the life of Benedictine monastics for centuries, each day’s rhythm of worship and toil shaping the soul toward love and humility. But this Benedictine life creates other kinds of change as well: it can shape how a monk reads the Bible. In his book, Reading…

City of Man, Episode 8: Church and State in Institutional Conflict

Download or Stream this Episode Ed Song and Coyle Neal discuss how the church and state get along or bump heads as institutions. If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast! Episode 8 Show Notes: Church and State as Institutions The Church as Sovereign Things we…