Tag: Sectarian Review

Sectarian Review 18: Monuments and Memory, part 2

Download or Stream this Episode This episode continues Sectarian Review’s discussion of historical memory, the value of forgetting, and what to do about Confederate flags. Part II Protesting Building names Audience Homework! Figure out where Jay and Jordan went to college Chief Wahoo’s demise Clemson’s racist history? Pitchfork Ben Best practices in naming things Nazis…

Sectarian Review 13: Dominionism, part 2

Join Danny as he welcomes Jay Eldred back to the show for Part 2 of our mountaineering expedition. Here we pick up where episode 1 left off. Defined broadly, Dominionism is the ideology that Christians need to infiltrate and control the 7 “Mountains” of secular social institutions: Family, Religion, Education, Media, Entertainment, Business, and Government.…

Sectarian Review 12: Dominionism, Part 1

Download or Stream this Episode Join Danny as he welcomes Jay Eldred back to the show. Jay first brought up the subject of Christian Dominionism in our previous episode about David Barton. That topic seemed to warrant its own show, so here we are. Defined broadly, Dominionism is the ideology that Christians need to infiltrate and…

Sectarian Review 11: Conspiracy Theories, Part 2

Download or Stream this Episode Join Danny Anderson and Jordan Poss as they break out their tin foil hats for part 2 of their exploration of conspiracy theories and conspiratorial thinking. Topics include anti-semitism, aliens, Sandy Hook, Crisis Actors and other aspects of the paranoid style. Also, the Sectarians discuss the importance of viewing conspiracy theorists generously.…

Sectarian Review 9: David Barton and the End of History

In this episode Danny Anderson speaks with Jay Eldred about the evangelical historian, David Barton, once named by Time as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in America. Danny and Jay talk about Christian Nationalism, Seven Mountain Dominionism, and the ethics of historical scholarship. Why does a significant segment of American Christians believe the…

Sectarian Review 8: Merle Haggard

Download or Stream this Episode Danny Anderson is joined by the Christian Humanist Podcast’s Michial Farmer and are joined by special guest….Mike Farmer, Michial’s dad! Join in for a nostalgic discussion about a true American master, the late, great Merle Haggard.What exactly made this former criminal and hobo a musical genius? Listen for some answers.

Sectarian Review 5: The Football-Industrial Complex

Download or Stream this Episode Join Danny Anderson, Drew Van’tland, and the Book of Nature’s Todd Pedlar for a discussion about the American (and the Christian) obsession with football. Is it idolatry? A socialist conspiracy? Danny, Drew, and Todd talk about these issues and more in an episode meant to pour some cold water on…

Sectarian Review 3: The Ethical Imagination of Horror

Download or Stream this Episode In this Godzilla-sized episode, Danny Anderson and Drew Van’tland are joined by Ed Simon to talk about the intersections between horror, religion, and ethics. This month’s Sectarians talk horror films, Nietzsche, H.P. Lovecraft, Flies, Babadooks, and, James Robertson’s The Testament of Gideon Mack. Also, Danny interviews Dr. Jamie McDaniel of…

The Sectarian Review 1: Vocation

Musical Intro – Jason Isbell “If it Takes a Lifetime” Opening Quotation – “The Place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet” – Frederick Buechner Introductions and small talk   Episode topic: Vocation example of Drew’s kids Terms and Definitions Labor – subsistent survival (crying/signing…

The Sectarian Review: An Invitation

Mark Greif recently published an essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education that considered the importance of Partisan Review in American intellectual life (http://chronicle.com/article/Whats-Wrong-With-Public/189921/). What Greif identified as important about PR, its intellectual cultural contribution, many listeners of the Christian Humanist network of podcasts desire to experience in our own historical moment. This is why…