Tag: Sigmund Freud

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #147: H.P. Lovecraft

David Grubbs gets spooky with Michial Farmer and Nathan Gilmour as the trio discusses the horror fiction of H.P. Lovecraft. Conversations range from literary influence to biological racism, with some discussions on artistic imagination thrown in for good measure. The stories at the core of the conversation are “The Call of Cthulhu,” “Arthur Jermyn,” and…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #133: Psychology

General Introduction – Stay tuned ‘til the end for listener feedback Aristotelian Psychology – What does Aristotle mean by soul? – The soul and the body – Dante’s interpolation – Your undecaying mind – The final cause of the body – Types of souls – Thomas’s additions Christology and Psychology – The Nicene Creed –…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #130: A C.S. Lewis Overview

A note: You may notice a marked difference in tone between the General Introduction and the rest of the episode. This is because they were recorded on two different days. We had a lot more energy on the Thursday afternoon when we recorded the introduction than we did on the Friday afternoon when we recorded…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #126.1: Postmodernism 101

General Introduction – Snowpocalypse, Round Two – Sprezzatura, sprezzatura – Listener feedback – American folk The Postmodern Condition – The age of networked computers – Incredulity toward metanarratives – Speculation and emancipation – What counts as knowledge(s)? – Description or prescription Foucault – Structuralism begets poststructuralism – Power manifesting itself in society – Pessimistic description…

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 #101: Modernism 101

General Introduction – A note from the future: Michial passed his defense – Listener feedback World War I: A Hindenburg Overview – And other material conditions – Massive movements across borders – Shock to optimism – The League of Nations – An unexpected cultural reference from Gilmour Defining Our Terms – David answers like a…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #82: The Ocean

General Introduction – Whose campus smells worst? – Nathan pokes another hornet’s nest – A beer for your stomach Etymologies – Marine is boring – Okeanos – Are marines soldiers or sailors? – The North(ern) Sea – Plural waters – Does size matter? The Ocean in Ancient Cosmologies – The Babylonian sea dragon – The…

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 Podcast, Episode #17: Critical Theory vs. Great Books

General Introduction – Congratulations to David Grubbs, teacher of outstanding merit – What’s on the blog this week? – Buy our stuff! Renaissance and Reformation Education – Religious education – The move toward State education – Apprenticeships and grammar school – Calvin as the father of the Christian college – The birth of humanism –…