Nathan Gilmour discusses John Locke’s “Letter Concerning Toleration” with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs.
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.
Download or Stream this Episode To work with wood changes the formal character of the matter, shaping what once was a tree into a house here and a table there; and at the same time[…]
After the New Atheist Debate By Phil Ryan 196 pp. University of Toronto Press $22.95. Of all the books written regarding the “New Atheist” (hereafter, NA) phenomenon, this the first that I’ve seen that has attempted to[…]
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Nathan Gilmour leads David Grubbs and Michial Farmer in a discussion of Rodney Clapp’s 1996 article “Why the Devil Takes Visa.”
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[…]
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
If we write, our best friends might just be those who write against us. Luther and Erasmus, both formidable thinkers, derive at least part of their well-earned place in the Church’s memory because of their fierce[…]
If the LORD had led Israel out of Egypt, Dayenu. If the LORD had wrought justice upon the Egyptians, Dayenu. If the LORD had wrought justice on their gods, Dayenu. The refrain from the Passover[…]