Tag: Terry Eagleton

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #130.1: Amusing Ourselves to Death

General Criticism – Dr. David Grubbs! – Listener feedback – Lewis as gateway drug – The Christian Feminist Podcast – Swearing on the podcast! Brave New World or 1984? – Government and culture – Television as soma – Unintelligible promiscuity Material Conditions – MTV and the rise of cable television – The home computer –…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #125: The Great American Novel

General Introduction – Keeping the seat warm – Danny gets it right! – Listener feedback – Christian Humanist University Personal Definitions – Exemplifying American-ness – The changing representation of Huckleberry Finn – Shakespeare as American author – Subverting the American spirit – Great Novels from other countries The Nationalist Epic – Ex post facto epics…

I Link of Arms and the Man

Scott Adams of Dilbert fame makes his case against the liberal arts in favor of entrepreneurship training Matthew Stewart makes his case for the liberal arts, especially for those who would be entrepreneurs Terry Eagleton on the ease and error of blaming Marx As student loan debt tops $1 trillion, colleges continue to imagine themselves…

Before the Link can Dry

Chris Heard makes a useful distinction between media of academic publication and the review process. O’Nora O’Neill reflects upon the fiftieth anniversary of C.P. Snow’s “The Two Cultures.” Roger Olson makes a case for Arminianism in the face of its Calvinist critics. David Sessions on the ten biggest Christian political media hacks (HT to Jeff…