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The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #94: The Forest

General Introduction – Grubbs is back! – Old English – Snow – Listener feedback Etymology – Not promising – Madness and wood Biblical Forests – The Epic of Gilgamesh – Wildernesses and deserts – Man-eating forests – Trees clapping their hands – Joseph the stonemason Classical Forests – Forests and mountains – Centaurs – Categories…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #67: A Christmas Carol

General Introduction – The end of the semester – Freudian slips The Surplus Population – Scrooge and Thomas Malthus – Enlightenment optimism – Population checks – Tiny Tim as a check on Malthus’ checks Victorian Ghost Lore – The chains – The teleology of ghosts – Conventional skepticism – Gravy and graves Dickens and Capitalism…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #16.1

Another Gilmour-less episode. It may be until tomorrow before it gets added to iTunes, etc. I’m sure you’ll recognize the theme music. General Introduction – No Nathan – What’s on the blog? Our Emotionally Scarring Experiences – The Shining haunts Michial’s dreams – Slasher movies – Beetlejuice and a man in a yellow wolf suit…