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Phil Vischer

  • 1 hour 25 minutes
    618: Commencement Controversy & Racial Reconciliation with Latasha Morrison

    Kansas City Chiefs Kicker, Harrison Butker, recently gave a controversial commencement address at Benedictine College where he drew on some popular conservative talking points about Pride Month, Covid 19 policies, and the calling of women in the home. Phil, Skye, and Kaitlyn discuss the problems they had with the speech, as well as their frustrations with some of the criticism of the speech, and how Butker's views seem to have been influenced more by conservative politics than the historic Catholic position on these issues. Then, Kaitlyn sits down with Latasha Morrison to talk about her new book, "Brown Faces, White Spaces." They discuss the importance of understanding historical context to grasp the roots and impacts of systemic racism, and practical ways that churches and individuals can engage in the work of racial reconciliation. Plus, a megachurch in Texas tried to manipulate a traffic study for a stop light, and Phil thinks he has proof that News of the Butt is the best part of the podcast.

     

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    1:29 - Show Starts

     

    2:26 - Theme Song

     

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    5:11 - Megachurch Manipulates Stoplight Placement

    10:49 - News of the Butt Supporters Speak Out

     

    13:35 - Harrison Butker

     

    23:00 - Why Did Butker’s Speech Get So Much Attention?

     

    29:31 - Pope Francis Says Conservatives Have “Suicidal” Mindset

     

    37:12 - Is the Media More Spiritually Formative Than the Pope?

     

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    46:40 - Interview

     

    48:20 - What is “Be the Bridge?”

     

    55:37 - Understanding Historical Context in Discussing Racial Divide

     

    59:02 - Why She Combined Personal History, Data, and the Bible in “Be the Bridge”

     

    1:03:40 - How Scripture Informs Justice

     

    1:14:14 - Jesus, the Suffering Servant

     

    1:19:53 - Maintaining Hope for Restoration

     

    1:24:48 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

     

    Texas Megachurch Hits the Brakes After Trying to Skew a Traffic Study: https://religionnews.com/2024/05/14/a-texas-megachurch-tried-to-fudge-a-traffic-study-to-get-a-new-light-it-did-not-end-well-josh-howerton-lakepointe-church/

     

    Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica Rebut Harrison Butker as No One Else Could:

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/benedictine-sisters-mount-st-scholastica-100700734.html?

     

    Pope Francis says U.S. Conservatives Have a “Suicidal Attitude”:

    https://www.axios.com/2024/05/20/pope-francis-60-minutes-interview-takeaways

     

    Other resources:

    Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation: https://a.co/d/eZLQFB6

     

    Brown Faces, White Spaces: Confronting Systemic Racism to Bring Healing and Restoration: https://a.co/d/bERMEXN

     

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    22 May 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 31 minutes
    617: Apple Crushes It & the Future of Christianity with Matthew Niermann

    A new iPad advertisement showing musical instruments and art supplies being crushed by a hydraulic press has triggered a backlash against Apple and provoked a wider discussion about the impact of technology on communities and creativity. Jonathan Haidt says religious kids have better mental health on average because they’re connected to incarnate congregations, and the Catholic Church disciplines an AI priest. Then, Kaitlyn talks to Matthew Niermann about the Lausanne Movement’s massive new report on global Christianity and the major trends shaping the future of the church. Also this week—beware of cicada rain!

     

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    0:42 - Show Starts

     

    1:54 - Theme Song

     

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    4:13 - Catching up on learning German and the Holy Post live event

     

    8:44 - Cicadas’ Powerful Urine

     

    13:41- Apple Crushes Incarnation

     

    23:58 - The Desire of Incarnation

     

    29:01 - Jonathan Haidt and the Anxious Secular Kids

     

    35:30 - An AI Priest is laicized

     

    48:24 - The Church in a Hydraulic Press

     

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    56:26 - Interview

     

    58:03 - What is The Lausanne Movement?

     

    1:02:35 - Polycentric Christianity

     

    1:12:27 - What Challenges and Opportunities Come with this Shift?

     

    1:20:30 - The Question of Our Era: What Does it Mean to be Human?

     

    1:30:35 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    Why Cicadas Power Spray Their Pee

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/graphics/2024/04/24/cicadas-emerge-2024-pee-mist/73423177007/

     

    Rage Against the Apple Machine

    https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2024/may-web-only/pastor-apple-ipad-ad-apology-crush-reality.html

     

    Jonathan Haidt Religion Tweet

    https://twitter.com/JonHaidt/status/1773692138724655394

     

    AI ‘Priest’ Sparks More Online Backlash Than Belief

    https://www.ncronline.org/news/ai-priest-sparks-more-backlash-belief

     

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    15 May 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 26 minutes
    616: Black Church Politics & Messy Authenticity with Nancy French

    Phil is back! He gives an update about his family’s harrowing medical emergency. Then, new data shows the Democratic Party’s grip on Black Christians may be slipping. Esau McCaulley shares his take on the reason. Nancy French talks with Skye about the themes in her new memoir, “Ghosted,” including church sexual abuse, political tribalism, trauma, and her miraculous experiences with God. Also this week—another book ban backfires, and defensive driving Florida style.

     

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    6:04 - Phil Explains the Medical Emergency

     

    15:52 - The Surgery

     

    24:25 - Esau’s Childhood Stomach Surgery

     

    26:50 - Florida Man Rescues Friend from Alligator

     

    28:14 - Florida Man Tries to Ban Bible from Schools

     

    35:06 - Have Democrats Lost the Black Church?

     

    49:03 - Esau’s Dream Proposal

     

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    53:28 - Interview

     

    55:10 - Charismatic Experiences

     

    59:18 - How Did the Frenches Not End Up in MAGA?

     

    1:03:48 - What Radicalized the Republican Voter Base?

     

    1:08:25 - Where There Signs 20 Years Ago That Radicalization Was Coming? 

     

    1:11:30 - Pro-Life Republicans Changing Their Stances?

     

    1:22:20 - What’s the Future for the GOP?

     

    1:33:58 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    Man Runs Over Alligator with Truck to Save Neighbor from Attack

    https://people.com/man-runs-over-alligator-with-truck-to-save-neighbor-from-attack-8637962#:~:text=A%20Florida%20man%20ran%20over,a%20pond%20in%20Collier%20County.

     

    Florida Atheist Uses State’s New Book Banning Law to Object to the Bible

    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/chaz-stevens-bible-ban_n_6268e98ee4b0ea625c0e2b58

     

    Have Democrats Lost the Black Church?

    https://religionunplugged.com/news/2024/4/15/have-the-democrats-lost-the-black-church

     

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    Ghosted: an American Story by Nancy French: https://a.co/d/hwzJItt

     

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    8 May 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 34 minutes
    615: Taylor Swift’s Sacrilege & the Future of the Republican Party with Peter Wehner

    Swifties are celebrating the record-breaking release of two new albums, but some conservative Christians are not happy. They’re accusing Taylor Swift of mocking Christianity and promoting witchcraft. Our resident Swiftie, Kaitlyn Schiess, explains the controversy. Then, former presidential speechwriter and contributor to The Atlantic, Pete Wehner, talks with Skye about the future of the Republican Party. Will the Trump spell ever break? Also this week—the end of America’s monoculture, and how dumb were dinosaurs?

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    4:50 - Update on Phil

    6:08 - Dinosaurs—Were They Smart?

    13:00 - Is Taylor Swift Mocking Christians?

    15:12 - Taylor Swift’s Bohemian Mishmash

    18:12 - Artistic vs Political Usage of Biblical Language

    23:13 - Taylor Swift and Kids

    23:23 - Children and Public Spaces

    31:02 - Portrayal vs Endorsement

    35:18 - Everything is a Cult Now and 20th Century Communication Technology

    40:17 - What Even is Mainstream?

    44:27 - Labels and the Good Samaritan

    50:14 - Choice and Community

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    58:13 - Interview

    1:03:48 - What Radicalized the Republican Voter Base?

    1:08:25 - Where There Signs 20 Years Ago That Radicalization Was Coming? 

    1:11:30 - Pro-Life Republicans Changing Their Stances?

    1:22:20 - What’s the Future for the GOP?

    1:33:58 - End Credits

     

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

     

    T. Rex Was Probably About As Intelligent as a Crocodile

    https://www.popsci.com/science/t-rex-intelligence/

     

    Taylor Swift’s Religious Imagery for a Spiritually Syncretic Era

    https://religionnews.com/2024/04/23/taylor-swifts-ttpd-religious-imagery-for-a-spiritually-syncretic-era/

     

    Taylor Swift Mocks Christianity in Her New Album

    https://www.movieguide.org/news-articles/taylor-swift-mocks-christianity-in-her-new-album.html

     

    Everything’s a Cult Now

    https://www.vox.com/the-gray-area/24133960/america-cult-internet-culture-end-monoculture-communication-tribalism#:~:text=Writer%20Derek%20Thompson%20on%20how,we're%20never%20going%20back.&text=The%20internet%20has%20fractured%20our,and%20habits%20of%20everyone%20online.

     

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    The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump: https://a.co/d/2ute7Ua

     

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    1 May 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 2 minutes
    French Friday: Israel’s Error and College Protests

    The war in Gaza has carried on for longer than expected, and David French is starting to see parallels between Israel and the US military in the Iraq War—he thinks Israel could learn from what went wrong in Iraq. Then, David and Skye discuss the student protests and how universities are handling them—what’s civil disobedience and what’s lawlessness when it comes to protest?

     

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    0:17 - Episode Starts

     

    1:40 - America’s Mistake in Iraq

     

    10:42 - Counter insurgency’s Importance

     

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    17:08 - Israel’s Place on the World Stage

     

    21:08 - What Are Israel’s Goals?

     

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    31:30 - Are the Pro-Palestine Protests Free Speech?

     

    43:32 - What the Administrations Are Faced With

     

    51:08 - Gaza Protests Vs. January 6th

     

    1:02:00 - End Credits

     

    Links Mentioned in Episode

    Israel is Making the Same Mistake America Made in Iraq

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/07/opinion/israel-iraq-gaza-civilians.html

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    26 April 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 35 minutes
    614: The Rise of Raunchy Christians & Avoiding Civil War with Tracy McKenzie

    Previously puritanical evangelicals are increasingly embracing profanity and lewd content. A recent New York Times article explores possible explanations ranging from politics and the culture wars, to the internet and the decline of churches. Also, fewer people are reading books, and that’s a challenge for Christian traditions rooted in literacy, education, and the Bible. How do we make disciples in a post-literate culture? Then, more people are comparing our divisive culture to America just before the Civil War. Are we heading toward a national divorce—or worse? Historian Tracy McKenzie is back to share lessons and warnings from 19th century America. Plus, new developments as the turducken turns.

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    1:56 - Show Starts

    3:10 - Theme Song

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    4:36 - Stronger Men’s Conference Story Continued

    14:46 - Raunchy Christians

    23:23 - Children and Public Spaces

    33:00 - Literacy and Discipleship

    35:38 - Hearing vs. Reading the Bible

    42:23 - Can Churches be the Antidote for a Lonely, Digital World?

    51:13 - Integrating Technology and Scripture

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    57:03 - Interview

    59:03 - Can We Compare Today and 1850?

    1:03:21 - How Has Media Affected Current Politics?

    1:15:16 - The Role of Conspiracy Theories

    1:24:42 - Why Were We More Unified in the Past?

    1:35:00 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    John Lindell and Mark Driscoll

    https://julieroys.com/john-lindell-apologizes-for-inviting-driscoll-and-sword-swallower-to-stronger-mens-conference/

     

    Biblical Literacy in a Postliterate Age

    https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2024/april-web-only/biblical-literacy-in-postliterate-age-reading-video.html

     

    The Raunchy Christians Are Here

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/17/us/evangelicals-christians-conservative-trump.html

     

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    24 April 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 27 minutes
    613: Driscoll, Dawkins, & Political Discipleship with Curtis Chang

    Atheist Richard Dawkins has said he doesn’t believe one word of the Christian faith, but he now considers himself a “cultural Christian” and wants to defend the Christian values of his country against the influence of Islam and immigrants. Does this represent an alignment between the New Atheists and Christian Nationalists? Curtis Chang shares about “The After Party”—the new curriculum he’s developed with David French and Russel Moore to help Christians focus on hope and humility rather than partisanship. Also this week, Mark Driscoll gets booted from a men’s conference. And another infraction by a Florida man with a Bible.

     

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    4:35 - Florida Man Scales Tower with Bible

     

    12:00 - Mark Driscoll Kicked Off Stage After Calling Sword-Swallower a “Jezebel Spirit”

     

    22:35 - Richard Dawkins, the “Cultural Christian”

     

    36:40 - Dusty Deavers, the Country Singin’ Senator

     

    46:06 - Pray for the Middle East

     

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    52:55 - Interview

     

    1:04:34 - The “What” vs the “How”

     

    1:16:26 - Four Quadrant of Political Engagement

     

    1:27:19 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    Florida Man Climbs Cell Phone Tower

    https://www.newsweek.com/florida-miami-man-climbs-cell-phone-tower-disconnects-power-live-video-1886494

     

    Sword-Swallower on a Pole and Mark Driscoll

    https://www.newsweek.com/pastor-kicked-stage-strip-show-1890247

     

    Richard Dawkins and Cultural Christianity

    https://christianitytoday.com/ct/2024/april-web-only/new-atheism-destroy-christianity-richard-dawkins.html

     

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    17 April 2024, 12:08 pm
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
    612: The Religious Vacuum, Politics, & the Powers with N.T. Wright

    This week we’re discussing a series of articles exploring what we’re gaining and losing as fewer Americans are committed to religion and attending church. Even some non-believers are beginning to worry that the decline in religion may not be good for society, but does it also represent a new opportunity for the message of Christianity? Then, N.T. Wright is back to discuss his new book with co-author Michael Bird, “Jesus and the Powers.” While everyone knows mixing faith and politics can be dangerous, Wright says there’s also a danger when we refuse to mix them. He talks to Skye about what the Bible says on matters of church and state, and why we should defend liberal democracy despite its many problems. Also this week: Is the sun alive? And a Florida man shares the Bible at Walgreens on Easter.

     

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    0:35 - Intro

    1:21 - Show Starts

    3:08 - Theme Song

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    4:34 - Kaitlyn’s new show announcement!

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    10:15 - Florida Man Strikes Again (with a Bible) on Easter

    13:43 - Does the Sun Dream of Electric Sheep? Consciousness and the Sun.

    19:43 - The Cost of the Churchgoing Bust

    28:52 - How Trump Fills the Secular Void

    44:19 - Is Trumpism Emptying Churches?

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    54:33 - Interview

    56:02 - Why Doesn’t Separation of Church and State Work?

    1:14:02 - Does the Kingdom of Heaven Imply There Will Be No Government?

    1:17:10 - When Should Christians Submit to Governing Authorities?

    1:24:56 - The Value of Liberal Democracy 

    1:30:15 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    Florida Man Arrested for Hitting Manager with a Bible on Easter

    https://www.christianpost.com/news/florida-man-arrested-for-smacking-walgreens-manager-with-bible.html#:~:text=A%20Florida%20man%20was%20arrested,a%20Bible%20on%20Easter%20Sunday.

     

    The Sun’s Consciousness

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a60229168/panpsychism-everything-has-a-soul/

     

    Trump is Emptying Churches

    https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2024-04-07/trump-s-brand-of-christian-conservatism-is-driving-people-from-church

     

    How Trump Fills a Void in an Increasingly Secular America

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/04/05/trump-religion-secularism-authoritarian-populism/

     

    The True Cost of the Churchgoing Bust

    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2024/04/america-religion-decline-non-affiliated/677951/

     

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    Jesus and the Powers: Christian Political Witness in an Age of Totalitarian Terror and Dysfunctional Democracies by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird: https://a.co/d/7tCBCK8

     

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    10 April 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
    611: Trump’s Bible, Biden’s Easter, and Climate Change for Christians with Katharine Hayhoe

    The newest Holy Post team member, Esau McCaulley, joins Phil and Skye to discuss two stories that caused outrage from both ends of the political spectrum during Holy Week. Trump is selling an American flag-wrapped Bible, and the Biden administration honored “Transgender Visibility Day” on Easter. And why are Catholic Charities being attacked for helping immigrants? Then Skye talks to atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe about how her evangelical faith led her to become a climate scientist. She says combating global warming is part of our call to love our neighbors and care for the least of these. Plus, an “emerging behavior” on Twitch grabs Phil’s attention.

     

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    5:02 - Esau the Hufflepuff

    8:56 - News of the Butt, Twitch

    14:41 - The “God Bless the USA” Bible

    38:36 - Catholic Charities Targeted by Far-Right

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    51:25 - Interview

    54:51 - What Changed Things for Katharine Heyhoe

    1:03:49 - Are Evangelicals the Stumbling Block for Stopping Climate Change?

    1:25:26 - End Credits

     

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

    “God Bless the USA” Bibles

    https://www.the-independent.com/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-selling-bibles-easter-b2519373.html

     

    Threats to Catholic Charity Staffers

    https://religionnews.com/2024/03/22/threats-to-catholic-charities-staffers-increase-amid-rightwing-anti-migrant-campaign/ 

     

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    3 April 2024, 10:00 am
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    French Friday: TikTok Ban & Who Should Hold the Reins of Social Media

    A recent bill to ban TikTok was passed in the House with bipartisan support. Skye talks with David French about the arguments for and against the bill, the likelihood of it passing the Senate, and why Trump claims China is America's biggest threat, and yet he still opposes the TikTok ban. Then, Skye and David break down two recent Supreme Court cases about social media content regulation. Should social media companies have complete control over what is posted on their platforms, and is it ok for the government to ask these companies to take down certain posts?

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    0:00 - Theme Song

    0:17 - Show Starts

    1:11 - Tiktok's Security Risk

    8:33 - Bipartisan Support

    13:49 - Trump's 180 on Tiktok

    19:27 - Will Bipartisan Agreement Last?

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    27:07 - Regulating US Social Media 

    41:19 -  Do Companies Have to Host Speech?

    51:59 - The Monopolies

    1:05:24 - The Wrap-Up

    1:09:36 - End Credits

    Other resources:

    What Trump's TikTok Flip-Flip Tells America by David French:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/17/opinion/trump-tiktok-ban-china.html

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    29 March 2024, 10:00 am
  • 1 hour 35 minutes
    610: Learning to Disagree Respectfully with John Inazu

    Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade almost two years ago, the debate about abortion has taken on new dimensions. Factions within the pro-life camp are now battling each other. Could they break apart the Religious Right? Then, Kaitlyn interviews professor of Law and Religion, John Inazu, about his new book, “Learning to Disagree.” He says our differences don’t have to become divisions, which is a timely message in an election year. Plus, is Indonesia hiding a secret island of Hobbits? And a new documentary asks if Jesus was a vegetarian?

     

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    0:00 - World Relief - Visit https://worldrelief.org/holypost/ to download your family refugee guide and learn more about the Path Community

     

    0:55 - Intro

     

    2:29 - Show Starts

     

    5:20 - Theme Song

     

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    7:53 - Christspiracy—Was Jesus Vegan?

     

    15:45 - Homo Floresiensis Skeleton Found in Indonesia

     

    25:02 - Does Personhood Start at Conception?

     

    41:23 - Why “Life Begins at Conception” is a Misleading Phrase

     

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    1:03:00 - Interview

     

    1:15:40 - Is it Our Job to Change Someone’s Mind?

     

    1:22:42 - Why Ignoring Our Differences Doesn’t Help

     

    1:31:34 - Dropping Our Self-Protective Impulse

     

    1:35:19 - End Credits

    Links Mentioned in the News Segment:

     

    Was Jesus Vegetarian? https://religionnews.com/2024/03/18/was-jesus-vegetarian-new-christspiracy-documentary-says-yes/

     

    “Hobbits” in Flores, Indonesia?

    https://humanorigins.si.edu/research/asian-research-projects/hobbits-flores-indonesia

     

    Other resources:

    Learning to Disagree: The Surprising Path to Navigating Differences with Empanth and Respect by John Inazu: https://a.co/d/6ei1Sqk

     

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    27 March 2024, 10:00 am
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