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The Pugcast is produced by The Logos Center and features Dr. Thomas Price, Dr. Glenn Sunshine, and Pr. C. R. Wiley. The Pugcast is recorded at The Corner Pug--a well-known watering hole in tony West Hartford, Connecticut. (Hence the name, "pugcast"--also the reason there is so much background noise.) The show could be described as "3 over-educated Reformed guys riffing on philosophy, theology, and stuff that bugs them." Each episode they invite you to take a seat in their booth and listen in on their conversation.

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The Pugcast is produced by The Logos Center and features Dr. Thomas Price, Dr. Glenn Sunshine, and Pr. C. R. Wiley. The Pugcast is recorded at The Corner Pug--a well-known watering hole in tony West Hartford, Connecticut. (Hence the name, "pugcast"--also the reason there is so much background noise.) The show could be described as "3 over-educated Reformed guys riffing on philosophy, theology, and stuff that bugs them." Each episode they invite you to take a seat in their booth and listen in on their conversation.

    The Theology Pugcast: The Boniface Option

    The Theology Pugcast: The Boniface Option

    As Christians dwell in societies given over to nihilism, and as they encounter nihilism’s dreadful impact on institutions that once propped classical intellectual, spiritual, and moral virtues, they are left with limited options in preserving and protecting those virtues which sustain creaturely flourishing and aim towards their fulfillment in God. Tom, Glenn, and Chris consider […]

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Theology Pugcast: God, Guns, and Government: An Interview About the 2nd Amendment with John Zmirak, Senior Editor of The Stream

    The Theology Pugcast: God, Guns, and Government: An Interview About the 2nd Amendment with John Zmirak, Senior Editor of The Stream

    The Pugcast is pleased to welcome to the show another one of Chris’s dangerous friends–John Zmirak, Senior editor of The Stream. Chris describes John as “Don Rickles meets Pope Benedict”–when you listen, you’ll see why. John is a frequent contributor to the Eric Metaxas Show, and was the editor Christ’s book, Man of the House. […]

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Theology Pugcast: Music and the Liberal Arts

    The Theology Pugcast: Music and the Liberal Arts

    Glenn starts this episode with an overview of the medieval understanding of the liberal arts, then focuses in on music. Music was part of the quadrivium, the mathematical arts that described objective reality. Why is that? Why is music so significant for medieval thinkers? How does music relate to the human body or to the […]

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Theology Pugcast: Leaf by Niggle, a Consolation for Artists

    The Theology Pugcast: Leaf by Niggle, a Consolation for Artists

    “Life is short, but art is long”–so the saying goes. And anyone who has undertaken any significant task would probably say, “Amen”. But when it comes to works of art there can be a sense of loneliness and futility that is singular. That was the case for J R R Tolkien. He had labored for […]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Theology Pugcast: The Mere Christianity of Touchstone Magazine, an Interview with S. M. Hutchens

    The Theology Pugcast: The Mere Christianity of Touchstone Magazine, an Interview with S. M. Hutchens

    In today’s show Chris introduces listeners to his favorite magazine, and to one its Senior Editors, S. M. Hutchens (Steve to his friends). The magazine is a unique project which includes contributions from Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox writers. Chris has written for the journal a few times and has spoken at one of their […]

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Theology Pugcast: More on Films and Theology

    The Theology Pugcast: More on Films and Theology

    Tom reconnects with Thomas Hibb’s book Shows About Nothing to engage topics like the Romantic alternative to Nihilism, Horror films and their critique of American Modernism, and other films- which show how the Enlightenment was too weak a framework to carry the Christian virtue system. Chris and Glenn bring fascinating reflections into the conversation, making […]

    • 1 hr 3 min

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