42 episodes

Dr. Cole Bennett and Dr. J. Scott Self discuss topics and issues related to Christianity, citizenship, and brotherhood.

Christians in the Public Square Scott Self & Cole Bennett

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Dr. Cole Bennett and Dr. J. Scott Self discuss topics and issues related to Christianity, citizenship, and brotherhood.

    Episode 42 - SC: Grotesque Homunculus

    Episode 42 - SC: Grotesque Homunculus

    At the end of Season 2, Scott enters the Speakers' Corner to argue that the church's cozy relationship with conservatism is a tragic flaw of American Christianity. Also, if you notice Scott's grammatical error at 12:20, go and tell it to a skunk ;-)

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    Episode 41 - SC: Of BBQ and Market Choice

    Episode 41 - SC: Of BBQ and Market Choice

    In this Speakers' Corner, Cole makes a free-market argument. He distracted Scott with barbecue sufficiently to make his argument free from interruption or disputation.

    Let us know if you have an essay you'd like to pitch for the Speakers' Corner on CP2!

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    Episode 40 - Shibboleth

    Episode 40 - Shibboleth

    Scott and Cole discuss three different articles about the relationship between race, social groups, and Christianity.

    Links:

    "Is the Anti-Racism Training Industry Just Peddling White Supremacy?" By Jonathan Chait

    "America Isn't a Racist Country" by Ward Connerly

    "White Christian America Needs a Moral Awakening" by Robert P. Jones

    "Shibboleth" from Wikipedia

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    Episode 39 - The Twisting of Arms

    Episode 39 - The Twisting of Arms

    Scott and Cole respond to listener feedback. Cole wonders how Scott can assert that Christianity is non-coercive while voting for policies that are coercive.

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    • 53 min
    Episode 38 - What's In a Name?

    Episode 38 - What's In a Name?

    Cole and Scott discuss monuments to people and ideas in the public square. We also discuss whether monuments to people are consistent with Christian values.

    Links:

    Nathan Bedford Ford Statue

    Confederate Statues Were Never Really About Preserving History

    George Benson's Name Remains on Auditorium Despite Petition


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    • 54 min
    Episode 37 - An Anarcho-Syndicalist Commune

    Episode 37 - An Anarcho-Syndicalist Commune

    Scott and Cole are joined by Bryan Stewart to discuss the church's appeal to the state for protection and to settle disputes. Come and see the violence inherent in the system!

    Links:

    Bishop Takes Castle by S. C. GWYNNE

    The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth v. The Episcopal Church, Supreme Court of Texas

    Bishop Mayer Letter to the Diocese in the Wake of Supreme Court Decision


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    • 57 min

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Thoughful perspectives

Nuanced and collegial without glossing over differences, Scott and Cole take on timely questions related to Christian involvement in the political sphere. Excellent analysis and banter.

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