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James Cary and Barry Cooper are two English friends who live 4000 miles apart and enjoy theology, culture and the arts. Now they record themselves and call it a podcast. Thanks, internet.

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Cooper & Cary Have Words Cooper & Cary

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 107 Ratings

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James Cary and Barry Cooper are two English friends who live 4000 miles apart and enjoy theology, culture and the arts. Now they record themselves and call it a podcast. Thanks, internet.

To get access to well over a hundred Cooper & Cary episodes, plus regular extended episodes and bonus content, subscribe to C&C Plus on Apple Podcasts.

Or if you'd like all the above, plus video and access to an exclusive Discord server, become a Patron. Google "Cooper and Cary Patreon" or visit https://www.patreon.com/cooperandcary

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    #137+ God Told Me To Be A Cessationist

    #137+ God Told Me To Be A Cessationist

    Cooper and Cary have extended words about whether or not certain gifts (ie healing, speaking in tongues, words of prophecy) are given to believers today.

    #136 What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us? (With Rhys Laverty)

    #136 What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us? (With Rhys Laverty)

    Cooper and Cary have words with Rhys Laverty about Classical Christian Education. Why is it becoming more and more popular? Why would we want to teach our kids Latin? And why are Christians taking an educational lead from - of all people -  THE ROMANS?

    Reforming Classical Education by Rhys Laverty et al
    Rhys' Ad Fontes Podcast
    Association of Classical Christian Schools
    The Lost Tools Of Learning by Dorothy Sayers (free online article)
    Recovering The Lost Tools Of Learning by Douglas Wilson
    The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
    Metamorphoses by Ovid
    The Odyssey (translated by Robert Fagles, read by Ian McKellen)
    Dialogues by Plato
    Mythos by Stephen Fry
    The Abolition of Man by C S Lewis
    The Light Ages by Seb Falk

    Get the extended, ad-free version of this episode, access to our enormous archive of episodes, and bonus content by subscribing to C&C Plus on Apple podcasts (https://apple.co/3BuDkzy). Alternatively, get everything on C&C Plus, together with video, and access to our exclusive Discord server, by becoming a Patron (https://bit.ly/3qRAn7h).

    Production and music by Cooper & Cary. Opening theme by Beyond Our Galaxy.
    Support the show

    • 47 min
    #136+ What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us? (With Rhys Laverty)

    #136+ What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us? (With Rhys Laverty)

    Cooper and Cary have extended words with Rhys Laverty about Classical Christian Education. Why is it becoming more and more popular? Why would we want to teach our kids Latin? And why are Christians taking an educational lead from - of all people - THE ROMANS?

    Things mentioned on the show:
    Reforming Classical Education by Rhys Laverty et al
    Rhys' Ad Fontes Podcast
    Association of Classical Christian Schools
    The Lost Tools Of Learning by Dorothy Sayers (free online article)
    Recovering The Lost Tools Of Learning by Douglas Wilson
    The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
    Metamorphoses by Ovid
    The Odyssey (translated by Robert Fagles, read by Ian McKellen)
    Dialogues by Plato
    Mythos by Stephen Fry
    The Abolition of Man by C S Lewis
    The Light Ages by Seb Falk

    Get the extended, ad-free version of this episode, access to our enormous archive of episodes, and bonus content, by subscribing to C&C Plus on Apple podcasts (https://apple.co/3BVy35L). Alternatively, get everything on C&C Plus, together with video, and access to our exclusive Discord server, by becoming a Patron (https://bit.ly/3qRAn7h).

    The Cooper & Cary Store (https://bit.ly/3qQW0VB) will remain open until January 2023. Buy things you don't need to maintain a podcast you're not sure about. It's literally all win.

    Production and music by Cooper & Cary. Opening theme by Beyond Our Galaxy.

    #135 Cooper & Cary (They/Them) Have Words

    #135 Cooper & Cary (They/Them) Have Words

    James and Barry have words about using a person's preferred pronouns. Is it the right, loving thing to use them? Our hosts do actually have words (well, mild disagreement - they are British) about whether it's ok to use a feminine name for someone who is biologically/genetically male.

    Get the extended ad-free episode, access to our enormous archive of episodes, and bonus content by subscribing to C&C Plus on Apple podcasts.

    Alternatively, our Patrons get everything on C&C Plus, together with video, and access to our exclusive Discord server. Become a Patron here: https://www.patreon.com/cooperandcary.

    The Cooper & Cary Store is still open. Buy things you don't need to maintain a podcast you're not sure about. It's literally all win. https://www.cooperandcary.com/store/.

    Production and music by Cooper & Cary. Opening theme by Roger Taylor, AKA Beyond Our Galaxy.
    Support the show

    • 45 min
    #135+ Cooper & Cary (They/Them) Have Words

    #135+ Cooper & Cary (They/Them) Have Words

    James and Barry have extended words about using preferred pronouns. Is it the right and loving thing to use them? And our hosts do actually have words (well, mild disagreement - they are British) about whether it's ok to use a feminine name for someone who is biologically/genetically male.

    This is the extended version of a shorter episode that won't be released until September 8th, 2022. But C&C+ subscribers get to hear it in advance.

    Don't Panic!

    Don't Panic!

    Here's a previously unreleased episode of Cooper And Cary Have Words. We didn't release it for two reasons. One is that we did a four-way chat with Nate Morgan Locke and Glen Scrivener which seemed really current and ended up superceding this episode. And secondly, tonally, we weren't sure if - between recording the episode and it being heard - the mood of the world and our listeners had changed. But we feel that on C&C+, we're among friends and hopefully you'll give us the benefit of the doubt.

    What do you think? Send us an email at the usual address that we give out when most people have stopped listening (according to the analytics on our Apple Podcast account).

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

Philip Heard ,

Excellent!

I know Barry Cooper from his work on LUTHER: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF THE GERMAN REFORMER, and Ligonier's SIMPLY PUT podcast- both are outstanding. This has been a great discovery. These guys have a slightly different cultural perspective as Brits, yet share convictions with me as Reformed Christians. The episode with Carl Trueman was very informative, and the British accents reached critical mass. This show is a great mix of fun & serious topic discussions.

Aprilw3 ,

Great Podcast

The host summed it up perfectly “come for the accents and stay for the theological insights”.

LenaMotoZay ,

The podcast I didn’t know I was missing

What can I say? I enjoy the mix of theology, cultural observations, banter and book/movie recommendations. The humor, British accents and obvious friendship among the hosts makes listening extra enjoyable. The negative is that it makes me long for more frequent conversations with my own friends, preferably in person and over a cup of tea or coffee (which sadly, isn’t quite happening these days but it does give me something to look forward to).

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