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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

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    • Government
    • 4.5 • 338 Ratings

First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

    It’s About Relationships - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.27.20)

    It’s About Relationships - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.27.20)

    Joshua Mitchell joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss his recent book ”American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time.” Mitchell takes Tocqueville as his starting place for understanding identity politics, bipolarity, and addiction in American society. Fundamentally, it‘s all about relationships.

    • 33 min
    Antidotes to Postmodern Lunacy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.23.20)

    Antidotes to Postmodern Lunacy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.23.20)

    Gad Saad joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss his recent book “The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas are Killing Common Sense.”

    • 34 min
    Gotham’s Got God - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.19.20)

    Gotham’s Got God - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.19.20)

    Jon Butler joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss his recent book ”God in Gotham: The Miracle of Religion in Modern Manhattan.“

    • 34 min
    Totalitarian Democracy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.16.20)

    Totalitarian Democracy - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.16.20)

    Roger Kimball edited the recent collection of essays “Who Rules?: Sovereignty, Nationalism, and the Fate of Freedom in the Twenty-First Century.” He joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss.

    • 31 min
    The Myth That Came True - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.12.20)

    The Myth That Came True - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.12.20)

    Louis Markos joins the podcast to discuss his book “The Myth Made Fact: Reading Greek and Roman Mythology through Christian Eyes.”

    • 33 min
    The Rolling Sexual Revolution - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.9.20)

    The Rolling Sexual Revolution - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.9.20)

    On this episode, Scott Yenor discusses his book “The Recovery of Family Life: Exposing the Limits of Modern Ideologies.”

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
338 Ratings

338 Ratings

Megerik ,

Good Conversations

I’d recommend writing the guests name in the episode title rather than the host’s... Otherwise it’s great

cremefracas ,

Fantastic

Deep thinking about Christianity today

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Two Right Catholics Have Fun Hate Mongering against modernity

Under the pretense of a reasonable theological discussion, these two guys mis-characterize modern theology, science and spirituality, as having to purpose of being anti-God. Ironically, their malicious twisting of modern spirituality, is a call back to Medieval reactionary thinking and is drenched in hate.

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