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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 • 448 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

    Sarah Josepha Hale: Intellectual, Editor, Mother

    Sarah Josepha Hale: Intellectual, Editor, Mother

    On this episode, Melanie Kirkpatrick joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss her new book, "Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman."

    • 33 min
    Julia Yost on Trauma—The Editor’s Desk

    Julia Yost on Trauma—The Editor’s Desk

    Julia Yost joins editor R. R. Reno on the podcast to talk about the best-selling book "The Body Keeps the Score," and the effects the book has had on our political discourse.

    • 25 min
    The Rise of the Religious "Nones"

    The Rise of the Religious "Nones"

    On this episode, Kerby Anderson joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss his new Probe study on the religious views and practices of American adults.

    • 34 min
    Charles Murray on Race, IQ, and Crime

    Charles Murray on Race, IQ, and Crime

    On this episode, Charles Murray joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss his new book, "Facing Reality: Two Truths about Race in America."

    • 33 min
    Tell the Universal Christian Story

    Tell the Universal Christian Story

    On this episode, Anna Wierzbicka joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss her new book, "What Christians Believe: The Story of God and People in Minimal English."

    • 34 min
    Harry Jaffa's American Ideal

    Harry Jaffa's American Ideal

    On this episode, Glenn Ellmers joins Mark Bauerlein to discuss his new book, "The Soul of Politics: Harry V. Jaffa and the Fight for America."

    • 33 min

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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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