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The PostConsumer Reports Podcast with Chris Marchand. It's like the blog but with sound: Thoughts on art, faith, and the intersection of the two, all spoken after consumption.

Featuring interviews and conversations with artists and thinkers.

PostConsumer Reports Podcast Chris Marchand

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

The PostConsumer Reports Podcast with Chris Marchand. It's like the blog but with sound: Thoughts on art, faith, and the intersection of the two, all spoken after consumption.

Featuring interviews and conversations with artists and thinkers.

    Christmas in July & a New Podcast

    Christmas in July & a New Podcast

    Episode 82 features a talk given at Living Waters Church in Peoria, Illinois in 2019 about the book Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas. This episode also features an excerpt from Tent Theology, a new podcast Chris is helping to produce that aims to help renew the social and political imagination of Christians by following in the way of Jesus.

    • 1 hr
    Rain For Roots' Flo Paris Oakes and Katy Hutson

    Rain For Roots' Flo Paris Oakes and Katy Hutson

    Episode 81 features my interview with Flo Paris Oakes and Katy Hutsoon of the children's worship music group Rain For Roots, who are described as "a collective group of musicians and songwriters who write singable Scripture songs for kids and grown ups alike." They released their fourth album All Creatures this spring, which focuses primarily on settings of the Psalms.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Dr. Susan K. Roll on December 25 and the origins of Christmas

    Dr. Susan K. Roll on December 25 and the origins of Christmas

    Episode 80 of the podcast features my interview with Dr. Susan K. Roll with her expert and scholarly insights into the origins of December 25 as the date for Christmas. The author of the book Toward the Origins of Christmas, my conversation with Dr. Roll touches on the earliest documents adhering to that date and to how to address the pagan origins and influences on the holiday.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 79: Blair E. Clark and Artwork for the 12 Days of Christmas

    Ep 79: Blair E. Clark and Artwork for the 12 Days of Christmas

    Episode 79 features an interview with Blair E. Clark about the artwork she did for my book Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas. A native of Michigan, Blair is a Central Illinois artist whose work you can find at: https://blairjeffers.wordpress.com/. In our conversation, Blair talks about her process, influences, and the symbolism she put into the work from the book.

    • 38 min
    Dr. Michael Ward on C.S. Lewis, Paganism, and Christmas

    Dr. Michael Ward on C.S. Lewis, Paganism, and Christmas

    Dr. Michael Ward is a professor at both Oxford University and Houston Baptist University where he teaches on imaginative apologetics. Dr. Ward is perhaps best know as a C.S. Lewis scholar and for his groundbreaking work Planet Narnia. I interviewed Dr. Ward in research for my book Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas, and in our interview we discuss Lewis's views on paganism and touch on the famed author's own beliefs and practices surrounding Christmas

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Artist and Musician Jimmy Abegg

    Artist and Musician Jimmy Abegg

    Jimmy Abegg is a veteran of both the music and art worlds. Currently Jimmy is in need of financial help to complete the building Blind Jimmy's Lighthouse, an art and music studio he's building behind his home. Our conversation intentionally focuses on his own art and music, especially his plans once his studio gets completed, including recording albums, offering art workshops to the community, finishing his podcast, and writing his memoir.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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Decent Christian Talk

Chris is a really gifted interviewer and conversationalist. And he’s using that gift to elevate the importance and value of art in the Church, so this is a must-subscribe podcast if you think art + faith is an important equation.

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Good ole pod

reckon it's a good ole podcats.
I listen to it in my pick up truck while heading to work after I listen to some good ole Kenny rogers....I love Kenny but I love this podcats.

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