The Sower is a Podcast of the Ciceronian Society.
The Ciceronian Society is an international community of Christian scholars and public intellectuals committed to the examination of three core themes - tradition, place, and 'things divine' - and their role in the cultivation of a civilization built upon the principles common to the traditions of historic Christianity.
To learn more about our society, our conferences, and the peer-reviewed journal, Pietas, visit https://ciceroniansociety.org/
EPISODE 5 - JOE WYSOCKI, BELMONT ABBEY COLLEGE and the 2023 Ciceronian Society Conference
In this special episode of THE SOWER, Vice President Josh Bowman speaks with Dr. Joe Wysocki. Joe is Dean of the Honors College and an Associate Professor of Politics at the site of our upcoming 2023 conference: Belmont Abbey College.
Josh and Joe talk about Belmont Abbey, the College, and the location of our 2023 conference.
To learn more about the conference, to register, or to propose a paper, visit https://ciceroniansociety.org/conference/
To learn more about Belmont Abbey and Joe’s work, check out https://belmontabbeycollege.edu/
EPISODE 4 - DENNIS DURST & THE PERILS OF HUMAN EXCEPTIONALISM
In this episode, Vice President Josh Bowman talks with Dr. Dennis Durst, Associate Professor of Theology at the Keeran School of Bible and Ministry at Kentucky Christian University. We discuss Dennis’ recent book, “The Perils of Human Exceptionalism: Elements of a Nineteenth-Century Theological Anthropology” published by Lexington Books.
To learn more about the Ciceronian Society and our upcoming conference, visit us at ciceroniansociety.org
EPISODE 3 - Brent Waters on "Common Callings and Ordinary Virtues"
Vice President Josh Bowman chats with Dr. Brent Waters about his new book, COMMON CALLINGS AND ORDINARY VIRTUES (Baker Academic, 2022) Available now: http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/common-callings-and-ordinary-virtues/387170
Brent recently retired from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. His primary interests are in the areas of theology and technology, bioethics, economics and ethics, and the ethics of everyday life. The paper he presented at the 2022 Ciceronian Society conference included material from this new book.
Among Dr. Waters' many previous books, check out
JUST CAPITALISM (WJK, 2016) https://www.wjkbooks.com/Products/0664234305/just-capitalism.aspx
THIS MORTAL FLESH (Brazos, 2009) http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/this-mortal-flesh/289601
THE FAMILY IN CHRISTIAN SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGH (Oxford, 2007) https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-family-in-christian-social-and-political-thought-9780199271962?cc=us&lang=en&
EPISODE 2 - Black Liberation Through the Marketplace with Rachel Ferguson
James Patterson chats with Rachel Ferguson about her recent book with Marcus Witcher called BLACK LIBERATION THROUGH THE MARKETPLACE (https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Black-Liberation-Through-the-Marketplace/Rachel-S-Ferguson/9781637583449)
Episode 1 - What is the Ciceronian Society?
President James Patterson and Vice-President Josh Bowman chat about the history, purposes, themes, and peculiarities of the Ciceronian Society.