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Holy Writ Podcast
49 minutes | Jul 9, 2018
A Conversation with Casie Moen
Carla discusses David Foster Wallace’s essay Authority and American Usage and Flannery O’Connor’s story The Life You Save May Be Your Own with Casie Moen. The conversation touches on the use of language, internal and external authority, and saving one’s life.
72 minutes | May 31, 2018
A Conversation with Kate Martin (originally aired Feb 16, 2017)
Carla talks with Javier Sampedro, producer for the Holy Writ podcast, on favorite episodes, art, and shared humanity. In the replay of the conversation that originally aired on Feb. 16, 2017, Carla talks with Kate Martin from Sojourn Grace Collective in San Diego, CA. During their conversation, Carla and Kate discuss their spoken word poetry. The pieces are "She Raged" and "I'm With Her" by Kate and "Seeking Pleasing" by Carla.
66 minutes | Apr 26, 2018
A Conversation with David Finnegan-Hosey
Carla talks with David Finnegan-Hosey about Shusako Endo's novel Silence. The conversation touches on mental health, the silence of God, and isolation. And you’ll get a bonus discussion of David's new book, Christ on the Psych Ward. Find out more about David's book at christonthepsychward.com.
76 minutes | Mar 29, 2018
A Conversation with Ben Grace
Carla talks with Ben Grace about Chaim Potok's novel My Name is Asher Lev. Ben and Carla discuss art, family, and the pain of differentiation. And you'll get a sneak speak of Ben's new song, New York Lullaby.
66 minutes | Feb 22, 2018
A Conversation with Brian McLaren
Carla talks with Brian McLaren about Frank Schaeffer's novel Portofino, male fragility, coming of age, and changing faith.
61 minutes | Jan 25, 2018
A Conversation with Lindsay Comstock
Rev. Dr. Lindsay Comstock joins Carla to discuss Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson’s book Quest for the Living God. The conversation touches on Womanism, Lindsay’s move to Bali, getting rid of stuff, and being vs. doing.
63 minutes | Dec 21, 2017
A Conversation with Robb Ryerse
Brand New Congress candidate Robb Ryerse joins Carla for a conversation about The White House Mess, a political satire by Christopher Buckley. The conversation touches on the brilliance of Vanessa Ryerse, the comedy of politics and power, populism vs. nationalism as a response to partisan politics, and running for office without corporate funding.
72 minutes | Nov 6, 2017
A Conversation with Rachael Hadley McClair
Rachael Hadley McClair joins Carla to discuss The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver. The conversation touches on religion and power, scarcity and abundance, and the favoritism or impartiality of God.
64 minutes | Sep 21, 2017
A Conversation with Josh Scott
Carla talks with Josh Scott, lead pastor at Morgantown Community Church, about Christopher Moore’s book Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal, a witty tale about Jesus’s years of self-discovery. Josh and Carla cover topics like freedom, leadership, and sin.
40 minutes | Jul 20, 2017
A Conversation with Tina Schermer Sellers
Recorded in front of a live audience at the Wild Goose Festival, Carla talks with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers about her book Sex, God, and the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy, which explores the impacts of purity culture.
57 minutes | Jun 17, 2017
A Conversation with Paula Williams and Jonathan Williams
Carla talks with Paula Williams and Jonathan Williams about Ethan Canin’s novel A Doubter’s Almanac. Paula and Jonathan share their experiences as father and son through Paula’s gender transition, riff on their shared passion for Wendell Berry, and
38 minutes | May 19, 2017
A Keynote from Jes Kast
This episode takes a slight detour from the bookclub and interview structure to hear Carla’s guest from Episode 2, Jes Kast, give a brilliant keynote titled, “She Is Called; She Is Courageous; She Is a Collaborator,” at the She Is Called conference in New York City last month.
66 minutes | Apr 20, 2017
A Conversation with Victoria Peterson-Hilleque
In this episode of Holy Writ, Carla talks with Victoria Peterson-Hilleque from Minneapolis, MN. During their conversation, Carla and Victoria discuss Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God, slam poetry and mindfulness.
68 minutes | Mar 13, 2017
A Conversation with Jes Kast
Carla talks with Jes Kast, associate minister at West End Collegiate Church in New York City. During their conversation, Carla and Jes discuss Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey, the end of relationships and the healing process.
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