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The Christian Humanist Podcast
57 minutes | Oct 26, 2021
Episode 325: Descent into the Maelstrom (Halloween Crossover 2021)
Nathan Gilmour is joined by Dan Dawson and Victoria Reynolds Farmer in the network's annual Halloween crossover, discussing Edgar Allan Poe's short story "A Descent Into the Maelstrom."
74 minutes | May 25, 2021
Episode 324: Brother and Sister
In this year's season finale, Mathew Block talks to David Grubbs and Michial Farmer about the Grimm Brothers and their fairy tale "Brother and Sister."
74 minutes | May 18, 2021
Episode 323: Thucydides on Revolution
Michial Farmer talks to David Grubbs and Mathew Block about Book 3, Chapters 82-85 of Thucydides's "History of the Peloponnesian War," and the three reflect on rebellions and revolutions.
66 minutes | May 11, 2021
Episode 322: Some Icelandic Sagas
David Grubbs patiently explains two Icelandic sagas to Michial Farmer.
72 minutes | May 4, 2021
Episode 321: Stranger than Fiction
Mathew Block talks to Michial Farmer and David Grubbs about the 2006 Will Ferrell film "Stranger Than Fiction."
76 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Episode 320: Sixpence None the Richer
Michial Farmer talks to David Grubbs and Mathew Block about Sixpence None the Richer's self-titled 1997 album. Yes, the one with "Kiss Me."
66 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Episode 319: The Conversion of Edwin
David Grubbs dives into St. Bede's "Ecclesiastical History" to talk to Michial Farmer and Mathew Block about the conversion of King Edwin of Northumbria.
77 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
Episode 318: Sidney's Psalms
The Christian Humanists discuss Sidney's Psalms.
61 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Episode 317: Louise Glück
Michial Farmer talks to David Grubbs and Mathew Block about three poems by the recent Nobel laureate Louise Glück.
61 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
Episode 316: Aelfric's Colloquy
David Grubbs talks to Michial Farmer and Mathew Block about Aelfric of Eynsham's 10th-century Latin primer "The Colloquy."
74 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Episode 315: The Lamp at Noon
Mathew Block talks to David Grubbs and Michial Farmer about Sinclair Ross's bleak short story "The Lamp at Noon."
74 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Episode 314: Rerum Novarum
Michial Farmer talks to Mathew Block and David Grubbs about Pope Leo XIII's 1891 encyclical Rerum Novarum.
57 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
Episode 313: Robert Hayden
David Grubbs talks to Michial Farmer and Mathew Block about two Robert Hayden poems, "Those Winter Sundays" and "The Whipping."
72 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
CHP Rewind: The Grape Prophet
The weather in Texas kept us from recording this week, so enjoy our 2017 conversation about the L.S.U. album The Grape Prophet, recently reissued digitally and on vinyl.
71 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
Episode 312: The Augsburg Confession
Mathew Block talks to David Grubbs and Michial Farmer about the important Lutheran document, the Augsburg Confession.
68 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Episode 311: Major Tom
Michial Farmer talks to David Grubbs and Mathew Block about two David Bowie songs: 1969's "Space Oddity" and 1980's "Ashes to Ashes."
69 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
Episode 310: Christian Humanism in Church
David Grubbs talks to Michial Farmer and Mathew Block about the uses Christian humanism can be put to in the Church.
53 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
Episode 309: Afternoon in Linen
Michial Farmer discusses Shirley Jackson's 1943 short story "Afternoon in Linen" with David Grubbs and new regular co-host, Mathew Block.
70 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
CHP Rewind: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Revisit the talk Michial Farmer had with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour about the Longfellow poem "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" and recordings of the poem as a Christmas song.
64 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
Episode 308: Christina Rosetti's Advent Poems
Victoria Reynolds Farmer talks to Michial Farmer and David Grubbs about three Christina Rossetti poems about Advent.
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