Episode 07: Mary Darling

Jack Baker sits down with Mary Darling, a professor of communications at Spring Arbor University. They discuss Jack’s obsession with Wendell Berry, the rewards of collaborative writing, spiritual practices in a digital age, and much more. 

Episode 06: Dale Ahlquist

Guest hosts Cameron Moore and Robert Moore-Jumonville talk with Dale Ahlquist, the President of the American Chesterton Society and the author of several books about Chesterton. Dale discusses Chesterton’s worldwide popularity, how his wide-ranging interests fit together, and clerihews.

Episode 04: Tim Wegner

This year, Spring Arbor University’s Focus topic was “Chaos and Order.” We just wrapped up a rich week of presentations and discussions around this topic. To give you a taste of our Focus series, we asked math professor Tim Wegner to join us for a conversation about chaos, fractals, the liberal arts, and his favorite kind of fantasy.

Episode 03: Alan Noble

Alan Noble is Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University and the editor-in-chief of Christ and Pop Culture. He’s the author of a new book, Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age. He joins Jeff and Robbie to talk about his book.

Episode 02: Eric Miller

Eric Miller directs the Honors Program at Geneva College, where since 1999 he has been a professor of history and humanities. His research, writing, and teaching center on American intellectual and cultural history, as well as the history of Latin America.

Show notes:

Original music by Chase Ockerse @chaseockerse on Twitter

Episode 01: Willie Jennings

Willie Jennings is the Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School and is an ordained Baptist minister. His book The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race won the American Academy of Religion Award of Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Constructive-Reflective category and, in 2015, the Grawemeyer Award in Religion, the largest prize for a theological work in North America.

Show notes:

Original music by Chase Ockerse @chaseockerse on Twitter