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.
- [00:31] Eric Miller from Geneva College
- [00:42] Books by Eric Miller – “ Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch” and “Confessing History: Explorations in Christian Faith and the Historian’s Vocation”
- [01:30] The Wooden Spoon
- [04:28] If you’re not familiar with Wendell Berry, check out the new book about Wendell Berry & Higher Education from the University of Kentucky Press.
- [06:25] French sociologist and philosopher, Jacques Ellul
- [07:07] Chesterton’s “Napoleon of Knotting Hill”.
- [09:50] Christopher Lasch’s “Culture of Narcissism”
- [12:23] “The Celestial Railroad” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
- [14:11] Eric Miller’s recent talk at the Progressive Conservative Summit at Grand Valley State University
- [23:25] “The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud” by Philip Rieff
- [26:15] Brazilian poet Manoel de Barros
- [30:20] Terrence Malick’s 2011 film, “The Tree of Life”
- [31:26] “Fences” 2016 film starring Denzel Washington
- [31:39] “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” 2012 post-apocalyptic Steve Carrell film
- [32:22] “Nature Boy” ESPN’s 30 for 30 film about wrestling legend Ric Flair
- [32:32] “Stranger Things” on Netflix
- [37:05] If you’d like us to have more conversations about the Nature Boy Ric Flair on subsequent episodes, please tweet at our executive producer, @jeff_bilbro
- [37:18] @jackraybakeron Twitter
- [33:20] @robbieboltonon Twitter
Original music by Chase Ockerse @chaseockerse on Twitter