Politics

The City Podcast: YA Book Reviews and Cultural Apologetics

by Timothy Motte on January 26, 2015

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Continuing our conversation from last week with HBU MA Apologetics grad student, Elizabeth Kendrex, we begin with suggestions of some YA literature you should not read and some that you should. Then we move into how book reviews and cultural apologetics go hand in hand.

Dr. Reynolds also shares the one factor he has consistently seen, in all his years of being an educator, that all great students have in common.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Holly Ordway, Elizabeth Kendrex

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The City Podcast: Hunter Baker Judges Politics

by Timothy Motte on January 12, 2015

Dr. Hunter Baker and Dr. John Mark Reynolds talk politics.

Some of you will want to listen to this; some of you will need to.

You know who you are.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Hunter Baker

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The City Podcast Special: Back to Barterra

by Timothy Motte on December 17, 2014

Invasion!

The infamous Hunter Baker (ostensibly identified as our only listener, though you are now disproving that) has taken control of this episode.

He is insisting on talking about Dr. Reynolds’ excursion into fiction writing, namely, Chasing Shadows: Back to Barterra.

Since he’s such a loyal listener, I guess we will let him proceed.

So imagine that the universe has to have a place where all our fictions dwell…

Featuring: Dr. Hunter Baker, Dr. John Mark Reynolds

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The City Podcast: Hunter Baker Judges You… on Ayn Rand

by Timothy Motte on November 24, 2014

The infamous Hunter Baker enjoyed Atlas Shrugged.

In public.

This poses a problem for John Mark Reynolds, who simultaneously respects Hunter Baker and shuns Ayn Rand. Can Dr. Baker convince Dr. Reynolds to read Rand with Christian charity?

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Hunter Baker

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  • Back to Barterra by Dr. John Mark Reynolds
  • Witness by Whittaker Chambers
  • Ayn Rand’s works: The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, “The Virtue of Selfishness”

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The City Podcast: How to Win an Ideological War

by Timothy Motte on November 10, 2014

The Soviet Union definitely lost the Cold War.

But did the West really win it?

Dr. Barbara Elliott encountered hundreds of refugees as she was reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall. Their stories reveal an unprecedented spiritual revolution.

God help the West if we replace Communism with decadence.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Barbara Elliott, Dr. Robert Stacey, Cate MacDonald

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in the HBU recording studio Dr. Elliott is holding a rosary that was blessed by St. John Paul II, who was very instrumental in bolstering the spiritual uprising that peacefully brought down the Soviet Union

The City Podcast: Understanding the Cold War

by Timothy Motte on November 3, 2014

Everyone knows about the Nazis. They are immortalized and universally hated in movies, books, video games, scholarly works, museums, and the popular consciousness.

The Soviets, by some measures, were worse than the Nazis. And yet they have not achieved anywhere near the same notoriety. Even The City’s own Cate MacDonald admits to her unfamiliarity with the Cold War.

This podcast is for people who, like Cate, want to know more about what the Cold War was, why it happened, and what its effects were. It is also for people who are familiar with the Cold War but might be tempted to think the Soviets not so bad.

Dr. Elliott is giving a lecture November 5th, 2014, at Houston Baptist University on this topic and her experiences with Christian Soviet refugees. Contact us using the email below for more details.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Barbara Elliott, Dr. Robert Stacey, Cate MacDonald

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