Best Secular podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Secular Buddhism
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A podcast for secular-minded people who are interested in learning about Buddhist philosophy.
 
The Secular Buddhist is the official podcast of the Secular Buddhist Association, focusing on early Buddhist teaching and practice from a secular point of view. http://secularbuddhism.org
 
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Secular Sexuality
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Secular Sexuality is a weekly call-in show live from Austin, Texas every Thursday at 7pm CT. Call us at 1-512-686-0279. We talk about sex from a secular perspective. Sex and sexuality are natural to all living creatures but religion takes this and twists it into something awful and to be ashamed of.Acceptance, education, and fun is what we strive for. We lay the intersection of sex and religion (and occasionally ourselves) bare, openly and honestly. We discuss a wide range of topics each wee ...
 
Two big ol' geeks talk about secularism, culture, and community. Brian and Meredith share what they're reading, watching, or playing, and do positive and insightful deep dives on bigger social/cultural issues. Send Meredith pictures of your dog!
 
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Two Truths & A Guy
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Three guys offer a Christian survey of secular culture, or a secular survey of Christian culture (depending on who you ask). We try to share at least two encouraging truths per episode, but no guarantees. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
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Buddhism Guide
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This podcast is pragmatic, secular and makes complicated Buddhist principles easy to understand.Yeshe is a Buddhist monk. He is from England and teaches meditation, Buddhist philosophy and mindfulness.Yeshe spent several years in a monastery in the foothills of the Himalayas teaching young monks basic Buddhist philosophy and meditation. He now offers teachings freely to all in a manner that is unpretentious and clear. He does not demand students to blindly accept what he says, but instead in ...
 
Dopinephrine and Eldudeireno host discussions on secularism, humanism, epistemology, politics and counter-apologetics.Call in every Wed, 8-10 PM ET.
 
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to take ourselves too seriously.
 
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Don Zusya Goodman
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B'H/Blessed is Our Creator!!! S.O.U.L. S.=Seven O.= Original/Oldest U.=Universal L.=Laws A show produced and hosted by Don Zusya Goodman, a Rabbinical College of America Graduate with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Religious Studies has been a member of the Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic educational movement for the past 30 years.1. Fuses Torah/Biblical Rabbinical Learning with prior secular training in radio-communications-newspaper skills.2.T.C.I. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention formerly certif ...
 
Luke King is a former Foursquare Pastor, Seminary student and US Navy Chaplain Candidate turned atheist. He went from believing in divine healing, speaking in tongues, casting out demons, and other supernatural phenomenon to embracing a secular perspective on life. He is not an atheist evangelist and feels that he would be wasting his time trying to argue philosophy, plus it makes for boring radio. His concern is how we can live a fulfilling and heart centered secular life, the only one we h ...
 
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The Wayward Willis
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The Wayward Willis is an atheist podcast with a slant toward secular humanism and education. Our goal is to publicize religious topics and discuss the effects of religion on a secular society in an entertaining way. Jon and Logan are a father and son with very different backgrounds and approach religion from two different perspectives.
 
The Atheist Community of Austin is a 501(c)3 which produces programs such as Secular Sexuality, The Atheist Experience, Talk Heathen, Parenting Beyond Belief, & Godless Bitches.
 
A weekly look at religion and the stupidity that breeds it. Hosts Noah Lugeons, Heath Enwright, and Eli Bosnick delve into theistic attempts to intrude on the secular world in an unflinching expose on just how juvenile the whole god thing is.
 
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Profane Faith
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A podcast that engages faith, on the margins. Faith that has been labeled, profane, non-conformist, and/ or “out there.” We’ll be exploring the intersections of the sacred, secular, and profane to find God & forms of deity.
 
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Dave Smith Dharma
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Talks and meditation instructions from Dave Smith, Dharma Teacher, Mindfulness Trainer, Secular Humanist...recovering buddhist. These talks and instructions are offered to you free of charge. If you are moved by generosity, and would like to support me in my livelihood, making a donation would be greatly appreciated. You can support the work I do here at this link and hit the DONATE TAB:https://www.paypal.me/satisilaAs a Dharma teacher, my primary focus of interest has been in early Buddhism ...
 
A podcast dedicated to the sentiments of a secular, sarcastic, screwed up Southern SJW and skeptic.
 
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SAFE RECOVERY
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Safe Recovery- is a new show designed to address Predatory behavior in 12 step meetings, and it's culture. Join us to discuss new approaches in our world, our culture with alcohol and drug overuse."Empowerment" not "Powerless" is our slogan.We will discuss and explore alternatives to AA. We want to support men and women who have written new books on healing from alcohol dependency/drug overuse.Alternative healing, both spiritual and secular to create our better selves is what we are all abou ...
 
Provoke&Inspire is a weekly podcast featuring Ben Pierce, Chad Johnson, David Pierce, and Luke Greenwood, who discuss how Jesus might respond to current events and issues facing the Church today, while attempting to answer the question, "What does it look like to be bold for Jesus in the midst of secular culture?" The podcast is both thoughtful and hilarious - often both at the same time. Check it out!
 
Coming at you from the Fraser Valley in beautiful BC, focuses on secular humanism, skeptical thinking, positive atheism and all that good stuff.
 
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Coram Deo
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Coram Deo is a podcast hosted by Kyle J. Howard. The aim of this podcast is to discuss how theology affects every area of life. Coram Deo was the battle cry of the Reformation. The reformers believed that there was no distinction between "secular & sacred". They believed that every facet of life was to be lived as if the saint was in the presence of God. Coram Deo is a Latin phrase that literally means, "In The Presence of God". Join me as I discuss how sound theology impacts how we live bef ...
 
The Atheist Experience is a weekly cable access television show in Austin Texas geared at a non-atheist audience. It is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to opp ...
 
If the little angel and devil from your shoulders ever hung out without you and made a podcast, this is probably what it would sound like. Equal parts wholesome and horrific, Mormon and the Meth-head is about one unlikely friendship.Jessa and Aaron have led two completely different lives. While Aaron was stopping strangers on the streets of Milan to teach them about Joseph Smith, Jessa was teaching dudes how to keister meth while blowing them in Arby's bathrooms across Portland.But as Aaron ...
 
Another delightful and sharply pointed excursion into the topics of the day, and of this day as well, with Gilbert Keith Chesterton. These reprinted magazine articles are filled with his good natured wit, his masterful use of paradox, and devastating ability to use reductio ad absurdum to destroy the popular myths that drive a society driving full-speed into secular humanism. You will come away with a whole new collection of wonderful quotes. (Ray Clare)
 
Producer Cass Medcalf and Reverend Dr. Robin Blair review and examine children's media from two generations of secular and spiritual perspectives.
 
The Illinois Family Spotlight highlights specific cultural or political issues which our listeners need to be aware of. Our discussions are informed by a biblical worldview that helps expose the lies and distortions promulgated within secular culture. We interview policy experts and scholars whose knowledge and insights help listeners form a wiser worldview.
 
It's Supernatural! deals with subjects that most shy away from in this seeker-sensitive age. It emphasizes the supernatural, biblical viewpoint that the secular networks do not understand. And at the end of each program, host, Sid Roth, tells the viewers how they can have intimacy with God.
 
Welcome to The Podcast with Suzanne and Amy, brought to you by home | school | life magazine, the smart magazine for secular homeschoolers. In this biweekly conversation, we’ll be talking about the places where home, school, and life intersect, from fielding questions about how you’ll ever teach calculus to pondering how to use all those years of learning together as a springboard for life after homeschool. Plus: Lots and lots of books.
 
A Universalist book, The Age of Reason advocates for the existence of natural religion and challenges the structure of all organized religion. First written and distributed as pamphlets, the book was later published into two parts. Paine puts forward his personal beliefs, debating reason and revelation, while analyzing the Bible and the influence organized religion has on society. Exploring topics including natural religion, criticism of corrupt religious institutions, and distinction betwee ...
 
Jan Cox was an American secular Mystic, a Teacher, in the spiritual and philosophical sense of the word. This podcast is being brought to you by the people who were present when Jan began his years of teaching, the ones who received the tidal wave of talks, maps and tasks Jan directed their way.
 
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By Your Life
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BY YOUR LIFE is a podcast that will inspire, empower, support, challenge, and encourage you to connect Sunday with Monday through Friday in a secular, business world. It is our desire to help you live your Catholic faith in the marketplace and to discover that it is good for business. We believe that most best practices in business can be linked to Holy Scripture and our Catholic traditions. BY YOUR LIFE hopes to offer you practical ways to go forth and glorify God by your life.
 
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Good Conversations
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Good Conversations with Good Works is a podcast with inspiring stories to help you make work more meaningful. We're a secular charity rooted in Catholic Social Teaching, and we'll be unpacking what this means for our daily lives, whatever our background and whatever we do. Ethics don't have to be big empty words and lofty ideals!
 
Giving People NEW perspective as to why there's reason for hope through Jesus. For Christians who want to reach their world for Jesus, Moments of Hope with Pastor David Chadwick is a multi-channel media ministry thats influencing change in the secular culture for God. As a recognized voice thats trusted in community, Moments of Hope is able to speak into lives, giving people new perspective as to why theres reason for hope in Jesus.
 
Welcome to the Project Mindfulness podcast, hosted by Christiaan Neeteson.We'll take you on a journey across the globe and talk with various meditation & mindfulness practitioners. We talk about their experience, the lessons they have learned and what they want the world to know.From Zen, Tibetan, Hindu, Christianity to Secular, all traditions have valuable insights and approaches to awareness. In this podcast, we explore those with our guests. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anch ...
 
George H. Smith explores the history of libertarian ideas. Narrated by Daniel Hyland.
 
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Freethought Radio
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A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
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TheThinkingAtheist
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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
 
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Macro Voices
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Weekly market commentary by Hedge Fund Manager Erik Townsend and interviews with the brightest minds in the world of finance and macroeconomics. Made possible by funding from Fourth Turning Capital Management, LLC
 
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Buddhist Geeks
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Dharma in the Age of the Network
 
This is the podcast for FriendlyAtheist.com
 
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Space Cave
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Life. The Universe. And Nothing In Particular.
 
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How to Citizen
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There is a world of difference between the theory we learnt in school and the reality we experience everyday. This is especially true about Civics. This podcast lays bare the gap between what textbooks preach to school kids about politics and what we actually see in Indian politics. Starting with the 8th Grade CBSE CIvics textbook ( https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1x21Px3Cj8JJ3PvdahlHCcDJFajAKtiIQ?usp=sharing ), every episode will have a guest who will talk about their reflections, do ...
 
Welcome to the Tribe deals with Israeli society and every day life from the hassidic communities to the secular world, from the hilltops of Yehuda and Shomron to the biggest shopping malls, from American olim to exotic Jewish communities from India, Ethiopia and beyond. Tune in for Israeli society, geography and interesting people. Hosted by historian and researcher Gabriella Licsko every Tuesday at 4:00 pm Israel time on Israel National Radio.
 
American Vernacular is a 60-minute public affairs program addressing the political, economic, social, and cultural issues facing our nation from an urban and secular perspective. Hosted by Sandra Booker. Tune in and join the conversation. Monday -Thursday 1:00PM PT. Visit us at www.americanvernacular.org.
 
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Plodcast
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In the Plodcast, pastor Douglas Wilson covers anything related to theology and culture with his usual entertaining style. Whether it involves talking about Chestertonian Calvinism (not an oxymoron), the benefits of a Classical Christian education (not in that order), or the latest pomosexuality farce, the plodcast aims to apply all of Christ to all of life, for all the world. Douglas Wilson is an evangelical, postmill, Calvinist, Reformed Presbyterian (pretty much in that order.)
 
Raising Hell is a discussion and education oriented podcast which takes an honest approach to promoting the individualist nature that Satanists are born with, and emboldening our own youth to rise above herd-conformity through responsible parenting.
 
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Frank Sontag
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"It is my hope that together we can make a difference in our community as we proclaim His love and truth."
 
Turning Thinkers into Believers and Believers into Thinkers
 
A little “extra” for your listening pleasure.
 
Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
 
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Foreign Podicy
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A national security and foreign policy podcast from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD).
 
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No purpose to life, no meaning, no hope? There is no meaning to life. “The universe has at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but pitiless indifference.” — Richard Dawkins, River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life Do you believe what Dawkins wrote? Well may do not believe it, but many … Continue reading 2.12: 3 ways to ...…
 
Southern Baptist leader Dr. Al Mohler has reversed course and apologized for his longtime support of the founder of Sovereign Grace Ministries, which was sued over sexual-abuse cover-up allegations. But was it enough? Former Sovereign Grace pastor and scandal whistleblower Brent Detwiler joins me to share some of his thoughts. PLUS: Why did God ...…
 
What role does your faith have in Gods Kingdom? Today on Moments of Hope, Pastor David Chadwick shares a parable from the Book of Matthew that reveals just how significant your faith can be.
 
Street Epistemology is a tool for engaging everyday people in conversations about beliefs and truth claims. In this broadcast, Seth Andrews speaks with four active street epistemologists about their methods and experiences, and he plays recordings from several SE encounters so that listeners can hear street epistemology in action.Find out more ...…
 
This episode of spotlight was honored by the presence of the Reverend Dr. Erwin Lutzer, pastor emeritus of the Moody Church in Chicago. Dr. Lutzer joins hosts Monte Larrick and David Smith to talk about an upcoming speaking engagement about his self-labeled legacy book “The Church in Babylon, Heeding the Call to Be a Light in the Darkness.” Dr. ...…
 
It's episode five and we're going to do some justice to Chapter 5, Judiciary. This time Meghnad and Shreyas joined by RJ Rohini Ramanathan who talks about our courts, how they function, how justice delayed is justice denied and a bunch of banter on Aadhaar. They also touch upon the changes and repercussions brought about by the #MeToo movement. ...…
 
Kenny Campbell is and actor and comedian known for roles in Home Alone, Groundhog Day, and Armageddon. Jessica and Kenny discussed how he almost got fired from his dream job, what it's like being the voice of a talking baby, and his likely criminal past of the men of the Bluemke family.
 
How can Christians discover fun and spontaneous ways to share their faith in Jesus Christ? Barry Meguiar, founder of Revival Outside the Walls and the Ignite Your Life with Barry Meguiar TV show, joins me to talk about it. Plus: Investigative journalist Leo Hohmann weighs in on Pope Francis' new historic interfaith declaration of fraternity wit ...…
 
Ben Ellis (thensomethingnew.com) is a fascinating person. This episode could have been called ten different things. From his work in tech, to his interests and pursuits, to his quest to be his happiest and best self – it’s really worth a listen. Music at the end from Film School with Crushin’.
 
Mormon and the Meth-Head is almost a year old, so we're talking about the things we've learned and the things that have come full circle. We reveal more than we wanted to and will probably wish we didn't post this tomorrow when we wake up. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
0:03:26 Andreu: Spain: 3rd time caller: Theist?: Are All Societal Woes Caused by Religion?0:14:05 Nic: Madison, WI: Theist: Theist on the Fence0:34:35 Otengelo: Brazil: 3rd time caller: Theist: Human Beings Invented Photosynthesis?1:12:05 Shelley Segal: Atheist: I Made This Song from Nothing XD ~ Shelley Segal1:20:47 Scott: San Jose, CA: 2nd ti ...…
 
Matt Dillahunty with guest Shelley Segal. Musician Shelley Segal. Shelley Segal is an Australian singer and songwriter most known for music with secular themes.By tv@atheist-community.org (Atheist Experience TV).
 
It is easy to become distracted by what others think is important. When you put first things first and follow the right priorities, you’ll be blessed.
 
Blessed is Our Eternal Creator!!! Shalom/Peace and Brocha/Blessing upon the entire Human Family Experience. With Creator's Help our next program will take place on 02/17/19 starting at 6:00 PM Holy Land of Israel time corresponding to 11:00 AM time live from Turtle Island=AKA=USA=Unified Soul Actualization. Program content will focus in being i ...…
 
Mental health is a true stigma, especially within many X-tian spaces and churches. This has to end! So, this week, in keeping with season 3's theme, I talk with Jill Riley who breaks down the stigma, shares some deep parts of her story, and the...By support@whitehodge.com (Daniel White Hodge).
 
Our featured atheist is Bethany. Bethany is an ex Jehovah's Witness, a mom, a Yapper, and well she's basically just the bomb. During her chat with Luke she talks about some of the weirdest moments knocking on doors, what if feels like when you lose your faith, and how to find your confidence when you don't have god. Luke opens the show talking ...…
 
The incredible host of The Atheist Experience is back after a hiatus of several years. Join us as we take a deeper look into who Matt Dillahunty is and how he feels about the current state of atheism. The ex military man talks about his hopes and fears towards atheism in the world of Donald Trump and we are happy to talk to him. https://www.you ...…
 
Rajan is 4 months out of a 12 year monastic career. He wanted to see if meditation is real and if it can bring you into higher states of consciousness. Listen to his story, his journey and the discoveries he made. Visit Rajan's website: https://monkfitmeditation.com/ Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/project-mindfulness/support…
 
Our Valentine's Day show with Shelley Segal, live from Chateau Bellevue in downtown Austin.
 
Our Valentine's Day show with Shelley Segal, live from Chateau Bellevue in downtown Austin.
 
Many members of the Presbyterian Church in America were shocked to learn about last summer's pro-"LGBTQ+ Christianity" Revoice conference taking place in one of their churches. But what's been happening in the PCA over the last several years that has brought this once-conservative denomination into increasing theological disarray on the LGBT is ...…
 
Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome back Francesco Filia to MacroVoices. Erik and Francesco discuss bear markets, complex dynamic systems, and the phase transitions and the twin bubbles. The continue discussing tipping points, crash hallmarks and butterflies. They ask why are the risks now and will treasury bonds going to be the benefacto ...…
 
Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.— Once again, an atheist invocation by an Arizona legislator was rebuked by a Christian who couldn’t handle it. (0:45)— An investigation found rampant abuse among Southern Baptist churches. (7:00)— A Nebraska lawmaker wants atheists to promot ...…
 
How can science help us to know God? Science writer Dr. Andy Walsh will weigh in as we discuss his book, "Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science." Plus: What do Christians today need to learn from the Puritans? Lewis Allen, pastor of Hope Church Huddersfield in England, stops by to talk about it and his book, "The Glory of Gr ...…
 
In this week’s episode, you’ll remember that edible arrangements both exists and is terrible, Donald Trump praises important abolitionists like George Wallace, and Lee Strobel’s book will turn out to have an ending after all. Come see us in Denver! https://theorientaltheater.com/event/332075/God-Awful-Movies-LIVE-in-Denver To make a per episode ...…
 
With all the regulars finally back together, they tackle the subject of Social Media. It’s clearly a huge part of our culture today, and can have some major benefits in connecting us to people all over the world. However, what kind of negative impacts has it had on society? How is it changing the way our brains work? How is it affecting our fam ...…
 
President Trump drew big applause at his recent State of the Union addressed when he said, "America will never be a socialist country." But is he right? We'll get some thoughts on it from Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College and author of "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Communism." Plus: The Houston Chronicl ...…
 
We give a Bronx cheer to Trump's religious remarks at the State of the Union and the National Prayer Breakfast, but we give a real cheer to Black History Month by celebrating Butterfly McQueen and Frederick Douglass. After hearing a Valentine's Day love song, "The Man I Love" (written by the nonbelieving Gershwin brothers, and sung by Dan's mot ...…
 
Ken Ham quoted Seth Andrews in an article shilling for Ham's new book. It's gold...and Seth couldn't help but do a little monologue about it. https://answersingenesis.org/culture/where-are-coming-generations-headed/?fbclid=IwAR1s8q4URGC6ytLKRBzj2PARe4jfpOj0nk67VovL6vlhfSg33VdN8bVtYNE
 
This week Douglas Wilson talks about the problem of consent. He then goes on to talk about “Whatever Happened to Truth” by David Wells. Wrapping it up with a look at the New Testament word “Anemoeros.” Happy plodding! Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/m/Ihoo62cf5kspbbj5e52wyaes2p4?t=Plodcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ ...…
 
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