Best humanist podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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The Humanist Hour
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The Humanist Hour (HH) Audio Podcast is a monthly one-hour talk show produced by the American Humanist Association. Every episode of the HH Audio Podcast explores a different area of humanist thought, from politics to pop culture.
 
The Humanist Report is a progressive political podcast that analyzes political news stories through the lens of humanism. This podcast is hosted by Mike Figueredo, a Ph.D student of public policy and political activist.
 
The Humanist Experience is a unique podcast series where we seek out radical experiences that educate our emotions and expand our world. Our commitment to social change motivates us to look for ways to connect people to contemporary issues—and persuade them to become changemakers! The Humanist Experience uses experiential learning and storytelling to do just that. We see story, context, and experience as crucial tools for real understanding. Our podcast uses these tools to provide insight an ...
 
The Humanist Experience is a unique podcast series where we seek out radical experiences that educate our emotions and expand our world. Our commitment to social change motivates us to look for ways to connect people to contemporary issues—and persuade them to become changemakers! The Humanist Experience uses experiential learning and storytelling to do just that. We see story, context, and experience as crucial tools for real understanding. Our podcast uses these tools to provide insight an ...
 
Three Christians, teachers, and intellectuals gather digitally to hold forth on literature, theology, philosophy, and other things human beings do well. Taking the question at hand utterly seriously and ourselves not at all, the Christian Humanists attempt to record weekly during the school year and take on some interesting questions. Our website, should you wish to visit us, is http://www.christianhumanist.org, and our email is thechristianhumanist@gmail.com.
 
Interviews with Christian intellectuals, faithful thinkers, and other human beings writing well.
 
We are building a community based on reason and compassion in BC through education, outreach, support, and advocacy. This podcast contains recordings of speakers at our weekly Sunday Meetings in Vancouver. Some speakers may use profanity or discuss explicit content.
 
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The Humanist Hour
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The Humanist Hour (HH) Audio Podcast is a monthly one-hour talk show produced by the American Humanist Association. Every episode of the HH Audio Podcast explores a different area of humanist thought, from politics to pop culture.
 
Collection of sermons, including High Holidays from Rabbi Adam Chalom. Rabbi Chalom is the rabbi of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation serving the greater Chicago area as well as the dean of the International Institute of Secular Humanistic Judaism.
 
Updates from IAHIP - news and occasional podcasts of lectures or talks
 
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Being Humanist
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A video producer (Mike) and a biology student (Keith) riffing on science, religion, faith, and politics. Keep thinking!
 
Humanists@Work is a UC-wide initiative geared towards UC Humanities and humanistic Social Science MAs and PhDs interested in careers outside/alongside the academy.Humanists@Work is a targeted continuation of the Mellon-funded Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work. This initiative, which sought to examine the changing conceptions and experiences of work in the face of major economic, technological and social developments, supported multi-campus research projects, individual scholars, an ...
 
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Barnet Humanist
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Just a North London Dad trying to improve conversations and reach out to Humanist parents.
 
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Barnet Humanists
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A thought-provoking show about ethics in an increasingly secular society. How to nonreligious parents discuss ethics with their kids? Also book reviews and political chat. Based in Barnet, UK.
 
Skeptical, even of skepticism, The Evil Twin Podcast takes on a variety of topics from very unexpected angles. In this podcast you get to ride shotgun while twin brothers Brad and Thad explore the strange underbelly of "belief" in American culture and what it means to identify with those beliefs.
 
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Atheist Nomads
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We host a weekly show out of Boise, ID covering the latest in religious leaders behaving badly, church/state entanglement issues, and other topics of interests to atheists. On occasion we also do interviews with leaders in the atheist, skeptic, and humanist community.
 
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Atheists On Air
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Saving The Fucking World
 
Paul Loebe runs Sgt Skeptic. It used to be a humorous blog about atheism in the military. He now focuses on fantasy writing, D&D, and other nerdly crafts.
 
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Black FreeThinkers
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We are here to challenge you to think and live for yourself, not convert you.Copyright © 2011-2018 All rights reserved. Written permission for use or reproduction is required.
 
Atheists Talk by Minnesota Atheists
 
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Atheist Nomads
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We host a weekly show out of Boise, ID covering the latest in religious leaders behaving badly, church/state entanglement issues, and other topics of interests to atheists. On occasion we also do interviews with leaders in the atheist, skeptic, and humanist community.
 
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The Pod Delusion
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The Pod Delusion is a weekly news magazine podcast about interesting things. From politics, to science to culture and philosophy, it's commentary from a secular, rationalist, skeptical, somewhat lefty-liberal, sort of perspective.
 
Atheists Talk by Minnesota Atheists
 
Atheists & Agnostics share their stories of deconversion from Christianity.
 
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Atheist Edge
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Godless Nation
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Host, Jay Matthews, explores how religion continuously interferes with progress in government and within human rights.Follow us on Twitter @BCast_Empathy
 
Passionate skeptics Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about skepticism, conspiracies, urban legends and the effects of misinformation on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of skeptics, scientists, humanists and the occasional hard line, conspiracy nut. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Skeptically Yours - Where Thinking Is Free!Listen LIVE Sundays 2-3 PM PST on skepticallyyours.net.
 
Reasonable Doubts takes an informative and humorous look at religion from a freethinking perspective; offering news and commentary of interest to skeptics, atheists, agnostics, humanists, courageous religious believers looking for a challenge and freethinkers of all persuasions. In addition to interviewing the top minds in skepticism (former guests include Christopher Hitchens, Susan Jacoby, Paul Kurtz, Edward Tabash, DJ Grothe) RD offers regular segments on counter-apologetics, biblical cri ...
 
Welcome to the First Unitarian Church of Dallas Sunday Sermon Podcast! We are a community that is genuinely inclusive, rationally spiritual, and joyfully deep, and we are happy to have you here.
 
The Washington Ethical Society is a vibrant humanistic congregation that affirms the worth of all people.
 
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Humanize Me
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Bart Campolo is a secular speaker, writer and community organizer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Southern California. This podcast is a wide-ranging conversation with Bart and his guests, aimed at getting a handle on how to truly flourish as we all live the only life we have.
 
Ardent Atheists Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about atheism, deism and the effects of religion on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of atheists, agnostics, deists, scientists, humanists and the occasional god-loving, scripture-quoting crusader. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Ardent Atheist - Where Reason Reigns Supreme!Listen LIVE Wednesdays 7-8 PM PST On http://ardentatheist.com.
 
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Biffin Bridge
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Twined with Fucking in Upper Austria, visitors welcome, early closing Wednesday afternoons.
 
A fellowship of atheists, agnostics, deists, humanists, skeptics, and freethinkers in the Philippines and around the world.
 
Welcome to Free Reads, where Hugo and Nebula award winning author James Patrick Kelly podcasts his fiction and non-fiction under a Creative Commons 3.0 license.
 
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Humanize Me
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Bart Campolo is a secular speaker, writer and community organizer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Southern California. This podcast is a wide-ranging conversation with Bart and his guests, aimed at getting a handle on how to truly flourish as we all live the only life we have.
 
Skeptic Smash-Talk is a weekly podcast full of News from the world of Science, Religion and Politics. Skeptic, Humanist, Polymath, Philosopher & Autistic, Jason smash talks topics that need smashing. Find me on Twitter https://twitter.com/skepticsmash Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jasonsmashtalk/
 
A fellowship of atheists, agnostics, deists, humanists, skeptics, and freethinkers in the Philippines and around the world.
 
The definitive source for all streams of Jewish learning - from Chabad to Humanism. Web-enabled distance learning, traditional study and pluralism converge at the Beit HaMidrash - http://www.hamidrash.org for course and event details.
 
Behind the Knife is a podcast aimed for everyone interested in not only an in-depth look at the broad range of surgical topics, but a "behind the scenes" look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field. Come along with Kevin Kniery, Jason Bingham, John McClellan and Scott Steele on a journey that explores all the disciplines of General Surgery in this informal discussion and interview format. We feel that this is the perfect medium n ...
 
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All the damn feels
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Humanist. Day-dreamer. Overthinker.
 
Ardent Atheists Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about atheism, deism and the effects of religion on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of atheists, agnostics, deists, scientists, humanists and the occasional god-loving, scripture-quoting crusader. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Ardent Atheist - Where Reason Reigns Supreme!Listen LIVE Wednesdays 7-8 PM PST On http://ardentatheist.com.
 
The Church of Cosmic Indifference is a Cosmicist Humanist ministry celebrating personal freedom in determining meaning and purpose in life.
 
Atheists Talk is produced with funding from the Minnesota Atheists and the Humanists of Minnesota. We also wish to thank Q. Cumbers restaurant for purchasing on-air advertising and for providing a great place to eat and gather. This radio program is put together by dedicated volunteers and the generous donations of listeners. If you are able to help with a donation please consider doing so at our Radio Fund page. http://www.mnatheists.org/Minnesota Atheists practices positive, inclusive, act ...
 
‘What is the unconscious? Where is it? How does it affect our conscious experiences? The Unconscious Memory Network is a new forum where humanists and neuroscientists can discuss and exchange their research findings on diverse aspects of the unconscious, in particular unconscious memory.
 
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Being Human
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Being Human aims to create conversations between the humanities and other disciplines -- conversations that let humanists and scholars in other fields learn from each other and create new forms of understanding as the 21st century unfolds.
 
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Secular Hubcast
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A chapter of the American Humanist Association
 
Passionate skeptics Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about skepticism, conspiracies, urban legends and the effects of misinformation on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of skeptics, scientists, humanists and the occasional hard line, conspiracy nut. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Skeptically Yours - Where Thinking Is Free!Listen LIVE Sundays 2-3 PM PST on skepticallyyours.net.
 
Pat, Jess, Ryan, and Brian talk about news and topics in-depth from an atheist, humanist, skeptical, and liberal point of view. Take a listen, but first grab a beer and drink along with us.
 
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Matt sat down with disability advocate, educator, public speaker and podcaster Jahmeelah Gamble. If you like going down rabbit holes, this is the episode for you. We chatted about balancing conflicting cultural expectations in an educational context, accidently landing a TV show for 6 seasons and the ways Jahmeelah has endeavored to be a humani ...…
 
When Aaron tried to pass off the golden calf that he had sinfully crafted as just a random object that somehow just popped out of the fire, Moses didn’t buy that foolishness. But for some reason all of the atheist, evolutionist, and secular humanist want to convince us that an intricately designed creation and especially […]…
 
Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending DialoguesSpeakers Ali Rizvi is the award-winning author of the book, The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason (St. Martin’s Press, 2016). Ali grew up in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan, as part of a progressive Muslim family, before he moved permanently to Canada in his twenties. As a ...…
 
Chicago Theological Seminary is located just south of the Midway Plaisance in Hyde Park. Many of you probably know that this stretch of green space, stretching more than a mile from Jackson Park and Lake Michigan on the east to Washington Park on the west, was created as part of the World’s Fair, the Colombian Exposition, held in 1893 and attra ...…
 
The message was delivered on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by Nancy McDonald, Guest Speaker, at the Humanist Service. MESSAGE DESCRIPTION Nancy McDonald sees “mothering” as a verb, as a way all of us can engage the world. As a mother of biological children, an adopted child, and as a “second mother” to ...…
 
It’s episode 14 of the WP Hacker Cast and today I’m taking to Daniel Bachhuber. Daniel is an experienced WordPress developer, having worked for companies like Automattic and Human Made. He is also a very prolific contributor to WordPress projects, such as the Rest API and WP CLI, the command line interface for WordPress. Daniel and I had a grea ...…
 
Flow is a state of being and it comes from you OWNING Your POWER (Including your Core Sexual Creative Power) and LIVING Your Full POTENTIAL. Carolin Hauser-Carson is a Naturopathic Doctor, Humanistic Psychotherapist, and Family Constellations Facilitator. As a pleasure whisperer and breakthrough mentor for entrepreneurs that want to make great ...…
 
C-SaW is similar to the Secular Hub, but for Las Vegas. A building dedicated to community for the non-religious where all can be treated equal. According to their own website C-SaW is: A radically-inclusive, secular community center that provides a venue supporting science education, arts and community-building in ways that were historically se ...…
 
TOPIC ON ABORTION I was asked to research and share this on abortion When the humanistic leaders of society justify the murder of unborn children, Christians should remember the standard raised in Isaiah 8:20: ‘To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.’ Believers must sta ...…
 
Do you wish you could remember, understand or act on the information in your dreams? Are you confused by visitations of deceased loved-ones in dreams or tired of reliving your nightmares during your daydreams? Dreams & Dreaming with Keynotes Speakers, presenters & Experts from The International Association for the Study of Dreams 2018 can help ...…
 
When outside of the pod, “Dr. Dave” is also known as David Van Nuys, Ph.D. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Sonoma State University and served as that department’s Chair for seven years. The department has a longstanding reputation for its commitment to humanistic, transpersonal, and existential approaches to psychology. He has also ta ...…
 
Sharon Dirckx of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics discusses the problem of suffering with Hannah Timson, head of Humanist Students UK. Hannah explains how she lost her faith in her late teens, in part because of the issue of suffering. Drawing on her book ‘Why? Looking at God, Evil and Personal Suffering’ Sharon responds to Hannah as ...…
 
In life we will be blindsided by traumatic events. When these events happen we often keep the information to ourselves and feel like we can't tell anyone. This is called emotional self-blackmail. You are telling yourself that people will think less of you or alter their opinion of you. The people who love and support you are there to help you. ...…
 
City on Edge: A Rebellious Century of Vancouver Protests, Riots, and Strikes features photographs from the collection of The Vancouver Sun and The Province which capture moments in history when Vancouverites showed up, stepped up, and made some noise—or exploded in anger— about a wide range of issues.Kate Bird is the author of City on Edge: A R ...…
 
For today's Sunday Morning Poem we will be exploring "Ulysses" by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Or, on living rather than merely existing. Few poems say so much in so little space. This is a poem that touches on the very core of being human. We'll be talking about: The role of affirmations to a humanist atheist Importance of community to individualists ...…
 
Sunday Morning Poem: "Directive" by Robert Frost. Subscribe to the podcast here! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/p... Continuing our discussion of breaking the monopoly that religions hold on important emotional concepts such as Exaltation, Reverence, Glory, Serenity, and even Peace, today we will be discussing Robert Frosts directive on fi ...…
 
Erin welcomes influential podcaster David C. Smalley, creator of The Dogma Debate, to talk the intersection of sex and skepticism, why he avoided losing his virginity to his first true love, and what he regrets. David's journey began as a teenage Christian evangelist knocking on doors to save his neighbors' souls. When he overheard some female ...…
 
Happy Easter! On Sunday Morning Poetry #3 I'm reading the poem "Sailing to Byzantium" by William Butler Yeats. This is a poem often thought to be about Yeats' views on life after death. But I believe it's about Art as a religion, and, specifically, about the idea of reincarnation or "resurrection in our natural lives. "The coward dies many deat ...…
 
Join Emily Gold + Imane Bensalem as they talk: - Importance of community + reaching out - Breaking from social conditioning - How language can be intuitive - The difference between fitting in & belonging - Imane's mission to heal through community, writing and love - 3 daily intuitive rituals to connect to your voice Imane is an artist, Founder ...…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Generations Radio is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: Christian Films Dominating Box Office - Is This Medium for Christians? Subtitle: Is This Medium for Christians? Speaker: Kevin Swanson Broadcaster: Generations Radio Event: Current Events Date: 3/30/2018 Length: 27 min. Overview: The C ...…
 
As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn't believe in divine intervention -- but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. In this bold talk, Igwe shares how humanism can free Africans from damaging superstitions and give them the power to rebuild ...…
 
As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn't believe in divine intervention -- but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. In this bold talk, Igwe shares how humanism can free Africans from damaging superstitions and give them the power to rebuild ...…
 
As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn't believe in divine intervention -- but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. In this bold talk, Igwe shares how humanism can free Africans from damaging superstitions and give them the power to rebuild ...…
 
As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn't believe in divine intervention -- but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. In this bold talk, Igwe shares how humanism can free Africans from damaging superstitions and give them the power to rebuild ...…
 
As a humanist, Leo Igwe doesn't believe in divine intervention -- but he does believe in the power of human beings to alleviate suffering, cure disease, preserve the planet and turn situations of poverty into prosperity. In this bold talk, Igwe shares how humanism can free Africans from damaging superstitions and give them the power to rebuild ...…
 
This week Emma is joined by special guest Zach Libresco to discuss William Shakespeare's spookiest play, Macbeth. Zach and Emma reminisce about their time together performing Shakespeare in college and discuss Zach's most recent experience with the Scottish Play with the Humanist Project. There is much laughter, critical thought, and possibly a ...…
 
This week's story comes from Jemma Prandial, We Don't Do Catholics Here. It's about a non-religious mission in Africa and how the volunteers there start to question their atheism when an Islamist insurgency starts to run through the country.Jemma is a humanist and novelist living in Kenya. She has been writing under various pseudonyms for many ...…
 
In this episode of Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future I do my first live interview! At University of Colorado, I interviewed Ryan Martens, the co-founder and CTO of Rally Technologies. We dive into his work with ImpactHub, TheoryU, and Communities for Change. Then we explore my macro phase shift work with ETHCommons and GameB. Enjoy, and as ...…
 
Bob Frantz in for Jimmy Barrett and Shara Fryer take you through the stories that matter on the morning of 3/26/2018, including: The Harrold Independent School District was the first of more than 170 Texas school districts — mostly in rural or isolated areas — to arm educators and other employees to prevent a possible tragedy. So far, Thweatt s ...…
 
Anthony Magnabosco is one of today’s rock stars of SE, or Street Epistemology. Anthony has been leading the way in real engagement with believers of all types, and his hundreds (literally) of Youtube videos demonstrate how he does it and why he is so effective. Anthony is also a leader when it comes to getting other free thinkers to practice St ...…
 
A new MP3 sermon from Generations Radio is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: The World Is Better Than Ever - Why Are We Miserable? Subtitle: Why Are We Miserable? Speaker: Kevin Swanson Broadcaster: Generations Radio Event: Current Events Date: 3/20/2018 Length: 27 min. Overview: The great philosophers of our d ...…
 
If you take a step back and look at the ministry of Jesus from a birds-eye view, that is to say to look at the themes that were characteristic of his teaching, there were many themes that he loved to preach and teach about. He preached about the kingdom, he preached about money, he preached about heaven and hell and judgment, he preached about ...…
 
In this inaugural episode of Sunday Morning Poetry I go through the poem "Sunday Morning" By Wallace Stevens. This humanist poem rejects Christian doctrine while celebrating spiritual values. How can an atheist pray? Poetically
 
In this episode of Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future, Rhys interviews Robin Hanson, the author of Elephant in the Brain and the creator of Futarchy. We dive into Elephant in the Brain and explore norms, motives, signaling, Ribbon Farm’s “Weaponized Sacredness” and mechanism design. Enjoy, and as always, let me know if you have any feedback!…
 
Robin Hanson, the author of Elephant in the Brain and the creator of Futarchy. We dive into Elephant in the Brain and explore norms, motives, signaling, Ribbon Farm’s “Weaponized Sacredness” and mechanism design.Support me on Patreon! www.patreon.com/rhyslindmarkSupport me with ETH on StakeTree! www.staketree.com/rhyslindmarkThanks to Shapeshif ...…
 
Audience questions & answers from Is Christianity or Secular Humanism a better foundation for human rights?: A conversation Between a Christian and a Secular HumanistThis event was hosted on February 28, 2018 by Apologetics Canada in partnership with Westside Church in Vancouver, BC.Women's rights, LGBTQ rights - there is no shortage of causes ...…
 
Humanizing the Human
 
Nathan Gilmour talks with David Grubbs and Michial Farmer about the first two chapters of George Lindbeck's book "The Nature of Doctrine."
 
Coyle Neal interviews Robert W. Caldwell about his new book "Theologies of the American Revivalists."By thechristianhumanist@gmail.com.
 
Transcript: Thanks, Allan. This is David Brower with your 20 Minute Podcast. Our special guest today is Nikki Stern. She's an author of three books, two non-fiction, one fiction. She's written essays. She's co-authored different things. She's been a composer, musician in New York, a PR director for an architecture firm, and an advocate for 9/11 ...…
 
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