Can we believe in heroes anymore? This week I discuss that question with my brother Nathan, an author, actor, and artist. We talked about the prevalence of anti-heroes in modern films and what it says about us as a culture. Show notes at joyclarkson.com.
Speaking with Joy welcomes a new season with this special episode featuring the talks from the Speaking with Joy live events and music from Two Benedictions. Enjoy!
Friends, we made it to the final week of Orthodoxy!
“There was some one thing that was too great for God to show us when He walked upon our earth; and I have sometimes fancied that it was His mirth.”
"The chief mark of our epoch is a profound laziness and fatigue; and the fact is that the real laziness is the cause of the apparent bustle."
Is the world getting better and better? This week we discuss the myth of progress and the eternal revolution. Join in!
Boze Herrington joins Joy to discuss the beautiful paradoxes of Christianity as it has tumbled through history.
How is possible that we both belong in the world and feel homesick in it?
Can fairy tales help us understand the world better than modern philosophy?
In the third chapter of Orthodoxy, Chesterton swings back to the defense of reason against the unraveling of the modern mind.
Chesterton explores the relationship of sin, madness, and rationalism in Chapter 2 of Orthodoxy.
This summer, Speaking with Joy will be working our way through Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton. This is our very first week, so you found us just in time! We’re looking at “Introduction: In Defence of Everything Else.”