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Episode 58: Christian Rock Revisited

Episode 58: Christian Rock Revisited

Rock journalist Mary Nikkel joins the table to share her years of experience covering the Christian Rock scene, and to explain the changing priorities of the industry.

Ep. 55: Things I No Longer Believe

Ep. 55: Things I No Longer Believe

Anselm artists Teressa Mahoney and Mandy Houk join the table to share their old beliefs about Christianity and the arts, and why they changed their minds.

Ep. 53: After the Endgame

Ep. 53: After the Endgame

In the afterglow of Marvel's Avengers saga, Baylor professor Junius Johnson joins the table to talk about the moral landscape of the films, and their enduring legacy.

Ep. 52: Into the Potterverse

Ep. 52: Into the Potterverse

When a technical glitch deletes their regular episode, Matt and Danielle decide to continue their endless debate about whether Harry Potter's larger world makes sense.

Ep. 51: Couples Who Art

Ep. 51: Couples Who Art

What happens when artists marry each other? Two artist couples--the Denmarks and Sorensens--join the table to discuss the benefits and challenges of being married to another artist.

Ep. 50: Why Christian Inspiration Books?

Ep. 50: Why Christian Inspiration Books?

What are Christian Inspiration books? How does the market shape them? Why do ignorant men like Matt have no idea what they are? Author Evangeline Denmark, editor September Grace, and Matt's wife Danielle join the table to figure it out.

Ep. 49: Goodbye, Marcus

Ep. 49: Goodbye, Marcus

It's Marcus' last show before he moves to Portland. Before leaving the table, he shares his journey as an artist, and his final music recommendations. Also, Matt presents a sonnet he wrote in honor of Marcus' beard.

Ep. 48: The Detective Fiction Mystery

Ep. 48: The Detective Fiction Mystery

The pub table is buzzing with unanswered questions. What makes a good detective story? Can it ever be great literature? Why have so many Christian authors been fans? Author Sarah Pottenger joins the table to crack the case.

Ep. 47: Good Art from Bad People

Ep. 47: Good Art from Bad People

How should we respond when horrible people make art that we love? Megan McCluskey and Amy Lee join the table to discuss.

Ep. 46: Beauty with the Bathwater (w/ Amy Lee)

Ep. 46: Beauty with the Bathwater (w/ Amy Lee)

Writer Amy Lee returns to the pub table to talk about the perils of safety, and the sometimes-crazy lengths we go to shield ourselves and our children from dangerous art.

Ep. 45: On the Reading of Old Books

Ep. 45: On the Reading of Old Books

Taking a page from CS Lewis’s famous essay, Church Historian Blake Hartung joins the table to discuss the joys and benefits of reading ancient literature.

Ep. 44: Comics and Myth (and Caves)

Ep. 44: Comics and Myth (and Caves)

Mandi Hart is the president of Cave Pictures Publishing, a new line of comics for the “spiritually inclined.” She joins the table to talk about the unique power of comics, and their role in modern myth-making.


Podcast Crossover Extravaganza (Part 2)

Podcast Crossover Extravaganza (Part 2)

The combined Anselm podcast hosts stick around to talk a broad range of arts and faith topics--everything from whether art should be "useful" to whether Pilgrim's Progress is actually bad.

Podcast Crossover Extravaganza (Part 1)

Podcast Crossover Extravaganza (Part 1)

The whole Anselm digital pub gets together for a special event as Matt and Marcus meet up with the hosts of "Speaking with Joy" and "Redeemed Imagination."

Ep. 41: I'm Sorry, Dylan Thomas

Ep. 41: I'm Sorry, Dylan Thomas

As winter begins, Marcus and Matt talk about works of art they used to love. Matt also hands out his first annual "Ralphie Awards" for the (too) many Christmas specials he watched this year.

Ep. 40: Desert Island Challenge

Ep. 40: Desert Island Challenge

If you were stranded on a desert island, what books or movies would you bring with you? And why do people always ask that?

Ep. 39: Is the Book Always Better?

Ep. 39: Is the Book Always Better?

Anselm novelist Mandy Houk joins the pod to talk movie adaptations: what makes a good one, and why she thinks the Narnia ones missed the cut.