Speaking with Joy
A podcast that explores pieces of great art and discusses how art shapes our character and our world. Hosted by Joy Clarkson, this wonderful addition to our podcast family gives listeners the chance to delight in classics you might have missed.
How do we move past disappointment? How do we live with it? The 1975, Ladies in Lavendar, and Hannah Coulter help us figure out how to live well when disappointment strikes.
Why are there so many books and movies about World War Two? It has something to do with evil, bravery, and the hope that people can still be good even in impossible times.
We have to love what is good before we're brave enough fight for it (feat. Chesterton, Beatrix Potter, and Regina Spektor).
The difference between them, and what anti-heroes in modern films say about us as a culture.
Is it possible to have a rich emotional life without being ruled by it? We ask Saint Macrina, Fred Rogers, and Saoirse the Selkie.
Wendell Berry thinks the world is more like a mystery than a machine. In his poem "The Mad Farmer's Liberation Front" he gives us a radical manifesto for lives that don't compute.
This episode focuses on the theme of women's friendships as they are portrayed in film and television.
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