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.
A new book, and a preview of conversations with admirable women on the topic of friendship.
The final installation of our advent series meditating on these three truths: God is light, God sent His light into the world through Christ, we are called to walk as children of the light.
This week, we await the promised shepherd through Isaiah, Hind’s Feet on High Places, Handel's Messiah, and Manchester by the Sea.
Mary, the God-bearer, shows us what it looks like to receive Christ. This week we meditate on the Magnificat, the Consolation of Eve, and Thomas Tallis' Magnificat setting.
Joy explains the history of Advent, the theme of Advent, and some ways you can celebrate it, all through the lens of beautiful art.
An episode on Babette's Feast and the spiritual profundity of feasting, cohosted with David Bennet.
Joy and guest Sarah Clarkson explain their love of Celtic music, art, and prayers.
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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