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Working chapter-by-chapter through the works of C.S. Lewis, beginning with "Mere Christianity".

Working chapter-by-chapter through the works of C.S. Lewis, beginning with "Mere Christianity".
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Working chapter-by-chapter through the works of C.S. Lewis, beginning with "Mere Christianity".

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The Eagle and Child S1E43 – “After Hours” with Joe Heschmeyer

12/11/2018
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Today I will be discussing theosis with Joe Heschmeyer from Holy Family School of Faith. He writes at Shameless Popery and is also on The Catholic Podcast. Earlier in the year, Joe came to San Diego and gave a presentation on the subject of theosis, so I invited him onto the podcast to help give us a clear Biblical basis for this

Duration:00:39:51

The Eagle and Child S1E42 – “Mere Christianity Retrospective”

12/4/2018
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Having completed Mere Christianity, Matt and I take this episode to discuss the book as a whole, share some of our favourite parts, as well as what it was like to read a book “in public” over the course of a year… Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode

Duration:00:43:22

The Eagle and Child S1E41 – “The New Men”

11/20/2018
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We have finally made it! In today’s episode we draw to a close our journey through “Mere Christianity”. Lewis closes out Book IV by talking in more detail about “The New Men”… Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 41: The New Men (Download) • Today we speak about the

Duration:00:31:39

The Eagle and Child S1E40 – “Nice people or new men?”

11/13/2018
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Today we address a question which is often asked by skeptics: why are all Christians not obviously nicer than non-Christians? In response, Jack asks “Did Christ come to make nice people or new men?” Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 40: Nice people or new men? (Download) • Matt

Duration:00:31:28

The Eagle and Child: S1E39 – “Counting the cost”

11/6/2018
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In this episode we explore what Jesus meant when he said “Be ye perfect”… Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 39: Counting the cost (Download) • Quote-of-the-week: “Costly grace is the treasure hidden in the field; for the sake of it a man will go and sell all that he

Duration:00:30:11

The Eagle and Child: S1E38 – “Is Christianity hard or easy?”

10/30/2018
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In today’s episode, Lewis attempts to answer the question: “Is Christianity hard or easy?”. When discussing this question you may hear conflicting answers, since Scripture sometimes speaks as though it is former, and then at other times, the latter. Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 38: Is Christianity

Duration:00:31:40

The Eagle and Child: S1E37 – “Aslan’s Country”

10/23/2018
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Today’s episode will be a little different from usual. This week, I tell Matt about my trip to The Kilns, the home of C.S. Lewis in Oxford. Afterwards, we finish up the episode by responding to some listener questions about God and gender. The audio quality varies over the course of the episode. We actually recorded this a little while ago

Duration:00:26:46

The Eagle and Child: On The Lamp-Post Listener

10/18/2018
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Hello everyone! We’ll have a fresh episode of The Eagle and Child for you next week, but in the meantime, here is this week’s episode of The Lamp-Post Listener. I was invited onto the show by Daniel and Phil to discuss Chapter 16 of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe… Bonus Episode: Guest Appearance on The Lamp-Post

Duration:00:53:22

The Eagle and Child: S1E36 – “Let’s Pretend”

9/25/2018
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Is pretending a good thing? In today’s chapter, Lewis explains why sometimes it’s a good thing to “fake it til you make it”. Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 36: Let’s Pretend (Download) — Show Notes — • The reason there wasn’t an episode last week was because

Duration:00:29:59

The Eagle and Child: S1E35 – Two Notes

9/11/2018
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The chapter today is a short one. In it, Lewis adds two notes concerning things which were mentioned in the previous chapter. The first relates to the begetting of many sons and the second concerns his description of humanity as one great organism. Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram!

Duration:00:16:31

The Eagle and Child: S1E34 – “After Hours” with Justin Wiggins

9/4/2018
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Today will be an “After Hours” episode of The Eagle and Child, a new kind of format which we will occasionally intersperse among our regular programmes. In these episodes I will be talking to C.S. Lewis authors and enthusiasts. Today I will be interviewing Justin Wiggins, who recently published his book, Surprised By Agape, which chronicles his own journey of

Duration:00:35:23

The Eagle and Child: S1E33 – “The Obstinate Toy Soldiers”

8/28/2018
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Today we encounter one of my favourite chapter titles in Mere Christianity: “The Obstinate Toy Soldiers”. Today we speak more about Christ’s Resurrection and what it achieved, and how we can benefit from it. This is our first remote episode. Matt moved to New York this month, so over the next few weeks we’ll be working out technical issues as

Duration:00:24:45

The Eagle and Child: S1E32 – “Good Infection”

8/21/2018
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This week we continue to discuss the Trinity and the terms used to describe each its members. We ask what it means to say that “God is love”. Finally, we dig deeper into understanding what it means to participate in the life of God. Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us

Duration:00:29:37

The Eagle and Child: S1E31 – “Time and Beyond Time”

8/14/2018
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Today we’re talking about time. This might seen like an abstract topic, but it helps us understand important questions, such as: 1. If God is all-knowing, how can we really have free will? 2. How can God keep creation going while He was a baby asleep in a manger? 3. How can God be attending to millions of prayers at

Duration:00:25:51

The Eagle and Child: S1E30 – “The Three-Personal God”

8/7/2018
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As we move into Chapter 2 of Book IV, we dive into the Trinity! What does it mean to say that God is a Trinity and how do we come to know this God better? How can we become one with God and yet not lose all individuality? All will be revealed in the latest episode of “The Eagle and

Duration:00:25:43

The Eagle and Child: S1E29 – “Making and begetting”

7/31/2018
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And now we begin Book IV! Together with Lewis, we take our first steps into the mystery of the Holy Trinity. In today’s episode we begin by looking at the point of theology and make distinctions between “making” and “begetting”… Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 29: “Making

Duration:00:21:47

The Eagle and Child: S1E28 – “Mailbag Episode (Part 2)”

7/24/2018
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This week Matt and I read some more mail from listeners. This week we get some constructive criticism! We’re going to be talking about charity and suffering… Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 27: “Mailbag Episodes (Part 2)” (Download) If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or any place

Duration:00:21:23

The Eagle and Child: S1E27 – “Mailbag Episode (Part 1)”

7/17/2018
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We’re back! After a bit of a hiatus (sorry about that!), Matt and I are now publishing podcasts again. We’ve got the next six already recorded, edited and ready to go. The next two episodes will be “mailbag episodes” where we will be reading some iTunes reviews and responding to messages from you, the listeners. After that, we’ll be diving

Duration:00:23:19

The Eagle and Child: S1E26 – “The Grand Reveal”

5/8/2018
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Today’s episode is a little different. Matt and I have an announcement. Last weekend we spent a day with New Eve Media… If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or any place where good podcasts can be found (iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher and TuneIn). Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack or message us via Instagram! Episode 26: “The Grand

Duration:00:04:19

The Eagle and Child: S1E25 – “Faith” (Part 2)

5/1/2018
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And so we come to the final chapter of Book III. Continuing on from last chapter, we continue to examine “faith”. This chapter focuses on faith in terms of salvation. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or any place where good podcasts can be found (iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher and TuneIn). Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet

Duration:00:24:28