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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: 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

The Eagle and Child: S1E24 – “Faith” (Part 1)

4/24/2018
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For the last two chapters of Book III we will be looking at the final theological virtue of “faith”. This chapter focuses on faith in terms of holding onto rational truths despite raging emotions. 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

Duration:00:26:19

The Eagle and Child: S1E23 – “Hope”

4/17/2018
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Last week we looked at “charity”, and today we look at another of the theological virtues, hope. Out of this entire book, this is probably my favourite chapter… 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. Be sure

Duration:00:22:47

The Eagle and Child: S1E22 – “Charity”

4/10/2018
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We will spend the remaining episodes of Book III, we will be looking at the theological virtues. Today we begin with Christian love, also known as “charity”… 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. Be sure

Duration:00:26:40

The Eagle and Child: S1E21 – “The Great Sin”

4/3/2018
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Today we come to the deadliest of the Seven Deadly Sins, pride, as well as its counterpart, my favourite virtue, humility. 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. Be sure to follow our new Instagram account! Episode

Duration:00:30:01

The Eagle and Child: S1E20 – “Forgiveness”

3/11/2018
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Lewis had previously said that he thought chastity was the most unpopular thing in Christianity. In today’s episode, he changes his mind, suggesting that it is, in fact, forgiveness. 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.

Duration:00:29:47

The Eagle and Child: S1E19 – “Christian Marriage” (Part 2)

2/4/2018
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This week Matt and I conclude the chapter in “Mere Christianity” on the subject of Christian marriage. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or any place where good podcasts can be found (iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher, TuneIn, Overcast and Castbox). Please send any objections, comments or questions, either via email through my website or tweet us @pintswithjack. Be sure to follow our new Instagram account! Episode 18: “Christian Marriage (Part 2)” (Download)

Duration:00:16:57

The Eagle and Child: S1E18 – “Christian Marriage” (Part 1)

1/28/2018
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Following on from last week’s episode on the virtue of chastity, today we look at the Christian teaching on marriage with C.S. Lewis. Matt and I got rather carried away on this chapter, recording far more material than normal, so this chapter will be divided into two parts. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or from any place

Duration:00:33:49

The Eagle and Child: S1E17 – “Sexual Morality”

1/21/2018
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What is the virtue of chastity? Is it unhealthy, impossible or repressive? In today’s episode, Matt and I look at what C.S. Lewis had to say about this, the most unpopular of the virtues… Are you following us on Instagram yet? You should! Also, if you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or any place where good podcasts can be found (iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher, TuneIn, Overcast and Castbox).

Duration:00:26:32