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Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Barry Cooper and James Cary talk about culture, theology, the arts, the church, books and sometimes the weather. Well, they are British...

Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Barry Cooper and James Cary talk about culture, theology, the arts, the church, books and sometimes the weather. Well, they are British...
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Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Barry Cooper and James Cary talk about culture, theology, the arts, the church, books and sometimes the weather. Well, they are British...

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#50 If It's Any Consolation...

3/7/2019
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Barry and James 'celebrate' fifty episodes by apologising again, in true British form. But they also talk about what they would say to their twenty-year-old selves, and wonder whether their younger selves would have listened anyway. AND YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE! Factfulness by Hans Rosling Seeing Green by Tilly Dillehay Renovation of the heart: Putting on the Character of Christ by Dallas Willard This Cultural Moment The Hello Mormonism Podcast Our theme music is by Roger...

Duration:00:41:42

#49 Sorry Not Sorry

2/21/2019
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What makes for a good apology? What makes for a bad one? Also, James and Barry apologize for some things they said in the last episode. Faith In Kids Podcast Ask Anything Tour with Dr Al Mohler Our theme music is by Roger Taylor and his latest album is The Rubicon Moment. To make sure you get the next episode, click on this link, then click on the blue button that says "View in iTunes", then click "Subscribe" in iTunes. And leave us a review on iTunes if you can - it really helps! Tweet...

Duration:00:45:24

#48 American Gospel

2/7/2019
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James and Barry talk to Brandon Kimber (@BKimber), the writer and director of American Gospel: Christ Alone, an excellent new documentary which examines the so-called "prosperity gospel". Alongside more frivolous matters, we also wonder aloud why so many prosperity gospel teachers have really massive hair. American Gospel: Christ Alone is available via Vimeo, iTunes, Amazon, and also on DVD. Derren Brown's Miracles For Sale. Our theme music is by Roger Taylor and his latest album is The...

Duration:00:43:02

#47 The Sacred Art Of Joking

1/24/2019
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Barry and James are joined by, well, James to talk about his brand new book The Sacred Art Of Joking. We discover how James got into comedy, why the church is terrified of it, and why offence isn't the best way of deciding whether or not a joke should be told. Order James' book here. Faith In Kids Podcast. The Cooper and Cary theme music is by Roger Taylor and his latest album is The Rubicon Moment. To make sure you get the next episode, subscribe here. Leave us a review on iTunes, tweet...

Duration:00:57:59

#46 Tell Me A Toy Story

1/10/2019
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Barry and James are joined by Nate Morgan Locke, who turns out to be a bit of an expert on Toy Story. Should we be telling more stories in our evangelism, and are we getting the whole thing wrong anyway? Our theme tune is by Roger Taylor and his latest album is The Rubicon Moment. To make sure you get the next episode, subscribe here. We'd also love it if you left us a review on iTunes. What's more, you can tweet us @cooperandcary, comment on our Facebook page, or write to us here. By the...

Duration:00:57:20

#45 Ask Us Anything

12/27/2018
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Barry and James answer questions from listeners as honestly as they can (except questions about predestination). Barry tells us how much he loves theme parks and James says what he admires most about the USA. Our theme tune is by Roger Taylor and his latest album is The Rubicon Moment. To make sure you get the next episode, subscribe here. We'd also love it if you left us a review on iTunes. What's more, you can tweet us @cooperandcary, comment on our Facebook page, or write to us...

Duration:00:52:58

#44 We're Loving Angels Instead

12/13/2018
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In this ever-so-slightly seasonal podcast, James and Barry talk about angels and why some Christians still have some kind of problem with the heavenly realms. And Barry reveals his middle name. The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible by Michael S. Heiser Angels: What the Bible Really Says About God's Heavenly Host by Michael S. Heiser Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy by George Gilder Reading Between the Lines: Old...

Duration:00:46:30

#43 Timmy Wants More Chocolate

11/28/2018
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Barry talks to Nate Morgan Locke (@NateMorganLocke) about parenting and raising children, then James and Barry make a very important announcement. Shepherding a Child's Heart by Ted Tripp On Earth As In Heaven (Speak Life's short documentary about the moon landing) The Rubicon Moment (Full Album) by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes. Tweet us @cooperandcary. Comment on our Facebook page or write to us here. If you like what we do and would like to help us keep going, take a look...

Duration:00:47:21

#42 We Are The Birds

11/15/2018
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Barry talks to Nate Morgan Locke about some toe-curling youth events before James and Barry make a couple of major announcements. Faith in Kids Church Society Podcast with Ed Drew Church Society Podcast with Mel Lacy Premier Digital Conference and Awards Marvellous Mrs Maizel on Amazon Prime (NSFW) Filmworker on Netflix The Rubicon Moment (Full Album) by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary Comment on our Facebook page or write to us here.

Duration:00:50:56

#41 Pants on Fire

11/1/2018
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James and Barry talk about lying. No, honestly. They do. Seriously. Listen to it. Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning by Wayne Grudem The Rise of Political Lying by Peter Oborne The Rubicon Moment (Full Album) by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary Comment on our Facebook page or write to us here.

Duration:00:46:29

#40 Mailbag & Purgatory

10/18/2018
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James and Barry delve into the mailbag and end up talking about satire, the Reformation, Purgatory and the Arts. It goes well until James calls out Bonhoeffer and Barry calls in Dame Judi Dench. The Serrated Edge by Doug Wilson The Sacred Art of Joking by James Cary (Signed copy from author/UK Only) The Sacred Art of Joking by James Cary (Amazon) Brant & Sherri Oddcast The Unquenchable Flame: An Introduction to the Reformation Purgatory! from A Monk’s Tale (Audio CD) Episode 23 Prone...

Duration:00:56:19

#39 Carved Images, Catechisms & Creeds

10/4/2018
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James and Barry talk about catechism, creeds, carved images, apps and, er, ghostbusters. Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning by Wayne Grudem Christian Creeds and Reformed Confessions Daily Prayer (Church of England) Jesus of Montreal New City Catechism! Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century England by Keith Thomas Father Hunger by Doug Wilson The Rubicon Moment (Full Album) by Roger Taylor Leave...

Duration:00:41:52

#38 No Other Gods

9/20/2018
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James and Barry get their heads around what it means to have no other gods. They also, somehow, talk about sleep, atheism, divine beings, the Reformation, sitcoms and the God Particle. Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning by Wayne Grudem Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible by Michael S Heiser – NB the Kindle Edition is only £4.27! Supernatural: What the Bible...

Duration:00:45:50

#37 Mind Your Language

9/6/2018
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James and Barry talk about language, blasphemy and purity of speech. Oh, and sorry about the noise. Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning by Wayne Grudem Theme Music by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary, comment on our Facebook page, or write to us here.

Duration:00:40:00

#36 The Plausibility Problem

8/23/2018
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James and Barry talks to Ed Shaw, author of The Plausibility Problem, about Same-sex attraction and what Biblical inclusion really means. We also talk about family, West Wing, Brant Hansen and some authors with truly amazing names. Living Out The Plausibility Problem by Ed Shaw Brant and Sherri Oddcast Gilead by Marilynne Robinson When I Was A Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson Jayber Crow by Wendall Berry Old School by Tobias Wolff Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner The...

Duration:00:37:47

#35 Terry Waite

8/9/2018
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James talks to none other than Terry Waite, CBE, about his book, Solitude. Solitude: Memories, People, Places by Terry Waite Out of the Silence: Memories, Poems, Reflections by Terry Waite Theme Music by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary, comment on our Facebook page, or write to us here.

Duration:00:52:09

#34 Mad or God?

7/26/2018
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James talks to Professor Andrew Sims about his book, Mad or God?: Jesus: The Healthiest Mind of All. Mad or God?: Jesus: The Healthiest Mind of All by Pablo Martinez &Andrew Sims Ep 21 When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend with Mark Meynell Theme Music by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary, comment on our Facebook page, or write to us here.

Duration:00:47:26

#33 Long Story Short

7/12/2018
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Barry and James talk to evangelist Glen Scrivener about his new book, Long Story Short. Rev Glen Scrivener works for Speak Life Glen Scrivener on Twitter Pre-order Glen's new book, Long Story Short The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ by Fleming Rutledge Echoes of Exodus: Tracing Themes of Redemption through Scripture by Alastair J. Roberts & Andrew Wilson Glen and James talk about why Easter is kind of funny Theme Music by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on...

Duration:00:30:17

#32 Don't Start Your Sermon With a Joke

6/27/2018
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Barry and James talk to evangelist, author and former stand-up comedian Glen Scrivener about why you shouldn't start your sermon with a joke. Watch this podcast on Speak Life's Youtube Channel James, Barry and Glen discuss this article Rev Glen Scrivener works for Speak Life Glen Scrivener on Twitter Pre-order Glen's new book, Long Story Short Glen and James talk about why Easter is kind of funny Theme Music by Roger Taylor Leave us a review on iTunes Tweet us @cooperandcary,...

Duration:00:36:47

#31 Should I Watch Love Island?

6/14/2018
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Barry and James discuss crucial questions about Love Island, whether they should even talk about it given they haven’t actually seen it, and how some things that are seen cannot be unseen. They also end up talking about the Reformation, horror movies and a war film called Come and See. Oh, and the Bible. To be fair, it goes on a bit. Like this blurb. Maybe the real lesson here is about editing. Hard to say. Arguments on both sides. An Experiment in Criticism by CS Lewis Thomas Becket:...

Duration:00:53:18