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Host Jeremiah Pent explores topics that challenge us to make the pursuit of wisdom a primary focus in our lives.

Host Jeremiah Pent explores topics that challenge us to make the pursuit of wisdom a primary focus in our lives.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Host Jeremiah Pent explores topics that challenge us to make the pursuit of wisdom a primary focus in our lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

615-933-8750


Episodes

Life is a Garden: An Interview with Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm

9/5/2019
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In this interview with Joel Salatin, we use the metaphor "life is a garden" to discuss what he's learned about life from his career as "the most famous farmer in the world." Joel has published 12 books, been featured in bestselling books and award-winning documentaries, and spoken at places like Google headquarters. This interview series continues the discussion surrounding my recently released illustrated children's book A Good Life. Each of the interviews in the series features a guest...

Duration:01:00:14

A Good Life, Part 3. God is a Farmer. An Interview with Dr Fred Putnam on the implications of Biblical metaphor for our life, work, and leadership.

7/25/2019
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In this final segment of my interview with Dr. Fred Putnam regarding my illustrated children's book, A Good Life, we discuss the Biblical metaphor of God as a farmer and it's implications for our lives, our work, our businesses, and our leadership approach. Dr. Putnam has written several books on Classical Hebrew and is Professor of Bible and Liberal Studies at Eastern University's Templeton Honors College.

Duration:00:34:39

A Good Life, Part 2. Does Science Need Metaphor? An Interview with Dr. Fred Putnam on how scientists depend on metaphors

7/22/2019
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Is our reality best described by precise, scientific language, or is it better described by what we might call a more "poetic" view of the world. While we might think these two are mutually exclusive, even a quick glimpse into the expressions of the scientific community will often show the difficulty of separating the two. Scientists often struggle to describe their current understanding of their subjects without some reliance on more poetic tools such as metaphor. My guest Dr. Fred Putnam...

Duration:00:23:02

A Good Life, Part 1. An Interview with Dr. Fred Putnam on Using Metaphors as a Tool to Shape Our Lives and Understanding

7/18/2019
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I interview Dr. Fred Putnam of Templeton Honors College at Eastern University about the power of metaphor to shape our thinking and improve our lives. We discuss my new illustrated children's book, A Good Life, which is dedicated to Dr. Putnam and follows the journey of an orphan boy who's seeking a good life and meets ten people along the way who each give him a different metaphor for life. We also talk about Dr. Putnam's views on education, what's wrong with our predominant education...

Duration:00:45:17