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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society. Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society. Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore
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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society. Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

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Episodes

Converting Modernity - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.21.19)

10/21/2019
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In this episode, George Weigel discusses his latest book, “The Irony of Modern Catholic History: How the Church Rediscovered Itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform.”

Duration:00:32:11

Campus Radicals In the Trump Era - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.18.19)

10/18/2019
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On this episode, Robby Soave discusses his recent book, “Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump.”

Duration:00:34:06

American Breakdown - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.15.19)

10/15/2019
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David Bromwich discusses his book “American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell Us.”

Duration:00:29:53

The Myth of the Lone Wolf - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.11.19)

10/11/2019
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Mary Eberstadt comes on the podcast to discuss her latest book, “Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics.”

Duration:00:31:06

The Christian Roots of Religious Liberty - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.7.19)

10/7/2019
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Robert Wilken discusses his new book “Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom.”

Duration:00:40:13

The Myth of America - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.4.19)

10/4/2019
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Alexander Riley discusses his book “Angel Patriots: The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America.”

Duration:00:34:06

The Authority Vacuum - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 30. 19)

9/30/2019
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In this episode, Mark Bauerlein and Peter Skerry discuss political hierarchies, populism, and the power of the media.

Duration:00:33:45

Campus Coddling - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 27. 19)

9/27/2019
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Greg Lukianoff discusses “The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure," the book he co-authored with Jonathan Haidt.

Duration:00:30:26

The Surrogacy Industry - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 20. 19)

9/20/2019
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Adeline Allen joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss how gestational surrogacy is dehumanizing—both for the child and for the birth mother.

Duration:00:28:24

Does God Exist? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 13. 19)

9/13/2019
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On this episode, Robert Delfino discusses his book “Does God Exist?: A Socratic Dialogue on the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas.”

Duration:00:30:48

Chesterton and Trump - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 6. 19)

9/6/2019
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Dale Ahlquist joins Mark to discuss G. K. Chesterton’s life and legacy—and what he would have made of today’s populist movements.

Duration:00:31:03

Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (9. 5. 19)

9/5/2019
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In this episode, Matthew Mehan discusses children’s literature, the power of poetry, and his recent book, “Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals.”

Duration:00:34:52

Becoming Robots - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.30.19)

8/30/2019
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Marygrace Sexton joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss the dangers of technology and how to combat smartphone addiction.

Duration:00:30:07

The War on Christian America - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8. 23. 19)

8/23/2019
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David Horowitz discusses his latest book, “Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America.”

Duration:00:27:36

Climbing Parnassus - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8. 20. 19)

8/20/2019
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Tracy Lee Simmons joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss the many benefits of studying Latin and the classics.

Duration:00:30:54

Aquinas for Evangelicals – Conversations with Mark Bauerlein

8/16/2019
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In this episode, Francis Beckwith discusses his book “Never Doubt Thomas: The Catholic Aquinas as Evangelical and Protestant.”

Duration:00:37:08

The Household and the Cosmos - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8. 9. 19)

8/9/2019
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C. R. Wiley discusses his latest book, “The Household and the War for the Cosmos: Recovering a Christian Vision for the Family.”

Duration:00:29:47

Proselytizing, a Pelagian Temptation - From the Editor's Office (8. 9. 19)

8/9/2019
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Pastor Kevin Martin and Editor R. R. Reno discuss the proper role of missions in the church—and why missionary work and “proselytizing“ are two very different things.

Duration:00:32:39

Kinless and Lonely - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8. 6. 19)

8/6/2019
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Kay Hymowitz joins Mark to discuss the loneliness epidemic in America.

Duration:00:32:35

The Terror of Existence - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.2.19)

8/2/2019
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Theodore Dalrymple discusses his book of essays “The Terror of Existence: From Ecclesiastes to Theatre of the Absurd,” co-authored with Kenneth Francis.

Duration:00:34:55