Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
The Eagle and Child-logo

The Eagle and Child

0 Favorites

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".
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

6196659880


Episodes

The Eagle and Child: S1E12 – “The Practical Conclusion”

12/10/2017
More
We now come to the final chapter of Book II! In this chapter, C.S. Lewis draws to a conclusion “What Christians believe”. In previous chapters, Jack has explained that we receive New Life from Christ. In this final chapter he looks at how it is communicated to us. He principally focuses on belief, Baptism and Holy Communion. If you enjoy

Duration: 00:26:30


The Eagle and Child: S1E11 – “The Perfect Penitent”

12/3/2017
More
Welcome to the penultimate chapter in Book II! In this episode we look at Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. How did it save us? How have different Christians tried to explain it? Do we need to understand the mechanics of how it works in order to be saved? These questions and more will be discussed on this episode of “The Eagle

Duration: 00:26:31


The Eagle and Child: S1E10 – “The Shocking Alternative”

11/26/2017
More
Does the presence of evil in the world mean that God wills it? This and several other very important questions will be tackled by C.S. Lewis in today’s episode. Jack looks at humanity’s attempt to be happy with “something other than God”, as well as God’s initiatives to call mankind back to Himself. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually,

Duration: 00:17:39


The Eagle and Child: S1E9 – “The Invasion”

11/19/2017
More
In today’s episode, we continue working our way through Book II of “Mere Christianity”. In the previous chapter, C.S. Lewis had examined “Rival Conceptions of God”, especially pantheism. In today’s episode he looks at another possible contender, dualism, the idea that there are two independent and opposing powers locked together in an eternal battle… If you enjoy this episode, you can

Duration: 00:26:46


The Eagle and Child: S1E8 – “The Rival Conceptions Of God”

11/12/2017
More
With Book I of “Mere Christianity” complete, we now move on to Book II! Having concluded that the Moral Law points to God, C.S. Lewis now examines the “Rival Conceptions of God”. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe manually, or through a service like iTunes, Google Play or Podbean. As always, if you have any objections, comments or questions, please send us an email through

Duration: 00:24:43


The Eagle and Child: S1E7 – “We Have Cause to Be Uneasy”

11/5/2017
More
We finally come to the last chapter of Book I of “Mere Christianity”! The chapter bears the ominous title “We have cause to be uneasy”. Thus far, C.S. Lewis has demonstrated that there is a Moral Law which we did not create and that we violate this Law continually. Now Jack explains why this should give us cause for concern… If you enjoy this

Duration: 00:20:14


The Eagle and Child: S1E6 – “What lies behind the Law”

10/29/2017
More
Our penultimate chapter of Book I of “Mere Christianity” is Chapter 4 and is entitled “What lies behind the Law”. In this episode, Jack digs into the consequences of the Moral Law and, in particular, what we can know about the universe in which we live. Unfortunately, there were some small issues in this episode with my microphone, a bit of a

Duration: 00:25:03


The Eagle and Child: S1E5 – “The reality of the Law”

10/22/2017
More
Moving on to Chapter 3 of “Mere Christianity”, Jack speaks further to “The reality of the Law”. Do we imagine a Moral Law because it is convenient to us? Or does it arise due to its good for society? In today’s episode, together with some help from C.S. Lewis, we tackle these and other questions… If you enjoy this episode,

Duration: 00:22:30


The Eagle and Child: S1E4 – “Some Objections”

10/15/2017
More
In today’s episode, we look at Chapter 2 of “Mere Christianity” which is entitled “Some Objections”. In this chapter, C.S. Lewis responds to some issues raised by listeners in response to his assertion that there is this Moral Law. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe using iTunes or Google Play. As always, if you have any objections, comments or questions, please send us an email through

Duration: 00:24:10


The Eagle and Child: S1E3 – “The Law of Human Nature”

10/8/2017
More
In today’s episode we begin Book I of “Mere Christianity”, which is entitled “Right and wrong as a clue to the meaning of the universe”. In this book, C.S. Lewis builds an argument for the existence of God based upon the idea that there is a Moral Law. If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe using iTunes or Google Play. As always, if

Duration: 00:29:03


The Eagle and Child: S1E2 – “Preface” (Part 2)

10/1/2017
More
Rather than having to wait a week, we decided to release Episode 2 of “The Eagle and Child” podcast where we conclude our journey through the Preface of “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis. I think Matt and I are starting to find our stride with this now 🙂 If you enjoy this episode, you can subscribe using iTunes or Google Play. As always, if

Duration: 00:27:40


The Eagle and Child: S1E1 – “Preface” (Part 1)

9/30/2017
More
In case you didn’t know, here in San Diego I’m part of a C.S. Lewis reading group called “The Eagle and Child”, named after the pub in which Lewis and “The Inklings” would regularly meet. Inspired through these group discussions, my friend Matt and I have launched a podcast where we will be working our way chapter-by-chapter through “Mere Christianity”. In today’s episode,

Duration: 00:26:45


The Eagle and Child: Inaugural Episode

9/24/2017
More
Today I’m very pleased to announce the launch of my latest podcast, “The Eagle and Child”. If you live in San Diego, California, you may know that I’m part of a C.S. Lewis reading group called “The Eagle and Child”, named after the pub in which Lewis and “The Inklings” would regularly meet. When I started the group, I had

Duration: 00:12:33