Faith and Imagination: A BYU Humanities Center Podcast

How do we envision our highest ideals and deepest commitments? How do we name and express our most expansive sense of who we are? The Faith and Imagination podcast explores these questions by conversing with ...more

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April 04, 2022 00:50:50
Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University

Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University

Barbara Newman is the John Evans Professor of Latin and Professor of English, Classics, and History at Northwestern University. She’s the author of a dozen books, including a new one we discuss today. Titled The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships, the book explores the phenomenon of coinherence – the deep, inextricable influences on our personhood by […] ...

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March 21, 2022 00:49:14
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God's Peaceful Presence in Seasons of War, with guest Irena Dragaš Jansen, writer

Irena Dragaš Jansen is a freelance writer who explores the power of art and faith. During the 1990s, she and her family were refugees of the war in Croatia and Bosnia. Now a US citizen and married to her husband, Scott, she is pursuing a master’s degree in art history at George Mason University and […] ...

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March 14, 2022 00:48:46
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Highlighted Episode: Art + Faith, with guest Makoto Fujimura, contemporary artist

This week, we highlight a past episode of our Faith and Imagination podcast. Makoto Fujimura is an acclaimed contemporary artist whose work has been exhibited across the world. He is founder of the International Arts Movement and a former presidential appointee to the National Council on the Arts. Most recently, he is the author of Art […] ...

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March 07, 2022 00:49:51
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"Perhaps": Reclaiming the Space between Doubt and Dogmatism, with guest Josh McNall, Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Joshua M. McNall is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Church Relations Ambassador at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. He’s the author of several articles and four books, including one we discuss today that was published just last year. That book is Perhaps: Reclaiming the Space between Doubt and Dogmatism, a compelling look at the role of the […] ...

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February 28, 2022 00:49:41
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Aging Faithfully, with guest Alice Fryling

Alice Fryling is a spiritual director and popular author of nine books on subjects like spiritual formation and relationships, including the well-received book Mirror for the Soul: A Christian Guide to the Enneagram. Today, we’re discussing her most recent book, Aging Faithfully: The Holy Invitation of Growing Older. ...

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February 21, 2022 00:50:32
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Christian Spirituality Today, with guest Glen Scorgie, Bethel Seminary

Glen Scorgie is professor of theology at Bethel Seminary, a licensed minister of the Baptist General Conference, and has served as president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association as well as the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. We discuss his recent keynote lecture about ways that spirituality has become a widespread cultural phenomenon […] ...

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