Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Upstream

Oct 21, 2021

As far as I can tell, the original quote came from an episode of “That 70s Show.” A character whose name I don’t know because I never watched it says, “Well, I’ve decided to major in philosophy.” Another character responds, “Well that’s good, because they just opened that big philosophy factory in Green...


Oct 19, 2021

Shane visits with Joe Rigney, President and Associate Professor of Theology and Literature at Bethlehem College & Seminary. 

Dr. Rigney has written numerous books on Lewis, including Live Like a Narnian: Christian Discipleship in Lewis's Chronicles and Lewis on the Christians Life: Becoming Truly Human in the Presence...


Oct 14, 2021

Why did C. S. Lewis describe bad teaching methods—out of a grammar text, no less—as “the abolition of man?” Wasn’t he being a tad dramatic? Not if you understand Lewis’ biblically-and-theologically-informed view of what it means to be human, and how evil dehumanizes us. Let me explain.

Scripture speaks of...


Oct 12, 2021

Shane welcomes C. S. Lewis guru Andrew Lazo to explore the countless themes from “The Abolition of Man” that Lewis scatters through Narnia, the Space Trilogy, and numerous other books.

To receive The Abolition of Man, by C.S. Lewis, and After Humanity, by Michael Ward, as well as a video series explaining each...


Oct 7, 2021

When I welcomed Dr. James Cantor to the program, we talked a great deal about science—about what it can tell us of gender dysphoria in minors, and what it can’t tell us. We discussed the wisdom of performing medical or surgical alterations on children, and whether science supports such radical interventions as a...