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Ministry of Ideas

Ministry of Ideas

25 Episodes By Zachary Davis ministryofideas.org
A podcast about the ideas that shape our lives. Hosted by Zachary Davis and produced at Harvard Divinity School.
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Ministry of Ideas
Ministry of Ideas
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Illuminations Episode 3: Divine Technology
It’s common to feel that technology removes the magi... more
Nov 29 2022 16m
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Illuminations Episode 2: Beyond Belief
Do scientists ever reject science? Research data on ... more
Nov 7 2022 25m
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Introducing Illuminations
Illuminations is a limited series that reveals the u... more
Oct 26 2022 8m
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Illuminations Episode 1: Experimental Methods
Have faith and science always been enemies? The stor... more
Oct 26 2022 35m
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Illuminations Teaser
Illuminations is a limited series from Ministry of I... more
Oct 11 2022 2m
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Measure for Measure Episode 8: Star Ladder
Scientists discovered that some stars have heartbeat... more
Sep 15 2022 17m
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Measure for Measure Episode 7: Kinsey
Scientist Alfred Kinsey tried to differentiate human... more
Aug 30 2022 23m
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Measure for Measure Episode 6: IQ
The Intelligence Quotient is a measure of intelligen... more
Aug 23 2022 25m
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Measure for Measure Episode 5: Scoville
Taste is a subjective experience. We know this becau... more
Aug 16 2022 9m
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Measure for Measure Episode 3: Movies
We’d rate today’s episode a ten out of ten, five sta... more
Aug 9 2022 16m
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Measure for Measure Episode 3:
We’re hitting up against the very nature of measurem... more
Aug 2 2022 10m
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Measure for Measure Episode 2:
Jews are ritually obligated to eat matzah during Pas... more
Jul 26 2022 19m
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Measure for Measure Episode 0: Birds
Could you pick a white-breasted nuthatch out of a li... more
Jul 19 2022 4m
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Measure for Measure Episode 1: Fathom
We love a good chart or graph but we think measureme... more
Jul 19 2022 10m
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Introducing Measure for Measure
Introducing Measure for Measure, a new limited serie... more
Jul 11 2022 1m
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Making Meaning 24: The Shining Surface
DESCRIPTIONIt's common to equate meaning with depth,... more
Jun 29 2022 6m
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Making Meaning 23: Limits and Love
We are finite creatures who struggle to accept our f... more
May 3 2022 10m
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Making Meaning Episode 22: Head and Heart
Meaning paradoxically has to be both made and discov... more
Apr 27 2022 22m
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Making Meaning Episode 21: Throbbing With Life
Science often draws a picture of the world as a gian... more
Apr 19 2022 7m
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Making Meaning Episode 20: Love, Work and Play
Though life’s ultimate meaning may be elusive, the g... more
Apr 12 2022 10m
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Making Meaning Episode 19: Mysteries and Metaphors
There is a deep mystery to the existence of the univ... more
Apr 7 2022 12m
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Making Meaning Episode 18: Unfolding Narratives
Meaning is less an objective thing to be discovered ... more
Mar 28 2022 12m
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Making Meaning Episode
We inherit a world that is already made, full of sto... more
Mar 19 2022 11m
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Making Meaning Episode 16: Passionate Engagement
Meaning is more than pleasure or even happiness—it i... more
Mar 15 2022 13m
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Making Meaning Episode 15: Subjectivity and Significance
We have a tendency to view our lives as meaningful o... more
Mar 8 2022 16m
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