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Well Read Christian

Well Read Christian

25 Episodes By Mark Stanley wellreadchristian.com/
An exploration in classic literature and western philosophy from a Christian perspective. Our target audience is anybody interested in living an examined life. We hope to bring beauty, reason and faith to conversations that have endured for all time. New episodes monthly.
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Cosmological Arguments for the Existence of God (Part 1)
A cosmological argument is any argument that uses th... more
Sep 1 2022 45m
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Orwell: Reflections On 1984 (2/2)
It isn't obvious what a prudent or wise reader shoul... more
Apr 21 2022 40m
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Orwell: Introduction to 1984 (1/2)
George Orwell's classic 1984 warns of totalitarian g... more
Mar 24 2022 48m
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Romance... Who Needs It, or Must Have It?
Have you ever considered your philosophy of romance?... more
Feb 24 2022 27m
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Why Christianity is Not Taken Seriously
Christianity––or any religion for that matter––is co... more
Jan 27 2022 29m
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Glory to the Newborn King!
Kings and rulers may try to thwart God’s plans, but ... more
Dec 23 2021 15m
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Bonhoeffer: What is the Church? (2/2)
The church looks like a strange thing to a secular w... more
Nov 18 2021 47m
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Bonhoeffer: The Spy-Theologian (1/2)
Deitrich Bonhoeffer (1906—1945) was a pastor, theolo... more
Oct 21 2021 33m
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The Greatest Defense of Free Speech (John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty”)
John Stuart Mill (1806–1873) penned the most powerfu... more
Sep 23 2021 39m
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God Doesn’t Need You (Milton’s “When I Consider How My Light is Spent”)
John Milton (1608-1674) is second only to Shakespear... more
Aug 19 2021 35m
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Solzhenitsyn: Most Profound Highlights of The Gulag Archipelago (3/3)
Solzhenitsyn emerges from the secret concentration c... more
Jul 22 2021 45m
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Solzhenitsyn: Are You Blinded by Groupthink? (2/3)
Groupthink is when you inherit the ideas of the mass... more
Jun 30 2021 34m
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Solzhenitsyn: Introduction to The Gulag Archipelago (1/3)
Aleksander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) is one of the mo... more
May 20 2021 42m
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The Fine Tuning Argument for the Existence of God​ (Part 2)
Against all odds, we find the universe life permitti... more
Jan 14 2021 32m
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The Fine Tuning Argument for the Existence of God (Part 1)
Widespread myth tells us that science and religion a... more
Dec 18 2020 30m
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Aesthetics: A Christian Philosophy of Art (3/3)
What is the difference between art and propaganda? W... more
Nov 12 2020 40m
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Aesthetics: C. S. Lewis on Judging & Enjoying Art (2/3)
In his book An Experiment in Criticism (1961), C. S.... more
Oct 8 2020 40m
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Aesthetics: Art, Beauty, and the Good Life (1/3)
If The Odyssey is so good that it is still in print ... more
Sep 10 2020 51m
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Why Christians Should Read Literature (feat. Well Read Catholic)
Episode SummaryThe Well Read Christian (Mark Stanley... more
Aug 13 2020 41m
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How to Waste Your Life (Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilych)
The Death of Ivan Ilych (1886) is a famous novella (... more
Jul 30 2020 43m
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Frankl: Finding Meaning In Everyday Life (2/2)
Is the meaning of life something which can actually ... more
Jul 16 2020 55m
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Frankl: Introduction to Man’s Search For Meaning (1/2)
Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) was a survivor of the holo... more
Jul 2 2020 42m
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The Holocaust and Ordinary Men
Christopher Browning took a historical and psycholog... more
Jun 18 2020 38m
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A Christian Critique of Jordan Peterson
Jordan Peterson has challenged and revitalized our p... more
Jun 4 2020 1h 4m
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The Presumption of Atheism
From Ricky Gervais to reputable scholars, the contem... more
May 21 2020 27m
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