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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

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By Irishcatholic1934 - Feb 14 2020
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Perfect opening for this segment. Thank you for you high quality podcasts.🕯

A one-stop podcast for conservative religious views

By redshift13 - Dec 24 2019
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The good: Worth a listen even if, like me, you’re on opposite sides of most of the issues. The variety and quality of the guests is mostly decent. The not as good: The show host, Mark Bauerlein, is adequate to the task. Although you’ll quickly pick up on an annoying habit of his, which is is to repeat in his own words a point that was already made, but gives the impression of having come up with it first. A bit more self-awareness would be in order, if I dare say so.

iTunes Ratings

271 Ratings
Average Ratings
212
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19
7
13

Sweden

By Irishcatholic1934 - Feb 14 2020
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Perfect opening for this segment. Thank you for you high quality podcasts.🕯

A one-stop podcast for conservative religious views

By redshift13 - Dec 24 2019
Read more
The good: Worth a listen even if, like me, you’re on opposite sides of most of the issues. The variety and quality of the guests is mostly decent. The not as good: The show host, Mark Bauerlein, is adequate to the task. Although you’ll quickly pick up on an annoying habit of his, which is is to repeat in his own words a point that was already made, but gives the impression of having come up with it first. A bit more self-awareness would be in order, if I dare say so.
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First Things Podcast

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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

Rank #1: A Concise Guide to Conservatism - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7. 3. 19)

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Gerald Russello joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss “Russell Kirk’s Concise Guide to Conservatism.”

Jul 03 2019

32mins

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Rank #2: The Struggle for Western Civilization - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7. 26. 19)

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Samuel Gregg discusses his latest book, “Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization.”

Jul 26 2019

35mins

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Rank #3: Sohrab’s Conservatism - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6. 7. 19)

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Sohrab Ahmari discusses common good conservatism and his recent essay: “Against David French-ism.”

Jun 07 2019

27mins

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Rank #4: The Rise of the Dones - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6. 14. 19)

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David Moore discusses how Christians should talk about controversial topics in a polarized society, as well as how churches can reach out to those who consider themselves believers, but are also “done” with organized religion.

Jun 14 2019

32mins

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Rank #5: The Idol of Our Age - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (1. 25. 19)

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In this episode, Mark interviews Daniel J. Mahoney about his latest book, ”The Idol of Our Age: How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity.”

Jan 25 2019

33mins

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Rank #6: Episode 35 – The Fall of Gender Neutrality (12. 23. 17)

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On this episode of the FIRST THINGS Podcast:

Editor Rusty Reno talks with senior editor Julia Yost about the allegations and revelations of sexual misconduct that occupied Americans all this fall. Are we actually just re-learning that men and women are different?

Then, Julia examines the function of nostalgia in the great American Christmas songs, especially those composed by Jewish songwriters.

Dec 23 2017

42mins

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Rank #7: Episode 31 – Welcome to Post-Christian Society (8. 25. 17)

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On this episode of the FIRST THINGS Podcast:

Editor Rusty Reno talks with associate editor Julia Yost about the violence in Charlottesville. Rusty observes that racial unrest has changed since the Civil Rights era: The right has cribbed a sociopolitical critique from the left, and the left has learned paramilitary tactics from the right. The replications are ominous.

Then, senior editor Matthew Schmitz talks with Julia about Convertgate, the recent dust-up in which liberal cradle Catholics instructed converts not to criticize the pope. Julia points out the incongruity of this spasm of liberal ultramontanism.

Aug 25 2017

50mins

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Rank #8: The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (1. 11. 19)

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Father Thomas Guarino joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss Guarino’s book “The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II: Continuity and Reversal in Catholic Doctrine.”

Jan 11 2019

24mins

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Rank #9: Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10. 19. 18) - Americans and the Arts

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Sunil Iyengar of the National Endowment for the Arts joins Mark to discuss current trends in Americans’ engagement with theater, visual arts, music, and literature.

Oct 19 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: Aristopopulism with Patrick Deneen

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In a liberal democratic age, two words are widely used to contrast what liberal democracy is not: aristocracy and populism. Yet, we have both political factions emerging today in new and caustic forms that pit an increasingly corrupt elite against an increasingly coarse and angry populace. Both are morally adrift and engaged in politics as an assertion of power, albeit for different reasons.

While the current trajectory of the West would appear to be an ongoing and inconclusive battle between these two factions, classical political theory understood that only an appropriately mixed regime could correct and even elevate the shortcomings of an opposing faction. In an age in which monarchy and inherited titles are rightly suspect, is there nevertheless a prospect for a mixed regime in the modern age that goes beyond pitting elite against populace and vice-versa, and which might instead give rise to a fruitful combination?

In this lecture, Patrick Deneen will envision the prospects for an ennobled aristoi and a more refined populace. He will at once acknowledge the persistence of class and inequality even in a democratic age (denying a path forward lies in a growing sympathy for socialism), but will propose that only a well-formed elite can support a humane condition of the populace, and only a well-formed populace can fruitfully restrain the hubris of a liberal elite and even orient them toward virtue. Through such a mixed regime, practices supporting a common good might emerge, correcting the core weakness of a liberal order designed to forestall such a possibility.

Mar 21 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Episode 34 – Reformation! (11. 2. 17)

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On this episode of the FIRST THINGS Podcast:

Senior editor Julia Yost talks with Carl Trueman about Martin Luther, the German monk who argued against the practice of indulgences, and in the process changed the world.

Carl explains why Luther remains important, to Lutherans and other Protestants; whether Luther ushered in the secular age; which of the heroic Reformers would be best to be stranded on an island with; why Luther’s vernacular Bible was so revolutionary; how Protestants and Catholics of today should talk to each other; and more.

Nov 02 2017

39mins

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Rank #12: The Covington Catholic Debacle - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (1. 24. 19)

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Robby Soave and senior editor Mark Bauerlein discuss media dishonesty and what really happened between Nathan Phillips and the boys from Covington Catholic High School.

Jan 24 2019

30mins

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Rank #13: Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (1. 4. 19) - Recovering the Moral Imagination

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On this episode, senior editor Mark Bauerlein talks classical education with Robert Jackson of Great Hearts Academies.

Jan 04 2019

34mins

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Rank #14: Antonin Scalia, Man of Faith - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.22.19)

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Christopher Scalia joins the podcast to discuss a recent volume he edited: a collection of essays by his late father Justice Antonin Scalia, titled “On Faith: Lessons From an American Believer.”

Nov 22 2019

34mins

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Rank #15: Kavanaugh and the Future of the Supreme Court - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (11.25.19)

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Mollie Hemingway joins Mark to discuss her recent book, “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court,” co-written with Carrie Severino.

https://www.amazon.com/Justice-Trial-Kavanaugh-Confirmation-Supreme/dp/1621579832

Nov 25 2019

34mins

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Rank #16: Why Trump Is Not a Fascist - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (6. 13. 19)

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Paul Gottfried discusses his book “Fascism: The Career of a Concept” and the defining characteristics of a fascist regime.

Jun 13 2019

32mins

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Rank #17: The Theological Roots of Foreign Policy, Presented by Michael Doran

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Michael Doran delivers the 2018 First Things Lecture in Washington, D.C. This lecture is also available in the pages of First Things and on firstthings.com.

Apr 12 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #18: The Future of Christian Marriage - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (3. 8. 19)

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Mark Regnerus and senior editor Mark Bauerlein discuss worldwide trends in marriage and Regnerus's forthcoming book: "The Future of Christian Marriage."

Mar 08 2019

30mins

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Rank #19: Episode 29 – A Militant Church (7. 24. 17)

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On this episode of the FIRST THINGS Podcast:

Editor Rusty Reno and literary editor Matthew Schmitz talk to associate editor Julia Yost about a recent article in the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica. According to the authors, both of whom are advisers to Pope Francis, American Evangelicals and Catholics are warmongers and apocalyptic cultists bent on establishing a theocratic state. What does the article reveal about American religious conservatives—and about its authors?

Then, Julia reflects on her experience reviewing Louise Milligan’s Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell.

Jul 24 2017

39mins

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Rank #20: Converting Modernity - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (10.21.19)

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In this episode, George Weigel discusses his latest book, “The Irony of Modern Catholic History: How the Church Rediscovered Itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform.”

Oct 21 2019

32mins

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Truth and Religious Liberty - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.26.20)

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Ryan T. Anderson and Mark discuss why conservatives shouldn’t limit themselves to procedural arguments in the culture war—we need to emphasize our substantive moral commitments as well as our religious-liberty protections.

May 26 2020

33mins

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Anti-Religious Studies - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.21.20)

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Mark Pulliam explains why religion is disappearing from Religious Studies departments.

May 21 2020

30mins

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Common Sense For America - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein(5.18.20)

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On this episode, Philip K. Howard discusses his book “Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left.”

May 18 2020

33mins

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The Consolation of Poetry - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.14.20)

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Micah Mattix discusses his recent book, “The Soul Is a Stranger in This World: Essays on Poets and Poetry.”

May 14 2020

34mins

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Myth, Modernity, and Mr. Peterson - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.11.20)

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Ron Dart, editor of the recent volume “Myth and Meaning in Jordan Peterson,” discusses Peterson’s work from a Christian perspective.

May 11 2020

30mins

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The Far Side of Suffering - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.7.20)

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Clare Carlisle discusses her biography of Kierkegaard: “Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard.”

May 07 2020

34mins

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Debating Richard Dawkins - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (5.4.20)

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On this episode of “Conversations with Mark Bauerlein,” Rupert Shortt discusses his book “Outgrowing Dawkins: God for Grown-Ups.”

May 04 2020

33mins

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Nietzschean Puritans - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.30.20)

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Mark T. Mitchell discusses his recent book, “Power and Purity: The Unholy Marriage that Spawned America's Social Justice Warriors.”

Apr 30 2020

35mins

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Who Was William Faulkner? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.27.20)

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Carl Rollyson discusses his book “The Life of William Faulkner: The Past Is Never Dead, 1897-1934.“

Apr 27 2020

33mins

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Cardinal Pell, Innocent! - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.23.20)

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George Weigel and Mark discuss Cardinal George Pell’s acquittal.

Apr 23 2020

33mins

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The Church and the Virus - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.20.20)

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Mark and Fr. Peter Stravinskas discuss live-streamed Masses and the Church’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 20 2020

35mins

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Religion and the Public Good - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.16.20)

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William Haun joins Mark to discuss religious liberty trends today and a recent case involving the D.C. Metro’s ban on religious advertisements.

Apr 16 2020

33mins

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Faith and Worldview Aren’t the Same - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.13.20)

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Featuring George Barna on why so few American Christians possess a biblical worldview.

Apr 13 2020

34mins

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America’s Moral Revolution - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.9.20)

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C. Bradley Thompson discusses his recent book, “America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It.”

Apr 09 2020

35mins

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Coronavirus and Citizenship - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.6.20)

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R. J. Snell joins Mark to discuss the present pandemic and what it has revealed about citizenship and individualism in our society.

Apr 06 2020

36mins

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Quarantine Homeschooling - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (4.2.20)

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Sam Sorbo makes the case for homeschooling and shares tips for teaching kids at home during coronavirus.

Apr 02 2020

36mins

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National Breakup? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (3.30.20)

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F. H. Buckley joins the podcast to discuss his recent book, ”American Secession.”

Mar 30 2020

31mins

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Is There a Catholic Vote? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (3.26.20)

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Matthew Bunson joins Mark to discuss Catholic voting patterns and the results of a recent survey examining the beliefs of U.S. Catholics.

Mar 26 2020

34mins

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Studying the Western Tradition in Wyoming - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (3.23.20)

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Glenn Arbery, president of Wyoming Catholic College, discusses the college’s great books curriculum and outdoor program. He also talks about some of his favorite films.

Mar 23 2020

31mins

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Christ, Our Daily Bread - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (3.19.20)

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How did Jesus teach us to pray? Wesley Hill discusses his recent book, “The Lord’s Prayer: A Guide to Praying to Our Father.”

Mar 19 2020

34mins

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iTunes Ratings

271 Ratings
Average Ratings
212
20
19
7
13

Sweden

By Irishcatholic1934 - Feb 14 2020
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Perfect opening for this segment. Thank you for you high quality podcasts.🕯

A one-stop podcast for conservative religious views

By redshift13 - Dec 24 2019
Read more
The good: Worth a listen even if, like me, you’re on opposite sides of most of the issues. The variety and quality of the guests is mostly decent. The not as good: The show host, Mark Bauerlein, is adequate to the task. Although you’ll quickly pick up on an annoying habit of his, which is is to repeat in his own words a point that was already made, but gives the impression of having come up with it first. A bit more self-awareness would be in order, if I dare say so.