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John Vervaeke, PhD, is an award-winning lecturer at the University of Toronto in the departments of psychology, cognitive science and Buddhist psychology. This conversation between us happened in the wake of the Four Horsemen of Meaning discussion we had that also included Jordan Peterson and Bishop Barron (linked below).
Most viewers would need no introduction to Bishop Robert Barron. He is a the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in the Catholic Church. He’s also an author, speaker, theologian, and founder of Word on Fire, a global media ministry.
Christopher Kaczor and Matthew Petrusek are two Catholic scholars and Word on Fire fellows who wrote a book about Jordan Peterson, titled “Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity: The Search for a Meaningful Life”. Here we discuss their book, the impact Jordan Peterson has made and how some of his core ideas relate to Christianity and the world right now.
Hello to all. The November Q&A is at 8pm EST on the 29th of Nov. Please put your questions in the comments before the day of the 29th as we will be selecting them for the Q&A. Please put in one question only. Here are a few tips on giving you a better chance your...
Neil DeGraide is head of the band Dirt Poor Robins and “Queen of the Night” is their latest concept record. The story is a modern aged fairytale shown in the style of a silent film era motion picture, reinforced by new music.
This is our first Universal History episode on the legend of the Holy Grail. Richard Rohlin and I take a deep dive into the origin of the Holy Grail, how relics convey power and how the Grail forms an integral part of the story of the West.
I interview American cartoonist and children’s book illustrator Ben Hatke, about storytelling and graphic novels. We talk a lot about the evolution of stories, how we make them our own, how modern superhero comics compare with ancient mythology, whether the story of Christ stands apart and above other stories, with a monopoly on certain storytelling tropes. Enjoy!
Based on an article I published in 2013, I show how the shadow of St Christopher appears in Scripture in ways that will surprise many.
I will be taking questions about God’s’Dog from the chat, discussing the symbolism and other aspects of our new book. For once, I will be looking at the chat and Superchats will be open.