Religion and Philosophy

Neon cross
Articles

Greg Cootsona was born again on February 8, 1981. And this is his “testimony.”

Length: 
12:50
The spiral of the edges of belief
Articles

Here's an excerpt from the extended print edition of Steve's conversation with Jeff Kripal in the LA Review of Books.

The spiral of the edges of belief
Airdates: 
July 26, 2018

Jeff Kripal is a highly original, even maverick, historian of religion. In this conversation — part of a collaboration with the LA Review of Books — Kripal takes Steve to where all the weird stuff we can’t explain lives ... or hides.More

Adam and Eve
Audio

We decided to trace Western culture's fixation on guilt back to one of its earliest origins — the story of Adam and Eve. It's only a page and a half in the Bible, but literary historian Stephen Greenblatt told Steve Paulson why it has been so influential.

Length: 
10:28
guilt for smoking
Audio

A lot of people feel guilty about something - diet, money, relationships or something else. Our host Anne Strainchamps and writer Devorah Baum definitely do. So we asked them to sit down to talk about how we wound up about in a giant cultural guilt trip.

Length: 
9:42

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