Episode Summary

Mike and Alex talk about why the Oscars is more like a church service than an awards show, why the Best Picture nominated sci-fi Arrival is both a good movie and also accidentally Pro-Life (be advised: SPOILERS from 19:00 to 29:00.) Also, why Eugene Peterson is typically thought of as a bland popularizer instead of what he is: a sharp, incisive essayist and essential voice for pastors wanting to keep their integrity.

Episode Notes

Mike and Alex talk about why the Oscars is more like a church service than an awards show, why the Best Picture nominated sci-fi Arrival is both a good movie and also accidentally Pro-Life (be advised: SPOILERS from 19:00 to 29:00.) Also, why Eugene Peterson is typically thought of as a bland popularizer instead of what he is: a sharp, incisive essayist and essential voice for pastors wanting to keep their integrity.

Read: Working the Angles by Eugene Peterson

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Faithful, reasonable commentary on religion, culture, and politics from an orthodox Christian perspective.