Virtue in the Wasteland Podcast

South Africa, Yoruba, Christianity, excommunication, Nelson Mandela, women in African society, racism in America and one superb woman: Nokukhanya Shabalala. We play a clip from Micah Bournes.

Direct download: ViW65_Africa_-_The_Good_The_Bad_and_The_Beautiful_with_Noks_Shabalala.mp3
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This one is a messy but relaxed discussion of the big question of human culture: are we basically violent and chaotic, or cooperative and caring?  Should we embrace utopianism and primitivism?  Scotland voted to stay in the UK.  What does this mean?  Jeff thought he saw a sea monster.  Was it because of what Jeff failed to describe with the correct term, which is hyperactive agency detection device.  

Direct download: ViW64_The_State_of_Nature.mp3
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All about the phenomenon of witch hunts, contemporary and old timey.  Salem, McCarthy, and Bewitched.

Direct download: ViW63_Witch_Hunts.mp3
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We discuss recent downfalls of evangelical Christian leaders, the vocation of the journalist, including the work of Janet Mefferd.  We check to see if the hosts are dogmatists or authoritarians using an old psychology questionaire.  We reflect on the structures that failed Mark Driscoll, Ted Haggard, and Bill Gothard.

Direct download: ViW62_Dont_Touch_the_Anointed.mp3
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