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Umbria: The Best Revenge, Episode 13

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In this episode of The Best Revenge, Thomas and Garret Fleming, joined by Rex Scott, eat their way through Umbria. Original Air Date: December 4, 2017 Show Run Time: 39 minutes Show Guest(s): Garret Fleming Show Host(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming, Rex Scott The Best Revenge is available for Gold subscribers and higher.   The Best Revenge℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All rights are reserved and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.

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Progress: Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?, Episode 8

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In this episode of Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?, Dr. Fleming continues on the theme of “Progress” recently discussed in 2 episodes of Christianity and Classical Culture. Dr. Fleming makes the case that, contrary to popular belief, technological and medical progress have NOT been unqualified benefits to the human race. Original Air Date: December 2, 2017 Show Run Time: 49 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner This Podcast is available for Silver subscribers and higher.   Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All Rights are...

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The Myth of Progress, Part 2: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 18

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Continuing on the themes from the previous episode, Dr. Fleming goes on to discuss the role of a wall in a city – how does it restrict “progress”? How did Rome, Athens, Paris, and even NYC and Chicago deal with “borders”? What about monuments – and the tearing-down of them – is this “progress”? Is this simply at attack on Christianity? Part 1: The Myth of Progress, Part 1: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 17 Original Air Date: December 1, 2017 Show Run Time: 50 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner This Podcast is available for Gold subscribers...

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The Myth of Progress, Part 1: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 17

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In this episode of Christianity and Classical Culture, we begin a two episode miniseries examining the Myth of Progress. Why is modern culture ugly? How is this related to progress? How is “progress” properly defined? How do we see it in art and architecture? What are some cities that demonstrate an ordered an organic growth? Original Air Date: November 30, 2017 Show Run Time: 59 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner This Podcast is available for Gold subscribers and higher.   Christianity and Classical Culture℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All rights are reserved...

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Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace”, Episode 4

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In this episode of Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace”, Dr. Trifkovic continues his explication of portions of the so-called “theology” of Islam by contrast with Christian concepts of creation, scripture, tradition, sin, fallenness, predestination, angels, devils, and the afterlife. Original Air Date: November 22, 2017 Show Run Time: 32 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Srdja Trifkovic Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace” is exclusive to Charter Members.   Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace”℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All Rights are Reserved.

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Aeneid Book II: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 16

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In this episode of Christianity and Classical Culture, Dr. Fleming continues his book-by-book discussion of the Aeneid. This episode covers Book II. We apologize in advance for the problems in Dr. Fleming’s audio. Original Air Date: November 21, 2017 Show Run Time: 1 hour 4 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner This Podcast is available for Gold subscribers and higher.   Christianity and Classical Culture℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All rights are reserved and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.

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Weinstein, Spacey, We’ve Seen It All Before: Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?, Episode 7

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In this episode of Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?, we discuss Dr. Fleming’s response to the accusations of sexual misconduct of Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, et al. He thinks it’s not much of a story at all. Original Air Date: November 13, 2017 Show Run Time: 41 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner This Podcast is available for Silver subscribers and higher.   Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All Rights are Reserved.

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Mea Culpa

I have not intentionally abandoned our readers these past few weeks, but I made the unwise decision to leave my laptop at home and rely on my wife’s iPad with a Bluetooth keyboard plus my iPhone.  The keyboard never worked, my iPhone fell to a hard floor and is worthless, and access even to the iPad has been a bit limited. We have enjoyed our week on a farm outside Spello and with Mark Beesley and our son Garret we have visited—in addition to Spello—Gubbio, Bevagna, Montefalco, Lago Trasimeno, and Spoleto.  Mark has done all the driving, which has made...

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I Take the High Road and Rex Takes the Low Roads: The Best Revenge, Episode 12

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In this episode of The Best Revenge, Rex and Dr. Fleming have a heated exchange over the merits of pop music lyrics. Fans of Bob Dylan and “the Boss” may not be happy. Original Air Date: September 28, 2017 Show Run Time: 38 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Rex Scott The Best Revenge is available for Gold subscribers and higher.   The Best Revenge℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All rights are reserved and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.

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Rome, Part 2: The Best Revenge, Episode 11

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In this episode of The Best Revenge, Stephen and Dr. Fleming come back to a favorite topic: Rome. This episode is focused on preparation for next month’s Symposium in the Eternal City. Rome, Part 1: The Best Revenge, Episode 2 Original Air Date: September 25, 2017 Show Run Time: 55 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner The Best Revenge is available for Gold subscribers and higher.   The Best Revenge℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All rights are reserved and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.