It’s time to dry our eyes, take a deep breath, and bear our burdens cheerfully.
Rex takes issue with Dr. Fleming on his lectures from the Fleming Foundation Summer Symposium. “Greek Philosophy influenced Christianity?” Pagans have something to teach Christians? Some heresies are put to rest in this 25 minute podcast.
In this episode of Off the Shelf, Dr. Fleming and Stephen shamelessly plug the newest publication from the Foundation, A Thousand Years of Jihad. Both Dr. Fleming and Stephen discuss their reflections on the essays contained therein, authored by Dr. Brownlow and Dr. Fleming. The Barbary Pirates, Janos Hunyadi, and Lord Byron are just a few of the cast of characters.
In this episode, Dr. Fleming and Stephen discuss Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day. Dr. Fleming first explains his opposition in general to these sorts of government sponsored fake holy-days, then specifically why he opposes Memorial Day like most federal holidays.
In this episode of Off the Shelf, Dr. Fleming and Stephen discuss what is often pushed onto today’s high schoolers as a candidate for “The Great American Novel.” They start the discussion by examining whether there is such a thing as “the” Great American Novel and then delve a bit deeper into a book that pleasantly surprised both of them on what was a third or fourth read.