Category: Podcasts

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Season 1, From Under the Rubble, Episode 10: I Hate the Constitution

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In this episode of From Under the Rubble, Dr. Fleming examines the idea of “Hating the Constitution” via the well-known song, “I’m a good ol’ Rebel.” What does it mean to love and worship and protect the Constitution? Is this something that traditionalists and conservatives should be engaged in? Original Air Date: March 22, 2017 Show Run Time: 37 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   From Under the Rubble℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All Rights are Reserved.

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Season 1, Surely, You Must Be Joking Dr. Fleming?, Episode 1: Slavery

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In the first episode of this new series Dr. Fleming takes on the issue of slavery. Is it a “moral issue?” How do we look at slavery both historically and within the context of “slavery” that most Americans think about, which is to say what existed prior to 1860? Is there a value to paternalism, to hierarchy, to obedience? What did St. Paul say? What about modern day wage slavery? Dr. Fleming discusses all this and more to help you possibly have a more productive conversation with friends should you dare to broach this topic sometime. Original Air Date: February...

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Season 1, Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace”, Episode 0: Introduction

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In this zero episode of Islam: The Real Truth About the “Religion of Peace” Dr. Srdja Trifkovic discusses the writing of his 2002 book The Sword of the Prophet: his motivations, how he went about writing the book, how it was received, and its importance today, 15 years later. We will be using Dr. Trifkovic’s book this season, so if you’d like to follow along or prepare better for the episodes, you can order the book here. Original Air Date: February 17, 2017 Show Run Time: 35 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Srdja Trifkovic Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   Islam: The...

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The Antidote to the Poison of Democracy: Season 1, From Under the Rubble, Episode 9:

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In this episode Dr. Fleming takes on one of the issues brought forward by those who wished to dispute the validity of the recent US election: the relevance of the electoral college. Dr. Fleming explores the historical context for the electoral college, as well as various other “disputed” presidential elections and makes the case, among other things, for why the 17th amendment should be repealed. Original Air Date: February 16, 2017 Show Run Time: 35 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   From Under the Rubble℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All...

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Season 1, FF Podcast, Episode 4: “Muslim Ban”

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In this special edition of the Fleming Foundation podcast, Dr. Srdja Trifkovic and Stephen Heiner discuss the so-called “Muslim Ban” of President Donald Trump, the domestic and worldwide response, and what the next 6-12 months might portend. Show Sponsor: Members Who Support Our Work Original Air Date: February 7, 2017 Show Run Time: 26 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Srdja Trifkovic Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner Podcast Player – Click the Cloud to Download Episode The Fleming Foundation Podcast℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2017. All Rights are Reserved.

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Season 1, Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 10: Odysseus and Ethics

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In this first podcast of 2017, Dr. Fleming explores the notion of “ethics” within the constructs of the Odyssey and within the character of Odysseus himself. Can a liar and someone unfaithful to his wife be seen to be ethical? What are ethics in the ancient world? And how do they relate to Christianity? Original Air Date: February 4, 2017 Show Run Time: 52 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   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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Boethius Book Club, Episode 10: The Odyssey

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This month’s selection is The Odyssey. Our first discussion one year ago, you will recall, took up the books devoted to Telemachus. The discussion was quite good but limited. Although everyone probably has read the Odyssey more than once, and I know that many reread the whole thing for last August’s meeting, we shall be concentrating mainly on the opening of Book I, Books V-VIII, XI, and XIII-XXIV. In this next installment, we shall take up the character and homecoming of Odysseus and explore more deeply the Homeric view of man, the gods, and justice. We might even engage in...

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Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 9: Oresteia Part II

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In this second part of a two part mini series on the Oresteia, Dr. Fleming explores themes and characters in the second and third plays in the cycle, the Libation Bearers and the Eumenides. He examines the role of fate in what Orestes does, the horror of blood guilt in relation to justice, how Athena tames the Furies eventually, and how she began this process using the conceit of a legal proceeding, in a courtroom. Original Air Date: December 17, 2016 Show Run Time: 52 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   Christianity and Classical Culture℗ is a...

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Trifkovic on the Populist Insurgency: Foreign Affairs, Episode 3

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In this episode of Foreign Affairs, Drs. Fleming and Trifkovic take a look at the recent Italian referendum, the situation in Serbia, the recent defeat of Norbert Hofer in Austria, and the current state of Turkey under Erdogan. If you want to know what the real score is in these situations, you owe it to yourself to take a listen. Original Air Date: December 6, 2016 Show Run Time: 54 minutes Show Guest(s): Dr. Srdja Trifkovic, Dr. Thomas Fleming Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner   The Fleming Foundation Presents Foreign Affairs℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2016. All...

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The Best Revenge, Episode 6: Roasting a Chicken

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Thomas Fleming and Chef Garret discuss different techniques of roasting a chicken. It is the simplest of dishes and, if properly done, one of the finest either for a simple everyday meal or as the centerpiece of a holiday dinner. Original Air Date: December 3, 2016 Show Run Time: 51 minutes Show Guest(s): Chef Garret Fleming Show Host(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming   The Best Revenge℗ is a Production of the Fleming Foundation. Copyright 2016. All rights are reserved and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.