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Cicero and De Republica: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 24

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In this episode Dr Fleming discusses Book I of De Republica. Cicero writes, in his own way, that when it comes to government and amelioration of the public good, that it is “not good for man to be alone.” Dr. Fleming also alludes to Cicero’s conception of the ideal composition of the commonwealth (not the “state”). Original Air Date: June 2018 Show Run Time: 46 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 2018. All rights...

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Euripides, Hecuba: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 23

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In this second of a two-part mini series on Euripides, Dr. Fleming takes a look at one of Euripides’ plays, Hecuba. What was the lot of women, particularly those involved in the Trojan War, what was the role of blood revenge, and the question of becoming what you chase after are just a few of the themes that Stephen and Dr. Fleming discuss in this episode. Original Air Date: May 2018 Show Run Time: 45 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...

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Aeneid Book III: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 21

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In this third episode on the Aeneid (Episodes 1 and 2 available here and here) Dr. Fleming discusses similarities between the Odyssey and Aeneid and why Aeneas must press forward, through geographic and intellectual wanderings, even though he finds some of his fellow Trojans building “Parva Troia” and finds a beautiful queen in Dido who tempts him to end his journey. Book III is an essential background for understanding the work.

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Divorce and Remarriage: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 20

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This episode of Christianity and Classical Culture, our final for this season, completes the discussion began by Dr. Fleming in the previous episode about marriage within Classical times and after Christianity’s influence by looking at divorce and remarriage. Part 1: Marriage: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 19 Original Air Date: December 28, 2017 Show Run Time: 1 hour 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...

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Marriage: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 19

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In this episode of Christianity and Classical Culture, Dr. Fleming discusses Classical and Jewish views on marriage and how Christianity built upon superstructures of monogamy towards a self-sacrificing sacrament. Original Air Date: December 27, 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 and any duplication without explicit written permission is forbidden.

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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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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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Season 1, Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 15: Aeneid Book I

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In this episode of Christianity and Classical Culture, Dr. Fleming gives our listeners a broad overview of Book I of the Aeneid – he discusses themes, alludes to what will come in later books, and, as always, examines events or plot lines in relation to Christian thought. Original Air Date: August 31, 2017 Show Run Time: 55 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...