Maxwell Institute Podcast

Where faith and scholarship break bread together

April 19th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

Rabbis who taught “you can’t actually judge by looking” (MIPodcast Moments)

The episode with Julia Watts Belser offers a great primer on Judaism shortly after the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE., answering questions like Who were the […]

April 12th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#43—The life of C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity, with George Marsden [MIPodcast]

C. S. Lewis died in 1963 on the same day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Before the decade was over, few expected his works to […]

March 29th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#42—The rabbis and the rain, with Julia Watts Belser [MIPodcast]

In the land of Israel, rain falls during a single, crucial, season of the year beginning in October or November and continuing through the spring. […]

March 25th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

Something to ponder on Good Friday (MIPodcast Moments)

Today is Good Friday, when many Christians throughout the world commemorate the suffering and death of Jesus Christ. The New Testament records seven phrases Jesus uttered as […]

March 17th, 2016 | by Blair Hodges

#41—The First Fifty Years of Relief Society, with Jill Mulvay Derr, Kate Holbrook, and Matthew Grow (2 of 2) [MIPodcast]

In the last episode we heard from three editors of a new book of Relief Society documents published by the LDS Church. Jill Mulvay Derr, […]

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