Canon & Culture Podcast
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Canon and Culture’s purpose is to help build and strengthen the church’s social, ethical, and moral witness by providing thoughtful content from leading thinkers that inspires a rising generation of evangelicals to think Christianly about the public square.
||CleanE25: Andrew Walker and Daniel Patterson on California’s SB1146||The ERLC’s Andrew Walker and Daniel Patterson discuss proposed California legislation SB-1146 and its implications for religious higher education. SB1146 is scheduled for committee vote August 11 and a vote in the full California Assembly August 19.||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE24: Travis Wussow, ERLC’s man in the Middle East||Travis Wussow serves as the ERLC’s Director of International Justice and Religious Freedom. Travis taps in via the interwebs to visit with Canon & Culture to answer the following questions and many more: What’s what’s it like move your family||6/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE23: Phillip Bethancourt talks ERLC events & seminary programs||Canon & Culture is invaded by Aggies when Phillip Bethancourt, Ph.D. (ERLC Executive VP) joins us to talk about the ERLC’s collaboration with Southern Baptist seminaries. We also get a glimpse into the many events the ERLC has planned for 2016...||4/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE22: Oral Arguments in Little Sisters v. Burwell||Following oral arguments at the Supreme Court in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell (aka Zubik v. Burwell), our ADF friends Kristen Waggoner and Greg Baylor stop by Leland House to explain the case and share what they witnessed in... Read More||3/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE21: Making disciples in Syria||Canon & Culture welcomes a Lebanese missionary to Syria and a Syrian missionary to the United States to talk about the Gospel, the church in Syria, and the refugee crisis. For more information about our guests, Micheline and Mouna, and... Read More||3/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE20: NRB’s Aaron Mercer defends Internet freedom||One of our Capitol Hill neighbors, Aaron Mercer–VP of Government Relations for National Religious Broadcasters (NRB)–stops by ERLC’s Leland House to talk Internet freedom, viewpoint censorship, net neutrality, and his former life as a Senate staff||2/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE19: Stanley’s adventures in institutional religious freedom||My friend Stanley Carlson-Thies, Ph.D. joins me to talk about religious freedom for institutions, the exciting world of government regulations, and how religious institutions are navigating–or failing to navigate–new challenges to freedoms we once||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE18: Jenny Yang on refugee resettlement||So how does this refugee thing work, exactly? In light of the worst refugee crisis since WWII, Canon & Culture welcomes Jenny Yang of World Relief to find out. From her vantage point at the historic humanitarian relief agency,||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE17: Kody Kness on prisoners of conscience in China||In advance of China President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. (Sept. 24-25), Kody Kness, vice president of China Aid, helps us think through the predicament of our fellow Christians in China and prisoners of conscience around the globe. ChinaAid.||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE16: Mark Tooley on Methodism and politics||Mark Tooley stops by the ERLC’s Leland House on Capitol Hill to talk Methodism and politics, as well as give us a preview of his new book, released this summer by Harper Collins, The Peace that Almost Was, about the final attempt... Read More||9/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE15: Rep. Diane Black (TN-6)||Matt and Dan welcome Congressman Diane Black (TN-6) to the podcast. Black discusses the Health Care Conscience Protection Act, supporting persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East, and her journey from registered nurse to seasoned elected offi.||3/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE14: Brian Grim & What has religious freedom to do with business?||Matt Hawkins interviews Brian Grim, president and founder of Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (RFBF). Brian answers the question, "What has religious freedom to do with business?" Brian is a sociologist by trade and, while at the Pew Forum,||2/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE13: Brent McBurney and global religious freedom advocacy||ERLC Coalitions Director Matt Hawkins interviews Brent McBurney, President and CEO of Advocates International. Matt and Brent talk about what the advocacy for religious freedom looks like in different places around the globe and how local professionals.||1/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE12: Casey Mattox and the triple threat: Houston, Idaho, California||Casey Mattox of the Alliance Defending Freedom joins Andrew and Matt to discuss the Houston religious liberty fiasco, the SCOTUS non-decisions, along with challenges in Idaho and California.||10/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE11: Thomas Kidd and the most interesting man in American history||Matt and Dan visit with Thomas Kidd, Ph.D. to talk George Whitefield, evangelism, discipleship, religious liberty, and much more.||10/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE10: The Church in North Korea Part 2: Ed Brown||Matt Hawkins, Coalitions Director for ERLC, concludes this 2 part series on North Korea with Ed Brown of the Stefanus Alliance International, a Norway-based missions and human rights association.||8/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: The Church in North Korea, Part 1 with Eric Foley||ERLC's Coalitions Director Matt Hawkins welcomes Pastor Eric Foley of Seoul USA. Seoul USA is a nonprofit in the US and an NGO in Korea that seeks to be a bridge between the church in the West and the church in Asia.||7/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Greg Forster on Christianity and Cultural Influence||Andrew welcomes Greg Forster to chat about his recent book, Joy for the World: How Christianity Lost Its Cultural Influence and Can Begin Rebuilding It. Related topics include everything from John Locke to Christmas carols.||6/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Josh Good on family, vocation, and economics||Dan and Matt welcome Josh Good of the American Enterprise Institute to discuss how economics and healthy families influence each other. Josh serves as Program Manager for AEI's Values & Capitalism initiative.||5/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Life and Times of Tim Goeglein||Andrew and Matt welcome to the studio Tim Goeglein, VP of External Relations at Focus on the Family. Having established a career as a Christian in the public square, we find Mr. Goeglein uniquely suited to discuss, well,||4/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Kim Colby on Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom||Kim Colby of Christian Legal Society visits Andrew and Matt at the Leland House in Washington, D.C. - Topics include this week's oral arguments at the Supreme Court for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, both plaintiffs against the United State's governm..||3/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Christian faith of conservative pundit Erick Erickson||On a recent visit to Atlanta, Andrew and Dan invade the studio of Erick Erickson, radio host and founder of RedState.com. Follow Erick @EWErickson.||3/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Barrett Duke on Christians and Public Policy||Barrett Duke joins the C&C crew to talk about growing up in New Orleans, rejecting the church, planting a church, and thinking Christianly about public policy work. There so many voices on this episode we had to use two studios.||2/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Matt Lewis||Walker, Darling and Hawkins catch up with Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller. Matt waxes eloquent on developing a career as a writer in the era of Buzzfeed and shrinking attention spans. And what about those social conservatives, am I right?||2/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPilot Episode: What is Canon & Culture?||Co-belligerents Andrew Walker, Dan Darling and Matt Hawkins introduce the Canon & Culture initiative. Thankfully, someone remembered to press the record button this time.||1/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Good discussion of relevant culture issues and our faith.
One of my favorite podcasts!
Relevant, educated discussion of topics related to religious liberty around the world.
Solid & Edifying
Great podcast with relevant discussion on Christianity and culture.