Magnus Podcast
Ep. 046 - Joseph Pearce introduces you to Homer’s Iliad

Ep. 046 - Joseph Pearce introduces you to Homer’s Iliad

December 16, 2021

"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus and its devastation,…” Enjoy this taste of the Magnus Fellowship with Senior Fellow Joseph Pearce and Magnus Fellows as they dive into the world of Homer and explore the first three books of his Iliad.

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Ep. 045 - The Lord of the Rings: All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter

Ep. 045 - The Lord of the Rings: All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter

December 13, 2021

Join Dr. Hellen Freeh in her Magnus Fellowship course Friendship and Freedom in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings as she unpacks the meaning of language, love, and friendship.

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Ep. 044 - The Great Turnaround: Metaphysics Week Continues

Ep. 044 - The Great Turnaround: Metaphysics Week Continues

November 27, 2021

"The wise man has knowledge as far as possible of all things." - Aristotle

In this episode of the Magnus Podcast, Dr. David Arias explores Aristotle’s understanding of being-as-being and axioms and their connection to the study of Metaphysics.

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Ep. 043 - Introduction to Metaphysics with Dr. David Arias

Ep. 043 - Introduction to Metaphysics with Dr. David Arias

November 23, 2021

It’s Metaphysics week on the Magnus Podcast. Join Senior Fellow David Arias for the opening lecture of his course in the Fellowship on Metaphysics. Explore the first two books of Aristotle’s Metaphysics and groundwork for the study of being.

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Ep. 042 - The Great Campaign

Ep. 042 - The Great Campaign

November 15, 2021

November 15 is the feast of St. Albert the Great. To celebrate - and make this huge announcement - we enjoyed conversation and drinks with some of your favorite AMI staff members and a very special guest from AMI Senior Fellow: Dr. Deal Hudson.

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Ep. 041 - Freakshows, Misfits, and Temples of the Holy Ghost

Ep. 041 - Freakshows, Misfits, and Temples of the Holy Ghost

October 27, 2021

AMI Senior Fellow, Dr. Deal Hudson leads a masterclass on the short stories of Flannery O’Connor. Fellows discuss “A Temple of The Holy Ghost” and “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” In which, a little girl is lead to contemplate the possibility of one’s being a freak and still a temple of God, and a grandmother’s encounter with The Misfit, a notorious murderer, who could represent evil incarnate or a saving angel. Some themes discussed may not be suitable for small children.

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Ep. 040 - Life Finds a Way

Ep. 040 - Life Finds a Way

October 25, 2021

In this episode of the Magnus Podcast join AMI Senior Fellow, Dr. Timothy Furlan and Magnus Fellows in the Bioethics and Aquinas course as they discuss the topic of abortion, where the debate was, where it is today, and how to dissect arguments on either side at their best.

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Ep. 039 - Flannery O’Connor and the Grotesque Communion of Saints.

Ep. 039 - Flannery O’Connor and the Grotesque Communion of Saints.

October 21, 2021

Join Senior Fellow Deal Hudson and the Magnus Fellowship for a lively class discussion of Flannery O’Connor’s introduction to A Memoir of Mary Ann and her short story “A Late Encounter with the Enemy.”  Behold the suffering, grotesque, and happy Saints.

 

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Ep. 038 - Freehdom.

Ep. 038 - Freehdom.

October 19, 2021

Join John and Nicole for a conversation with Drs. John and Helen Freeh, AMI Senior Fellows and pioneers in liberal learning. We discuss the founding of Kateri College of the Liberal and Practical Arts (https://katericollege.org) and Helen’s course in the Magnus Fellowship on Tolkien and Friendship in Lord of the Rings.

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Ep. 037 - Anthony Esolen on Milton’s Paradise Lost.

Ep. 037 - Anthony Esolen on Milton’s Paradise Lost.

October 14, 2021

Fellowship Q&A with AMI Senior Fellow, Dr. Anthony Esolen on the first book of Milton’s Paradise Lost. Is Milton showing off or alining himself with the great epics of the past? Does Milton characterize the will of the angels as perfect and unchanging? Is Satan’s will his own? Was Milton influenced by Descartes? What about Dante? Why does Milton have the devils use gold to build? Listen and benefit.

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