Episode 101: David Bentley Hart- Donald in the Devil’s Likeness

Jason Micheli —  June 29, 2017 — 3 Comments

My man-crush muse David Bentley Hart asked to return to the podcast so he could get some gripes off his chest about the new president, critics of Pope Francis, and the role Christianity in the public square. DBH’s essay on Donald Trump and the Devil which I quote at the beginning of this episode can be found here.

If you don’t know already from the blog, David Bentley Hart was my first theology teacher when I was a first year undergrad at UVA and a relatively new Christian. He is the author of significant books such as the Beauty of the Infinite, the Doors of the Sea, and the Experience of God.

Be on the lookout for the second part of this conversation where David discusses his forthcoming translation of the New Translation and what he learned by going back to the Greek text without the presumptions modern translations have given him.

From a little venture with Teer and Morgan to nurture my friendships with them, we’ve grown to be one of the top 3.5% of all podcasts on the interwebs. If podcasts were churches, we’d be one of the largest UMC’s out there- and it’s all because of you and your support!

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3 responses to Episode 101: David Bentley Hart- Donald in the Devil’s Likeness

  1. Tell my baby brother to stop beating around the bush and mincing words, and tell us what he really thinks.

    • Ha! Man, he touched a nerve with some people. I get the rational choices some can make to support Trump, but even they should be ready and willing to receive mockery for him.

      Say, when can we get you on the podcast and complete the Hart family trifecta?

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