The Climacus Conference of Thoughtful Ascent

The Climacus Conference of Thoughtful Ascent

February 2010 6 episodes

From February 5th through the 6th, 2010, St. Michael Orthodox Church in Louisville, Kentucky, hosted The Climacus Conference of Thoughtful Ascent. This gathering, dedicated to the contemplation of noble ideas, featured lectures on classical education, postmodernism, poetry, patristic thought, logic and rhetoric, motherhood, and the Great Books. Speakers included John Granger, Bobby Maddex, Theron Mathis, David Wright, and Molly Sabourin.


Episodes

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Feb 09, 2010

The Orthodox Moviegoer

Bobby Maddex is the host of the AFR podcast "The Orthodox Moviegoer" and a freelance writer and speaker on topics related to faith and culture.

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25:59
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Feb 09, 2010

Scripture as an Icon of Christ

Theron Mathis has his M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and contributed notes and translations to the recent Orthodox Study Bible.

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Feb 09, 2010

An Orthodox Vision for Motherhood

Molly Sabourin is the author of Close to Home: One Orthodox Mother's Quest for Patience, Peace, and Perseverance and an AFR podcaster.

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37:58
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Feb 09, 2010

The Truth Is Out There: Confessions of a Post-Postmodernist

Bobby Maddex is a senior editor of Salvo magazine and Operations Manager of Ancient Faith Radio.

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18:37
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Feb 09, 2010

Why Reading Matters: Great Books and the Life in Christ

John Granger is a writer and speaker on the intersection of literature, philosophy, faith, and culture. He is also the author of five books, including Unlocking Harry Potter.

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Feb 09, 2010

St. John Climacus, Poetry, and the Rhetoric of Life

David Wright is a literature teacher at duPont Manual High School and a Fellow in Classical Education, the Great Books, and Classical Rhetoric at the CIRCE Institute.

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