logo

25 June 2016

logo

Michael Brendan Dougherty (The Slurve, The Week) and Michael Bull (Bible Matrix II, Bully's Blog)

On Washington Squares, Michael Brendan Dougherty brings on Michael Bull, author of the Bible Matrix books. Dougherty begins by admitting that the Bible can seem like a confused jumble, even to believers. Bull explains the hidden themes and patterns in the Creation account in Genesis and how they repeat themselves throughout the entire Bible. Dougherty relates an example of hidden meaning that moves him personally, and talks about how these patterns in the Bible seem to be reflected even in history now. What is the Book of Revelation really about? And what are the hidden symbols in the physical elements of worship? Finally, Bull previews his next book, God’s Kitchen.

Play entire video
Recorded:Apr 19    Posted:Apr 22, 2012
Download:
mp4
mp3
Washington Squares | Apr 22, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty & Michael Bull

MeaningofLife.tv

Mystical states aren’t just for mystics

playvideo screenshot

David Yaden discusses research showing that self-transcendent experiences are surprisingly common.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

MeaningofLife.tv

Caveman ethics

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Daniel Kaufman debate whether evolutionary psychology says anything useful about morality.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

Culturally Determined

The trouble with numbers

playvideo screenshot

Aryeh Cohen-Wade and journalist Michael Tracey discuss Nate Silver’s failure to predict Trump’s triumph in the primaries. Plus: The reality of Never-Trumpers.

The DMZ

“There is no good outcome”

playvideo screenshot

Matt Lewis considers what anti-Trump Republicans should do at the upcoming convention.

MeaningofLife.tv

Online actions that hurt IRL

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright and Virginia Heffernan, author of Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art, discuss the emotional permeability of the Internet. Plus: Trump as angry poet.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

The Wright Show

The ISIS legacy

playvideo screenshot

Shadi Hamid, author of Islamic Exceptionalism, explains how the Islamic State has changed the aspirations of extremists groups. Plus: Understanding sectarian conflict.

The Glenn Show

Damage control for Trump?

playvideo screenshot

Glenn Loury suggests how the presumptive GOP nominee could gain support in black communities.

Rational Actors

Charles Koch’s Republic of Science

playvideo screenshot

Journalist Jim Tankersley on the roots of the billionaire’s passion for funding academic research. Plus: The power of money in academia.

Foreign Entanglements

Brexit’s empty promises

playvideo screenshot

Political science professor David Brockington says some British politicians have made false claims to garner support for leaving the EU. Plus: The British version of a Trump supporter.

MeaningofLife.tv

It’s not all about drugs

playvideo screenshot

Suzanne Koven and Jo Marchant, author of Cure, discuss how a focus on pharmaceuticals limits medicine. Plus: The real effects of “fake” medicine.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv