Banned Books

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Welcome to Banned Books, where we read and converse with the rebel children, the holy mischief-makers of God, who fight against the kind of useless religious, spiritual, and moral methods of life improvement that seeks to smother the glory of God in Jesus Christ. We want to introduce you to those who forgot everything except Jesus Christ and him crucified.

  1. 1.
    212: Tocqueville - Religion Considered as a Political Institution
    1:16:19
  2. 2.
    211: Tocqueville - Life is neither a pleasure nor a sorrow
    54:50
  3. 3.
    210b: Hitchens - Eschatology is inseparable from religious faith
    1:27:42
  4. 4.
    210a: Hitchens - Religion is the first chance to explain human nature and the natural order
    1:00:27
  5. 5.
    209b: Hitchens - Religion abolishes obligation to live in truth
    59:57
  6. 6.
    209a: Hitchens - Is it moral to tell anybody that their sins can be forgiven?
    1:14:15
  7. 7.
    208b: Nietzsche - Seeing the alternative between Dionysus and the “Crucified”
    1:09:04
  8. 8.
    208a: Nietzsche - Human history is built upon sacrifice
    1:09:15
  1. 9.
    207: A Prayer for Memorial Day
    1:45:58
  2. 10.
    206b: Eagleton - The figure of the tortured and executed Jesus is the overthrowing of the Satanic image of God
    1:26:45
  3. 11.
    206a: Eagleton - Everyone knows that Nietzsche said "God is dead"
    1:01:34
  4. 12.
    205b: Pastoral Debrief on ministry, vocation, and how we learn
    1:08:28
  5. 13.
    205a: Scott Keith - Debrief on Two Kingdoms, Social Media, and Local Vocation
    54:02
  6. 14.
    204: Luther - Difference between tolerating injustice and violence, and remaining silent
    1:31:23
  7. 15.
    203: Robert Farrar Capon - A Free Gift Already Given, Without Condition, To Everybody
    1:47:30
  8. 16.
    202b: Robert Farrar Capon - Be Authentic and Authoritative Proclaimers of the Gospel
    51:19
  9. 17.
    202a: Robert Farrar Capon - The Mystery and Guilt pt. 1
    1:03:01
  10. 18.
    201b: Weil - The false god changes suffering into violence
    51:21
  11. 19.
    201a: Weil - It is the innocent victim who can feel hell
    1:01:19
  12. 20.
    200b: Weil - It is Not Good Which Evil Violates, For Good is Inviolate
    57:02
  13. 21.
    200a: Weil - Evil is License and That is Why it Is Monotonous
    57:14
  14. 22.
    199: Weil - We Humiliate Ourselves Before False Gods
    1:18:37
  15. 23.
    198: Simone Weil - The Cross
    1:45:43
  16. 24.
    197b: Leo the Great - Use Lent for general improvement in the whole round of Christian duties
    40:22
  17. 25.
    197a: Leo the Great - All the actions of Christ reveal the presence of the twofold nature
    45:12
  18. 26.
    196b: Luther - Paul cuts out all merit and gives glory only to God
    59:34
  19. 27.
    196a: Luther - I was forgiven only by God’s boundless grace
    55:42
  20. 28.
    195b: Luther - Mesmerized by the wizardry of the devil
    1:02:00
  21. 29.
    195a: Luther - Ancient serpent bewitches not only the senses but also the mind with false and evil thinking
    42:22
  22. 30.
    194b: Luther - Our knowledge of God is merely passive
    40:07
  23. 31.
    194a: Luther - God’s will is to bless all nations... through Christ
    41:48
  24. 32.
    193b: Luther - Christ has made us free, not civilly, not physically, but divinely
    49:57
  25. 33.
    193a: Luther - It is for freedom that Christ has set us free
    49:11
  26. 34.
    192b: Solzhenitsyn - Never knowingly support lies!
    1:17:15
  27. 35.
    192a: Solzhenitsyn - “I am Violence! Make way, step aside, I will crush you!”
    47:37
  28. 36.
    191b: Solzhenitsyn - We lie to ourselves for assurance
    1:06:06
  29. 37.
    191a: Solzhenitsyn - Things have almost reached rock bottom
    54:52
  30. 38.
    190: Kennedy - The Gospel deals with all of life, because it comes to heal the whole man
    1:54:16
  31. 39.
    189: Kennedy - A Christian stands for truth even when it hurts the most
    1:35:14
  32. 40.
    188: Kennedy - This communist doctrine that God is something we can take or leave
    1:40:03
  33. 41.
    187: Gerald Kennedy - Contentiousness is not listed as Christian virtue
    1:29:19
  34. 42.
    186: Christmas During the Civil War
    1:09:53
  35. 43.
    185: Christmas after the Enlightenment
    1:33:42
  36. 44.
    184: Bowler - Christmas in Nazi Germany
    1:26:27
  37. 45.
    183: Sasse - The secular and the spiritual are indeed to be dearly distinguished
    52:20
  38. 46.
    182: Sasse - The office of the governing authority belongs to God’s created order
    1:01:36
  39. 47.
    181: Chesterton - Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God
    1:29:03
  40. 48.
    179: Girolamo Savaronola - O you who have anything superfluous, give it to the poor!
    43:32
  41. 49.
    178: Girolamo Savaronola - Do penance, Do it now!
    45:42
  42. 50.
    180: Whitford - The Church and State Have Existed in An Often Unhealthy Tension
    1:55:56

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