Dealing with Difficult People
Season 4, Ep. 3
In this week's episode, Brian Phillips and Matt Bianco talk about conflict, difficult people, and learning to deal wisely with both.
Understanding Hollywood’s "War" on Family
Season 4, Ep. 5
In this episode, Brian Phillips and Matt Bianco discuss how parents are portrayed in film and the media. Is the apparent “war on the family” intentionally destructive, or are parent portrayals rooted in something else entirely?
Loving the Natural Sciences: An Interview with Gordon Wilson
Season 4, Ep. 4
In the episode, Brian Phillips talks with Dr. Gordon Wilson (Senior Fellow of Natural History at New St. Andrews College) about his recent works: A Different Shade of Green: A Biblical Approach to Environmentalism & the Dominion Mandate and The Riot & the Dance (which includes a biology text and two stunning feature-length documentary films).
A Spirit of Inquiry: An Interview with Dr. Pano Kanelos (President of St. John’s College)
Season 4, Ep. 2
In this episode of The Commons, Brian Phillips interviews Dr. Pano Kanelos (President of St. John’s College), to discuss life at St. John’s, classical education at the college level, and the spirit of inquiry.