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Christ and Masculinity

Why should the unworthy be considered by the Creator to be worthy recipients of the greatest role model in the history of creation? In our time, it is generally acceptable by all to say that the masculine is an embodiment of a somewhat tame caveman. Men are largely considered to be impulsive, irrelevant, sex-hungry, expendable, […]

THINGS HIDDEN 140: Affirmative Action Hijacks Christian Values

David Gornoski talks about the horrors of the “Killer King” medical center in Los Angeles; the growing military recruitment crisis; the escalation of the war in Ukraine; how families were torn apart after World War 2; why violence is at the heart of Jesus’ mission; and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 139: Tucker and the Defeat of Neocon Mythology

Surit Dasgupta interviews David Gornoski on how Jacobin magazine hides the violence of the French Revolution; the recent exchange between Tucker Carlson and Mike Pence; how neocon warmongering is being exposed; the psychology of the average American voter; and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 138: A Christ Haunted Sound of Freedom

Surit Dasgupta talks to the returning David Gornoski about the surprising box office performance of Sound of Freedom and the media backlash around it; why the radical Left detests children; Jack Black’s comments of Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson “normalizing” Trump; paganism and satanism; and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 136: Orthodox Theology, Orthodox Anthropology

In this episode of THINGS HIDDEN, James Kourtides and Surit Dasgupta sit down for a conversation on how mystical Orthodox theology informs our general worldview and praxis. How does Orthodox Christian theology differ from Eastern mysticism? Is asceticism enough in our modern chaotic world? How does Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection help reconcile the age-old question […]

THINGS HIDDEN 135: From Jesus to Independence Day

Shane Kennedy and Surit Dasgupta get together in this special 4th of July edition of THINGS HIDDEN. The two talk about how Christianity and other forces shaped the vision of the founding fathers; how the American Revolution differs from the French Revolution; the origin of Common Law; the underdog spirit that saturates American art; why […]

THINGS HIDDEN 127: Ambassadors of the Future

David Gornoski, Shannon Braswell, Shane Kennedy, and Surit Dasgupta get together for an exciting conversation on incarnational thinking and its radical pro-human results. How did Jesus break the cyclical thinking of the ancient world? Where does the idea of progress come from? Should Christians believe in the past or the future? Listen to the full […]

THINGS HIDDEN 126: The Cornerstone Effect of Trump’s Indictment

David Gornoski and Surit Dasgupta talk about Trump as the scapegoat of the political class, innovating amidst the chaos, another aspect of repentance, the voice inside Elliot Page’s head, what makes a miracle, and more.

THINGS HIDDEN 120: How Jesus Moves Us From Despair to Hope

In this THINGS HIDDEN episode, David Gornoski sits down with Shane Kennedy and Surit Dasgupta for a conversation on why humans feel despair and alienation; why assisted suicide is currently being promoted; failed medical paradigms; hoarding wealth vs. serving our neighbors; how humans have been indoctrinated into servility from childhood; how humans can become hopeful […]

THINGS HIDDEN 117: Elvis, Jesus, and the Age of Innovation

A Neighbor’s Choice writer Surit Dasgupta joins David Gornoski to talk about how Elvis embodies the American vision and how we can imitate him in a time of defeatism and nihilism. Did Elvis set a precedent for our current degeneracy? What can we learn from Elvis’ powerful rendition of “An American Trilogy?” How do we […]