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Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Jenny return to discuss the Third Commandment! There’s quite a lot of banter and catching up to do first, of course, and we banter about illness, the forthcoming Amonkhet set in Magic: The Gathering, Snafu Brewing and TRAPPIST-1, and more. We […]

Episode 108 – The Third Commandment (Ten Commandments, Part 3)


Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter continue our ongoing Ten Commandments series with a look at the Second Commandment! First, though, Grant has a fair bit to say about InSpectres and Pugmire, and some lessons he’s learned from those games lately. Then we tackle a question […]

Episode 98 – The Second Commandment (Ten Commandments, Part 2)



Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter kick off a new, more theologically-oriented series this week! We’ll be looking at each of the Ten Commandments, and so of course we’re starting with the First Commandment. First, though, we answer a question from Patreon backer Richard Lorenz about other […]

Episode 96 – The First Commandment (The Ten Commandments, Part ...


Download this episode (right click and save) After answering a short, fun, and humorous Patreon backer question, Grant and Peter dig into one of the most fascinating, important, and gameable events in all of church history: the First Council of Nicaea. In addition to establishing a lot of church orthodoxy […]

Episode 90: The First Council of Nicaea (Historical Heresies 5)




Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter are back at it with part three of our Historical Heresies series. This time, we introduce a major competitor to Christianity in the Western Roman Empire, and a particularly interesting (read: complex and imaginative) Gnostic tradition: Manichaeism! We also provide […]

Episode 76 – Manichaeism (Historical Heresies, Part 3)



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Download this episode (right click and save) Our holiday fundraiser for The Bodhana Group has officially begun! Grant and a recuperating Peter kick off this episode with a plug for that, before diving into the complex structure and philosophy of Gnosticism in order to lay a foundation for further episodes on […]

Episode 72 – An Introduction to Gnosticism (Historical Heresies, Part ...


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Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter kick off a new Historical Heresies series, analyzing heresies from the early Church! Without much additional news, we dive right into our Scripture and topic, starting with Adoptionism and Ebionism. Along the way, we explain what we hope our listeners can learn from this new series […]

Episode 70 – Adoptionism and Ebionism (Historical Heresies, Part 1)






Download this episode (right click and save) Grant’s back, and there’s so much news! Our official store is open, Peter’s getting published again, Branden has a job, and our live Q&A episode is coming up. And all that’s before we get into our main topic, Kindness. After defining kindness and […]

Episode 46 – Kindness (Virtues & Vices, Part 12)