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MBA Episode 37: Doubting Dawkins – “Proof,” Oral Culture, the Telephone Game, & Ancient Scribes

MBA Episode 37: Doubting Dawkins – “Proof,” Oral Culture, the Telephone Game, & Ancient Scribes

Today we’re talking about Richard Dawkins’ new book, Outgrowing God. We’re covering who Richard Dawkins is and what his book is all about. Today we are going over what we talked about during the last episode, then diving into Chapters 2 and 3 by following the...

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MBA Episode 36: Doubting Dawkins – A Beginner’s Guide to Better Reasoning: Intro to Richard Dawkins’ New Book

MBA Episode 36: Doubting Dawkins – A Beginner’s Guide to Better Reasoning: Intro to Richard Dawkins’ New Book

We’re talking about Richard Dawkins’ new book, Outgrowing God. We’re covering who Richard Dawkins is and what his book is all about. Today we will focus on the main criticisms of the book, as well as the different tactics that are covered in it. Does it stand to...

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Genderbread Person Part 2: Gender Expression (And maybe how we got to where we are now?)

Genderbread Person Part 2: Gender Expression (And maybe how we got to where we are now?)

In our previous blog, we introduced you to the Genderbread curriculum, a teaching guide that tells kids as young as kindergarten how to think of sex and gender as a really confusing, multi-variable continuum which are mostly unrelated to one another. While I want to...

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Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

John and I were at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. (My husband loves all the fried food. Calories at the fair don’t count, right?) Among our scheduled stops, we wanted to see a band that advertised itself as a mix between Stomp and Accapella. Sounds cool right? We...

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4 Good Things That Go Bad When They Are Idolized

4 Good Things That Go Bad When They Are Idolized

The internet has been abuzz with Joshua Harris’ announcement that he and his wife are separating AND that he is no longer a Christian. In case you missed the whole I kissed Dating Goodbye craze in the late 1990’s, let me summarize: Joshua Harris was a prominent voice...

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MBA 33: How to Talk About Pride Month With Your Kids (but first meet Amy!)

MBA 33: How to Talk About Pride Month With Your Kids (but first meet Amy!)

You can't get around it. There are rainbows on everything your kids see this month, from the parking lots to the barista aprons. So how do we address this with our kids? But first things first, we have a new podcast co-host! Meet Amy Davison! I know you'll love her as...

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