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The Classical Ideas Podcast

Aug 26, 2017

Euthyphro Script Link (Click Here)

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Episode 6 is a full cast performance of Plato's classic text, Euthyphro. The questions discussed: What is piety and what is impiety? Do the gods love something because it is holy, or is something...


Aug 20, 2017

Kurt Saxton has been a member of the Columbia Missouri community for about 15 years. Kurt has been a Baha'i for over 10 years, and has served on the Local Spiritual Assembly for roughly that same amount of time. The Baha'i Faith has no clergy; the Local Spiritual Assembly handles administrative affairs within the...


Aug 17, 2017

David Amponsah is an assistant professor in the Religious Studies Department at the University of Missouri-Columbia with a PhD from Harvard University, a Masters from Harvard, a masters from Indiana University, and a Bachelors from the University of Ghana. He is a historian of religion who researches the intersection of...


Aug 13, 2017

Eric Lancaster is an instructor of Japanese at the University of Missouri and an instructor of religious studies at Columbia College. He is a member of Bunraku Bay Puppet Theatre troupe, whose film, "Kaiju Bunraku," was screened at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This conversation talks about the importance of...


Aug 10, 2017

George Frissell retired in 2017 and taught high school English and religious studies in Texas and Missouri. In 1990, he founded Classical Ideas and World Religions at Hickman High School in Columbia, MO. He is the founder of the Speak Your Mind Forum series and the Columbia, MO Amnesty International chapter for the...