Episode 29 - Ciao Ciao The Crossed Purposes team is back to bid Rebecca arrivederci as she heads off to Rome. We discuss the best and worst things we’ve seen over the summer, and get into a debate over authority in the church.
Listen to our first audio review of a game here on the second episode of Crossed Wires: Our review of Scurvy Scallywags! Title: Scurvy Scallywags in The Voyage to Discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty Developer: Beep Games Score: 5/10 Time Played: Approximately 5 Hours We Did Received an early Review Copy of this game.
Episode 28 – Covenants This week we discuss covenants, fittingness, and try to keep Rebecca from spoiling the season ending of Doctor Who for everyone. It’s the last episode of season two, and the last in person episode until the Fall Semester begins. It’s also the end of anathemas. New things next week!
Episode 27 – House of Cards This week we discuss the Netflix Original series House of Cards, and promptly forget everyone’s name. This is a spoiler filled podcast and the second to last of the season, so make sure you watch House of Cards before giving this one a listen.
Title: Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! Developer: Inkle Score: 7/10 Time Played: Approximately 40 minutes We Did Received a Review Copy of this game. Listen to our first audio review of a game here on the first episode of Crossed Wires: Our Review of Steve Jackson’s Sorcery!
Episode 26 – Totally Bogus This week we’re all a bit run down due to final papers and finals. So we discuss the rousing topic of Death! We bring up touchstones of modern pop culture like The Neverending Story, and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey. Come and join us to talk about that fearsome foe death, …
Episode 25 – Lover of the Light This week we’re talking about Mumford & Sons’ latest album Babel. We discuss the music, what it means to be a Christian band or not, and whether we can classify this as hardcore rap. It’s our first album review, so we’re off to a rocky start!
Kangas, William E. How the First Christians Changed Dying. Ann Arbor, MI: Missio Media, 2012. How did the advent of Christianity change the perception of the most natural of events, death? This is precisely the question addressed in How the First Christians Changed Dying, the debut book from William Kangas. In this work, Kangas, a …
Episode 24 – Liturgy Take 2 The podcast is lousy with Joshua’s as guest Josh Roye joins us as we take a second swing at Liturgy. We spend a while discussing what we’ve been watching and reading this week, and we try to figure out what liturgical theology is, or what liturgy is, or how it …
<Episode 23 – Love is Good This week we celebrate the human body with a discussion about Incarnational theology, and why all Christian theology should be done in the light of the man Jesus of Nazareth. Also, we discuss The Great Gatsby and Doctor who.