Holy Writ Podcast
The Holy Writ Podcast is hosted by Carla Ewert
info_outline A Conversation with Casie Moen 07/09/2018
A Conversation with Casie Moen Carla discusses David Foster Wallace’s essay Authority and American Usage and Flannery O’Connor’s story The Life You Save May Be Your Own with Casie Moen. The conversation touches on the use of language, internal and external authority, and saving one’s life.
info_outline A Conversation with Kate Martin (originally aired Feb 16, 2017) 05/31/2018
A Conversation with Kate Martin (originally aired Feb 16, 2017) Carla talks with Javier Sampedro, producer for the Holy Writ podcast, on favorite episodes, art, and shared humanity.
info_outline A Conversation with David Finnegan-Hosey 04/26/2018
A Conversation with David Finnegan-Hosey Carla talks with David Finnegan-Hosey about Shusako Endo's novel Silence. The conversation touches on mental health, the silence of God, and isolation. And you’ll get a bonus discussion of David's new book, Christ on the Psych Ward.
info_outline A Conversation with Lindsay Comstock 01/25/2018
A Conversation with Lindsay Comstock Rev. Dr. Lindsay Comstock joins Carla to discuss Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson’s book Quest for the Living God. The conversation touches on Womanism, Lindsay’s move to Bali, getting rid of stuff, and being vs. doing.
info_outline A Conversation with Robb Ryerse 12/21/2017
A Conversation with Robb Ryerse Brand New Congress candidate Robb Ryerse joins Carla for a conversation about The White House Mess, a political satire by Christopher Buckley. The conversation touches on the brilliance of Vanessa Ryerse, the comedy of politics and power, populism vs. nationalism as a response to partisan politics, and running for office without corporate funding.
info_outline A Conversation with Rachael Hadley McClair 11/06/2017
A Conversation with Rachael Hadley McClair Rachael Hadley McClair joins Carla to discuss The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver. The conversation touches on religion and power, scarcity and abundance, and the favoritism or impartiality of God.
info_outline A Conversation with Josh Scott 09/21/2017
A Conversation with Josh Scott Carla talks with Josh Scott, lead pastor at Morgantown Community Church, about Christopher Moore’s book Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal, a witty tale about Jesus’s years of self-discovery. Josh and Carla cover topics like freedom, leadership, and sin.
info_outline A Conversation with Tina Schermer Sellers 07/20/2017
A Conversation with Tina Schermer Sellers Recorded in front of a live audience at the Wild Goose Festival, Carla talks with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers about her book Sex, God, and the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy, which explores the impacts of purity culture.
info_outline A Conversation with Paula Williams and Jonathan Williams 06/17/2017
A Conversation with Paula Williams and Jonathan Williams Carla talks with Paula Williams and Jonathan Williams about Ethan Canin’s novel A Doubter’s Almanac. Paula and Jonathan share their experiences as father and son through Paula’s gender transition, riff on their shared passion for Wendell Berry, and
info_outline A Keynote from Jes Kast 05/19/2017
A Keynote from Jes Kast This episode takes a slight detour from the bookclub and interview structure to hear Carla’s guest from Episode 2, Jes Kast, give a brilliant keynote titled, “She Is Called; She Is Courageous; She Is a Collaborator,” at the She Is Called conference in New York City last month.
info_outline A Conversation with Victoria Peterson-Hilleque 04/20/2017
A Conversation with Victoria Peterson-Hilleque In this episode of Holy Writ, Carla talks with Victoria Peterson-Hilleque from Minneapolis, MN. During their conversation, Carla and Victoria discuss Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God, slam poetry and mindfulness.
info_outline A Conversation with Jes Kast 03/13/2017
A Conversation with Jes Kast Carla talks with Jes Kast, associate minister at West End Collegiate Church in New York City. During their conversation, Carla and Jes discuss Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey, the end of relationships and the healing process.
info_outline A Conversation with Kate Martin 02/16/2017
A Conversation with Kate Martin Carla talks with Kate Martin from Sojourn Grace Collective in San Diego, CA. During their conversation, Carla and Kate discuss their spoken word poetry. The pieces are "She Raged" and "I'm With Her" by Kate and "Seeking Pleasing" by Carla.