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David Gornoski

Nov 11, 2019

In this episode, David Gornoski analyzes the Apollonius of Tyana mythologically-intermediate story of a miracle in Ephesus. The pagan miracle worker is often favorably compared with Jesus of Nazareth by moderns anxious to posture rebellion towards their parents' Christian affinity. We then use this...

Nov 4, 2019

For many years, conventional medical science has concluded that mental disorders were genetic only partially manageable via pharmaceuticals. But Harvard psychiatrist Chris Palmer MD discovered a whole new paradigm of treating mental disorders through metabolic treatment: getting patients to do a carefully monitored...

Nov 4, 2019

David Gornoski explores how the story of Jonah, Susanna's persecution, and Daniel's imprisonment serve as evidence of early Christianity's deeply anti-sacrificial meaning and aesthetic. These stories deal with averted sacrifice and mercy for the weak, misfits, and outsiders.