In this episode, our editor in chief, I.J. Makan, talks to editor, Amos Dowber, about the importance of tradition in communicating knowledge, tradition vs traditionalism, the middle eastern sources of "Western culture," political violence, and the political co-opting of religion.
Lyman Stone is is an Adjunct Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies. Lyman has been a consultant for businesses on demographic trends, a Lutheran missionary in Hong Kong, and an agricultural economist at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. He has an MA in international trade policy from the George Washington University.
Dr. Jennifer Hart Weed is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Brunswick. She specializes in Medieval Philosophy and also teaches courses on metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of science.
Igor Gontcharov is a policy analyst currently working for the Canadian Federal Government. His focus is on the promotion of science and results based policy over emotionally driven policy.
Welcome to our first Kazingram Roundtable. We decided that in addition to our regular podcast we wanted to have a forum where both of our editors could sit down and have more personal discussions with friends of the Podcast. Axel is a PhD student in theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He specializes in the theology of John Calvin.