The moral character of empathy has recently been a subject of contentious online debate among Christians. Joe Rigney and Hannah Anderson, who have both engaged in these disputes with their different concerns, join me for an extended discussion of the question, hoping to clear up some misunderstandings on both sides, and to break some differences down to size.
Within the conversation we mention various articles and other material.
The Enticing Sin of Empathy
Do You Feel My Pain?
Man Rampant Interview
The Beauty and Abuse of Empathy
The Case Against Empathy
A Failure of Nerve
My summary of A Failure of Nerve
Shame and Empathy
I have really enjoyed following your writing and podcasts for a long time now. I am often amazed by the (real!) connections you see in the text and wonder how exactly you do it. Could you tell us how you developed the ability to see such connections? Can you give us a peek inside your mind and your thinking process?
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