Susanna Clarke’s ‘Piranesi’ (with Susannah Black and Derek Rishmawy)

I am joined by Susannah Black and Derek Rishmawy for a discussion of Susanna Clarke’s remarkable new novel, Piranesi.

Within the episode we mention this performance of Euripides’ Herakles and Owen Barfield’s Saving the Appearances, Clarke’s debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Gene Wolfe’s Latro in the Mist, and Lev Grossman’s The Magician’s Trilogy.

**SPOILERS WARNING!!!**

Pick Your Poison: What Does it Mean to Vote?

Susannah Black, Steven Wedgeworth, and Miles Smith join me for a wide-ranging discussion of the subject of how Christians should regard voting and the ethical significance of casting a vote.

The following are some articles that we reference, or that are relevant to our conversation:

‘Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin’, John Piper
‘A Consequentialist Theory of Voting’, Stephen Wolfe
‘Evangelicalism After Trump: Now is the time to escape from the GOP’, Steven Wedgeworth
‘How Should A Christian Vote?’, Steven Wedgeworth and Peter Escalante

A Conversation about Authority with Susannah Black

Susannah Black (Plough, Breaking Ground) joins me for a discussion about authority, based around chapter 8 of Oliver O’Donovan’s The Ways of Judgment. This is a teaser for a longer term series of conversations we will be having around the book. If you are interested in following along, I highly recommend that you purchase a copy of the book here. Sir Robert Peel’s Principles of Law Enforcement (1829), which we discuss in the video, can be read here.