May 22, 2020 • 1HR 23M

Eschatological Weeds

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In “The Remnant," Jonah Goldberg, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch, syndicated columnist, best-selling author, and AEI/NRI Fellow enlists a “Cannonball Run”-style cast of stars, has-beens, and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal state? Mixing history, pop culture, rank-punditry, political philosophy, and, at times, shameless book-plugging, Goldberg and guests will have the kinds of conversations we wish they had on cable-TV shout shows. And the nudity will (almost) always be tasteful.
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David French joins the Five-Timer’s Club on this edition of The Remnant. The conversation has just about the widest scope possible, including everything from end times prophecy, to Protestantism versus Restorationism, to methods for surviving the zombie apocalypse, to the blessed Snyder cut.


Show Notes:

-David’s newsletter, The French Press

-David's podcast with Sarah Isgur

-David, supposedly “breathing on the embers” of #BelieveAllWomen

-The (very involved) eschatology of Assemblies of God

-The Left Behind novel series

-The Restoration Movement

-The timelines of pre-and-post-millennialism

-The Late, Great Planet Earth

-Albrecht Durer’s fascinating series of Revelation woodcuts, Apocalypse

-Best places to be in a zombie apocalypse

-ExpressVPN.com/remnant for 3 extra months free

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