The Catholic Church has always been a stable presence in the shifting waves of pop culture. But right now, Catholicism is getting more attention than ever before.
It's a great thing — but it comes with a word of caution.
In this episode:
• We were canceled?? The story of our semi-viral episode
• You're wrong about Shia LaBeouf (and the new evangelization)
• Tim Dillon and the traditionalist Catholic culture response
• The New York Times article about Catholicism being "hot" in NY
• AR-15s & Rosaries: The Atlantic's article about extremist Catholicism
0:26 We were canceled??
2:36 True faith vs. weak theology
4:55 You're misunderstanding the "New Evangelization".
11:35 Pac-Man IRL & hazing (not actually)
15:58 Flannery O'Connor & the "Anti-protagonist"
22:20 Virtue-signaling conservatives?
23:12 Tim Dillon & the Catholic revolution
27:34 NYT: "Catholicism is the Hottest Club in New York"
29:54 Shia LaBeouf: Hope & Skepticism
37:05 The Rosary is an extremist item?
39:05 Why is Catholicism starting to get popular?
43:15 Masculinity isn't what you think it is.
45:34 Pacifism isn't Christian!
48:05 Fighting progressivism with conservativism
The Joe Rogan Experience, "1860 - Tim Dillon": https://open.spotify.com/episode/0U3oRODnrft3edzbNAAHcT?si=0873604384014cd2&nd=1
New York Times, "New York’s Hottest Club Is the Catholic Church":
The Atlantic, "How Extremist Gun Culture Is Trying to Co-opt the Rosary":
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