Brad Birzer joins me to discuss J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, their friendship, and its inspiration for his latest project, which will knock your socks off.
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Books by the Guest
Russell Kirk: American Conservative
American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth
Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson
Tom’s Song for Brad
Ep. 1533 The Early Republic: Can We Learn Anything for Today?
Ep. 1204 Without This Music, Your Life Is Worse (Roie Avin and Brad Birzer)
Ep. 925 Liberty and Science Fiction: Bradbury, Rand, Heinlein
Ep. 868 Science Fiction, Liberty, and Dystopia
Ep. 849 The Perils of a National History Curriculum (Dedra and Brad Birzer)
Ep. 720 Mythology, Tolkien, and Liberty
Ep. 534 Would Conservatism’s Founder Recognize Conservatism Today?
Ep. 511 Today’s Tom Sawyer: Neil Peart, Rush, and Liberty
Ep. 504 Trails West: How Freedom Settled the West
Ep. 310 The Year in (Progressive) Music
Ep. 74 The Episode of the Year
Ep. 50 The Conservative Mind