Carver Cast: Season 1

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The Carver Cast engages with Christian faculty in higher education and highlights the work of those faculty to bridge connections between university, church, and society. In doing so, it seeks to disrupt simultaneously perceptions that Christians are “anti-intellectual” and that higher education is “anti-Christian.” Tune in for a wide-ranging discussion with faculty around the country, with mediocre production quality but excellent content! Penina Laker and John Inazu are Carver Project faculty fellows and members of the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis, where Laker is assistant professor of communication design and Inazu is a professor of law and religion.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Episode 11: Professor Paul C. H. Lim - October 15, 2020

    This week, we sat down with Professor Paul Lim, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity.  Professor Lim is an award-winning historian of Reformation- and post-Reformation Europe. His latest book, Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England (Oxford, 2012), won the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Prize as the best ...


  2. Episode 10: Professor Jill Pasteris - October 7, 2020

    This week, we sat down with Washington University Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jill Pasteris, to talk about living out her faith in her scientific field. Professor Pasteris’ research interests include Biomineralization and Raman spectroscopy of Geological Materials. She holds a PhD from Yale University. Pasteris collaborates with ...


  3. Episode 9: Professor Abram Van Engen - September 25, 2020

    This episode, we talked with Professor Abram Van Engen, Associate Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, about his research on religion and literature. His research focuses especially on seventeenth-century Puritans and the way they have been remembered and remade in American culture. Van Engen began his career with a study ...


  4. Episode 8: Professor Ruth Lopez Turley - September 17, 2020

    This week, we sat down with Ruth Lopez Turley, professor of sociology at Rice University. She founded the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC), a research-practice partnership between Rice University and several Houston area school districts, including the Houston Independent School District. Turley also founded the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships ...


  5. Episode 7: Professor Peter Feaver - September 8, 2020

    In this episode of the Carver Cast, we interview Professor Peter Feaver (Ph.D., Harvard, 1990), a Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. Peter is Director of the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. He is most recently the author of Armed Servants: Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military ...