Prolific author and social critic Os Guinness discusses the current challenges for liberty and his hopes for the future. The Chinese-born, English-educated, Irish-rooted scholar who lives in America also shares insights from his time at L’Abri and talks some Arsenal football.
2:00 “Home” to Os Guinness
3:30 Beer in his blood
5:15 Under his own vine and fig
7:45 Hospitality lessons from Edith Schaeffer
10:45 The 1960s, Jefferson Airplane and the long march
12:30 The Call, place, and the Jesus Go-Fest
16:00 Soccer Super League
17:15 A quiet voice?
18:45 Civility and respect for words
19:30 Books over tweets
22:00 An intellectual knee on the neck of America
24:00 Freedoms, negative and positive
25:30 The pandemic and liberty
27:00 Respecting others in a free society
28:30 A Magna Carta from Mount Sinai
31:00 Civic education and the value of transmission
32:00 1776 v. 1789
34:00 Approaches to justice and Black Lives Matter
36:45 A post-rights world?
38:00 (Chief Justice) Burger for lunch
39:30 7 year-old revolutionary refugees of the world unite
42:00 Hope in the face of stark realism