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The Sacred is a podcast about the things we cherish and hold dear to us. In episode 8, we speak to Andy Crouch, an author, journalist, and former editor of Christianity Today, one of America’s largest faith–based papers.
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In the eighth episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Andy Crouch, a writer, editor, author and musician based in the United States. He was the editor of Christianity Today, one of America’s largest faith–based publications, and made headlines when he wrote an editorial criticising Evangelical support for Donald Trump.
Elizabeth talks to Andy about his life in publishing and why he values language so much. He talks about the state of US politics, and why the virtue of patience is more valuable than ever in times of crisis and strife.
The episode also features a short interview with Nick Spencer about the American edition of his book The Evolution of the West: How Christianity Has Shaped Our Values, and about how religious terms get politicised by both the right and left.
The Sacred is produced by Hussein Kesvani and No Country Media.
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