Ep 24 - Arrival: In Heaven We Will All Speak Heptapod
Updated: 19 hours ago
Do we understand God as clearly as we think, or do we have to fight through as many difficulties as Louise does when conversing with the heptapods in the film Arrival? Our guests Paul Williams and Michael Davenport have a lot to say about this and other questions. We delve into Louise as a type of Eve and nature of her choice to bring a child into the world in spite of certain death, including meditating on our own fallen mortality. Join us for this special one-year anniversary episode of the podcast!
Our Ratings: Content: Celestial Artistic Merit: 5 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 5 apricots
Liz - The History of Honey Spring by Darren Cozzens (apologies to Darren for getting the title slightly wrong in the podcast!)
Carl - Kirtland, City of Revelation: A Joseph Smith Papers (podcast)
Paul - Tales of Alvin Maker series by Orson Scott Card; Book of the New Sun series by Gene Wolfe (Paul discusses it on this YouTube video)
Michael - The Reckoners series by Brandon Sanderson
Public Square Media Shout-out:
Public Square Magazine: Andor: A Journey Through the Ethics of Positivism
NPR's List of Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books (printable)
Meg Conley discusses Arrival on the Youth Movie Ministry podcast: Vol. 2, Episode 9: How to Live in a Circle
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
The Player of Games by Iain M Banks
Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible Paperback by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O'Brien
Harold B Lee BYU devotional "Prayer, Purity, and Power"
His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
Michael - latterdaysaintgeeks.com FB: latterdaysaintgeeks; IG: latterdaysaintgeeks
Paul - FB: Paul Williams; firstname.lastname@example.org
Carl - Twitter: @CarlCranney
Liz - lizbusby.com
Video editing by Liz Busby; Audio mastering by Carl Cranney
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