Faith & Culture Podcast with Joseph Pearce

Faith & Culture Podcast with Joseph Pearce

2 Seasons

Why "faith and culture"? Do they go together? Can they be separated? Can one exist without the other? The Augustine Institute's Faith & Culture initiative explores these questions and more through its journal and weekly podcast.

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Faith & Culture Podcast with Joseph Pearce
  • The Augustine Institute Studios with Dr. Tim Gray

    Episode 1

    In the inaugural episode, Joseph discusses the Augustine Institute video productions and the New Evangelization with Founder and President, Dr. Tim Gray.

  • The Augustine Institute Radio Theatre with Dr. Tim Gray

    Episode 2

    Dr. Tim Gray meets with Joseph to discuss how Augustine Institute Radio Theater creates faith-based audio dramas that are both entertaining and educational.

  • The Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology with Christopher Blum

    Episode 3

    In this episode, Dr. Christopher Blum, Academic Dean of the Augustine Institute, discusses what makes the Augustine Institute's Graduate School of Theology unique.

  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice with Dr. Christopher Blum

    Episode 4

    Dr. Christopher Blum, in conversation with Joseph Pearce, examines the deep Christianity in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

  • Paul McCusker's Conversion Story

    Episode 5

    In this episode, Joseph sits down with writer and producer Paul McCusker and discusses Pauls' journey from a long-time Protestant to conversion to Catholicism in 2007.

  • Vocation as an Evangelist with Christ Stefanick

    Episode 6

    Chris Stefanick discusses how his life changed after getting off-track and how God called him to his mission of evangelization through his organization, Real Life Catholic.

  • Lighthouse Catholic Media & the Augustine Institute with Mark Middendorf

    Episode 7

    Mark Middendorf tells Joseph the story of the founding of Lighthouse Catholic Media and how and why he and Dr. Tim Gray decided to unite Lighthouse and the Augustine Institute.

  • Behind the Scenes: Brother Francis with Paul McCusker

    Episode 8

    Joseph interviews Paul McCusker about his inspiration in writing the audio drama Brother Francis about the inspiring life of St. Francis of Assisi.

  • Was William Shakespeare a Catholic?

    Episode 9

    Dr. Christopher Blum turns the tables and interviews Joseph Pearce on the subject "Was William Shakespeare a Catholic?"

  • Sacred Music and the Mass with Adam Bartlett

    Episode 10

    Adam Bartlett, President and Editor of Illuminare Publications, sits down with Joseph Pearce to discuss sacred music in the liturgy, what it is supposed to do, and how it can deepen our experience of the Mass.

  • Catholic Exchange and the New Evangelization with Michael Lichens

    Episode 11

    Guest host Dr. Christopher Blum talks with Michael Lichens, editor of, about their history, mission, and exciting plans for reaching Catholics, as well as non-Catholics, in the future.

  • Catholicism & Flannery O'Connor's The Violent Bear It Away with Elizabeth Klein

    Episode 12

    Dr. Elizabeth Klein joins Joseph Pearce as they explore the Catholic themes in Flannery O'Connor's novel, The Violent Bear It Away.

  • New Audio Drama Coming Soon: Robin Hood with Paul McCusker

    Episode 13

    Paul McCusker discusses his latest audio drama, Robin Hood, which is being recorded this week in London. Learn about the surprising Catholic themes and how this project came to be.

  • The Concept Behind Faith & Culture

    Episode 14

    Dr. Christopher Blum turns the tables and interviews Joseph Pearce on the concept of the Faith & Culture podcast.

  • Ode to Saint Cecilia with Paul McCusker

    Episode 15

    Ode to Saint Cecilia tells the dramatic story of a modest young woman from Rome whose life was transcended time to influence poets, composers, sculptors, and painters.

  • Discussion on "Against Democracy"

    Episode 16

    Dr. Christopher Blum turns the tables to discuss "Against Democracy" with Joseph Pearce.

  • True Reformers with Dr. Christopher Blum

    Episode 17

    Discussion with Dr. Christopher Blum on six great saints highlighted within the Augustine Institute's video series "True Reformers".

  • Faith & Culture - The Trials of Saint Patrick

    Episode 18

    The Trials of Saint Patrick is the epic story of one man's spiritual odyssey through hardship and loss, mercy, and forgiveness.

  • Reboot Live with Chris Stefanick

    Episode 19

    Joseph Pearce and Chris Stefanick discuss the multi-generational parish renewal event, Reboot Live. It's Catholic Evangelization 101.

  • Good Ale with Jared Staudt

    Episode 20

    "People come to the monastery to try our beer—and then we tell them about God." - The Monks of Norcia Italy
    Joseph Pearce and Jared Staudt discuss the traditions and history of good ale and how beer is a great source of evangelization.