Earl Palmer on Alexander Hamilton: A Patriot and a Christian

Join Earl Palmer and Dick Staub as they discuss Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton. Recorded live at the Walker-Ames Room in Kane Hall on the University of Washington Campus. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (72.5MB)

Earl Palmer on Power That Harms/Power That Heals!

That Hideous Strength (subtitled A Modern Fairy-Tale for Grown-Ups) is a 1945 novel by C. S. Lewis, the final book in Lewis's theological science fiction Space Trilogy. It is a dire examination of what happens when power is misused and the head is disconnected from the heart of matters. In contrast, Lewis' book Miracles is […]

Earl Palmer: The Story of Amazing Grace

John Newton wrote the classic hymn Amazing Grace. He was an Anglican clergyman and former slave-ship master. Following his conversion, he eventually spoke out against the Slave Trade and had an influence on many young evangelical Christians, particularly William Wilberforce. Listen to a lively conversation as Earl Palmer and Dick Staub discuss the story of […]

St. Paul's Greatest Chapter | Earl Palmer@The Kindlings Muse

St. Paul was a towering intellect with a pastor’s heart. His writings are among the most important in the first century and are central to Christianity. To single out one chapter as his greatest is an audacious claim, but this is precisely the case Rev. Earl Palmer will make as he explores what is often […]

Earl Palmer on The Great Divorce An Imaginary Story by C.S. Lewis

Join Earl Palmer and Dick Staub as they discuss C.S. Lewis' look at choices after death portrayed through his book "The Great Divorce". The original story was presented as a series in The Guardian during World War II. Recorded live at the Walker-Ames Room in Kane Hall on the University of Washington Campus. Podcast: Play […]

She Taught Us Well! Dorothy Sayers a Whimsical Believer Read

The Rev. Earl Palmer, along with host Dick Staub, delve into Dorthy Sayers and her collection of whimsical essays Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World. Podcast: Play in new window | Download () Premium Podcast: (Protected Content)

Artist and Interpreter of the Bible: Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming, by Henri Nouwen,  is a spiritual adventure story. A chance encounter with a poster depicting a detail of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son set in motion a chain of events that enabled Nouwen to redefine and claim his vocation late in his life. […]

The People Who Make A Difference -The Road to Character by David Brooks

Rev. Palmer explores David Brooks' amazing new book, The Road To Character: “I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.”—David Brooks. With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought […]

After Ten Years – A Reckoning (1943) by Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Earl Palmer

Earl Palmer discusses one of the great classics of prison literature, Letters and Papers from Prison – which effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the “officers’ plot” to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Podcast: […]

Poems from Prison: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Prophet and Poet

Welcome to The Kindlings Muse @ Earl Palmer Ministries hosted by Dick Staub. This event is taped for podcast in front of a live audience at the Burke Museum Cafe on the campus of the university of Washington. Each month we feature the Reverend Earl Palmer selecting and then discussing a book every thinking human […]