Episode 485: Esau McCaulley on Reconciling our Past to our Present and Finding Something Redemptive In It

I get HYPED to talk to my friends who are seminary professors or are people who talk about prayer…they’re basically like my version of a Kardashian…so basically, y’all are in for a TREAT with this conversation. Esau McCaulley’s latest book, How Far to the Promised Land, is an eye-opening and a profoundly honest story. I really enjoyed the book and was so honored to have this conversation. We talked about our love for Scotland, black spirituality, and OF COURSE we had to talk about the Gospels! I’m so thankful for Esau’s teaching! And I can’t wait to have him back with us to do a deeper dive on the Gospels!

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NYTimes bestselling Christian author, speaker, and host of the That Sounds Fun Podcast, Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, entertainers not to miss, and interviews with friends.

Esau McCaulley

Conversation Links:

N.T. Wright

St. Andrews University

Reading While Black

Josey Johnson’s Hair and the Holy Spirit

Lent: The Season of Repentance and Renewal

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

Thomas of Britain

The Confessions of Saint Augustine

Sewanee: The University Of The South

University of Oxford

Wheaton College

Luke 2:22-38

Acts 2:1–13

Acts 2:17

Mark 8:31

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