Fifteen years after my first foray into podcasting, I’m re-launching my audio podcast today. When I first started, I just recorded all kinds of talks and events, and having a podcast feed was a simple way of keeping them organized. There wasn’t any organizing theme, at least none that was explicitly intended.
This time around, I’ve decided that each episode will relate, in some way, to my favorite essay by C.S. Lewis: The Weight of Glory.
It seems fitting to dedicate my inaugural episode of the podcast to the Lewis essay itself, so I’ve made an audio recording of the essay. I’m posting it on the 78th anniversary of C.S. Lewis delivering the words in a sermon at the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin in Oxford, England (June 8, 1942).
I hope to produce a couple of episodes each month, which should be easier to achieve now that I have deleted my Facebook account and am a bit less distracted.
For those who might be unfamiliar with The Weight of Glory as an essay, here’s a teaser, which I produced ten years ago upon the conclusion of one of my favorite TV shows, LOST: