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137: Interview | Josh Nadeau (Sword & Pencil) on Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

After a few serious health scares and wildfires that caused him and his family to evacuate their home for a while, we are very excited to bring you our first conversation with artist and writer Josh Nadeau! Josh is an artist who runs the Sword and Pencil Instagram account where he regularly shares his drawings, writings, and the things that he's learning as he reads widely through Church History. At the top of the show we get a brief health update (all things are looking good!) and then get right into the transcendentals: Goodness, Truth, and Beauty, and how they lead to a well lived life. We talk about his journey as an illustrator and a writer, our common experience of getting most of an M.Div. at a reformed seminary, the benefit of engaging with material and arguments outside of one's denominational/traditional background, the benefits of a slow life and exercising purposeful boredom, what makes art valuable, and how he met his wife (also an incredible artist)! Shoutout to listener Lauren Mulford in Michigan for suggesting Josh as a guest more than a year ago! If you have a guest you think would be great for the show, send us an email or DM and we will see what we can do! Shoutouts: The Wall (Pink Floyd) Early Bob Dylan East of Eden Song of Myself The Godfather & Part II Raiders of the Lost Ark & The Last Crusade Follow Josh: Sword and Pencil IG Substack Follow Us: ⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Twitter⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Facebook⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠YouTube Channel⁠⁠⁠ Share Your Questions/Suggestions/Feedback With Us: Email: Support Us: NEW OPTION! We have finally joined Patreon! Support the show with an individual donation on CashApp to $TheSubstancePod or become a monthly Patreon supporter at --- Support this podcast:

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