An Interview with Leif Enger about Virgil Wander

By Russ Ramsey

A few years ago, Leif Enger came to speak at Hutchmoot, the annual Rabbit Room conference. That year, he and I had both gone through sudden medical crises. We bonded then over recovery stories and continued that friendship in the form of a fairly regular correspondence. When I was preparing to release Struck, a memoir about my experience, I asked Leif if he might be willing to read it and write an endorsement. He graciously obliged, providing one of the true high points in my career as an author—support from a literary hero.

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Why Do We Feast?

By Sarah Hauser

A few years ago, my parents rented a beach house for a family reunion. Each of us cooked a few meals during our time, and for one of the meals, we made BLTs. My husband stood over the stove, making enough bacon for over twenty hungry people.

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Welcome to The Rabbit Room Podcast Network

By Pete Peterson

Believe it or not, the Rabbit Room Podcast aired its first episode a decade ago, way back in 2008. In those ten years, it’s covered a LOT of territory, from sermons to movie reviews to cautionary tales about cassowaries. And while we’ve always loved the podcast, we’ve always felt it was a little unfocused, often trying to be too many things at once. At the same time, we’ve noticed around us a wealth of ideas just begging to grow into fully-realized podcasts of their own. So we’re putting the Rabbit Room Podcast itself out to pasture, but this isn’t a death, it’s an evolution. Welcome to the Rabbit Room Podcast Network.

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Season 1 | Episode 1

“Maybe Next Year” (Andrew Peterson & Ben Shive)

We discuss the storied evolution of Andrew Peterson’s “Maybe Next Year” from the album Resurrection Letters, Vol. 1.

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Season 1 | Episode 1

We discuss the storied evolution of Andrew Peterson’s “Maybe Next Year” from the album Resurrection Letters, Vol. 1.

“Maybe Next Year” (Andrew Peterson & Ben Shive)

Season 1 | Episode 1

In the Hutchmoot Podcast we’re opening up the archives to share recordings of a variety of speakers and topics from years past. This first episode features someone who has been a part of the Rabbit Room since the very beginning, Russ Ramsey. Russ is a pastor in Nashville, Tennessee, an author of four fantastic books which you can find in the Rabbit Room Store, and as you’ll hear in the talk we’re about to play, he’s a remarkble essayist and a thoughtful appreciator of art, and in particlular, the art of Vincent Van Gogh. This session from Hutchmoot 2017 is called “The Striving Artist.”

The Striving Artist

EPISODE 61

Drew Miller discusses the question, “Can we call the Crucifixion beautiful?” with Danny Bryant, pastor of St. Mary of Bethany Anglican Parish, and Steve Guthrie, professor of Religion and the Arts at Belmont University.

Can We Call The Crucifixion Beautiful: Part II

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