Canada’s only current (and therefore most popular) late night talk show, CBC’s The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos, continues its somewhat surprising forray into Christian culture with an ever burgeoning list of spiritual guests. From Reverend Billy G’s children Anne and Franklin, to XXXChurch “Porn Pastor” Craig Gross, the show (along with the Daily Show and Colbert) are putting an unprecedented focus on the religious pulse of the times. Although critics accuse that his laid back style and super cool demeanor aren’t much more than a gimmick, he deserves kudos for conversational, issue driven interviews, and a refreshing lack of product plugs from his guests.
[Below, clips of Strombo with former athiest Alister McGrath, and Reverends Tony Campolo, Creflo A. Dollar, and Franklin Graham]
TagsAbortion Andrew Sullivan Atheism Barack Obama Bible Book Review Books Capitalism Catholic Church Catholicism Charles Taylor Christian Christianity Christianity Today Church Conservatism Conservatives Education Evangelicalism Evangelicals Facebook Faith Feminism God History Jesus Journalism Mark Driscoll Marriage Martin Heidegger Marvin Olasky Media New Sincerity New York Times Patheos Philosophy Politics Religion Religion and Spirituality Ross Douthat Same-sex marriage Secularism Theology United States Women
Subscribe to Patrol via Email