Prophets at Large

The full cast discusses how to think about the numerous pitfalls surrounding public speech and proclamation.

The pitfalls surrounding our public speech and proclamations are many: Why is it that we avoid topics so as to appease certain constituencies, and why is it that we are more than happy to engage others and make a show out of the speck in another’s eye? The full cast and crew of Matt, Derek, Alastair, and Andrew sit down to discuss these issues and divulge when and why they each decide to speak out on a given topic.

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How do we speak to our own communities, where we have real responsibilities, rather than other groups’ issues, sins, problems, etc.?
Identifying our contexts and the contexts of those we aim to speak to
The necessity that one has to be willing to alienate their “audience”
Limitations on public rebukes
Online prophets as platform builders
Recapturing the category of scandal
Some Obadiahs, some Elijahs
When and why we choose to speak out on something

Follow DerekAndrew, and Alastair for more tweet-sized brilliance. Thanks to Caleb Wait for keeping us organized. Special thanks to Tim Motte for sound editing. And thanks to The Joy Eternal for lending us their music, which everybody should download out of gratitude for their kindness.

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