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From a discussion of the time that Hawaiians ganked British explorer Captain James Cook, to trying to grapple with whether it makes any sense at all for a good god to allow horrific suffering to exist in the world, today on JoAG we’re in the business of destroying gods.
[0:00] CoRri tells Mark the complicated story of the killing of English explorer Captain Cook
[21:40] We talk about why we’re late with the ‘cast this week and Mark’s newfound struggle with insomnia
[33:40] We talk about Mark’s new video rant, our book club, and the next watch-along!
[43:00] What we watched!
[69:18] This week’s “Frightgeist,” as our friend Ben so lovingly dubbed this section of the ‘cast: We’re talking about terrible diseases that afflict human beings and how Christians reconcile a good god with immense suffering.
Stuff we referenced:
- Why Does God Allow Suffering? (Cru) – https://www.cru.org/us/en/train-and-grow/life-and-relationships/hardships/why-does-god-allow-suffering.html
- Why Does God Allow Suffering? (Focus on the Family) – https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/family-spiritual-growth/answering-our-kids-questions-why-does-god-allow-suffering/
- Death of Captain Cook – Hawaii Alive – https://hawaiialive.org/death-of-captain-cook/
- How Do You Kill a God? On Captain Cook’s Ill-Fated Arrival in Hawaii – https://lithub.com/how-do-you-kill-a-god-on-captain-cooks-ill-fated-arrival-in-hawaii/
- Encountering history: ‘Discovery’ and ‘Resolution’ revisited – https://www.bl.uk/the-voyages-of-captain-james-cook/articles/encountering-history-discovery-and-resolution-revisited
- Captain Cook in Hawaii – The National Archives – https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/captain-cook-in-hawaii/
- Hawaiian History: How Captain Cook Met His End – https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/travel/arts-culture/hawaiian-history-how-captain-cook-met-his-end/
- Captain Cook killed in Hawaii – https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/captain-cook-killed-in-hawaii
- Captain Cook’s 1768 Voyage to the South Pacific Included a Secret Mission – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/captain-cooks-1768-voyage-south-pacific-included-secret-mission-180970119/
- The Demise Of Captain Cook – http://www.coffeetimes.com/cook.htm