Lilian Calles Barger

Lilian Calles Barger, a researcher, writer, and speaker, is the founder and president of The Damaris Project, the think tank portion of which encourages scholarship in the area of religion and women's studies. Editor in chief for, Barger is particularly concerned with questions about faith and its intersection with culture. She earned her B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington.

On the bonus track for Volume 62, Lilian Calles Barger discusses the need for community at a scale that encourages unplanned face-to-face interaction. Click here to listen to the segment. (Left click to stream; right click to save.)


Volume 62

Guests on Volume 62: Craig Bernthal, on the theme of judgment in the plays of Shakespeare; James Turner Johnson, on recent distortions of the just war tradition; Alissa Quart, on Branded: the Buying and Selling of Teenagers; Stephen M. Barr, on how modern science has challenged the materialist view of human nature; Lilian Calles Barger, on beauty, the body, spirituality, and the "true self," and on why the food court at the megachurch isn't what our neighbors need; and Corby Kummer, on the connections between food and community.