The Brothers Zahl

Three brothers talk about grace

About the show

Welcome to season one of The Brothers Zahl podcast, a long overdue collaboration between John, David and Simeon Zahl, three siblings engaged in "the God business"--one as a writer, one as a professor, one as a priest. Over the course of six episodes they tackle some big subjects, in hopes of sketching an overarching picture of grace and everyday life (and making some decent jokes in the process).

Brought to you by Mockingbird Ministries.

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Episodes

  • Episode 6: Grace

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 18 mins

    In the final episode of the first season, the brothers talk about their all-time favorite word, what John calls "a pool that's shallow enough that babies can wade into it and deep enough that elephants can swim." See show note for references and recommendations.

  • Episode 5: Abreaction

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 8 mins

    The most esoteric sounding subject in the first season may also be the most gut-level. In this episode the brothers discuss the role of art, story, and humor as it relates to ministry and healing. See show notes for references and recommendations.

  • Episode 4: Church

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 19 mins

    In their fourth episode, the brothers try to make sense of that oh-so-loaded institution and experience called "Church." See show notes for references and recommendations.

  • Episode 3: Evil

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min

    Could also be titled "Evil, Sin, and Suffering", in this episode the brothers delve into the various shades of darkness we experience in the world--and in ourselves. See show notes for references and recommendations.

  • Episode 2: Holiness

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 13 secs

    The second episode, in which the brothers discuss that slippery yet inspiring topic known as holiness (and its opposite). See show notes for references and recommendations.

  • Episode 1: God

    February 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins

    The first ever episode, in which the brothers introduce themselves and then jump into the sprawling subject at the center of their lives: capital-G God. See show notes for references and recommendations.

  • Season 1 Trailer

    February 9th, 2021  |  2 mins 29 secs