79. Jane Austen Will Make You a Better Parent

79. Jane Austen Will Make You a Better Parent

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If Pride and Prejudice is a book that every young person who is dating should read, Mansfield Park is a book that every parent should read. It’s full of wisdom, yo! So is this episode, thanks to the efforts of our heroes! Here are the things that happen:

00:00 Music, our heroes introduce themselves, etc.
02:18 Donor Shout-Outs
06:58 Mansfield Park is a book for parents
08:46 Manners vs. morals
11:16 If you don’t have sympathy for Fanny, reread the beginning
16:22 Less Common Acquirements
17:32 Severity Vs. Indulgence
19:05 All he had to do was smile
21:27 The perfect pharisees
22:58 Parents who won’t “run the risk of investigation”
25:18 Mediated discipline 27:48 The uses of outward conformity
30:15 Sir Thomas is not a villain
31:47 The importance of parental unity
34:30 Show affection to your kids!!!!
38:26 Pride
41:05 When all that’s left is verbal abuse
42:52 Don’t be a jerk because you’re recovering authority, Dad

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About The Authors


Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He hosts three podcasts—The Bookening, The World We Made, and Sound of Sanity.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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