The Goods: A Film Podcast

Destiny (1997) ft. Gavin McDowell - Ideas have wings

August 10, 2022

Biblical scholar and movie fan Gavin McDowell joins The Goods to discuss Destiny, a 1997 Egyptian film about 12th century philosopher Averroes. Gavin shares his background and why this film holds a special place in his heart, then he, Dan, and Brian talk through the film. Join as they discuss The People's Champion Marwan, the religious-political intrigue in the context of modern politics, connections to Salman Rushdie, and the historical destinies of the various characters and nations depicted.

Thanks, Gavin, for joining us and raising the pod's intellectual vigor for a week!

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