Have I ever mentioned Ernest Becker here on the blog. I don't remember. Anyway, Becker's work was profoundly influential in the work of one of my favorite theologians, Gerharde Forde. Click here to go to a set of mp3s of Sheldon Solomon lecturing on the thought of Ernest Becker. Download them, burn them to a CD, and listen while you drive- or if you are one of those lucky enough to actually own an iPod, then load them up and enjoy.