To say Bishop Barron's interview with Dr. Jordan Peterson was highly anticipated might still be an understatement. For years, people have clamored for the two to engage each other, especially given their similar interests in religion, psychology, literature, and the Bible.

Dr. Peterson, the New York Times bestselling author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, is arguably the most prominent intellectual figure on the scene today, and Bishop Barron is one of the leading intellects and evangelists in the Catholic Church.

They finally joined for a nearly two-hour discussion in March 2019, but the interview wasn't posted on Dr. Peterson's podcast and YouTube channel until June 2019. However, in less than a month the combined postings had over a million downloads.

You can listen or watch below:

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BONUS DISCUSSIONS

Click below for two bonus discussions between Dr. Matt Nelson and Dr. Chris Kaczor, dissecting the Barron/Peterson interview, from the Word on Fire Institute!

When the interview finally went live, the excitement was palpable:

But the best comments came from atheists and other non-Catholics, including one skeptic who asked, in the YouTube comment thread, where and how he could convert to Catholicism!

There were several more encouraging comments:

BONUS DISCUSSIONS

Click below for two bonus discussions between Dr. Matt Nelson and Dr. Chris Kaczor, dissecting the Barron/Peterson interview, from the Word on Fire Institute!