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It's time to get your geek on this Advent.  What better way to practice the holy waiting of this Advent season than streaming weekly with some Wise-ish Nerds on the internet.  Each week Tripp and Bo will be looking at the liturgical texts for the upcoming week of advent and using a different theologian to dig deeper into the themes of the week.  Expect to encounter Jack Caputo's discussion of the 'to come,' Catherine Keller's Parabolic Christology, Kathryn Tanner's incarnational Christology, reflections on Ebenezer Scrooge, New Testament fun with Borg, Wright, and Horsley & hopefully Tripp will talk Bo into reading his theologically revised version of 'The Night Before Christmas' in a deep sultry radio voice. 
Each session will be at least 90 minutes, maybe 2 hours that covers a bible episode and a theology episode, and available as a live stream or as a download afterward.  We will post some readings for each week and will be taking questions before and during each session.  We hope the mix of theology, bible and liturgical season makes this a sermon or small group leader prep session and for the many Deacons without a faith community a chance to find some online partners during the advent season. 
Thursdays @6pm (pst) / @9 (est)
11/27
12/4
12/11
12/18

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Watch a live interaction with John Caputo!
by David Phillips - Monday, 4 November 2013, 1:39 PM
 

"The Insistence of God" has been released, we have run a blog tour this past month, and now it is time to hang out with Jack Caputo online. We shall be talking with Jack, asking him your questions, chatting on the message board, and having ourselves a nerdy time.

The day of the party a link will be posted below to the live video stream page. So grab your friends, your favorite brew, and get ready for the fun.

 

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