51d4zjpl9bl_sl500_aa240_Dr. Jeffrey C. Pugh is Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Elon University. His new book is called Religionless Christianity: Dietrich Bonhoeffer In Troubled Times. Dr. Pugh talks with Tripp about the life of Bonhoeffer, shares some of the famous words from his Letters & Papers from Prison, and leaves us with how Bonhoeffer can inspire us today. He even inspires Tripp to consider, for about 30 seconds, joining the Hauerwasian Mafia.

This is a longer one. Make sure you download it to your favorite digital audio file playback device or home computer, so you can listen to it while working on those term papers or sermons or on your commute.

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Thanks to our callers this week: Tony Jones and Rev. Obi Wan. Obi Wan took some time off from battling Tusken Raiders to give us a shout out. We’re always excited to hear from listeners (a.k.a. ‘deacons’) and sci-fi heroes. The Homebrewed Christianity call-in number is 678-590-BREW.

Find out about the 2009 Emergent Village Theological Conversation with Jürgen Moltmann, September 9-11, 2009: MoltmannConversation.com

Find out about Christianity 21: Faith in the 21st Century October 9-11, 2009: Christianity21.com