This is a special live podcast episode. It was recorded at Wild Heaven Brewing in Atlanta Georgia with a bunch of our friends
from McAfee School of Theology. During this zesty episode we discuss…

  • what is a ‘wet baptist’?
  • Dean Greg DeLoach gives beer style intros to Profs on the Mics
  • the nature of missionary dating and how it is absolutely not connected to the missionary posititon
  • the nature of Baptist life and American Evangelicalism
  • why David Gushee is sticking it to Stan… at least in podcasting.
  • Tripp discusses Carmen. He is sorry.
  • we meet Colin. he managed to publish a very zesty text as a student at McAfee with Dr. Gushee… Moral Leadership for a Divided Age: Fourteen People Who Dared to Change Our World
  • why Ghandi might not be included in the second edition
  • the inspiring life of Oscar Romero
  • what question would you ask a Presidential Candidate to get at their moral leadership?
  • “we are remembering faith, not an ideological faith”
  • how comic books help you learn how to read the Bible
  • what’s going on theologically in the cultural rise of the comic?
  • why everyone should read Sandman by Neil Gaiman
  • the unique shape, power, and creativity of nerd culture

Things to check out:

Dr. David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

Dr. Gushee is the elected Past-President of both the American Academy of Religion and Society of Christian Ethics. He is the author and/or editor of 24 books and approximately 150 book chapters, journal articles, and reviews. His most notable books include: Righteous Gentiles of the HolocaustKingdom EthicsThe Sacredness of Human Life, Changing our Mind, and Moral Leadership for a Divided Age.

A devoted teacher, Professor Gushee offers courses to seminarians and college students. Over a busy 25-year career, he has written hundreds of opinion pieces, given interviews to scores of media outlets, and has led several significant social-ethical activist efforts.

David G. Garber, Jr. is the Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at McAfee. He received his B.A. in Religion from Baylor University (1995), his M.Div. and Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary (1998-99), and his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Emory University (2005). Before this position, Dr. Garber served as an adjunct professor at McAfee for three years while finishing his dissertation on “Trauma, History, and Survival in Ezekiel 1-24.” He teaches courses in Old Testament, Hebrew Exegesis, Social Justice in the Old Testament, The Theology of Ezekiel, The Bible and Popular Culture, and The Book of the Twelve.

In his research, Dr. Garber explores the usefulness of trauma theory as an interpretive lens for biblical study. He was the co-editor for a volume of Review and Expositor titled Faith Facing Trauma and contributed to the introduction and an expository article on Nahum 3 for the volume. Stemming from his work with trauma theory, Dr. Garber is currently composing an essay on “A Philology of Trauma in the Exilic Writings” to be published in a volume on the interpretation of exile ancient Israel by the Society of Biblical Literature.

Elder of the Podcast, Rev. Jason Oden is looking to take some Episcopalian and Lutheran peeps on a tour of the Holy Land... yes he’s got some scholarships for fellow HBC listeners.