BOOM! Jake Erickson is back on the podcast. This one is a complete blast. In our conversation we discuss…

– The origin story of a Lutheran queer eco-process theologian from North Dakota
– an exploration of religion & violence
– exploring sexuality, queerness and desire
– god is queer
– after an orgasm tell God you’re welcome
– how purity culture destroys community
– divine eroticism
– Biblical authority in a Process style
– feeling the trauma when you can’t fix the violence
– moral agency w/out a redemption story
– one of the big lies that shapes us, is that we are alone. It is in our relationality and community we find the power for creative transformation
– post-Covid theology
– thinking American from the outside
– dead people Jake loves to think with
– shout out to Marjorie Suchocki’s prayer book

Jacob J. Erickson is Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics at Trinity College Dublin. He previously taught Religion and Environmental Studies at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, USA.

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