What does Stephen Colbert and Bill Moyers have in common? They are Homebrewed Bootleggers. Well not exactly, but they have been busy listening to the HBC podcast to get freshest stuff in the field of religion. Back in June we interviewed Robert Wright on his new book the Evolution of God. … Read more about Bootlegging the Homebrewed Goodness
What do you get when Tripp talks to a theologian, church planter, educator, with progressive, emerging, and process tendencies? A podcast unlike any you have ever heard, BUT that is what you get this week when Bruce Epperly joins us. Bruce Epperly is a man of many talents. He is a theology … Read more about Bruce Epperly: An Emerging, Progressive, and Relational Vision of Faith
One of my favorite books on postmodern theology is 'God and Religion in the Postmodern World' by David Ray Griffin. I should really reread it again and see how it would resonate with me now, but it was the first theology book that helped me the nature of constructive theology in a postmodern … Read more about Impartial love and the rejection of hate
Divinity School Application for Liberals Beginning term: [_] Fall [_] Spring [_] Summer ___ [_] Other? Indoctrination: [_] Master of Divinity [_] M.Div./MA Counseling [_] M.Div./JD [_] M.Div./MBA [_] Certificate Health and Spirituality [_] PhD [_] DMin [_] Exploratory Personal … Read more about Divinity School Application for Liberals….don’t laugh too hard.
This Friday theologian Donna Bowman will be interviewed for the HBC podcast. We are planning on discussing relational theology and all that world wide web, social networking, hoopla. This is going to be a really sweet conversation and something that would be even more fun if some Deacons were … Read more about Relational Productivity, Creative Energy, and YOU!
Derek Webb's new album 'Stockholm Syndrome' has been making its way around the blogosphere. I have been a Derek Webb fan for a long time and have become increasingly impressed with his solo stuff since he left Caedmon's Call. His newest album's promotion campaign included a spat with the record … Read more about The Syndrome is very revealing….
One of my favorite bloggers Bob Cornwall just posted the summary post about his recent blogging journey through Philip Clayton's book 'Adventures in the Spirit.' If you are interested in what outstanding book bloggersizing looks like then READ THIS SERIES. If you are interested in what an open … Read more about Cornwall’s Adventure of the ‘Adventures in the Spirit’
The 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth was celebrated at Cambridge. Philip Clayton, a theology prof of mine, was in a public debate with Daniel Dennett (scientist and new atheist). Dennett blogged about it: Richard Dawkins’ wonderful sentence about how nasty the God of the Old Testament … Read more about Atheists and Theologians at Darwin’s Birthday Party
Bill Moyers does an outstanding job getting the voices of these outstanding theologians out. Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien (Dorrien drops the word down here) all bringing some theological imagination to our present crisis. If you know what is best for you watch this and reflect. … Read more about What do the best Christian Theologians say about the economic down turn?
Robert Wright joins us this week for a conversation on his new book 'The Evolution of God.' Blogger and Deacon Serious joins me for the interview and (if you are smart enough to read his blog) in soliciting questions from our listeners leading up to the interview. We had a bunch of great questions … Read more about Robert Wright and the Evolution of God: Homebrewed Christianity 55
Len Sweet joins us this week for another outstanding podcast. The first half of the podcast focuses on his new book 'So Beautiful' in which you get Len being Sweet as he discusses the DNA of the church. In doing so you get some refined and focused reflection on over-used and under-utilized buzz … Read more about Len Sweet on ‘So Beautiful’ and the ‘Jesus Manifesto’: Homebrewed Christianity 54
Paul Ray, author of the Cultural Creatives, has an ongoing research project that is chronicling the break down of the old political dividing lines. I was reminded of it when I listened to this very intersting interview with him as part of the lead up to the 'State of the World Forum.' If you have … Read more about The New Progressives?