This summer we are hosting a class with the one and only John D. Caputo. I am super excited about it and would love to all ye interested nerds to check it out and join the fun. Here's the reading for the class … Read more about Theology of Culture: a class with John D. Caputo
This summer I am going on a baseball pilgrimage to Chicago with my friends at Point Above. When they approached me about sponsoring the podcast I clicked over to check out the trip and immediately knew two things: 1) I wanted to go and 2) If this trip is for you, then you will know it that quickly. … Read more about Baseball, Beer, Pizza, and other divine things from Chicago
Elgin, my oldest son, just turned 11 and he has managed to talk himself into a podcast appearance. Personally I had a blast. It may be a completely new parenting tactic - get your 11 year old Son to record a podcast and they will talk to you about something other than Fortnite for 30 … Read more about Elgin goes to Mars
With a freshman in high school, Amy and Christian Piatt are getting familiar with a whole new set of doubts. This got them thinking about how much doubt we're surrounded by every day. But a question keep nagging at them... Is our doubt getting worse? From AI mimicry to feel-good stories gone … Read more about Season of Doubt
Words we use - or withhold - shape our culture, opinions and identities. From media and Church to the White House, our words are at war to claim attention more than ever before. We examine Trump's words (and silence) regarding Sen. McCain's death, the Vatican's response to recent abuse … Read more about Words at War
It's been a year since the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville took place. What has happened since then? Amy and Christian Piatt reflect on the impact of last year's events, consider the recent "Unite the Right 2" rally in DC and consider MSNBC's recent "Breaking Hate" special … Read more about Blood and Soil: One Year After Charlottesville
In this episode, Christian and Amy ask why white Evangelicals support Trump in such big numbers. As much as 77% of white Evangelicals support Trump. Why do they continue to support him? Do progressives share anything with Evangelicals besides the name Christian? They talk about the moral … Read more about The Moral Compromise of Supporting Trump
Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Theology Nerd Podcast with the Dr. Tripp Fuller. This is a shorter Q&A episode, where your friendly, local internet theologian answers questions submitted by you. Today Tripp is joined by Scott Paeth, professor and ethicist at DePaul University, to … Read more about Close Encounters of the Theological Kind with Scott Paeth
Film Synopsis Imagine a youth pastor (aka Cleo) whose love for a teenage girl puts his job at the church in jeopardy. No - not an under-age, pervy sorta love. We're talking about a level of care and acceptance that most churches aren't too fond of. (Now you're wondering what her deal is, aren't … Read more about The Road To Edmond: a provocative film that questions faith, sexuality, and Jesus.
Alfred North Whitehead might be gone, but John Cobb isn't! JC has kindly given ten different principles that characterize Whiteheadian thinking today. So if you were wondering what Whitehead might be thinking after modernity then here are ten treats! For more John Cobb fun go check out his BIG 5, … Read more about What Would Whitehead Think?
“That wild beast, which lives in man and does not dare to show itself until the barriers of law and custom have been removed, was now set free.” (Ivo Andric, the Bridge over the Drina, concerning the first pan-slavic genocide in 1914) After the recent body-slamming incident by my now state … Read more about Gianforte: “The Wild Beast”
We are extremely excited to announce that we are giving away two complete sets of the Bibliotheca Bible. Bibliotheca is the entire biblical library separated into volumes and designed purely for reading. The text is reverently treated in classic typographic style, free of all added conventions such … Read more about Bibliotheca Giveaway