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
Allow me a moment to make an argument for what is likely the least popular idea I could defend, aside from making an apology for something like Trump’s natural capacity for growing hair. I wanna talk celibacy, just as everyone wants to these days, but especially of the priestly sort. And I want give … Read more about Keep Your Dingy to Yourself #CatholicCorner
This August, Tripp Fuller and Peter Rollins will be road-tripping across the middle of the country bringing Theology Beer Camp to Denver and Oklahoma City. You can go to theologybeercamp.com to learn more, sign up for updates, and purchase tickets. What is Theology Beer Camp? Imagine the best … Read more about Theology Beer Camp: Summer Edition
I’m reminded daily that we now live in a so-called post-truth world, which is a bit of an understatement in my book. The rationale for this statement usually comes back to a critique of Trump or other conservative-esque folks who people in my neck of the woods tend not to like, sometimes for good … Read more about Post-Post-Truth #CatholicCorner