Dr. Adam Clark is here as we kick off the Black Theology Reading Group. This episode is not just a description and invitation to join the reading but, an outline of the centering questions of the class. If you don't want to miss out on some amazing reading, lectures, conversation, and community … Read more about Adam Clark: What is Black Theology?
Are you ready for a super fun and nerdy podcast? Dr. Stanely has been an important thinker for my current research project. His book on renowned Quaker physicist Arthur Eddington was one I kept on telling friends about. When his new book Einstein's War came out I knew it would make for a good … Read more about Matthew Stanley: Science & Religion Beyond the Conflict Model
This August we kick off the next Homebrewed reading group on James Cone and Black Theology. We will be joined by our lead theological facilitator, Dr. Adam Clark, Associate Professor of Theology at Xavier University. In this episode Adam and I discuss (the Father of Black Theology) James Cone, … Read more about Adam Clark: James Cone was right
When people ask me about my favorite authors they aren't surprised to hear me say Alfred North Whitehead, Elizabeth Johnson, or Origen, but when I say Jason Aaron I get a look of confusion. Then I explain how much I love comics and that Jason Aaron is my absolute favorite author. When I found out … Read more about Jason Aaron: He is Worthy, but is God? Thor, Star Wars, and Southern Bastards
Dr. Stephen Haynes is the Albert Bruce Curry Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College and theologian-in-residence at Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. He joined the Rise of Bonhoeffer reading group and we decided it best to share with you. Enjoy! The figure of … Read more about Stephen Haynes: the Battle for Bonhoeffer
Dr. Reggie Williams is the Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at McCormick Theological Seminary and author of Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus:Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance. The book is an analysis of exposure to Harlem Renaissance intellectuals, and worship at Harlem’s … Read more about Reggie Williams: Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus
Dr. Jeffrey C Pugh joined the podcast tag-team of Crackers & Grape Juice + Homebrewed Christianity for a special live streaming Happy Hour. Dr. Pugh kicks things off by giving us 5 reasons to go Bonhoeffer... theologically speaking and then all sorts of things Qs find their As. It was a … Read more about Jeffrey C. Pugh: Why Go Bonhoeffer?
This is a really fun conversation with one of the most influential living scientist. Dr. Christof Koch is neuroscientist pioneering th the neural bases of consciousness. He is the president and chief scientist of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. In this conversation we … Read more about Christof Koch: why you can’t squeeze consciousness out of a brain
I had a blast talking with Dr. Mark Wallace. We ended up having so much fun we've decided to do it again. Be on the lookout for details about a Homebrewed Happy Hour in which we will discuss Christian Animism and the questions/topics you send in. After you hear his account of Jesus as a Shaman or … Read more about Mark Wallace: Faith After Religion
I have new nerd crush and it is Dr. Susan M. Shaw. This episode was one of the most fun conversations I have had in a while. It may be because we are both members of an endangered theological species... cradle southern baptists who went process, but none the less it was so fun it went for three … Read more about Susan Shaw: the story of a Process Southern Baptist Feminist
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. There is no good reason not to follow him on twitter. This conversation came after a Jacob gave a … Read more about Jacob Erickson: a Theopoetics of the Earth
In this episode I am joined by Kevin Miller and Robyn Henderson-Espinoza to discuss the documentary film J.E.S.U.S.A. J.E.S.U.S.A. is an in-depth exploration of the relationship between Christianity and American nationalism and the violence that can often emerge from it. Far from a new … Read more about Violence, Nationalism, and other things that ruin Christianity