When one of your heroes writes a book to share the wisdom they have collected in life and you have a podcast... this episode happens. Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor for its first seven years. His newest book is … Read more about Kevin Kelly: Wisdom I Wish I’d Known Earlier
John Dominic Crossan: Christian Resurrection & Human Evolution
John Dominic Crossan returns to the podcast to discuss the connection between human evolution and Christian resurrection. It was a blast! In the conversation, we mention some Dom’s books, including The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church’s Conservative Icon, God and … Read more about John Dominic Crossan: Christian Resurrection & Human Evolution
Ryan Burge: Graphs about Religion & Politics w/ Spicy Banter
Ryan is back with some fresh graphs and data for us to unpack. It was a bunch of fun, and the takes got spicer throughout. Since he's got a new edition of The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going coming out, we decided it would be fun to have a teach-in and spend three … Read more about Ryan Burge: Graphs about Religion & Politics w/ Spicy Banter
Hugh Howey: Silo & the Wisdom in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
This is one special episode! I had the privilege of talking to Hugh Howey, the author behind the new post-apocalyptic show Silo on Apple TV+. It was one wonderful conversation about a fantastic new series. I can't exaggerate how much I enjoyed Silo. The first two episodes are now available for your … Read more about Hugh Howey: Silo & the Wisdom in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
Andrew Root: the Church after Innovation
Andrew Root is the Carrie Olson Baalson Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary, USA. He writes and researches in areas of theology, ministry, culture, and younger generations. Some of his most recent books are The Congregation in a Secular Age (Baker, 2021), The End of Youth … Read more about Andrew Root: the Church after Innovation
Michael DeJonge: the Complicated Bonhoeffer
Michael DeJonge is Professor and Chair of the Religious Studies department, where he teaches about the history of Christian thought, theories and methods in religious studies, and religion in modern society. He holds the endowed Chair named in memory of James F. Strange, who was a respected … Read more about Michael DeJonge: the Complicated Bonhoeffer
God, Jesus, & Whatever: Pete Enns & Tripp answer questions
A Bible scholar and a theologian answer a bunch of really important questions while having some fun. Pete Enns joined me live on the HBC YouTube channel (that you should follow) to tackle some fun nerdy questions. If this experience isn't painful and you think it would be fun to hangout with … Read more about God, Jesus, & Whatever: Pete Enns & Tripp answer questions
John Dominic Crossan: The Cross & the Crisis of Civilization
John Dominic Crossan returns to the podcast to discuss the presence of empire throughout scripture and how recognizing the divine struggle against its oppression can reframe our understanding of Easter then and today. In the conversation, we mention some Dom’s books, including The First Paul: … Read more about John Dominic Crossan: The Cross & the Crisis of Civilization
Marjorie Suchocki: Whispered Hope
Marjorie Suchocki is one of my favorite theologians. I absolutely love each of her books and have recommended them over and over. We got to connect in person for this conversation while in Claremont celebrating the 50th Anniversary for the Center for Process Studies. Our conversation touches a bunch … Read more about Marjorie Suchocki: Whispered Hope
Thomas Jay Oord: the Death of Omnipotence!
It's a book release party for Thomas Jay Oord's new book! We were joined by two other philosophers will join us - Donna Bowman & Donald Viney. In this ground-breaking book, best-selling and award-winning author Thomas Jay Oord explains why omnipotence should be rejected. But Oord … Read more about Thomas Jay Oord: the Death of Omnipotence!
Jeffrey Pugh: 5 Reasons we need Bonhoeffer now!
Dr. Pugh is joining Tripp for a conversation about the timely work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. We will pull out 5 different reasons the return to Bonhoeffer is needed from his essay "Ten Years After,” in which Bonhoeffer wrote to the conspirators and resisters to Nazi rule in 1943. In this one short … Read more about Jeffrey Pugh: 5 Reasons we need Bonhoeffer now!
Rolf Jacobson: Five Offensive Things… you learn in Seminary
Rolf Jacobson is back on the podcast, and we have some serious fun. In our conversation, we discuss several things seminarians learn that could be triggering to the church they grew up in. I also drop a few exciting announcements in the intro like Rolf and I will tag-team a keynote together at the … Read more about Rolf Jacobson: Five Offensive Things… you learn in Seminary