Kevin Corcoran, mastermind behind the book Church in the Present Tense (along with Scot McKnight, Peter Rollins, and Jason Clark) talks with Tripp. In the intro we have fun dreaming of Johnny Depp playing Pete Rollins in The Insurrection movie with Christopher Walken as John Caputo. (Bo has … Read more about Church in the Present Tense with Kevin Corcoran: Homebrewed Christiainity 120
TNT : week of September 15
This Theology Nerd Throwdown is sponsored by Claremont School of Theology. Tripp and Bo take on three topics in the news from a progressive Christian perspective with an eye toward the theological. 1. Did 9/11 really change us? You can read the initial blog here. 2. The crows at the … Read more about TNT : week of September 15
The Evangelical C.S. Lewis
Last month I asked the question "Is anyone evangelical enough anymore" and called C.S. Lewis an honorary patron saint of evangelicals - or something. Some disagreed with this assessment on the grounds that Lewis was not evangelical. Well, in the latest issue of the online magazine Heretic … Read more about The Evangelical C.S. Lewis
Did 9/11 really change us?
As we all know,this past weekend was a big one. I watched with much interest as the commemorations and memorials passed. My senses were especially heightened today due to five things: We put our the interview with Graham E. Fuller this past Friday. I heard an interview and read an article with … Read more about Did 9/11 really change us?
What’s in a name? Branding and control
Over the past month we have been engaged in a vibrant conversation here about the labels of Liberal, Evangelical, Progressive, and Emergent. Here is a set links for those wanting to get up to speed. Liberal Masterclass pod - Nine Nations of Evangelicalism blog - Progressive is not Liberal blog - … Read more about What’s in a name? Branding and control
Economics, Theology, and Discipleship: Joerg Rieger on Homebrewed Christianity 116
We may be in the midst of an 'economic downturn' but at Homebrewed Christianity we are having a 'theological boom.' If there was one single living person I would want to talk to about theology and economics Joerg Rieger is that person. Guess what? He is here! Rieger is the Wendland-Cook Endowed … Read more about Economics, Theology, and Discipleship: Joerg Rieger on Homebrewed Christianity 116
What the heck Hauerwas?
I had just come back from Big Tent Phoenix and had a chance to go to Fuller Seminary to hear Stanley Hauerwas. I had read his The Peaceable Kingdom and Resident Aliens. I had also listened to him lecture on John Howard Yoder and several other topics. So, I was excited for the Q&R time - my plan … Read more about What the heck Hauerwas?
TNT: Hauerwas and the Evangelicals
Theology Nerd Throwdown! This is part 3/3 for Tripp and Bo sitting down to chat about the terms Evangelical, Progressive, Emergent and Liberal. A number of authors come up. Here is a handy list of the books that get mentioned and any relevant Homebrewed podcast they appeared in. Stanley … Read more about TNT: Hauerwas and the Evangelicals
TNT: Liberal Master Class
Tripp and Bo sit down for an hour-long chat about the term 'Liberal'. Tripp interacts with Friedrich Schleiermacher and Albert Ritschl for a historical perspective and then connects with Douglas Ottati and Peter Hodgson for a contemporary engagement. Tripp puts them in contrast to Progressive, … Read more about TNT: Liberal Master Class
The History and Transformation of American Christianity with Bill Leonard: Homebrewed Christianity 114
If you are a history buff then this is the podcast for you! We discuss the history of religion in American, its relationship to politics and culture, and how cool Roger Williams was. Not only that, we tackle the current status of religion in America and in the South as Protestant Christianity has … Read more about The History and Transformation of American Christianity with Bill Leonard: Homebrewed Christianity 114
Goosing Emergents into the Mainline
Back Ground : Brandon Morgan attended the Wild Goose Festival and came away with some concerns/critiques that were posted at Roger Olson’s website and responded to by Tony Jones with some great new suggestions . Tripp and I had some fun recording a Theology Nerd Throw-down (TNT) last week where … Read more about Goosing Emergents into the Mainline
Rethinking Spirituality Through Doctrine and Doctrine Through Spirituality
As the old saying goes, “when it rains, it pours.” And somehow, the world has been pouring spirituality down on me as of late! I have to admit, I’ve rather enjoyed it. Currently, I’m reading a book by a Benedictine Sister named Joann Chittister called The Rule of Benedict, and it reinterprets the … Read more about Rethinking Spirituality Through Doctrine and Doctrine Through Spirituality