Resurrection-al

On today’s TNT podcast a well-meaning caller tries to close the gap between Tripp and my perspectives by appealing to Whitehead’s process view (minute 55). Let me try to articulate my perspective as quickly and clearly as possible so that there are no misunderstandings – even if you disagree with … Read more about Resurrection-al

Walter Brueggemann on the Prophetic Imagination [Barrel Aged]

Walter Brueggemann is a living legend in Biblical Studies. In this Barrel Aged podcast we pull out an interview with Dr. Brueggemann from the middle of the 2008 Presidential campaign. During the podcast we discuss his most influential text and required reading in every decent seminary The Prophetic … Read more about Walter Brueggemann on the Prophetic Imagination [Barrel Aged]

Sex Is Not Simple

Sexuality and spirituality have been on my mind as we prepare for tonight’s Level Ground Film Festival. I am very aware of the cultural conversation that continues to circle around marriage equality and issues related to legal matters. As a pastor and theologian, my concern is more specifically … Read more about Sex Is Not Simple

Matthew David Segall – Science, Religion, Eco-Philosophy, Etheric Imagination, Psychedelic Eucharist, Ecological Crisis and more…

I (Jesse) recently chatted with one of my favorite ecophilosophers, bloggers, and youtubers, Matthew David Segall. Matthew is a a doctoral candidate in philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. His knowledge of the history of philosophy is … Read more about Matthew David Segall – Science, Religion, Eco-Philosophy, Etheric Imagination, Psychedelic Eucharist, Ecological Crisis and more…

Paul: Rupture, Revelation, & Revolution [High Gravity class w/ Peter Rollins]

Peter Rollins and I may not be able to do atheism for lent this year because we are going to be reading the Apostle Paul... along with some philosophers who are into Paul. You should think about joining us in this High Gravity online class. It's over 10 hours of geekdom streamed to your computer on … Read more about Paul: Rupture, Revelation, & Revolution [High Gravity class w/ Peter Rollins]

Naturalism is not Enough: Or, Why Transcendence is not the Problem

There has been a great discussion in the comment section of the latest TNT episode where Tripp talks with LeRon Shults and Barry Taylor, both of whom I admire. Shults defends a form of radical theology and at one point even uses the term "atheist" to describe himself. His ontology is a strictly … Read more about Naturalism is not Enough: Or, Why Transcendence is not the Problem

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