This is the second half of the live podcast from the American Academy of Religion 2014. The evening was sponsored by Fortress Press, was supplied with delicious beer by Monkish Brewing Co & featured Catherine Keller, John Cobb and Jack Caputo. Check out part 1 HERE In part 2 you will hear … Read more about The Birth of God and a new JC – part 2 Keller AAR
It's Advent season and many of us are getting ready to rock a towel over our head, glue a beard on our kids, and add a fresh layer of glitter to some angel wings. Why not plug in your ear buds and have John Dominic Crossan discuss the birth narratives of Jesus? You can nerd out and wrap gifts at the … Read more about John Dominic Crossan on the First Christmas [Barrel Aged]
I’ve been thinking a lot about the Taylor Swift vs. Spotify (#Swiftify) controversy lately. It brings up some really great questions. One of them is, ‘how should we think about the value of art?’ Most people I’ve talked to don’t feel too bad for Taylor Swift specifically, because they’re … Read more about #Swiftify, The Value of Art, and…Art as Minsitry??
Christian Piatt of the Homebrewed CultureCast was recently in SoCal to hang with Tripp Fuller and talk about his new book PostChristian: What's left? Can we fix? Do we care? They were joined by Bart Campolo, Peter Rollins and Benjamin Cory to talk about the implications of moving on. Imagine … Read more about PostChristian Piatt Fun!
Yesterday I got a comment on blog post from 2 years ago. Since this subject comes up frequently, I thought it would be good to respond. I hope you get some sort of update from comments posted on old posts. Indeed I do! Thank you so much for taking the time to write in. I've been trying to work … Read more about More On Miracles (Q&R)
by Austin Roberts If you’re like me and have ever wondered what a “process Marxism” would look like, the recently published Organic Marxism: An Alternative to Capitalism and Ecological Catastrophe by Philip Clayton and Justin Heinzekehr is an exciting vision of such a possibility. It is in fact … Read more about Marx & Whitehead: Reviewing “Organic Marxism”
For years (many more than you might think) this "thing" called theopoetics has been happening, occuring, bubbling-up in various places, writings, and presentations. Those who have called their work by the title of theopoetics come from diverse backgrounds including Biblical criticism, death of God … Read more about What is Theopoetics? the answer in book form.
In the spirit of the Homebrewed mission, I’d like to share two ingredients that someone out there can take and make a tasty theological dish with. Ingredient #1: This interview with Yale Philosopher Keith DeRose. In it he basically says two things that caught my interest: 1) Neither atheists nor … Read more about On Thought Experiments: Two Ingredients for a theological dish
An interesting way to expose the difference between two things is to take out the subject of great quote and replace it with something else to see if it still works. If your replacement X cannot work in place of the initial Y then you are forced to ask ‘why is this the case?’ Let me give you … Read more about Plug in ‘the Church’ as an experiment
Micky's Bookshelf So, since Bo and now Callid have decided to give you a peak into the wild and zesty bookshelf of a Homebrewed Christianity podcaster, I thought I would join in the fun. I am actually inspired by a conversation I had with a deacon after this year's Wild Goose 3D Event. A young, … Read more about Micky’s Bookshelf
On this week’s TNT I introduced an interesting thought experiment: take the cross out of the Jesus story and see what you can still do. This this thought experiment appeals to me for two reasons: Modern Protestants have overdone it on the cross The incarnation and resurrection hold far more … Read more about Christianity Without A Cross?
I like Top 10 lists ... and I love books. These lists of books that have been going around FB lately have been an interesting snapshot to see what books have impacted folks. Here is my 'Top 10 Books that have stuck with me' list and I would love to see yours. - Books that Changed … Read more about Bo’s Bookshelf