Our Theology Starts 100 Years Ago: an experiment

I want to throw something out and see if it has legs. I will be playing a character today - feel free to play along!  My great-grandmother was born into a world that no longer exists in many ways. I’m preparing a presentation for the Subverting the Norm Conference. I have been reviewing a book … Read more about Our Theology Starts 100 Years Ago: an experiment

If Aquinas Were Around Today

Thomas Aquinas comes up a lot these days.*   Some of it is generated by a small community of passionate people who want to reclaim his project.  This, in turn, prompts some - such as John Caputo in an interview with us - to come up with a legendary one liner that accused this group of ‘retreating … Read more about If Aquinas Were Around Today

A Guide to Being a Communist Calvinist with Roland Boer #zesty

There is only one person equipped to provide a guide for being a Communist and a Calvinist and that man - Roland Boer - is on the podcast.  Roland, a preacher's kid, had an intellectual conversion in school when he moved from liberation theologians to reading Marx for himself.  Since then he has … Read more about A Guide to Being a Communist Calvinist with Roland Boer #zesty

Have Yourself a New Style of Materialist Christmas!

One the best books of 2012 is Religion, Politics, and the Earth: The New Materialism by Clayton Crockett & Jeffrey Robbins.  Here's a little Christmas taster of Jeffrey talking about the book's thesis and how it connects to Christmas.  I caught up with Jeffrey at the American Academy of Religion … Read more about Have Yourself a New Style of Materialist Christmas!

Plundering Religion with Kester Brewin, Peter Rollins, & Barry Taylor #Mutiny

Kester Brewin is bringing the good news of pirate inspired mutiny! The wisdom of Blackbeard, Luke Skywalker, Peter Pan and Odysseus and other eye-patched heroinesgets dropped as Kester reflects on personal development, art, economics and faith. If hearing from Kester about his newest book Mutiny! … Read more about Plundering Religion with Kester Brewin, Peter Rollins, & Barry Taylor #Mutiny

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