Femininity, Image, and Identity: the role of youth pastors and movies

Hey Julie Clawson !  I could use some help thinking through a couple of things.   For those of you who don’t know her, Julie Clawson is the author of Everyday Justice, a pastor, blogger, Emergent leader and former podcast guest. She is one of the conversation partners at the upcoming Emergent … Read more about Femininity, Image, and Identity: the role of youth pastors and movies

Banned Questions about Jesus & the Bible with Christian Piatt

Christian Piatt, author of Banned Questions about Jesus & Banned Questions about the Bible stops by for a chat about church, Jesus, faith, the Bible and the important stuff in life.  As a minister's husband Christian has been part of planting a progressive Disciples of Christ church in … Read more about Banned Questions about Jesus & the Bible with Christian Piatt

TNT: Emergent Process Conversation Preparation

Tripp and Bo welcome Joe Paparone in for a conversation about missional priorities, process vocabulary, and an emergent framework. This is all in preparation for the 2012 Emergent Village Theological Conversation in Claremont California January 31-February 2nd. Register for the conference at … Read more about TNT: Emergent Process Conversation Preparation

Paul, Empire and the Arrogance of Nations: Neil Elliott

 Neil Elliot talks to Tripp about Paul, Empire and the Arrogance of Nations.  In this conversation Neil helps us set the book of Romans in its historical, political, cultural, and religious context.  When Romans becomes theologically alive again it has a word to speak about the Imperial situation in … Read more about Paul, Empire and the Arrogance of Nations: Neil Elliott

Waking Up to Community & Empire with Marc Ellis

Dr. Marc Ellis is renowned thinker and a Jewish Liberation Theologian. In this interview with Bo & Tripp  he speaks candidly about community, empire, Biblical scholarship, Israel, the Apostle Paul, Evangelics, and legendary people that he knew (like Dorothy Day). Marc Ellis is widely regarded … Read more about Waking Up to Community & Empire with Marc Ellis

Crossed Out – have we overdone the crucifixion?

In tomorrow's TNT I am planning to ask Tripp if he thinks that too much has been made out the the cross. “Have we over-focused on the crucifixion?” [the link to this episode is here]  I think that we may have overdone it on the cross. It is out of proportion.  I want to I hear more about the … Read more about Crossed Out – have we overdone the crucifixion?

Heaven – we have a problem! (with sexuality)

This was a week of controversy in the Blogosphere – at least in my neck of the woods. The topic of gender, femininity, and sexuality were the touch points.  I am going to highlight 3 controversial blogs from this week … but first I want to acknowledge that it mirrored (albeit in a much smaller … Read more about Heaven – we have a problem! (with sexuality)

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