Theology Nerds! It is time for a book blog tour with one of our very own! In fall 2014 Callid released his book, Way to Water: A Theopoetics Primer with Cascade Books and they've been awesome and said they'll kick in a dozen books for you all to get your nerdy hands on. The book itself is chock … Read more about Theopoetics Book Blog Tour
We had a Homebrewed Book Party for Jack Caputo. It was almost 2 hours of nerdy excitement covering his new book The Insistence of God, questions raised on the Book Tour, and even a little taste of his next book, Truth (which you can already get on the Kindle). After you enjoy this podcast you … Read more about The John Caputo Book Party!
Thanks to Tripp and Indiana University Press I also get to contribute a post to the Insistence of God blog tour, John Caputo's latest and most "insystematic" (had to!) treatment of the theological. Full disclosure, I'm selfishly taking part because I'm working on a chapter engaging Caputo for an … Read more about Religion Within the Bounds of Hauntology Alone?
With over 5 years of interviews under out belt - having gone from just friends listening to 50k - realizing that there are a ton of people who can't get the best interviews from the past - let us introduce you to Homebrewed Christianity Barrel Aged podcast. I will be re-releasing the best interviews … Read more about John Caputo on the journey form Radical Hermeneutics to the Weakness of God [Barrel Aged]
John Caputo has just released a brand new book & Indiana Pres hooked me up with some copies to run a little blog tour. If you haven't already purchased yourself a copy of The Insistence of God then do it now... I'll wait... NOW check out the blog stops, share your responses and let me know if … Read more about The Insistence of God Theo-Blogger Tour!
This is the opening session from Subverting the Norm 2 that was held this past Spring. The incomparable Jack Caputo brings the Radical Theology heat ... and Tony Jones responds. Here are some things that you will want to connect with: Katharine Sarah Moody (co-organizer of the … Read more about TNT: Caputo and Jones Subvert the Norm
I can't wait for THE most epic nerdy event of the year - Subverting the Norm! This April 5 & 6 an amazing collection of thinkers and practitioners will be gathering at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri for a conversation every Homebrewed Christianity Deacon dreams about. The speaker … Read more about 7 Reasons to Subvert the Norm in April
One of the Three JC's - Jack Caputo -is putting out a new book soon. It is essential that every Homebrewed Christianity Deacon pre-order this book. Why you might say? Jack is a huge friend and contributor to the podcast....let us count the ways! He has given us an introduction to Radical … Read more about We Insist You Pre-Order Caputo’s Next Book!
Jesus tells his disciples to sell their bags and buy swords. Why? And why then does he reprimand Peter for using a blade at the moment when it seemed to be most appropriate? Was Jesus being inconsistent? Did he change his mind in the moment? Was it a test? Did he set Peter up to fail? Why did he … Read more about Jesus and His (S)words
Writing a paper on Globalization calls for a serious study break and tonight I headed to the opening day of the Hunger Games. There are three things that you should know about my movie going experience: My theater is one block from UCLA and I appeared to be the oldest person in the theatre. LA … Read more about Violence in the Hunger Games
I got a call the other day from a college student who asked me "how would you define theology?" I said that it can be thought of as Four things: God Talk: the most basic thing it to look at the etymology (theo- logy). Faith Seeking Understanding: Anselm's famous dictum is still many's … Read more about What is Theology?
I love John Caputo. I have only read four of his book, but one of those was The Weakness of God - and that is a crowned jewel in my library. If you have not read it, you can just check out chapter 4 of What Would Jesus Deconstruct? where he summarizes it in about 7 pages. I love when he says … Read more about The Weakness of John Caputo