On Christian's recent "postChristian" book tour stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he caused quite a stir. No, folks weren't distressed by his claims of the decline of Christian empire, or his challenges to the religious powers that be... They were up in arms about serving 3.2 percent beer in (GASP!) … Read more about Beer, Hymns, Protesters and PostChristian in Tulsa? Oh yeah.
It seems this episode is dedicated to all the bad boys out there. Not that we planned it, but between talking about the Ray Rice abuse scandal, Mark Driscoll being on the outs with Mars Hill (and every woman on the planet) and our interview with photojournalist Gregg Brekke, who just got back from … Read more about Ray Rice, Driscoll on Ice and ISIS’ Rise
Years ago, Lutheran historical theologian Martin Marty participated in a decade long project exploring fundamentalisms worldwide . One of the most interesting (albeit paradoxical) of his findings was their extreme openness to technological advancements as tools. Cutting edge technology is openly … Read more about The Only “Progress” Allowed: Techno-Utilitarians for Jesus
After a two week recording hiatus, the gang is back together, and Amy starts everything off with a harrowing story of survival and triumph of the human spirit at a female pastor's retreat. Our guest this week is the very funny Stephanie Drury who blogs at Stuff Christian Culture Likes and also … Read more about Stephanie Drury, Overly Religious Bakers, Portland is Evil, and Cheerleaders
Today's guest is Jonathan Fitzgerald, editor of Patrol and Not Your Mother's Morals: How the New Sincerity is Changing Pop Culture for the Better. Jonathan explains the philosophy of New Sincerity, discussing the impact Christianity has had on the movement, and why, even if it's temporary, we should … Read more about New Sincerity, Learning to Love Mark Driscoll, and More On Gun Control