Over Christmas my brother-in-law, who is a fellow pastor, wanted to have a conversation about approaches to God - specifically as it related to epistemology. Although we both went to the same Bible college more then 20 years ago, our paths have headed in different directions and our hope was to … Read more about 4 Attempts at Approaching God
Roger Olson blogged about why he is not a Process Theologian. Since I am a newbie to Process Thought, I thought it would be fun to respond to the post point-by-point. My responses are in bold. In the days to come, people who do this for a living (instead of a hobby) will respond more deeply and … Read more about A Newbie Response to Roger Olson
Yesterday I admitted to social construction being my philosophical orientation within my chosen field of Practical Theology (PT). A constructivist view is important in (at least) two ways: It is an admission that we are all subjects of a constructed reality who are both actors and those who are … Read more about Constructivist or Critical Theorist (part 2 of 3)
Philosophy is a hobby for me. I blog about it here a lot because I really enjoy the dialogue and I learn tons in the exchange of ideas. I have had to cut back on blogging as I am now preparing for my qualifying exams. While I am getting a PhD in Practical Theology, the inescapable fact is that the … Read more about I’m Into Practical Theology (part 1 of 3)
Jesuit Philosopher and Theologian Joseph Bracken is our guest this week on the podcast. He recently retired from Xavier University & was honored with an amazing tribute - Seeking Common Ground - which includes articles from John Cobb, Catherine Keller, and more. In this episode we take a tour … Read more about Emergence, Panenthesim, Science & Process Theology with Joseph Bracken S.J.
Welcome the newest Theology Nerd to the Homebrewed Team! Callid Keefe-Perry is a long-time friend of the podcast and a self-identified Hyper-Theist. He is famous for his The Image of Fish blog and one of the ring-leaders of the Theopoetics working group at AAR. Bo and Callid take a tour of … Read more about TNT: Quaker Cast with Callid Keefe-Perry
Brace yourself! Jeffrey Robbins is all about the New Materialism and he is going to knock your socks off! Tripp gets to chat with the co-author of the book "Religion, Politics and the Earth" (along with pod favorite Clayton Crockett) that is making its way around the inter-webs in preparation … Read more about The New Materialism with Jeffrey Robbins
By Steve McIntosh Integral philosophy has been receiving a good deal of attention within the progressive Christian community recently. And because I'm both a "progressive follower of Jesus" and an integral philosopher, Tripp Fuller asked me to write a brief blog post on the subject to … Read more about What Is Integral Philosophy?
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
I’m preparing to facilitate a conversation with some colleagues in the new year about ministry and honoring tradition. I want to begin - and thus frame - the conversation with the changing culture that we are products of, interact with and attempt to minister to. It is a different way to approach … Read more about 5 Biggest Changes for Pastors in the Last 50 Years
This epic showcase of Theology Nerd fireworks was recorded at Wild Goose East 2012. Bo was unavailable for the trip so Callid Keefe-Perry stepped up for the show... and what a show it was! Tripp and Callid introduce the Goose to HyperTheism! For anyone willing to overlook some sketchy audio … Read more about TNT: HyperTheist Throwdown with Callid Keefe-Perry
I love Peter Rollins. I have even stuck up for him on several occasions (I like both Peter Rollins). In fact, there is no author I am more prone to give my nieces and nephews than Peter Rollins. I am a fan and a promoter. That is why I'm always to intrigued by those who feel the need to … Read more about The Problem: with Peter Rollins