Theology is annoying

Theology is annoying
Theology and teaching and a bit of pop culture, with Dr. Leah Robinson and Dr. Kevin Taylor.

Bahama Mama Virus
Mar 25 • 53 min
Your favorite “still kickin’” theology podcast is back, and wanders through verdant fields of Coronavirus, teaching, Saint Augustine, new classes, and how religion is changing with the Coronavirus. Join us, especially on twitter @theologis.
8: Ghost stories, anxiety, and feminism, with Dave Hampton
Jun 14, 2019 • 46 min
What are the rules for ghost stories, and why is the English ghost story tradition so great? We delve into Shirley Jackson, a personal ghost story, and how ghosts and religion explore the unknown.
7: Ghosts and religion, with Dave Hampton
May 30, 2019 • 37 min
Kevin’s childhood friend Dave Hampton joins in to discuss ghost stories and religion. What was your first ghost story, and why do the rules matter in classic ghost stories, and when can you break them? Robert Aickman and Blair Witch Project get special…
6: Cults, Bad Religion, and the Sims video game
May 19, 2019 • 34 min
Some books we are reading right now, until it deviates into killing off characters in the Sims video game.
5: Tragedy and memorials
May 11, 2019 • 24 min
Tragedies and memorials, plus cats
4: Our favorite classes to teach
Apr 12, 2019 • 28 min
What are our favorite classes to teach, and why are some people so dang polite? Also, ways to be rejected by your local humane society.
3: Cell phone paranoia, the TV show “Rev,” and street evangelists
Mar 8, 2019 • 43 min
Kevin’s cell phone paranoia spreads to his sermon on Sunday, and Leah argues why shows like “Rev” uniquely reflect religion in the UK. Also, who is the real audience for street evangelists?
2: The smugness of theology. And The Wire and Twin Peaks.
Feb 2, 2019 • 27 min
Why is theology annoying? Systematic theology is part of it. But the importance of place saves the day, especially in TV shows like The Wire and Twin Peaks.
1: Pastoral headshots
Feb 1, 2019 • 3 min
Do you look at photos of people before you buy their books?