Seminary for the Rest of Us

Seminary for the Rest of Us
God-talk for everyone.

Sacred Seminary Symposium: Mujerista Theology Intro
Sep 12 • 39 min
In this episode, Lauren R.E. Larkin (whom you might remember from a previous episode on dialectical theology), host of Sancta Colloquia, and I introduce our special project: Sacred Seminary Symposium, and talk about what we learned from the Intro to…
Intro to Process Theology, with Monica A. Coleman
Aug 17 • 36 min
*NB: this is the first episode fully produced by the host, who is new at mixing, so be nice! :)* Monica A. Coleman is Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware. Coleman is an ordained minister in the AME Church and initiate in…
Decolonizing Theology, with Kat Armas
Jul 13 • 27 min
What is decolonizing theology and what might that look like? Listen as Kat talks about her journey. Kat Armas is a Cuban-American writer and podcaster from Miami, FL who holds a dual MDiv and Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary.…
Reading the Bible with D.L. Mayfield
Jun 22 • 37 min
In this episode, which I recorded with D.L. Mayfield at the beginning of May, we talk a little bit about her new book, The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Autonomy, Affluence, Safety, and Power…
Humility and Eroticism with Kate Hanch
May 28 • 26 min
What does humility have to do with the body? How did some feminine mystics live this? What is withness? What can we learn about humility and eroticism from Sojourner Truth? What does humility have to do with activism? Listen as I talk with Dr. Hanch and…
Christians, Death, and Grieving with Sonja Lund
May 13 • 40 min
What is death and what do Christians mean when they talk about death? How does this tie into other theological tenets? How does this affect the grieving process? Is it okay to talk to someone who’s dead? If death has been conquered, why does it hurt so…
EcoEpistemology and Destabilizing Whiteness with Jay Potter, pt. 2
May 12 • 43 min
Here’s the rest of my conversation with Jay! We learn about New Materialism, destabilizing whiteness (and the patriarchy, a little bit!), and audiological diffraction. New Materialism is a way of considering the world from material but that sees it as…
EcoEpistemology and Destabilizing Whiteness with Jay Potter, pt. 1
Apr 28 • 32 min
You might be thinking right now, “I don’t know what ecoepistemology is or even epistemology but that doesn’t look very much like God-talk, Sabrina!” Well, okay, my conversation with Jay Potter is definitely more on the philosophical side, but all aspiring…
Dialectical Theology and Embodiment with Lauren R.E. Larkin
Apr 15 • 45 min
For the past couple of years or so, I have been very slowly dipping my toes into something called Dialectical Theology, and thought it would be a real treat to have Rev. Lauren R.E. Larkin talk to me about it for Seminary for the Rest of Us. I wasn’t…
Relational Theology, Queer Hermeneutics, and Music with Dirk von der Horst, pt. 3
Apr 1 • 42 min
This is the third and final part of my conversation with Dirk von der Horst. Make sure to go and listen to the first two parts! We wrap up the segment on David and Jonathan texts, and learn about how Dirk uses music (church anthems, in particular) as a…
Relational Theology, Queer Hermeneutics, and Music with Dirk von der Horst, pt. 2
Apr 1 • 37 min
We are continuing the conversation here on relational theology, and in this episode we also dive into the interpretive problems of the David and Jonathan texts. What was the nature of David and Jonathan’s relationship? Can we actually know? Content note:…
Relational Theology, Queer Hermeneutics, and Music with Dirk von der Horst, pt. 1
Mar 9 • 38 min
What is relational theology, and what does it have to do with David and Jonathan of the Hebrew scriptures? In this episode, which is the first part of my conversation with Dirk von der Horst, we learn how he came to write the book Jonathan’s Loves,…
Quakerism and The Women’s Lectionary with Ashley M. Wilcox
Feb 15 • 32 min
The Women’s Lectionary, by Ashley M. Wilcox, is being released in October 2020. In addition to a providing schedule of scripture texts, Ashley has written 130 commentaries based on those texts, focusing on the women of the Bible and feminine images of…
Feb 3 • 8 min
In which I introduce myself, and the podcast. Who am I and why Seminary for the Rest of Us? Links: