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Homebrewed Christianity Podcast

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Doug King and a Transreligious Future
Mar 22 • 53 min
On the podcast today is Doug King, who is part of Presence – a non-profit think-tank/ministry group that advocates for integral theology that works towards a vision of wholeness and peace globally. Today, we are talking about Spiral Dynamics, Integral…
John Cobb goes to #TheologyBeerCamp
Mar 17 • 67 min
Your theological imagination is about to get overloaded with zestiness. To celebrate #TheologyBeerCamp Summer Edition in Denver (August 18-19) and Oklahoma City (August 25-26) we are looking back on some of the highlights of the first Theology Beer Camp…
Peter Rollins Casts Out a Demon & Plans a Middle School Purity Retreat #theologybeercamp
Mar 14 • 56 min
Pete and Tripp are back for another bonus episode. To help get ready for the launch of Theology Beer Camp in Denver and Oklahoma City this August, Peter Rollins and Tripp got on Facebook live to answer your questions. In this episode: you’ll get to hear…
Theology, Politics, and Anxiety with David Gushee
Mar 8 • 62 min
How do we, as Christians, interact with those people who raise our anxiety level? Theological ethicist at Mercer University David Gushee is on to talk about his book, “A Letter to My Anxious Christian Friends.” This book was written before the election,…
Face Booking with Pete
Mar 6 • 53 min
Peter Rollins and Tripp wanted to make a special bonus episode to make sure that you know about Theology Beer Camp this summer in Denver and Oklahoma City. Pete and Tripp take questions submitted by you (yes, you!) and discuss their favorite parables,…
Divine Simplicity, the Incarnation, and Inclusion with Paul Hinlicky
Feb 28 • 61 min
Buckle your theological safety belts. If you’re a theology nerd, just prepare yourself: it’s about to get real. Paul Hinlicky, professor of Lutheran Studies at Roanoke College, is on talking about his new book, Divine Simplicity. In this conversation,…
Altarization and the Religious Significance of Pop Culture
Feb 22 • 109 min
There’s a new sacred in town. Today we are going to talk about the altars where we worship, and it just so happens that is the name of a new book by Juan Floyd-Thomas, Stacey Floyd-Thomas, and Mark Toulouse – The Altars Where We Worship: The Religious…
A Unitive Vision of the Person and Work of Christ with Oliver Crisp
Feb 14 • 69 min
Oliver Crisp is on talking about his new book, The Word Enfleshed, which tackles Christology and the atonement at the same time. You might be saying to yourself, “Tripp, why is a reformed theologian (who also does analytical theology) on the podcast?”…
Luther and the West with Christine Helmer
Feb 7 • 69 min
Christine Helmer returns to the podcast to talk about Martin Luther’s influence on the West. This being the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, what better time to think and reflect on his life, thought and legacy. In this conversation we talk about not…
Faith in the Public Square in the Era of Trump with Miroslav Volf
Feb 1 • 42 min
Today we are speaking with the one and only, Miroslav Volf. Miroslav is one of the coolest theologians around. He is author of Exclusion and Embrace, a trilogy of books reflecting on politics, religion, and culture: A Public Faith, Flourishing, and Public…
From the Voice of God to Donald Trump with James Younger #StoryOfGod #TheologyBeerCamp
Jan 30 • 64 min
Theology Beer Camp was an amazing three days of fermented fun. I was extremely grateful that James Younger, executive producer of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman on the National Geographic Channel, was able to join us for a special screening and a…
The Voice of God on your TV!
Jan 15 • 24 min
The second season of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman kicks off this week on Monday night, January 16th. I am pretty excited about the National Geographic Channel picking the show back up. I have enjoyed the show and all the conversations Morgan and…
Gregory of Nazianzus w/ Brian Matz
Jan 12 • 92 min
Prepare yourself, because we are about to get all Cappadocian up in the podcast. Brian Matz, Fontbonne University’s Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought, is talking about his book Gregory of Nazianzus. Why look at an old church father like Gregory? Brian…
5 Reasons to Go Process, theologically speaking w/ Monica Coleman
Jan 10 • 72 min
We are re-launching our TNT podcast as The Theology Nerd with these 5 Extremely zesty reasons you should go process! Listen to (or watch) Monica Coleman give you: A theological perspective that inspires 5 theological challenges classical theology can’t…
Luther’s Bible and the Reformation with Robert Kolb
Jan 5 • 70 min
If you are a Lutheran, love Luther, or are on the fence about Luther, Robert Kolb is here to help. Robert is on and talking with me about his newest book, Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God. Robert is professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary and…
A Scandalous Providence with E. Frank Tupper
Dec 24, 2016 • 171 min
Life is arbitrary but God is not. The doctrine of Providence is one of the most important doctrines for shaping Christian piety and what it means to be Christian. It creates the framework for how you understand and interpret existence in, with, and before…
A Special Invitation to Become an Architect of Transformation
Dec 22, 2016 • 11 min
What’s up Theology Nerds! This is a short and sweet little invitation of an episode for any listeners who want to take their life and leadership to the next level. As you probably know I am the Director of Theology and the Humanities at Hatchery LA, an…
Theology After You’ve Been Left Behind with Jeffrey Pugh
Dec 17, 2016 • 65 min
Today is your lucky day! After this podcast episode you will be prepared for the world after you’ve been left behind. Dr. Jeffrey Pugh is back on the podcast and spitting some theological game about his book in the Homebrewed Christianity Guide Series on…
Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen on Constructive Christian Theology in a Pluralistic World
Dec 14, 2016 • 77 min
Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen is a Finnish Pentecostal theologian and Professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is on the podcast discussing his on-going multi-volume systematic theology. In this episode we discuss his theological…
Christian Feminist Theology with Elizabeth Johnson, Monica Coleman, and Cindy Rigby
Dec 6, 2016 • 79 min
In this single episode you are going to hear from three different feminist theologians, so buckle your theological safety belt and get ready to ferment some serious wisdom bombs! This theological extravaganza was recorded live at Blue Star Brewing Company…
Martyrdom and the Hebrew Scriptures at Marshall Brewing Company in Tulsa
Nov 30, 2016 • 103 min
What a wonderful evening we had at Marshall Brewing Company in Tulsa! This is the live podcast featuring our friends from Phillips Theological Seminary. It was a podcast full of laughter, nerdiness, and friends. On the podcast we have two featured guests…
Brand Luther with Andrew Pettegree
Nov 15, 2016 • 74 min
Are you ready for a discussion of Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary? I hope so because this episode is AWESOME. Plus I tell you about a really amazing opportunity this summer.…
Election Hangover Podcast with Tripp and Christian
Nov 9, 2016 • 130 min
This is a post-election podcast. It is very fresh. Christian and I talk about our feelings, thoughts, anger, and hopes after the election. We discuss it in three parts: as a Citizen, as a Husband-Parent, and as a Christian. At the conclusion we decided to…
Destroyer of the gods! Larry Hurtado talks early church distinctiveness.
Nov 5, 2016 • 104 min
After you hear this interview you are gonna want to get Hurtado’s new book Destroyer of gods. In the conversation we discuss just what made Christianity a distinctive religion in the Roman empire and what came to distinguish Christianity from Judaism.…
Religion, Race, and Ethics in “The Birth of a Nation” with Eboni Marshall Turman and Adam Clark
Oct 26, 2016 • 89 min
I can’t wait for you to hear this special podcast episode of the podcast! Last week Barry Taylor and I shared a conversation we had about The Birth of a Nation. This week you will hear a follow-up with two zesty theologians – Eboni Marshall Turman and…
The Birth of a Nation: A Cultural and Cinematic Event of Lament
Oct 11, 2016 • 84 min
The Birth of a Nation is both a powerful movie that tackles the deepest nightmares of America and a cultural event that brings to the surface a number of challenging questions around art, the artist, and our digital histories. In this podcast Barry Taylor…
Theology in the Flesh with John Sanders
Oct 6, 2016 • 93 min
How does embodiment and culture shape the way we think? That is a good question and in this episode Dr. John Sanders joins the podcast to talk about it. He has a new book out with Fortress titled Theology in the Flesh. After listening in you are gonna…
Violent Love, Oppressive Liberation, Mary and Baby JC with Sharon Jacob
Oct 1, 2016 • 71 min
In this episode we are gonna talk about Mary. I doubt you are prepared for this conversation with Sharon Jacob unless you have read her recent stellar book Reading Mary Alongside Indian Surrogate Mothers: Violent Love, Oppressive Liberation, and Infancy…
Adult VBS with Walter Brueggemann, Kester Brewin, and Kristen Howerton
Sep 26, 2016 • 108 min
You’ve never experienced a VBS quite like this! Listen as Walter Brueggemann talks politics, Kester Brewin gets high, Kristen Howerton makes Tripp choke on his laughter, and Barry Taylor discusses love songs. You can check out Kester’s newest book here,…
Elizabeth Johnson on Infinite Mystery and the Diverse Doxology of God
Sep 14, 2016 • 73 min
“Who is God?” or “What is God?” Living legend Dr. Elizabeth Johnson is on the podcast (for the third time) to help us understand what we are talking about when we talk about God. This tag team interview with Tripp and Scott MacDougall is a Trinitarian…
Liberal Christian Piety with Douglas Ottati
Sep 5, 2016 • 94 min
What does the piety of a Liberal Christian look like? How can a more liberal theology be embodied in personal and communal existence? We tackle these questions and more on this episode. Professor Ottati is the Craig Family Distinguished Professor in…
LIVE from Vancouver with Sallie McFague and John Cobb
Aug 25, 2016 • 87 min
This episode is like rolling a theological Yahtzee. Tripp is joined by co-host Trevor Malkinson and two titans of theology – Sallie McFague and John Cobb. What you are about to hear is so zesty, so drenched in wisdom, you might just wreck you car or walk…
The Bishop of Humanism – Bart Campolo
Aug 21, 2016 • 88 min
Be prepared, Bart is a real evangelist. Bart Campolo, the Humanist Chaplain at the Univsersity of Southern California, talks with Tripp about: His story from Evangelical Christian to Evangelical Secular Humanist What happens when the Bible is no longer…
God has left the building: Alan Roxburgh Gets (Post) Missional
Aug 14, 2016 • 54 min
God has left the building. Alan Roxburgh, pastor, nerd, and founder of the Missional Network, is on the podcast talking about two of his books, Structured for Mission and Joining God, Remaking Church, Changing the World. This is a great conversation…
Kevin Kelly: The Sherpa of the Technium and Future Czar of Technology
Aug 6, 2016 • 57 min
This episode is a dream come true. I have long been a fan of Kevin Kelly – THE Senior Maverick at Wired magazine and the sherpa of the technium. He is here to talk about his new book The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will…
Wild Goose Theology Happy Hour with Joerg Rieger and Emilie Townes
Aug 3, 2016 • 80 min
Mickey ScottBey Jones and Tripp interview Emilie Townes and Joerg Rieger for the Theology Happy Hour at the Wild Goose Festival. And just like those who joined live, you can play along at home. Every time they say a word you haven’t heard in the last 60…
Wild Goose Festival LIVE Podcast w/ Kristen Howerton & the HBC Crew
Jul 25, 2016 • 88 min
This is the (edited) live podcast from the Wild Goose Festival! Christian Piatt talks to Tripp about his new book Leaving A-Holiness Behind: From Pious Jerk to Not-So-Pious Jerk Amy Piatt tells us Christian’s lack of skills when they started dating Tripp,…
Theology After Paul Ricoeur with Dan Stiver
Jul 19, 2016 • 73 min
We’re getting hermeneutical with Dan Stiver and Paul Ricoeur. Dan Stiver is an accomplished Ricoeur scholar and a Baptist theologian. This rare combination means that we have a treat of an episode! He is also the Cook-Derrick Professor of Theology in the…
The Eucharistic Ontology of the Dance Party #QueerTheology with Jay Johnson
Jul 5, 2016 • 101 min
Do you like nerdy theological conversations that will blow your mind? You are in luck. Rev. Dr. Jay E. Johnson, from the Pacific School of Religion, is on the podcast talking about queer theology, embodiment, sexuality, Eucharistic dance parties, and what…
Bultmann’s Mission of Demythologizing with David Congdon
Jun 30, 2016 • 86 min
It is time to talk Rudolf Bultmann and his mission to demythologize the gospel. We shall get zesty! David W. Congdon earned a PhD in theology at Princeton Theological Seminary and is associate editor at IVP Academic. You can check out his blog here. If…
Getting Chat-tastic About Questions from the Deacons
Jun 24, 2016 • 67 min
In this special podcast you will get answers to the questions the audience sent in. Luke joined me for the fun. After the #Devilpalooza we asked for questions and oh did we get questions. A bunch of questions. Excellent questions. It took Luke and I just…
Sallie McFague on Loving God and the World
Jun 21, 2016 • 74 min
Sallie McFague is on the podcast reminding us that we can indeed be in love with God and the world. She is one of the most important living theologians and a pioneer of Christian feminist theology. Currently she is the Distinguished Theologian in…
Jesus of Montreal #JConScreen
Jun 16, 2016 • 61 min
This is the second in a trinity of podcasts exploring the intersection of Jesus, faith, and film. Think of these as companion podcasts to help you unpack all of the cinematic and theological nuggets. Round two: Ryan Parker, Barry Taylor, and Tripp talk…
Trey Pearson on Faith, Doubt, and Sexuality
Jun 13, 2016 • 77 min
Trey Pearson from the band Everday Sunday is back on the podcast to talk with Tripp about faith, doubt, sexuality, and what it’s like to come out publicly. You can watch the video of their interview here. You can read the 614 article with excerpts from…
Twenty Questions That Shaped World Christian History w/ Derek Cooper
Jun 10, 2016 • 75 min
The questions of Christianity are perennial. Today we are gonna talk about them with church historian Derek Cooper. How are Judaism and Christianity related? Are Jesus and the Holy Spirit God? Is the end of the world imminent? How should we relate faith…
The Last Temptation of Christ #JConScreen
Jun 2, 2016 • 88 min
This is the first in a trinity of podcasts exploring the intersection of Jesus and film. Think of these as companion podcasts to help you unpack all of the cinematic and theological nuggets. Round one is Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ.…
Don’t Sin. Doubt and Listen to Peter Enns
May 30, 2016 • 66 min
Peter Enns is back on the podcast talking about mystery, doubt, and his latest book, The Sin of Certainty. He is currently on the faculty at Eastern University and teaches courses in Old and New Testaments. Peter is a regular Homebrewed guest, and you can…
10 Things Dr. Jonas Taught Me (Maybe…)
May 26, 2016 • 47 min
Here’s a little mid-week podcast treat. The live podcast from Raleigh was a bit long for one episode so here’s the conclusion of the podcast with Dr. Jonas. He is a professor of church history at Campbell University. In our conversation you will hear some…
Religion, Race, and Restrooms in North Carolina with Anthony Smith
May 23, 2016 • 122 min
This episode was recorded live in Charlotte, North Carolina, at Birdsong Brewing. Anthony Smith and Ben Boswell join on the mic. Anthony Smith is a minister at Mission House in Salisbury, NC. We became friends in 2006 at the Emergent Village Cohort in…
Devilpalooza: N.T. Wright, Richard Beck, Greg Boyd, Tony Jones and Duke!
May 16, 2016 • 116 min
It is time for the DEVILPALOOZA! This is a zesty episode of the podcast. Even the Duke of not-so-intersteing media coverage couldn’t ruin it. Heads up, our intro lasts a full twenty minute introduction. Then at the 21:00 mark the actual Devilapalooza…
Ewan McGregor and the Last Days in the Desert
May 13, 2016 • 72 min
Ewan McGregor is on the podcast. Tripp got to chat with Ewan and director Rodrigo Garcia about the movie Last Days in the Desert. Then he got to talk it up with producer and Texan Bonnie Curtis about her own spiritual experience of making a Jesus film.…
Millennial Religion and the Three Hump Camel from Buies Creek
May 7, 2016 • 89 min
In this episode you will head down south to Raleigh, North Carolina, for a live podcast with two of my favorite Camels – Glenn Jonas and Adam English. Both of these former professors of mine made the ride up from Campbell University in Buies Creek to the…
The Story of the Story of God with James Younger
Apr 28, 2016 • 36 min
Who doesn’t want to know the story of the story of God with Morgan Freeman? It is super meta and fascinating. In this episode Barry Taylor and I talk to the show’ producer James Younger. We cover all sorts of topics and get some fascinating insights about…
We Have Been Believers with James Evans
Apr 25, 2016 • 63 min
This is a super special episode. I have been looking forward having James Evans on the podcast since I first read his Systematic Theology in Divinity School. Luckily Callid Keefe-Perry was able to connect with him an have an amazing conversation. James…
Way of Love with Norman Wirzba
Apr 19, 2016 • 87 min
Norman Wirzba is on the podcast talking about his newest book, Way of Love: Rediscovering the Heart of Christianity. Spoiler alert: it’s love. Norman and Tripp talk about ecology, creation out of nothing, and why you don’t want to be like Socrates. How…
What do theologians really think?
Apr 13, 2016 • 39 min
The secret is out. Find out what professional theologians really think about being theologians. In this episode we: quest for answers to the biggest questions in life; create a just world by being an activist-intellectual; free people from internal, not…
Stargazing with Nietzsche and Caputo
Mar 31, 2016 • 77 min
Jack Caputo joined Barry Taylor, Peter Rollins and I at the Hatchery for a day long workshop on Radical Theology. The night before we recorded this zesty podcast in which Jack tells us a stack of stories from his life. These stories will give you a…
Kirk tells Tripp he has some concerns…
Mar 26, 2016 • 61 min
Get ready to travel deep with Kirk and Tripp. Yes, I want a Free Chapter of Tripp’s Jesus book. #SupportJC This non-violent improvisational encounter between the LectioCast’s Daniel Kirk and Tripp was recorded at First Baptist Church in Palo Alto before…
Catherine Keller: God-ish?:Logos of Theos in a (Seriously) Uncertain Time
Mar 14, 2016 • 102 min
Can I name God as just love? Keller will tackle that question and more on the podcast! Over the course of the conversation the relationship of language to theology, the problem of reductionistic accounts of God, Creation, Incarnation, Eschatology,…
Keith Ward’s Guide to Thinking God
Mar 9, 2016 • 86 min
I am super pumped about this episode. Recently I have been absolutely loving Keith Ward‘s new book Christ and the Cosmos. On this episode I get to talk to Keith about God, philosophy, atheism, idealism, science, and how Rahner’s Rule (theology nerd…
The Clobbercast: Sexuality, the Bible, and Ministry #LectioCast #NerdOut
Feb 27, 2016 • 108 min
It’s a cross-over podcast explosion! Homebrewed Christianity + LectioCast = zesty nerdiness! In the CLOBBERCAST we tackle all the clobber passages some Christians use against the LGBTQ members of the church. Not only do we end up discussing the pastoral…
Walter Brueggemann on the Strange Fidelity of God
Feb 16, 2016 • 86 min
Walter Brueggemann is one of the most influential Bible interpreters of our time. He is the author of over one hundred books and numerous scholarly articles. On top of that he regularly lectures and writes for a wider audience. In this podcast Brueggemann…
Homebrewed Goes to Berkeley
Feb 12, 2016 • 131 min
Prepare to be blown away from the most powerful and diverse collection of theologians all in one podcast episode! This episode is from the live HBC show in Berkeley, California with a host of podcast partners from the Graduate Theological Union. Church…
How Modern Metaphysics Killed God with John Cobb #FANiac
Feb 4, 2016 • 97 min
What if the death of God at the end of Modernity was stitched in the metaphysical assumptions from the outset? What if these assumptions can and should be challenged on scientific and philosophical grounds? What if these assumptions have been…
The Spirit-filled God with Amos Yong
Jan 28, 2016 • 97 min
Amos Yong is on the podcast talking about the spirit-filled God. His initial mini-lecture and the ensuing conversation were straight up energizing and sent me a thinking since we ended. I ao confident that no matter what part of the theological spectrum…
Theology For the Subversive People! Caputo + Jonnie
Jan 25, 2016 • 50 min
Theology shouldn’t be locked up in the ivory tower and covered in a stack of vocal words you need three degrees to understand. Theology should be for the people! In this episode you hear me talk to Jack Captuo about his new book from Fortress’ Theology…
The Problem of God for Christian Systematic Theology with Schubert Ogden
Jan 22, 2016 • 96 min
God is a serious problem… the problem in theology. Today you get to hear from an 89 year young legendary Philosopher of Religion – Schubert Ogden! Schubert M. Ogden is University Distinguished Professor of Theology Emeritus at Perkins School of Theology…
Can God Suffer? with Andrew Sung Park
Jan 13, 2016 • 103 min
Andrew Sung Park is the professor of Theology and Ethics at United Theological Seminary in Dayton Ohio. On the podcast today he discusses the God’s relationship to suffering, the nature of divine perfection, the difference between sin and shame and the…
Roger Olson on God’s Self-Limitations
Jan 6, 2016 • 87 min
Roger Olson is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is also one of the most prolific patheos bloggers and has probably written at least two blog posts on whatever theological topic you can…
Who is God?
Jan 5, 2016 • 66 min
Who is God? What is God? How… I am sure there are other ways of asking the question and even more ways to answer the question. In this episode we discuss the a host of theologians answer the question in a stack of different ways. Hopefully we are able to…
How Moltmann Shaped Theology
Jan 3, 2016 • 47 min
It’s a new year and you better get your geek out for this one! This is the second half of the live HBC podcast from the American Academy of Religion. After Tony Jones and I interviewed the zesty German one – Moltmann – we hosted an impromptu all-star…
Jewish Process Theology w/ Rabbi Brad Artson
Dec 18, 2015 • 59 min
I am super pumped to share one of the most amazing conversations of the year. Rabbi Brad Artson is on the podcast dropping some Jewish Process Theology! He is author of Renewing the Process of Creation and God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic…
The #GodDebacle w/ Philip Clayton and LeRon Shults
Dec 14, 2015 • 138 min
God. God! God? God:) God is the topic of this debacle. It is not a great debacle nor a tremendous debacle, but the Almighty Debacle. Is there an Ultimate Reality behind the ideas, images, myths and passion of religion? Can a plausible understanding of God…
The Crucified God with Jurgen Moltmann!
Dec 8, 2015 • 69 min
Jurgen Moltmann is on the podcast! Moltmann is the most influential theologian from the 2nd half of the 20th century. In this episode you will get to hear Moltmann answer our questions like a theological champ. His one liners are inappropriately zesty!…
Evil, Providence and the Love of God with Tom Oord
Nov 27, 2015 • 77 min
Tom Oord is on the podcast to discuss his excellent new book The Uncontrolling Love of God: An Open and Relational Account of Providence. Providence is one of those topics that bring up all sorts of topics like divine action, the problem of evil, the…
The Freaking Awesome JC visits OKC
Nov 13, 2015 • 74 min
This week on the podcast we are joined by the author of the brand new Homebrewed Christianity Guide to Jesus. Friend of the podcast, Greg Horton, conducted the interview in front of a packed house at TapWerks in Oklahoma City. You may notice that I…
God, Integral Philosophy, Non-Dual thinking and Spiral Dynamics w/ Steve McIntosh
Oct 26, 2015 • 75 min
It is time to discuss a robust affirmation of God in conversation with non-dual thinking, spiral dynamics and integral philosophy. Steve McIntosh is back on the podcast for the fun. We discuss his new book The Beauty of the Infinite and after you hear…
More Than Communion with Scott MacDougall
Oct 12, 2015 • 66 min
It is time to talk about the church. I am joined by Scott MacDougall who is Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific. Let me just tell you now that this episode is a nerdy good time. Not only is Scott an actual…
Embracing the Other and Reading the Bible w/ Harvey Cox & Grace Ji Sun Kim
Oct 6, 2015 • 63 min
Are you prepared for not one – but two – amazing podcasts? On this episode of Homebrewed Christianity you get to hear high quality audiological goodness about Embracing the Other and How to Read the Bible. Harvey Cox is the legendary Harvard scholar of…
Wesley Wildman on the #GodDebacle
Oct 3, 2015 • 87 min
It is time to prepare yourself for the #GodDebacle. There is no one better to have on to prime the pump than Wesley Widman. As fellow scholar and friend of both Philip Clayton and LeRon Shults he is not only able to introduce the landscape of the debacle…
#PodcastDay Surprise with @PeterRollins
Sep 30, 2015 • 66 min
It is International Podcast Day! Ok I am sure that won’t change your world today but it was a good reason to talk to Peter Rollins. We got to catch up with each other since he got back from a trip to Ireland. We discuss a bunch of things… a bunch of…
Philip Clayton on the Shape of Postmodern Theology
Sep 29, 2015 • 60 min
Philip Clayton is on the podcast and we are talking the shape of postmodern theology. Phil came on so we could let you know about the National Summit on Reimagining Theological Education. It is gonna be kicking off a new initiative in theological…
Catherine Keller on Cloud of the Impossible
Sep 20, 2015 • 82 min
JC is on the podcast! That’s right it is Just Catherine (Keller). During the podcast we discuss her amazing new book Cloud of the Impossible and the connections between the apophatic tradition, contemporary science and process theology. This podcast…
Hoping Against Hope with Caputo and Race in America with Clark #NerdOut
Sep 5, 2015 • 71 min
In this episode you get not one, but two awesome interviews. I conducted these interviews in the Hatchery smart classroom from the General Assembly of the Disciples of Christ. The Hatchery is the new alternative seminary where I am now the Director of…
Combat Theology w/ Logan Isaac and Matt Moorman
Aug 18, 2015 • 78 min
Ethicists love to talk about war and peace. Theologians regularly debate the merits of pacifism verses just-war. The biggest problem with theses conversations is just how foreign the actual experience and situation of the solider is from the debates. On…
The Politics of Jesús with Miguel A. De La Torre
Aug 10, 2015 • 40 min
Theological Ethicist Miguel A. De La Torre is on the podcast to talk about his new book The Politics of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology. Dr. De La Torre is Professor of Social Ethics and Latino/a Studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver,…
Welcoming the Postmodern Turn with Merold Westphal #EndOfReligion
Jul 30, 2015 • 61 min
Merold Westphal is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. Westphal is a long time philosophy prof from Fordham University and has now reached the status of emeritus. Merold is a top notch philosopher and committed evangelical who…
Whose Christianity, Which Postmodernism? Aaron Simmons on #EndOfReligion
Jul 28, 2015 • 120 min
Aaron Simmons is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Furman University, author of The New Phenomenology, a bunch of other books and does some blogging here. This presentation is from the End of Religion conference sponsored by Villanova University. Check…
When a Radical Theologian gets in the Pulpit
Jul 18, 2015 • 56 min
Christopher Rodkey is on the podcast talking the death of God, radical theology, preaching, worship, board meetings and everything in between. Dr. Rodkey is is a United Church of Christ pastor and religious educator, professor, and author. He is pastor of…
Jeffrey Robbins on the End of Religion!
Jul 8, 2015 • 70 min
It’s time to discuss “The End of Religion!” Not only that but Jeff Robbins give us four theses on the radical theology of the future. Robbins is a professor of religion and philosophy at Lebanon Valley College, infamous radical theologian & the reigning…
Jennifer Grace Bird – Permission Granted
Jun 24, 2015 • 74 min
Jennifer Grace Bird teaches at the University of Portland and Portland Community College. She is a bible scholar and Permission Granted is her first “popular audience” book (she talks about that dubious category in the interview) and is intended for…
Christopraxis with Andy Root
Jun 18, 2015 • 80 min
Andrew Root is back on the podcast to talk about a cross centered practical theology. In his new book Christopraxis: A Practical Theology of the Cross he pushes back against his field avoiding robust interaction with systematic theology. In the podcast we…
Meet Dietrich Bonhoeffer w/ Charles Marsh
May 28, 2015 • 80 min
Dietrich Bonhoeffer remains one the 20th century’s greatest and most influential theologians. In this episode Dr. Marsh and I discuss our love for Bonhoeffer, his life, theology, and more. Charles recently published a Bonhoeffer biography titled Strange…
Practical Theology with Mindy McGarrah Sharp
May 23, 2015 • 57 min
Bo is straight up excited about this interview. You can tell throughout that he not only has been reading a lot of Mindy McGarrah Sharp but loving it. During the conversation they discuss Dr. Sharp’s new book Misunderstanding Stories: Toward a…
Faith Formation in a Trans-media Era with Clint Schnekloth
May 14, 2015 • 63 min
Let’s talk about the church, faith and spiritual formation in the super connected and networked world we live in. We are joined by Clint Schnekloth, author of Mediating Faith: Faith Formation in a Trans-media Era. Over the course of the conversation he…
Brian McLaren & Pando Populus
May 11, 2015 • 37 min
Friend of the podcast Brian McLaren is back to discuss the ecological crisis, the Bible and a stack of things in between. Brian and Tripp are partnering to put together a track for the upcoming Pando Populus event this June 4-7 in Los Angeles. Our Sponsor…
Cynthia Shafer-Elliott on Bible, Archaeology & Food
May 5, 2015 • 57 min
Cynthia Shafer-Elliott is the Professor of Hebrew Bible at William Jessup University specializing in the historical, cultural, and archaeological contexts of ancient Israel and Judah. Her interest in the daily lives of the average Israelite and Judahite…
After The Birth of God with LeRon Shults
May 1, 2015 • 78 min
LeRon Shults is back on the podcast – partly to respond for some of the controversy he stirred up the last time he was on with Barry Taylor in Tripp’s very busy garage. Talking about his unique evolutionary take on the development of religion and atheisms…
God Is Unconscious with Tad DeLay
Apr 23, 2015 • 66 min
Did you know that God is Unconscious? I didn’t until Tad Delay told me. Here’s the thing, it is super sexy for nerds to talk about psychoanalysis, Freud and Lacan. Clearly Zizek can use them to write really sweet movie reviews but if you were wondering…
Bonnie Miller-McLemore on Practical Theology
Apr 22, 2015 • 59 min
Bonnie Miller-McLemore chats with Callid and Bo to help introduce the upcoming Practical Theology Project. The Practical Theology Project will debut later this Summer and will pair voices and perspectives in side-by-side clips responding to the same basic…