Jamin Goggin joins the show to talk guru vs sages, two ways of power, Jean Vanier, morality and his new book (with Kyle Strobel) The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb.
Dr. Larry Hurtado joins the show to discuss early Christianity including Christian distinctiveness, what made Christianity bizarre, Christianity as a philosophy, God of love, the improbability of Resurrection in the first century and his book Destroyer of the gods.
United Methodist pastor Jason Micheli joins the show to discuss humor, grief, faith in stage serious cancer and his new book Cancer is Funny.
We discuss the transformation process of faith of construction, deconstruction and reconstruction with pastor and author Brian Zahnd and filmmaker Paul Nevison.
For more on Brian Zahnd’s reconstruction check out his book Water to Wine.
For more on Paul, listen to him giggle in the back of the Richard Rohr and Rob Bell podcasts.
Jonathan Storment returns to talk Trump, the election, Hillbillies, Enneagram, why Søren Kierkegaard would be a terrible church member, the flaw of the New Perspective on Paul and Original Sin.
Melissa Greene and Josh Graves join the show to talk Enneagram, how a preacher’s type affects their sermons, the rumor that all Church of Christ people can sing, and here’s the amazing song that Luke tried unsuccessfully to get Melissa to sing.
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For more on Tripp Fuller’s Theology Root Beer Camp.
N.T. Wright returns to the show to discuss resurrection vs. resuscitation, humanity’s vocation, tickets to Heaven, Wrath, pagan views of God, and his new book The Day the Revolution Began.
For more of the work of Dr. Wright go to NTWrightonline.org
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Jonathan Storment returns to talk Stranger Things, prayer card competitions, Billy Graham’s evolution, hope, the Gospel of reconciliation, and all things October from the podcast.