Dr. Walter Brueggemann joins the show to discuss the intersection of sociology and theology, trading mystery for the material, imaginative preaching vs. moralistic preaching and Walter’s new book (along with his sociologist son Dr. John Brueggemann) Rebuilding the Foundations.
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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.
Radio and TV sports personality Sean Adams joins the show to talk parenting, sports, church, how the things which make you great can cause you to struggle, balance, the Baylor scandal, and why you will never see Luke in the UFC.
Dr. Stephen Prothero joins the show to discuss the unholy alliance of Church and politics, Moral Majority, Evangelicals interest in Donald Trump, racism, baptizing a southern way of life, Anabaptists, being a righteous loser, and his new book “Why Liberals Win the Culture War.”
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Social psychologist Dr. Christena Cleveland joins the show to discuss her time with the Red Sox, the importance of going to the table with those different from you, when to walk away from others, white males determining what’s considered newsworthy and her book “Disunity in Christ.“
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