Tag Archives: culture

David Dark: Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious

Dr. David Dark joins the show to talk Chance the Rapper, secular/sacred line dissolving, reading the Bible, Mr. Rogers, labels, Art, and his book Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious.

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Walter Brueggemann: Rebuilding the Foundations

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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Larry Hurtado: Destroyer of the gods

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.

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Stephen Prothero: Why Liberals win the Culture Wars

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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Christena Cleveland: Disunity in Christ

disunity-in-christSocial 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.