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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Sociologist Dr. Josh Packard along with pastor and philosopher Jeff Cook join the show to discuss why spiritual people are leaving the church, the Dones, Shadow Missions, the recent Pew Study, and Church Refugees. Luke also defends Josh’s brutal attack on preaching.
For more on Josh Packard’s ongoing work understanding the current trend in the religious landscape and finding a way to provide more religious spaces for people who feel that traditional religion has cast them aside check out dechurched.net.
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