In the wake of the Weinstine scandal, women all over the country are sharing stories of their own sexual assaults, using #metoo. How is the Church complicit in creating a culture of abuse? And how can we do better?
Political Correctness: a waste of time, or a charitable engagement with our neighbors? Tara, Heather and JR. investigate the power of language (with some help from Wittgenstein). How does this impact how we talk about race, gender and God?
In our last episode before summer break, we revisit the issue of Biblical translation. Drawing on what we learned from Dr. Emily Wilson, we explore the words of the Bible. What kinds of translations are out there? What's better or worse? And what...
Speaking up is hard - especially when doing so would cause waves. Author and activist Kathy Khang joins us for the season premier to share how she has learned to speak up - and how we can overcome our obstacles and fears to raise our voices as well.
If we're serious about empowering women in ministry, what are the essential components? Author, professor and preacher Karoline Lewis joins us to explore the 5 keys of empowering women. We do a deep dive on Key 2: embodiment and vulnerability.
Who counts as a Christian? What is the difference between Orthodoxy and heresy? Author Bonnie Kristian joins us to discuss how our faith can be more flexible. We do a deep dive into two issues: atonement and gender dynamics!
It turns out that even in egalitarian homes, women do more work than men - especially if kids are in the mix. Why is that? Psychologist Darcy Lockman joins us to explore the causes - and solutions - of our surprisingly unequal relationships.
Because Tara's prepping for her cross-country move, Heather and JR. take some time to review how to preach the book of Revelation. Why is the book so scary to so many of us, and how can preachers recover the good news of the book?
How does suburban culture form us away from the life God created us to live? And how can we discover counter-liturgies that form us toward God? Author Ashley Hales joins us to discover how we find Holy in the suburbs.
We welcome bogger, minister, writer and professor Jory Micah to talk about women in ministry. Why do denominations that ordain women struggle to place women in ministerial roles? And what can both men and women do about it?
Since Advent is fast approaching, we talk with author Tom Fuerst about his new book Underdogs and Outsiders. The book explores the five women Matthew includes in his genealogy of Jesus (perfect since Matthew is this year's lectionary Gospel). Why...
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