Theology is annoying

2: The smugness of theology. And The Wire and Twin Peaks.

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Theology and teaching and a bit of pop culture, with Dr. Leah Robinson and Dr. Kevin Taylor.
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8: Ghost stories, anxiety, and feminism, with Dave Hampton
What are the rules for ghost stories, and why is the English ghost story tradition so great? We delve into Shirley Jackson, a personal ghost story, and how ghosts and religion explore the unknown.
June 14, 2019
7: Ghosts and religion, with Dave Hampton
Kevin’s childhood friend Dave Hampton joins in to discuss ghost stories and religion. What was your first ghost story, and why do the rules matter in classic ghost stories, and when can you break them? Robert Aickman and Blair Witch Project get special nods.
May 30, 2019
6: Cults, Bad Religion, and the Sims video game
Some books we are reading right now, until it deviates into killing off characters in the Sims video game.
May 19, 2019
5: Tragedy and memorials
Tragedies and memorials, plus cats
May 11, 2019
4: Our favorite classes to teach
What are our favorite classes to teach, and why are some people so dang polite? Also, ways to be rejected by your local humane society.
April 12, 2019
3: Cell phone paranoia, the TV show “Rev,” and street evangelists
Kevin’s cell phone paranoia spreads to his sermon on Sunday, and Leah argues why shows like “Rev” uniquely reflect religion in the UK. Also, who is the real audience for street evangelists?
March 8, 2019
2: The smugness of theology. And The Wire and Twin Peaks.
Why is theology annoying? Systematic theology is part of it. But the importance of place saves the day, especially in TV shows like The Wire and Twin Peaks.
February 2, 2019
1: Pastoral headshots
Do you look at photos of people before you buy their books?
February 1, 2019
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