Thinking Religion 65: Gotta Have Faith

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This week, Thomas and Sam discuss the live streaming of life and debates, the Trump Red Zone™, Presidential endorsements by leading religious figures, the myth of evangelicalism, and performativity in public religion. The Loss of Solitary Exploration | Sam Harrelson New Ways to Stay Informed About Presidential Politics | Google Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing …

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Thinking Out Loud 97: Say What You Need to Say

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the use of said in a manuscript and how it can’t be overused. They talk about other bad writing advice that writers take to heart and winter weather and good books. Show Notes: Are You Overusing Said? Debunking Writing Myths  These Words Stop Using Said Bookisms Tom Swifties fail better …

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Thinking Religion 64: Two Corinthians Walk Into a Bar…

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This week, Thomas and Sam discuss their favorite bags to carry their everyday items, what’s wrong with college admissions, Two Corinthians, Climate Change, Dura Europos, and the intentions of heavily armed angry white men. Show Notes: ThisIsGround Mod Tablet 2 Sam’s Maxpedition Case Harvard calls for admissions revolution | Boston.com “This is what being outraised looks …

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Thinking Out Loud 96: Crying for Strangers

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Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the deaths this week of some great creative geniuses and how it impacts them. They also talk about inspiration in artists and characters and how true great artists teach us something about ourselves. Show Notes: David Bowie Alan Rickman Snape Brian Bedford Elisabeth’s Blog Post  Stacy’s Blog Post  Chuck Wendig’s …

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Thinking Religion 63: Defining Yourself By The Controversies Around You

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This week, Thomas and Sam discuss some of their New Year’s Resolutions (and how they are holding up), tonight’s Republican Debate in North Charleston, and how early christianities developed orthodox beliefs and creeds from the contentious arguments over the nature of their faith. Show Notes: Republican Debate Tonight – 9pm, North Charleston, SC | Fox …

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Thinking Religion 61: “We took the toys out of the box and now we get to play with them a little bit.”

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Thomas and Sam discuss the past year of Thinking Religion, add some new commentary, and talk about what’s next in 2016 for the podcast. Show Notes: Most popular shows by downloads: Episode 45 – 2,280 Episode 41 – 1,990 Episode 39 – 1,810 Our favorites: Best Conversation: The Death (and Salvation?) of Religious Studies: A Conversation …

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