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Examining the strange and fascinating relationship between science and religion.

Examining the strange and fascinating relationship between science and religion.
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United States

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Examining the strange and fascinating relationship between science and religion.

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English


Episodes

Conflict Language Part 3 (Gator Santa is the Only True Santa)

9/11/2019
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In the age of fake news, Photoshop, and social media echo chambers, what is truth and who has the authority to decide? What are the limits of pluralism, and what do we do when society gets it wrong? Produced by Zack Jackson Music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis Show Notes: Bud! Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover https://amzn.to/2LoVGJr The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story by Terri Hoover Dunham https://amzn.to/2NWojzq Cajun Night Before Christmas by J.B. Kling,...

Duration:00:58:40

Conflict Language Part 2 (Whose Authority Is It Anyway?)

9/4/2019
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Part 2 of our conflict series asks the important questions like, "Who has the authority over truth?" "Is science truth or just consensus?" "Where can I binge watch the classic 90's cartoon, Street Sharks?" These and many more questions lie just down the wormhole... Produced by Zack Jackson Music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis PS - Zack's audio did not record properly, so we had to use the backup recording which is why it sounds so bad compared to the others. Show Notes: Street...

Duration:01:05:12

Conflict Language Part 1 (We Didn't Start the Fire)

8/28/2019
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When did the science/religion conflict begin? Is it inevitable? Is there a better way? Of course there is or this would be a much shorter episode! produced by Zack Jackson music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis

Duration:01:06:48

Foundations Part 3 (What's in Your Museum?)

8/21/2019
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In part 3 of our Foundations Miniseries, we get personal. Rachael, Ian, Zack, and Kendra discuss their own religious/spiritual identities and histories by answering the question, "What's in your museum?" and then following that wonderful wormhole though mysticism, ritual, community, sensory deprivation tanks, and storytelling. So what's in your museum? Record a voice note on your phone or leave us a comment and we'll feature your answers on the show! ---------------- Produced by Zack...

Duration:01:08:42

Foundations Part 2 (Science)

8/14/2019
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What is science? Who gets to do it? Who gets shut out? Why should we trust it? What counts as evidence? Who decides? Why do we care so much about it? Is science just another tool of oppression or is it a tool to discover truth? Episode 2 of our Foundations miniseries is all about science in broad strokes. Our hosts share what it is about science that drives them and, despite its abuses, how scientific literacy has the potential to bring us all together. produced by Zack Jackson music by...

Duration:00:54:55

Foundations Part 1 (Religion)

8/7/2019
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Welcome to episode 1 of the Down the Wormhole Podcast. Before we dive into all of the fun topics in science and religion that we can't wait to talk about, we thought it would be a good idea to lay the foundations of our work. The five of us come from different religious traditions and have varied scientific/theological training, so we want to be clear up front about who we are, how we are doing this work, and why we care so much. What has been your experience with organized religion? What...

Duration:00:59:17

Down the Wormhole Podcast Trailer

7/30/2019
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When you hear the phrase, “religion and science,” do you think of polar opposites, warfare, and sworn enemies? Most people do, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We see people finding ways to navigate their scientific and religious commitments every day! This leaves us with a question: How do we hold both in tension without compromising on either? Our hosts will try to answer that question as we explore the strange and fascinating relationship between science and religion. This...

Duration:00:03:25