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S5.E6: Beer & Hymns

6/10/2018
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What if Seekers, Doubters, Believers, Thinkers, Straight, Gay, Transgender, Men, Women, Conformist, Non-conformist, Christians, Atheists, Humanists, Young, Old, Lawyers, Theologians, Strange Minister Types...What if EVERYONE felt safe gathering in a space to drink beer and sing along with old school hymns and maybe a few classic rock tunes? No agenda, just a community sing-along to celebrate our differences and similarities? Beer And Hymns seeks to do just that. The post S5.E6: Beer &...

Duration:00:51:34

S5.E5: Coming Out, Part Two

5/27/2018
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We are continuing our series called "Coming Out." Throughout the rest of the year, you will hear personal stories from the LBGTQ Community about the impact of embracing who they are. This episode Kylie Justine and BJ Colangelo share their stories and we hear from an anonymous listener email. The post S5.E5: Coming Out, Part Two appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:10:50

S5.E4: The Gospel Of Inclusion with Jay Bakker

4/8/2018
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Jay Bakker returns to dive a little deeper into his continued message of love and grace. The post S5.E4: The Gospel Of Inclusion with Jay Bakker appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:49:47

S5.E3: Coming Out, Part One

3/20/2018
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This week we begin an informal series called "Coming Out." Throughout the rest of the year, you will hear personal stories from the LBGTQ Community about the impact of embracing who they are and celebrating true freedom. This episode I sit down with John Doolan and Brady Hardin to hear their stories. The post S5.E3: Coming Out, Part One appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:19:20

S5.E2: Loosen The Bible Belt With Jay Bakker and Kristen Becker

2/11/2018
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What happens when you put an evangelical minister and a lesbian comedian together in a van? An event for anyone who believes that love and laughter can change the world. The fight for civil rights is in full force in 2017, with a slew of discriminatory laws rearing their ugly heads in Southern states all […] The post S5.E2: Loosen The Bible Belt With Jay Bakker and Kristen Becker appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:43:04

S5.E1: God, Monsters, and Hell

1/28/2018
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Mimetic Theory, Monsters, Hell and God collide on today's Armchair Philosopher Podcasts. Hellbound? Director Kevin Miller joins the conversation to discuss a class he was preparing called Mimetic Theory & Monsters. The class would eventually be cancelled because of events outside his control, but it's a very eye-opening conversation and one that Kevin hopes to transfer into future projects. The post S5.E1: God, Monsters, and Hell appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:00:21

S4.E11: The Healing Power Of Horror

8/30/2017
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BJ Colangelo is a survivor. Raised in Chicago, IL, she now resides in Cleveland, OH where she writes about horror films, creates her own films and is continuing to kick cancer's ass. BJ joins me to discuss her battle with Pancreatic Cancer and how Horror films helped in many aspects of her healing and empowerment. The post S4.E11: The Healing Power Of Horror appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:22:29

The AxPx Diaries #6 [8/23/17]

8/23/2017
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I run down the insanity of this summer! The post The AxPx Diaries #6 [8/23/17] appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:32:51

The AxPx Podcast S4.E10: So I Married A Feminist…

8/8/2017
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We continue with our series Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda and this week my wife joins in on the fun! Jennifer and I have a candid conversation about her childhood, church background, time in Bible School and how her faith journey has impacted her perspective as a feminist. The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E10: So I Married A Feminist… appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:23:09

The AxPx Diaries #5 [7/15/17]:

7/15/2017
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I ramble and read a couple of emails. Enjoy! The post The AxPx Diaries #5 [7/15/17]: appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:30:04

The AxPx Podcast S4.E9: The Politics Of Race And Feminism

7/13/2017
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We continue with our series Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda and are delighted to have The Rev. Wil Gafney back on the podcast. Her unique approach to The Bible in regards to Race, Gender, and Culture have been a blessing in my own "faith journey." We discuss her ideas on Feminism, Race and Politics as well as her book Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E9: The Politics Of Race And Feminism appeared first on The...

Duration:00:41:40

The AxPx Diaries #4 [6/25/17]

6/25/2017
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I discuss some materials that helped me through my "deconstruction" process in my faith and gave me a hopeful outlook on the future. The post The AxPx Diaries #4 [6/25/17] appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:28:38

The AxPx Podcast S4.E8: Gender Roles, Sexuality & The Church

6/23/2017
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We begin a new series called Ask Me About My Feminist Agenda this week! Lauren R. E. Larkin and Sarah Taras from the Ezer Uncaged podcast help me kick off the conversation. This episode we discuss Feminism from a Progressive Christian perspective focusing on gender roles, sexuality and their place in "The Church". The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E8: Gender Roles, Sexuality & The Church appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:25:07

The AxPx Diaries #3 [6/14/17]

6/14/2017
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Shunning Jehovah's Witnesses via a doorbell, The Bible Answer Man embraces Eastern Orthodoxy & the terrifying fact that I'm a dad with older kids... The post The AxPx Diaries #3 [6/14/17] appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:28:10

The AxPx Podcast S4.E7: Processing Belief Through Music, Part 3 – David Bazan

6/11/2017
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When I had the idea for this series "Processing Belief Through Music," I wrote out a wish list of songwriters I'd want to speak to. David Bazan was at the top of my list. His songwriting has been a major part of the soundtrack for over a decade now. Scheduling an interview proved that perseverance can be damn hard, but rewarding. As I spoke to TW Walsh and then Derek Webb, Bazan seemed to be the connective tissue of the conversations. It was an honor to be able to speak with David Bazan...

Duration:01:37:33

The AxPx Diaries #2 [6/5/2017]

6/5/2017
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I go back to church. My thoughts on Church, my kids in church and Pentecost. The post The AxPx Diaries #2 [6/5/2017] appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:27:44

The AxPx Podcast S4.E6: Processing Belief Through Music, Part 2 – Derek Webb

6/4/2017
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Our series "Processing Belief Through Music" continues as Derek Webb joins me to discuss his music, upcoming album and his tumultuous relationship with Christianity. The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E6: Processing Belief Through Music, Part 2 – Derek Webb appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:01:07:33

The AxPx Diaries #1 [5/27/2017]

5/27/2017
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I wasn't a fan of Patreon's changing pricing structure, so I took it all down. In 2018, I'll be re-structuring "premium" content for those who are interested in The AxPx Diaries continuing or for those who just want to financially support The AxPx Podcast. Look for a "Patron Saint" page launching soon. Until then, check out the handful of AxPx Diaries episodes I've done so you can get a taste for what the AxPx premium content will be like. Here's my first "AxPx Diary" episode! Enjoy! The...

Duration:00:30:30

The AxPx Podcast S4.E5: Processing Belief Through Music, Part 1 – TW Walsh

5/27/2017
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TW Walsh kicks off our series "Processing Belief Through Music." I've been a fan of his music since discovering The Soft Drugs in 2008. Before that, TW spent time on the road and in the studio as a member of Pedro The Lion. Since he didn't grow up around "Christian Culture," his insights as an outsider looking in are valuable. The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E5: Processing Belief Through Music, Part 1 – TW Walsh appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:51:17

The AxPx Podcast S4.E4: Stephen Tobolowsky’s Adventures With God

5/14/2017
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This episode I sit down with beloved character actor Stephen Tobolowsky (Groundhog Day, Silicon Valley, Heroes just to name a few) to discuss his new book My Adventures With God. The post The AxPx Podcast S4.E4: Stephen Tobolowsky’s Adventures With God appeared first on The Armchair Philosopher.

Duration:00:56:52