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The Progressive Sacred

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Authentic conversations about Christianity we all want to have, but are afraid to begin.

Authentic conversations about Christianity we all want to have, but are afraid to begin.

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United States

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Authentic conversations about Christianity we all want to have, but are afraid to begin.

Language:

English

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6095046208


Episodes

Science and Faith Pt. 2 of 2

10/7/2021
We are back with part 2 of our Science and Faith series! Can you love both science and God? Can you be religious and reasonable too? Many people assume that to be religious is to reject science. But we believe otherwise--that science is a gift from God who gives us the powers of reason and observation that science uses to make the world a better place. In this episode, we talk with Karl Giberson, PhD. Karl is a physicist who has written numerous books on science and religion such as The...

Duration:00:42:27

Science and Faith Pt. 1

9/27/2021
Can you love both science and God? Can you be religious and reasonable too? Today, many people assume that to be religious is to reject science. But we believe otherwise--that science is a gift from God who gives us the powers of reason and observation that science uses to make the world a better place. In this episode, we talk with Karl Giberson, PhD. Karl is a physicist who has written numerous books on science and religion such as The Wonder of the Universe, Seven Glorious Days, and...

Duration:00:32:27

Would You Be My Neighbor?

6/21/2021
Are we cultivating communities which are loving, diverse and inclusive? What can we learn from Jesus' teaching in the parable of the Good Samaritan found in Luke 10:25-37? Join us in this episode as we hear from our special guest Emelda De Coteau from the "Pray With Our Feet" podcast and dive into topics of racial injustice and how we can reconcile and attempt to be better neighbors. We have packed this episode with extra flavor so get ready, put on your dancing shoes and let's show the...

Duration:01:06:53

Christ Country Club

6/3/2021
What was Jesus about? Was he trying to start an exclusive club or was he trying to create a new world of inclusivity? These questions have dogged Christianity for millennia. Some Christians insist that God’s love is exclusive, so that only certain types of believers are saved. Scriptures such as John 14.6, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” are often used as a tribalist form of salvation. In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus mission and...

Duration:00:51:34

Jesus is a Progressive.

5/20/2021
Have you ever seen the memes that claim Jesus was a socialist? Or did you hear what the current Pope said one Christmas Eve, “Today we say thou shalt not to an economy of exclusion and inequality”? Jesus wasn’t a part of any political party nor did he elevate one economic theory over the next. Yet he did challenge socio-cultural structures and embraced change. Listen in as the PTJ crew joined by guest Brian Hughes talk as to why we claim Jesus was and is a progressive. Support the show...

Duration:00:38:18

What is Progressive Christianity?

5/6/2021
Do you think that the words "progressive" and "Christianity" don't go together? If you do, then that's probably because conservative Christianity has dominated our media for decades. But the truth is that the Christian church in America has always been at the forefront of progressive social movements including abolition, labor, civil rights, and environmentalism, just to name a few. Learn what the progressive Christian movement looks like today and how it is more inclusive and far reaching...

Duration:00:37:07

Episode Zero... The Intro!

5/2/2021
A Preacher, a theologian, and a guy named Julio walk into a bar…. Meet the three people who make up the PTJ Crew. That would be the Preacher (Abby), the Theologian (Jon Paul) and a guy named Julio. Somehow these three folks have decided that working on a podcast together on progressive topics is exactly what they need to be doing. But how and why is something more complicated to explain. Listen to this podcast to learn a bit more behind the origin of this crew and the development of the...

Duration:00:11:33