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What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?

What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?
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What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?

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Episodes

S03E04 OK BOOMER

12/6/2019
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Disrespectful? A witty comeback? Malignantly dismissive? Or simply a way to let out some frustration? A millennial, a gen Xer and a Boomer discuss the meme heard round the world OK Boomer!

Duration:00:47:18

S03E03 And Then There were 3

11/28/2019
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Punks are Back! 3 3 and now 3

Duration:00:18:48

S03E02 JayBakker

9/15/2019
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Our first honored guest of season 3. You may know him from the Sundance television series one Punk under God. He is the author of Son of a Preacher Man: My Search for Grace in the Shadows. Why did he write that? Maybe in part Because He is the son of televangelists Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker Messner. He’s also the author of Faith, Doubt, and Other Lines I've Crossed. & Fall to Grace: A Revolution of God, Self & Society. I’m (Russ Shaw) very honored to have had this conversation with...

Duration:00:58:32

S03E01 I'm Better and Everything's Worse

8/21/2019
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S03E01 I’m Better And Everything is Worse. Season three Gets off to a bumpy start. John leaves before the topic begins. Remaining punks discuss how getting better doesn’t mean the consequences of life get any better.

Duration:00:47:37

S02E30 Carlton Season 2 Finale

6/25/2019
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Season 2 finale With our very special guest Carlton. A patron show supporter, listener and Lutheran pastor from the Canadian part of the Midwest?! That’s right we even shelved this episode to make it our season finale. A fascinating conversation on love, pain and discovering one’s self from the PT studio.

Duration:00:55:21

S02E29 Radical Compassion

6/18/2019
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A conversation inspired by Amanda Palmer punk front woman for The Dresden dolls a Brechtian punk cabaret from Boston Ma. Amanda inspires a conversation about Sex, Me Too, Abortion, Miscarriages. 2 PT punks review a night in Vancouver, British Columbia with Amanda Palmer.

Duration:00:44:34

S02E28 Good Grief 2 Chuck's Story

6/14/2019
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Another episode rebelling against the popular ‘always keep it positive’ cultural faults narrative. One that suggests we can ignore the suffering of life, sufferings like the loss of a loved one. What does it look like it actually grieve the loss of a loved one without minimizing or stuffing our hurt in the presence of those feelings? And sometimes, like in Chuck’s story, experiencing a bumpy ride on the airplane isn’t the only turbulence you may feel in the presence of other grieving family...

Duration:00:54:42

S02E28 Good Grief 2 Chuck's Story

6/14/2019
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Another episode rebelling against the popular ‘always keep it positive’ cultural faults narrative. One that suggests we can ignore the suffering of life, sufferings like the loss of a loved one. What does it look like it actually grieve the loss of a loved one without minimizing or stuffing our hurt in the presence of those feelings? And sometimes, like in Chuck’s story, experiencing a bumpy ride on the airplane isn’t the only turbulence you may feel in the presence of other grieving family...

Duration:00:06:14

Derek’s Sister Kristin Discusses Miracles with Punks!

5/24/2019
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S02E28 We talk about miracles with our honored guest Kristin! She is a Listener to the podcast, a therapist and also Derek’s sister! The Question?!?! What are we really saying when we say "I need a miracle"? Are big miracles meaning made out of observed extraordinary random chance or coincidence? Or is there something supernatural at work? How extraordinary could life be If people stopped hiding behind the language of miracles and had the courage to face the significance of the pains and...

Duration:00:55:20

S02E27 Divorce, Jesus And Gay Sex

4/30/2019
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Addressing the lack of critical thinking in evangelical circles when it comes “Being a city on the hill” to marginalized people. Would Jesus have more of a “woe to you” attitude when it comes to the actions of actually loving, acceptance and understanding of their ideological neighbors?

Duration:00:37:59

S02E26 HOPE

4/22/2019
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HOPE Dictionary.com 1, the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best: to give up hope. 2. a particular instance of this feeling: the hope of winning. 3. to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. 4. to believe, desire, or trust:

Duration:00:42:31

S02E25 Future Tripping

3/26/2019
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Out of all the things we are wanting for, nice house, fulfilling job, money, spouse, kids? What if underlying all of that is the ability to be present? Is it Punk to today to even talk about the desire to be in the present moment?

Duration:00:42:25

S02E24 Empthy For The Grind

3/19/2019
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Are we trying to escape from the work a day life? Is the solution to feeling STUCK some outside force that will rescue us from our work a day life? Is it true that we need some kind of purpose outside our daily grind to be mentally healthy? Or is it a lack of contentment and/or gratitude around our current routine that is affecting our mental health?

Duration:00:49:48

S02E23 A Curse Called Fame

3/12/2019
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Has there been a cultural tide change with societies relationship with fame? Over the last few years icons have rapidly fallen to scandals that they may have kept hidden a decade ago? Is that due to changes in technology, or have we changed the social contract on what we are willing to sacrifice to get the vicarious thrill of being loved by everyone?

Duration:00:59:58

S02E22 Familiarity Breeds...

2/27/2019
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Is it contempt? Or could it be (with a little emotional trigger discipline) curiosity instead of contempt? And does social media advocacy really work? I mean for normal people not celebrities and not the news media. Does anyone really give a rats ass if the average Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook user is an advocate or not?

Duration:00:52:32

S02E21 Healthy Anarchy

2/8/2019
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Can we agree that dismantling groupthink could be considered healthy anarchy? Russ works to get the other punks to understand why groupthink is a good topic and how letting everyone have a voice is really actually is healthy anarchy.

Duration:00:43:41

3 Punks do Psychedelic Shrooms as 3 Observe

1/31/2019
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Three punks go on a voyage. Three punks trip sit, why?! Three punks got curious about the healing effects of psychedelic mushrooms.

Duration:01:24:11

S02E19 Rage Against the Inferiority!

1/21/2019
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Do people places and situations make Individuals feel inferior? Does inferiority start with value statements about ourselves or judgments towards others around us? What does it mean to push back against, no to RAGE against the feeling of inferiority living behind our eyes?

Duration:01:00:26

S02E018 The Punk Philosophy of Self Parenting

12/26/2018
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Punks are on holiday this week. So it’s up to us machines to intro the show. The Christmas holiday has had the guys Reminiscing, ruminating and talking about... The punk philosophy of self parenting. You’re listening to Punk Theology, closing the lid on 2018.

Duration:00:46:14

S02E17 Handeling Ones Sh#t

12/20/2018
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We covered the importance of dealing with Ones sh#t. But what about handling Ones sh#t? Doing day-to-day life. Getting up in the morning, working a job, having relationships, paying bills. Dealing with Ones sh#t usually happens when life becomes unmanageable, not handling ones sh#t. But isn’t the fear that life will become more unmanageable and handling my sh#t could get harder if I choose to deal with my sh#t?

Duration:00:53:24