118 episodes of Thinking Religion since the first episode, which aired on September 25, 2015.
Episode 132: Is It Worth Selling Your Soul?
December 7th, 2017
1 hr 3 mins
#metoo, franken, pence, trump, twitter
Dr. Thomas Whitley and The Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the #metoo Revolution, amplifying voices, and whether anything is worth trading your integrity.
Episode 131: Pushing Against the Public Transcript
November 28th, 2017
59 mins 3 secs
bible, canon, new testament, old testament, trump
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss Black Friday, gaming, moral questions, Evangelical strawmen, and complicity.
Episode 130: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!
November 16th, 2017
47 mins 41 secs
bible, canon, jesus, joseph, mary, new testament, old testament
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson are joined by Prof. Chris Frilingos to discuss his book "Jesus, Mary, and Joseph: Family Trouble in the Infancy Gospels" and why the Infancy Gospel of Thomas and Proto-Gospel of James are so important for contemporary audiences.
Episode 129: Writing Their Last Chapters
November 9th, 2017 | 58 mins 43 secs
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson watch election returns together, discuss the act of choosing, and consider the role of our national patience.
Episode 128: "I have no idea what you believe."
November 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 52 secs
Sam is joined by The Rev. Merianna Neely Harrelson to discuss beards, doubt, faith, securing your spot in The Good Place or The Bad Place, ethics and eschatology, rededicating your life, and salvation bracelets.
Episode 127: Under the Screen
October 26th, 2017 | 53 mins 52 secs
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the iPhone X, Airpods and Mods, prepping for the coming apocalypses, Heaven's Gate, and the theologies of nativism.
Episode 126: The Problems with The Dark Age
October 19th, 2017
50 mins 48 secs
aquinas, constantinople, dark ages, facebook, moscow, muslims, norway, rome, vikings
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss anniversaries and birthdays in the Facebook age, whether the Vikings referenced Allah in their gear, and why "The Dark Ages" is such a troublesome concept (and why we're currently in the midst of The Digital Dark Age).
Episode 125: Conceptions of Hell
October 10th, 2017
54 mins 52 secs
bible, canon, new testament, old testament
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the rental economy and answer listener questions.
Episode 124: Mark is the Best Book in the Bible
October 6th, 2017
54 mins 21 secs
android, apple watch, daniel, esther, google pixel, gospel of thomas, gospels, hosea, iphone, iphone 8, iphone x, james, jesus, job, mark, matthew, paul, revelation, romans
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson talk about phone problems and promises, Thomas' new home, and the finale of the First Thinking Religion Bible Bracket Challenge Extravaganza.
Bronze: 1 Samuel