December 21st, 2017 | 59 mins 49 secs
advent, bible, christmas, hymns, jesus, john lennon, new testament
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss nativity scenes, bad Christmas songs, Epiphany, the War on Christmas, and bad Apple (batteries).
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
December 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 11 mins
Dr. Thomas Whitley and The Rev. Sam Harrelson are joined by The Rev. Lauren E. Larkin, Prof. W. Travis McMaken ("McBacon"), and The Rev. Merianna Neely Harrelson in an extravaganza of epic proportions. They discuss Clash of the Titans, why you should write a book, gendered religious language, Ancient Aliens, Alex Jones, flogging, and hate watching the world burn.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.