Thinking Religion is a podcast hosted by Rev. Sam Harrelson tackling various topics that deal with the intersection of religion, the Bible, devotionals, and culture.
July 18th, 2017 | 47 mins 32 secs
history, politics, religion, russia, trump
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the concept of hermeneutics and continue their ongoing quest to decide the best book in the Bible from the Thinking Religion Bible Bracket Challenge.
July 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
bible, eugene peterson, new testament, old testament, trump
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson are joined again by David Ray Allen Jr. to cover the next round of the Thinking Religion Bible Bracket Challenge... with a few surprises this week!
July 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
bible, canon, new testament, old testament
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson are joined by David Allen Jr., a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina, to cover the first few matches of the Thinking Religion Bible Bracket Challenge. David brings his own unique understanding of sports to help Thomas and Sam make the tough calls that must be made.
June 28th, 2017 | 58 mins 11 secs
bel and the dragon, bible, evangelical, gospels
Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the upcoming Thinking Religion Bible Bracket Challenge (starts next week!), generational views on gay marriage, and whether the moral arc of the universe bends towards justice.
June 22nd, 2017 | 55 mins 5 secs
bible, christianity, colossians, ephesians, gospels, jesus, moses, timothy
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson break down the problem with Paul's authorship of Colossians and Ephesians, head shaving, Gospel forgery, Matthew and the Q Community, the Gospel of Thomas, and infancy gospels.
June 16th, 2017 | 57 mins 49 secs
clergy, history, politics, religion, trump, wonder woman
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss Wonder Woman's mythology, new Twitter, and whether you should "Friend" your Pastor on Facebook... or even pay them.
June 5th, 2017 | 56 mins 10 secs
history, politics, religion, trump
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss "the new normal" and the how things change all of sudden.
May 18th, 2017 | 49 mins 19 secs
ai, allo, apple, donald trump, google, whatsapp
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss that sickening feeling you get when you realize that adults are all just faking it.
May 12th, 2017 | 45 mins 38 secs
bible, canon, old testament, rob bell
Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the death of the Old Testament and whether biblical literacy matters to contemporary Christians and cultures.
May 4th, 2017 | 47 mins 44 secs
clinton, donald trump, evangelicals, generation z, jesus, post-barthian
Thomas and Sam debate renewing Evernote Premium, Donald Trump's Christianity, Evangelical logic, and whether Generation Z is growing up in a "Post-Christian" world.
April 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 17 secs
Thomas and Sam discuss life changes, beard growth, corporate philosophy officers, existentialism 2.0, and whether the Canon should remain closed or be thrown open.
April 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 secs
airpods, apple, apple watch, bannon, barth, bloomberg, cats, disruption, politics, religion, tech, thisisground, trump, white house
Thomas and Sam discuss generational gaps in worldviews and the God-shaped hole at the heart of current American culture.
April 6th, 2017 | 50 mins 52 secs
Thomas and Sam discuss the importance of Easter and whether Pastors should be dressing up like the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus or letting the Wise Men into the party before January 6.
March 31st, 2017 | 57 mins 4 secs
airpods, apple, apple watch, bannon, barth, cats, politics, religion, tech, thisisground, trump, white house
March 23rd, 2017 | 57 mins 16 secs
ipad, religion, technology, theology, todoist, workflow, wunderlist
On grieving, loss, loving, caring, sharing, and voice.
March 9th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
philosophy, podcasting, theology, thisisground
Thomas and Sam celebrate 100 episodes and discuss Thomas' bent towards Process Theology.