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.
March 9th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
philosophy, podcasting, theology, thisisground
Thomas and Sam celebrate 100 episodes and discuss Thomas' bent towards Process Theology.
March 4th, 2017 | 55 mins 26 secs
airpods, apple, apple watch, bannon, barth, cats, politics, religion, tech, thisisground, trump, white house
Thomas and Sam discuss Just War Theory, Karl Barth and where we go from here. Show Notes: Jewish cemetery vandalized in New York, third case in two weeks | Reuters Hate Map | SPLC Four Mosques Have Burned in Seven Weeks – Leaving Many Muslims and Advoc...
February 23rd, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Thomas and Sam discuss what makes things great. Again. Show Notes: The Religion of Donald Trump | Chicago Tribune Bill would make Bible state book in West Virginia | Herald-Dispatch Drop in teenage suicide attempts linked to legalization of same-sex ma...
February 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
Show Notes: Trump Gave a Doozy of a Speech at the National Prayer Breakfast | Washington Post Leaked Draft of Trump’s Religious Freedom Order Reveals Sweeping Plans to Legalize Discrimination | The Nation Free Speech | XKCD American Christianity is in ...
January 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
Thomas and Sam discuss Google Voice, Alexa, Evernote, and how the Democratic Party has failed voters but especially the next generation of public officials (and what we can do about it). Google Voice!!!!1! | The Verge COMPUTER | The Verge Trump and Net...
January 19th, 2017 | 56 mins 20 secs
Thomas and Sam debate the social implications of protests and political actions in the new America.
January 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 4 mins
Thomas and Sam discuss the upcoming inauguration of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, and what that means for the country’s religious landscape. How Trump is Paving the Way for a Revival of the ‘Religious Left’ | Washington Post Indivi...
January 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
Thomas and Sam kick off the 2017 season of Thinking Religion. New Years Resolutions Try a New Years Revolution | NY Times On Giving Donald Trump a Chance | Marginalia Sam’s January 1 “sermon”: “I think I realize now that the author chose to include the...
October 23rd, 2016 | 1 hr 21 mins
Thomas and Sam discuss new Macbooks and the problem with trying to count your followers in relation to your success.
October 16th, 2016 | 43 mins 45 secs
In which Thomas and Sam discuss Bob Dylan and Evangelicals.
August 30th, 2016 | 1 hr 9 mins
Thomas and Sam discuss titles, office spaces, new jobs, being unplugged from the hive mind during the work day, and everyday carries (along with some deep philosophical ideas you’ll have to stick around for).
August 13th, 2016 | 55 mins 26 secs
Thomas and Sam discuss pants, button down collar dress shirts, briefcases, leather goods, and the role of religion in political rhetoric. Levi 541 Hillary Clinton writes Op-Ed in LDS Paper Fewer and Fewer Americans Vote With Religion in Mind | Boston G...
August 8th, 2016 | 40 mins 11 secs
“But I thought you were a superhero?” Elisabeth and Merianna talk about that moment when someone you know discovers that you have flaws and how that impacts your relationship. This is why it is important to make sure your characters have flaws as well....
August 6th, 2016 | 1 hr 17 mins
Thomas and Sam, along with guest host Roshan Abraham, discuss Jonah’s presumptive bisexuality, Classics’ past present and future, Ephesus as the ancient 4chan, roles of the public intellectual, autobiographical memories, textuality, authority,
July 29th, 2016 | 46 mins 19 secs
“But that could never happen!” Elisabeth and Merianna talk about world building, especially in regards to changing technology. What should you include? What will make your story seem outdated and irrelevant?
July 29th, 2016 | 57 mins 40 secs
Most Christians are Republicans and a few liberal ones are Democrats (or something like that). That’s been the conventional thinking for the past few decades, especially with the rise of the Moral Majority and Evangelical movement going back to the lat...