Thinking Religion 20: Thinking Out Loud 94: There Are Sharks in This Water – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about when your writing is ready to reveal to someone else. They talk about the danger of releasing it too soon when you haven’t had enough time to mold it and shape it. They also discuss that if you put your writing out there too soon, then it’s going to impact … Continue reading Thinking Religion 20: Thinking Out Loud 94: There Are Sharks in This Water – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 19: Thinking Religion 60: The When, Where, and Why of the Nativity – Thinking.FM

This week, Thomas Whitley and Sam Harrelson examine the When / Where / Why of the Nativity and discuss historical accuracies of the stories as we’ve interpreted them in our present culture. Show Notes: 6 Misconceptions about the Nativity | The Blaze Crossan on the Nativity | BeliefNet The Nativity Story | IMDB Life of Brian Wise … Continue reading Thinking Religion 19: Thinking Religion 60: The When, Where, and Why of the Nativity – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 18: Thinking Out Loud 93: Working Out the Wrinkles as Writers – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna are reunited and it feels so good! They discuss finding reason, meaning, and purpose in writing in decisions we make as writers. They also discuss creating purposeful pauses rather than head-scratching confusion. They also ask how can I revise to achieve the effect I want in the reader? My Reviews Are Disappearing … Continue reading Thinking Religion 18: Thinking Out Loud 93: Working Out the Wrinkles as Writers – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 17: Thinking Religion 59: Trump and Symptoms of a Deeper Problem – Thinking.FM

Thomas Whitley and Sam Harrelson discuss domestic terrorists and the Carolinas, the myths of American Progressivism, creation stories, Trump’s views of citizenship, hate licenses, and the soft cultural underbelly of fear. Show Notes: Why Franklin Graham says Donald Trump is right about stopping Muslim immigration | The Washington Post Jerry Falwell Jr. is the worst … Continue reading Thinking Religion 17: Thinking Religion 59: Trump and Symptoms of a Deeper Problem – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 16: Thinking Religion 58: Personal Branding and The Academy – Thinking.FM

Thomas Whitley and Sam Harrelson discuss the issues involved with marketing and personal branding in an academic environment, whether academics and graduate students should blog, the demise of peer reviewed journals and scholarship, and whether or not MOOCs were ever a good idea. Show Notes: My Female Students Don’t Seem As Impressed With Me As They … Continue reading Thinking Religion 16: Thinking Religion 58: Personal Branding and The Academy – Thinking.FM