Thinking Religion 144: Should Your Church Delete Its Facebook Page?

Dr. Thomas Whitley and The Rev. Samuel Harrelson discuss The Great Social Media Reckoning of 2018, broadcast media vs social media, why you need a website (and why your church needs a GOOD website), and the importance of bringing it all back home. Support Thinking Religion Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and … Continue reading Thinking Religion 144: Should Your Church Delete Its Facebook Page?

Thinking Religion 143: Boys Keep Swinging

Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss boys' weekends, gender assumptions, the Documentary Hypothesis, the historicity of the Gospels, and Justice850. Support Thinking Religion Links: Ezer Uncaged Podcast by Ezer Uncaged on Apple Podcasts Documentary hypothesis – Wikipedia Justice850 | A faith-based group of individuals committed to advocating for justice in our community … Continue reading Thinking Religion 143: Boys Keep Swinging

Thinking Religion 142: “Too great of a religious hurry”

Dr. Thomas Whitley and The Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the fierce urgency of now, and why the church should be the gadflies of tension in a time of transition. Support Thinking Religion Links: Georgia Passes Bill That Stings Delta Over N.R.A. Position – The New York Times Kroger to Stop Selling Guns to Buyers Under … Continue reading Thinking Religion 142: “Too great of a religious hurry”

Thinking Religion 141: Could Jesus Read and Write?

Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss British trivia shows, the concept of literacy in the ancient world, what accent Jesus might have had, and whether we now have historical proof of the prophet Isaiah. Support Thinking Religion Links: QI : Quite Interesting What language did Jesus speak? Was he illiterate? Isaiah’s Signature … Continue reading Thinking Religion 141: Could Jesus Read and Write?

Thinking Religion 140: Hermeneutic of Violence

Dr. Thomas Whitely and The Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss wearing Clerical Collars every day, our country's normalized hermeneutic of violence, and a new podcast. Support Thinking Religion Links: Our Moloch | by Garry Wills | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books Amazon.com: ExOfficio Give-N-Go Tee: Sports & Outdoors Geek Testament Sam HarrelsonSam … Continue reading Thinking Religion 140: Hermeneutic of Violence

Thinking Religion 136: A Million Little Candidates

Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss quantum hacks, the evolution of reality TV and its impact on our Gen X lives, and why 2020 will be a different political landscape than 2016. Support Thinking Religion Links: Thinking Religion is creating Podcasts | Patreon Roderick on the Line – Merlin Mann Explaining Meltdown … Continue reading Thinking Religion 136: A Million Little Candidates

Thinking Religion 135: A Republic, If You Can Keep It

Dr. Thomas Whitley and the Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the Bomb Cyclone, The Myth of Progress, The Apotheosis of Captain Cook, Lectionaries and conflating Gospels, and the need for a new political dialogue in our country. Support Thinking Religion Links: How “Natives” Think: About Captain Cook, For Example, Sahlins The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European … Continue reading Thinking Religion 135: A Republic, If You Can Keep It