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Explore what motivates the work of Christian scholars and why it matters for theology and ministry. The Distillery is a production of Princeton Theological Seminary’s Office of Continuing Education and is hosted on The Thread.
||CleanMary, Mother of God||Matthew Milliner unpacks the many things Protestants stand to learn from Mary.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Death of Race||Brian Bantum makes the case that life together requires the death of race.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring the Bible||Eric Barreto demonstrates the beauty and necessity of reading the Bible with people with different perspectives.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMission History in the Arab Renaissance||Deanna Ferree Womack demonstrates historically that mission cannot be about converting others to conform to Western cultural norms; rather, mission must be about living the Christian faith.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming Friends of Time||John Swinton is fascinated with how time surrounds us, guides us, and even controls us. Thankfully, there is a better way to live in time.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Dis)abling Mission, Enabling Witness||Benjamin Conner explores how people with disabilities are integral to God’s mission in the world.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Holy No||Adam Hearlson believes that subversion has been a central part of Christian worship from the beginning, and he asks the church to consider alternative, ancient, and subversive forms of worship to live our identity more fully.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRedefining Perfect||Amy Jacober explores how theology is better understood through the lens of disability.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGift and Social Enterprise||Mark Sampson creatively imagines a world in which gift and reciprocity are at the heart of economics.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHouse United||Allen Hilton proposes unifying solutions to the deep divides that plague both the United States and the North American Church.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience and Cognitive Dissonance||Andrew Root draws from the work of Charles Darwin and Charles Taylor to imagine new and better ways of practicing ministry in a secular, scientific age.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHistory and Theological Friendship||Nicole Reibe invites listeners to cultivate theological friendships through the story of Teresa de Cartagena, a deaf medieval theologian.||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDementia||John Swinton explains how God’s memory sustains us when our own memories cannot.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligious Resistance||Keri Day draws from the inspiring work of marginalized groups of women to imagine new and better ways of living together.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking Ahead||Get a sneak peek at the topics we'll cover in season 2, premiering February 20th.||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Baseball Caps and Bowties||Gregory Ellison shares how baseball caps and bowties tell part of his story.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gift of Difference||Erin Raffety leverages ethnography to appreciate, understand, and honor difference.||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Overwhelming Challenge of God||The Bible presents preachers with the overwhelming challenge of God.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYouth Ministry and Disability||Youth ministry culture and disability culture both function as marginalized sub-cultures.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStrangers to Family||Shively Smith explains that diversity is the fundamental starting point of Christian kinship in I Peter.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFaith Formation in a Secular Age||Andrew Root explores the realities and tensions of faith formation in a secular age.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Foodie's Guide to Capitalism||People are not going hungry because of food scarcity but because of inequality.||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSaying Is Believing||Testimony is a story you tell where God is one of the characters.||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFearless Dialogues||Greg Ellison makes the case that having constructive conversations is only possible when people see each other as fully contributing, boundary-defying humans who contribute to a community’s life.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I could listen to people smarter than I am discuss theology and practice all day, and this podcast is one of the best platforms for that I've ever found.
Interviews with authors writing about and doing things all over the map. Love getting to learn about topics I would never even consider thinking about. The interviews are always lively and interesting; I haven’t listened to an episode yet without wanting to buy a new book!
Insightful and Delightful
Love listening to this podcast on the road to give me some theological thought instead of rotting my brain with the top 40. Keep em coming!