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Protect Your Noggin

Oct 28, 2019

Who owns you? Does your father? Your spouse? Your church? God? 

Segment one: the radical nature of Christian liberty, reflecting on a surprising ally here: the Apostle Paul in Galatians 3-4 who argues that no one owns an heir to the kingdom of heaven.

Segment two (starting after the first hour): the good, bad, and ugly...

Oct 21, 2019

Molech was the underworld deity to whom some in the ancient Near East sacrificed their children. In philosopher Bertrand Russell and poet Allan Ginsberg we see folks using Molech or "Moloch" as a reference to impersonal, authoritarian religions of cruel power. Through fear, folks find themselves turning religion into...

Oct 14, 2019

“Look for truth that is like a solid granite mountain face. Let all fragile constructs dash to pieces against it.”

This is not a show arguing for or against the concept of biblical inerrancy, but it is a long form reflection on the nature of truth and what it feels like when we find it. It is also about ways in...

Oct 7, 2019

How the wolves tend to deny guilt but sling shame, but also how to have compassion but be wary of those wolves whose lives are a riddle. 

First segment: a discussion of the main theme and the distinction between shame and guilt, along with another story of Jeff getting knocked unconscious by a bully.

Second Segment:...