Heretic Happy Hour
#128: Lost Shepherds (HOTW: Kevin Sweeney)

#128: Lost Shepherds (HOTW: Kevin Sweeney)

May 10, 2022
Our Parables Series returns with the Parable of the Lost Sheep, and it's probably not what you think it's about. Plus, Kevin Sweeney, author of The Making of a Mystic: My Journey With Mushrooms, My Life as a Pastor, and Why It's Okay for Everyone to Relax, is our Heretic of the Week!
#127: Transgender and Jewish Voices with special guest, Joy Ladin (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#127: Transgender and Jewish Voices with special guest, Joy Ladin (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

April 26, 2022

Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity’s White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.

In our final episode of this series, we learn from teacher, author, poet, and literary scholar Joy Ladin about the beauty of faith through the Transgender, Jewish lens.

#126: Transqueer Theology and Latinx Voices with special guest, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#126: Transqueer Theology and Latinx Voices with special guest, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

April 12, 2022

Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity’s White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.

In our penultimate episode in the Decolonizing Christianity series, transqueer activist, Latinx scholar, and founder of the Activist Theology Project, Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, helps us understand Christian Theology through the Transqueer and Latinx lens.

#125: Womanist Theology and Non-Majority Voices with special guest, Yolanda Norton (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#125: Womanist Theology and Non-Majority Voices with special guest, Yolanda Norton (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

March 29, 2022
Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity’s White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.
 
What would happen if black women were elevated, celebrated, and empowered? Yolanda Norton, founder of the Beyonce Mass, shows us how black women find their voice, represent the image of God, and create beautiful spaces for liberation.
#124:  Queer Theology and Non-Majority Voices with special guest, Jay Johnson (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#124: Queer Theology and Non-Majority Voices with special guest, Jay Johnson (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

March 15, 2022

Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity’s White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.

Queer Theology is more inclusive and expansive than you might think and author/theologian Jay Johnson helps us understand it's impossible to follow Jesus without embracing queer perspectives of faith and spirituality.

#123: Black Liberation and Queer Theologies with special guest, Rommell Parks-Weekly (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#123: Black Liberation and Queer Theologies with special guest, Rommell Parks-Weekly (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

March 1, 2022
Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity's White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.
 
Black and Queer Christians have a lot to teach us about faith, love, and acceptance. Pastor and author Rommell Parks-Weekly's experiences as a gay man and a black pastor are invaluable as he shares his insights with us in our second episode of this new series.
#122: Asian-American Theology with special guest, Sandhya Jha (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

#122: Asian-American Theology with special guest, Sandhya Jha (Decolonizing Christianity Series)

February 15, 2022

Is the theology you were born into the only option? In this new series, the Heretic Happy Hour crew invites experts to walk us through other options for embracing faith from new perspectives. Let’s decolonize American Christianity's White Male cultural, theological, and psychological dominance.

In this episode, Sandhya Jha, the founder and former executive director of the Oakland Peace Center, helps us understand the essential nuances of Asian-American Christianity.
#121: 2021 Recap and Heretic of the Year Award Show

#121: 2021 Recap and Heretic of the Year Award Show

February 1, 2022

Join us as we announce the winner of the coveted "Jivanjee" award and crown the 2021 "Heretic of the Year!" Plus, our co-hosts share their favorite episodes, guests, and topics from last year and provide sneak peeks of what's to come in 2022.

#120: Wake Up Dead Man (HOTW: Chris Kratzer)

#120: Wake Up Dead Man (HOTW: Chris Kratzer)

January 18, 2022

In our final Pillars of the Faith episode, we deconstruct the Resurrection of Christ. Plus, Chris Kratzer, author of Stupid Sh*t Heard in Church, is our Heretic of the Week!

#119: Word Into Flesh? Part 2 (HOTW: Rainn Wilson)

#119: Word Into Flesh? Part 2 (HOTW: Rainn Wilson)

January 4, 2022

In this episode, we go under the skin to examine alternative views of the Incarnation. Plus, Rainn Wilson (from The Office) is our Assistant to the Regional Heretic of the Week!

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