Heretic Happy Hour
#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!

#118: Word Into Flesh? Part 1 (HOTW: Anita Grace Brown)

#118: Word Into Flesh? Part 1 (HOTW: Anita Grace Brown)

December 21, 2021
In this episode of our Pillars of the Faith series, we discuss what the Incarnation means, or doesn't mean. Plus Anita Grace Brown, author of Kamikazi Yogi, is our Heretic of the Week!
 

 

#117: Round Yon Virgin (HOTW: Yvette Cantu Schneider from Netflix‘s ”Pray Away”)

#117: Round Yon Virgin (HOTW: Yvette Cantu Schneider from Netflix‘s ”Pray Away”)

December 7, 2021

Was Jesus spontaneously generated by Holy Sperm? Did Mary have a magical hoo-ha? Or is this all a big misunderstanding? Let's ruin Christmas as we welcome Yvette Cantu Schneider, from the Netflix documentary Pray Away,  as our Heretic of the Week!

#116: Death Wish: Did Jesus Have To Die? Part 2 (HOTW: Craig Hostetler)

#116: Death Wish: Did Jesus Have To Die? Part 2 (HOTW: Craig Hostetler)

November 23, 2021

Continuing our "Pillars of the Faith" series, the Heretics take a second stab at the atonement, sacrifice, our obsession with Jesus's death, and more. Plus, Craig Hostetler, host of The Black Sheep Experience, is our Heretic of the Week!

#115: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover Part 2!

#115: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover Part 2!

November 9, 2021

We interrupt our Pillars of the Faith series to bring you a special episode. While Keith and Matt are gone researching Keith's next book, Jesus Unclothed, Katy and Derrick discuss women, race, and other taboo church topics. 

#114: Death Wish: Did Jesus Have To Die? (HOTW: Diana Butler Bass)

#114: Death Wish: Did Jesus Have To Die? (HOTW: Diana Butler Bass)

October 26, 2021

In our second "Pillars of the Faith" episode, the gang wrestles with the meaning of the crucifixion, the purpose of Jesus's death, and so much more. Plus, Diana Butler Bass, author of Freeing Jesus, is our Heretic of the Week!

#113: Unoriginal Sin: Our Big Mistake (HOTW:Linda Kay Klein)

#113: Unoriginal Sin: Our Big Mistake (HOTW:Linda Kay Klein)

October 12, 2021
In our new "Pillars of the Faith" series, the Heretics take on Original Sin and the "Fall of Man" in the Garden. Plus, Linda Kay Klein, author of the award-winning book, Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free, is our Heretic of the Week!
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