Heretic Happy Hour
#132: Heretical Parables (HOTW: Kevin Garcia)

#132: Heretical Parables (HOTW: Kevin Garcia)

July 5, 2022

In our final episode of the Parables series, the co-hosts write and share their own original parables and try to guess what they mean. Plus, a rare returning Heretic of the Week, Kevin Garcia, brings the heat.

#131: Gettin’ Figgy With It (HOTW: Phil Drysdale)

#131: Gettin’ Figgy With It (HOTW: Phil Drysdale)

June 21, 2022

Let's subvert The Parable of the Fig Tree in our ongoing Parables Series. Plus, incredible insights from deconstruction researcher and Heretic of the Week, Phil Drysdale.

#130: Unjust Judge (HOTW: Desimber Rose Wattleton)

#130: Unjust Judge (HOTW: Desimber Rose Wattleton)

June 7, 2022
Revisiting the Parable of the Unjust judge leads to some unexpected insights. Plus, the amazing Desimber Rose Wattleton, author of  The Church Can Go To Hell: Overcoming the Brokenness, Bitterness, and Bondage of Church Hurt, is our Heretic of the Week!
 

 

#129: Generosity Overload (HOTW: Brian McLaren)

#129: Generosity Overload (HOTW: Brian McLaren)

May 24, 2022
In our ongoing Parable Series, we're subverting the Parable of the Generous Landowner. Plus, Brian McLaren, author of Faith After Doubt is our Heretic of the Week!
 

 

#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.
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