Posted on April 14, 2015
Jeff, Mona, & Allen tackle all things religious and free. This week, that happens to be Indiana’s widely disputed SB 101 “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.” They follow up the discussion with Say What?!, a segment involving speaking before thinking… as if their podcast didn’t have enough of that already.
Posted on April 7, 2015
This week on Irenicast Jeff, Mona & Allen discuss the good, bad, and ugly about living in a consumer-driven culture. Then, like good little consumers, they weigh in on favorite movies, what their celebrity couple name would be, and the meaning of the word “awesomeful.”
Posted on March 31, 2015
Hipsters, the Bible and Batman this week on Irenicast. The team gets into a deep discussion of what Biblical interpretation means, and how to treat ancient sacred texts with respect. Also, Mona and Allen play a round of Missing Link, while Jeff plays an entirely different game. Read More
Posted on March 24, 2015
This week Jeff, Mona & Allen scratch the surface of the issues around Evolution versus Creationism, from ancient times to present. Bookending their conversation they reflect on some moments from their history in youth groups and play a particularly scandalous round of Jesus Juke. Read More
Posted on March 17, 2015
Between discussing candy bars and playing a game of Famous Christians for 100, Jeff, Mona and Allen have a serious conversation about the curious relationship between Christianity and militarism. They also explore visions for just religious responses to violence. Read More
Posted on March 13, 2015
In this week’s bonus episode, Mona takes on the quest of answering the following question: where did Evangelicalism come from? What is it, exactly, and how did it become the multi-faceted movement it is today? Along with her guest and co-host Allen, the two trace the family tree of Christianity through looking at church history, from ancient to modern times. This is a fun conversation, but we want to mention it is also quite information-heavy. Read More
Posted on March 7, 2015
The mall in my town looks more like a religious sanctuary than I ever realized.
I mean, its presence is literally cathedral-like.
In fact, the mall itself is a nod to medieval Christian architecture in its “cruciformity” (the building, from above, is the shape of a cross).