an irenicon http://www.anirenicon.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:00:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 an irenicon no an irenicon http://www.anirenicon.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/Irenicast_1400x1400.jpg http://www.anirenicon.com Weekly http://www.anirenicon.com http://i1.wp.com/www.anirenicon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/icon1-54cc2a90v1_site_icon.png?fit=32%2C32 an irenicon 32 32 007 I Challenge You To A Dualism! – Do Humans Have Souls? http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/21/007-i-challenge-you-to-a-dualism-do-humans-have-souls/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/21/007-i-challenge-you-to-a-dualism-do-humans-have-souls/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:02:41 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=7164 Getting meta this week, the team talks about the nature of human nature, whether we have free will, how to think about souls, and how religion, philosophy and science can shape our understandings of these mysteries. Hilarity ensues... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/21/007-i-challenge-you-to-a-dualism-do-humans-have-souls/feed/ 0 Getting meta this week, the team talks about the nature of human nature, whether we have free will, how to think about souls, and how religion, philosophy and science can shape our understandings of these mysteries. Hilarity ensues when Jeff, Getting meta this week, the team talks about the nature of human nature, whether we have free will, how to think about souls, and how religion, philosophy and science can shape our understandings of these mysteries. Hilarity ensues when Jeff, Mona and Allen play a game called Judging A Book By Its Cover. Host Check In (00:24) Discussion On the Soul (06:49) Judging A Book By Its Cover (49:49) Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at www.fb.com/SoulwiseMusic  Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes & Stitcher iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238 Stitcher – http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/irenicast?refid=stpr Read Us – www.irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us – www.fb.com/Irenicast Love Us   an irenicon no 1:04:30
006 You Can’t Have Your Cake OR Eat It – Religious Freedom Restoration Act http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/14/006-you-cant-have-your-cake-or-eat-it-religious-freedom-restoration-act/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/14/006-you-cant-have-your-cake-or-eat-it-religious-freedom-restoration-act/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:49:22 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=7160 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... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/14/006-you-cant-have-your-cake-or-eat-it-religious-freedom-restoration-act/feed/ 0 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… a... 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.   Host Check In (00:22) Religious Freedom Discussion (06:30) Say What?! (48:07)   Relevant Links:   Article - Opinion: Indiana Didn’t Actually Pass an Anti-Gay Bill by Brett Arends: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/indiana-didnt-actually-pass-an-anti-gay-bill-2015-03-30   An Irenicon Blog Post - Definitive List of 2014’s Attacks on Christianity by Allen: http://www.anirenicon.com/2014/03/29/the-definitive-list-of-2014s-attacks-on-christianity-which-um-arent-that-at-all/   Nanner Puss Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHo_ZFKiCx0   My Hands Are Bananas Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO10s_HK6d0   Corrections:   In episode #006, All-Consuming Buyer Mona said UNICEF but should have said Unilever.   Credits:   Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at www.fb.com/SoulwiseMusic   Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes & Stitcher iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238 Stitcher – http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/irenicast?refid=stpr     Read Us – www.irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us – www.fb.com/Irenicast Love Us   an irenicon no 1:01:38
005 All-Consuming Buyer – Challenging Consumer Culture http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/07/005-all-consuming-buyer-challenging-consumer-culture/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/07/005-all-consuming-buyer-challenging-consumer-culture/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:18:46 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=7150 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,... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/04/07/005-all-consuming-buyer-challenging-consumer-culture/feed/ 0 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, 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.” Host Check-In (00:22) Consumerism Discussion (05:21) Getting to Know Your Hosts (48:47)   Relevant Links: An Irenicon Blog Post - What If Shopping Malls Are Really Sanctuaries? by Allen http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/07/shopping-malls-really-sanctuaries/   Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at www.fb.com/SoulwiseMusic   Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes & Stitcher iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238 Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/irenicast?refid=stpr   Read Us – www.irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us – www.fb.com/Irenicast Love Us   an irenicon no 1:02:31
004 Wholly Scripture, Batman! – The Nature Of Biblical Texts http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/31/004-wholly-scripture-batman-the-nature-of-biblical-texts/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/31/004-wholly-scripture-batman-the-nature-of-biblical-texts/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:32:19 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=7014 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... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/31/004-wholly-scripture-batman-the-nature-of-biblical-texts/feed/ 0 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, 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.   Show Outline: Host Check-In (00:22) Bible Discussion (08:10) Missing Link (50:54)   Relevant Links: The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It by Peter Enns  http://tinyurl.com/pslulpx How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee http://tinyurl.com/q937szr The Last Word by N.T. Wright http://tinyurl.com/nr9w2qv Plowshares & Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic by Brent Sandy http://tinyurl.com/nq6ytje Reading the Bible Again for the First Time by Marcus J. Borg http://tinyurl.com/qfryxuj Wisdom Ways: Introducing Feminist Biblical Interpretation by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza http://tinyurl.com/q79l2f6 Democratizing Biblical Studies: Toward an Emancipatory Educational Space by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza http://tinyurl.com/p95hwak Battered Love (Overtures to Biblical Theology) by Renita Weems http://tinyurl.com/plrwz4n   Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at www.fb.com/SoulwiseMusic   Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238   Read Us – www.irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us – www.fb.com/Irenicast Love Us   an irenicon no 58:41
003 EVILution – Reconciling Scripture with Science http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/24/003-evilution-reconciling-scripture-with-science/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/24/003-evilution-reconciling-scripture-with-science/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:23:19 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=7006 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... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/24/003-evilution-reconciling-scripture-with-science/feed/ 0 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 sca... 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.   Show Outline: Host Check in (00:29) Conversation on Evolution and Creationism (07:48) Jesus Juke (45:08)   Relevant Links: An Irenicon Blog Posts: Evolution Series http://www.anirenicon.com/category/blog/evolution-series/ The Enuma Elish http://www.sacred-texts.com/ane/enuma.htm Understanding Genesis by Nahum M. Sarna http://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Genesis-Heritage-Biblical-Israel/dp/0805202536/ref=la_B001K89WG4_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1426026810&sr=1-4   Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at facebook.com/SoulwiseMusic Read Us - irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us - fb.com/irenicast Love Us an irenicon no 56:40
002 Finding A Third Way – A Christian Response to War http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/17/002-finding-a-third-way-a-christian-response-to-war/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/17/002-finding-a-third-way-a-christian-response-to-war/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=6998 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... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/17/002-finding-a-third-way-a-christian-response-to-war/feed/ 0 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 t... 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.   Relevant Links: American Progress, John Gast - www.picturinghistory.gc.cuny.edu/item.php?item_id=180 An Irenicon Blog Post: Talking About War, American Mass Media and Christian Theology by Allen anirenicon.com/2014/01/07/talking-about-war-american-mass-media-and-christian-theology/ Barmen Declaration – www.sacred-texts.com/chr/barmen.ht   Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at www.fb.com/SoulwiseMusic Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238 Read Us – www.irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us – www.fb.com/Irenicast Love Us an irenicon no 1:03:56
001.5 East of Eden – BONUS Episode http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/13/001-5-east-of-eden-supplemental-bonus-episode/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/13/001-5-east-of-eden-supplemental-bonus-episode/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:19:00 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=6984 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... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/13/001-5-east-of-eden-supplemental-bonus-episode/feed/ 0 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, 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. You can listen to this episode on itunes here. Credits: Intro and outro music by Mike Golin, check out his band Soulwise at fb.com/SoulwiseMusic Read Us - irenicast.com Email Us - podcast@irenicast.com Follow Us - @irenicast Like Us - fb.com/irenicast Love Us an irenicon no 1:25:59
001 East of Eden – Leaving Evangelicalism http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/10/001-east-of-eden-leaving-evangelicalism/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/10/001-east-of-eden-leaving-evangelicalism/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:46:29 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=6951 In the inaugural episode of Irenicast, Jeff, Mona & Allen discuss their journeys away from Christian Evangelicalism.  Plus they will play a little game they like to call Jesus or Jay-Z. Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes IRENICAST... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/10/001-east-of-eden-leaving-evangelicalism/feed/ 3 In the inaugural episode of Irenicast, Jeff, Mona & Allen discuss their journeys away from Christian Evangelicalism.  Plus they will play a little game they like to call Jesus or Jay-Z. - Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes - In the inaugural episode of Irenicast, Jeff, Mona & Allen discuss their journeys away from Christian Evangelicalism.  Plus they will play a little game they like to call Jesus or Jay-Z. Rate, Review and Subscribe through iTunes IRENICAST ON ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/irenicast/id973641238 an irenicon no 1:03:57
What If Shopping Malls Are Really Sanctuaries? http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/07/shopping-malls-really-sanctuaries/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/07/shopping-malls-really-sanctuaries/#comments Sat, 07 Mar 2015 16:45:26 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=6905 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... Read More

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000 Introducing Irenicast http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/04/000-introducing-irenicast/ http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/04/000-introducing-irenicast/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:05:12 +0000 http://www.anirenicon.com/?p=6895 An Irenicon is very excited to introduce Irenicast, our new weekly podcast dedicated to the discussion of faith and culture. Our first official episode will be posted on Tuesday, 3/10/15. Join hosts, Jeff, Mona & Allen as they explore various topics... Read More

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http://www.anirenicon.com/2015/03/04/000-introducing-irenicast/feed/ 0 An Irenicon is very excited to introduce Irenicast, our new weekly podcast dedicated to the discussion of faith and culture. Our first official episode will be posted on Tuesday, 3/10/15. Join hosts, Jeff, Mona & Allen as they explore various topics fr... An Irenicon is very excited to introduce Irenicast, our new weekly podcast dedicated to the discussion of faith and culture. Our first official episode will be posted on Tuesday, 3/10/15. Join hosts, Jeff, Mona & Allen as they explore various topics from pop culture to more serious issues impacting religion, society, and day-to-day life. an irenicon no 1:26