Tag: religion

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 24: Supernatural

Intros A correction Knowing Show creation and general synopsis How we got into Supernatural Is it sexist? Does it treat religion well?–Some general thoughts Reading Supernatural and religion: subtext becomes text “Faith” (1.12) “The Man Who Would Be King” (6.20) “Pilot” (1.1), fridging, and The Angel in the House Some notably complex women: Jo, Ellen, Bela, and…

The Gifts God Gives: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 2 September 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 2 September 2012 (14th Sunday after Pentecost, Year B) Song of Solomon 2:8-13 and Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9  •  Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 and Psalm 15  • James 1:17-27  •  Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Ultimately the most interesting “god question” is not existence but goodness.  As Kenneth Burke and Richard Weaver and James Berlin have taught me, even where the…

Which Sport Has the Most Home Runs?

“Separate Truths” by Stephen Prothero Relationships between traditions are my intellectual bread and butter. When I started studying the various influences of Anglican sacramental life, Presbyterian church polity, Scottish Enlightenment philosophy, frontier revivalism, and other ingredients that make up my own non-denomination’s background, I was hooked, and to this day I welcome opportunities to read…