The Theology Pit відкриті
[search 0]
більше

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Ever wonder what happens when a trans Jewish theological activist and a cisgender Baptist hunger activist walk into a Bible Bashing podcast and talk about Biblical stories? Listen in each month as host, Liam Michael Hooper - a justice-seeking gender theorist, trans educator-advocate, and author - meets with (new) co-host, Don Durham - a hermit-ish farmer, podcaster, and transitional coach - share their thoughts about Biblical stories. After discussing a given text, Liam or Don will share a n ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode of the Bible Bash podcast, Liam Hooper does a new thing. First, Liam invites listeners to draw near to our new co-host, Don Durham, and invites Don to draw near to listeners as well. We learn a little about Don, who is - among other things - a trained organizational change and transition consultant, and strategic coach helping clien…
 
Am I my brother's keeper? Cain asks G-d after killing his brother. In Sunday and Sabbath Day school's this story of fratricide turns into a simple moral tale, but as always Liam Hooper takes us deeper. He explores the ways G-d probes and seeks to draw out Cain. The subsequent discussion with Peterson Toscano raises other questions, as he and Liam r…
 
As Christians, we should know how to handle our money well. We should be good savers, investors, and givers. Jesus has no problem with usuary laws and neither should you. Speaking of which, you can support me monetarily through www.patreon.com/thetheologypit Or by making a donation at www.thetheologypit.com…
 
Peterson Toscano takes on the biggest clobber passage of them all, Genesis 19 and the story of Sodom. We all know the "sin of Sodom" is not man on man action, aka homosexuality or sodomy. Peterson provides a close reading of the text to demonstrate that this story has nothing to do with "the gays" and really it is not even about hospitality. In fac…
 
Romans 1 shows us a historical snapshot of humanity’s descent away from God that leads to a life of discrimination. Only in Christ can we identify and remove the bigotted views on our own lives and influence the world around us. www.thetheologypit.com https://www.patreon.com/thetheologypitThe Theology Pit
 
For the first ever LIVE Bible Bash, Peterson, Liam, and guests, take on the topic of Biblical Bottoms. Who is a bottom in the Bible and what does that even mean?? We talk bottoms, tops, subs, doms, power bottoms, agency, consent, and much more. Hear about Jonah, Hagar, Samson, Delilah, and others. It is a fun, informative, and insightful conversati…
 
By taking on Hosea 11:9 Avery Smith, host of Blessed Are the Binary Breakers podcast, cracks open a rich discussion with Bible Bash co-hosts, Liam Hooper and Peterson Toscano. Avery writes: "I interpret God's declaration For I am God and not a man in Hosea 11:9 as, among other things, evidence of Their rejection of being assigned a human gender and…
 
Liam Hooper will publish is his first book, Trans-Forming Proclamation: A Transgender Theology of Daring Existence. Peterson Toscano interviews Liam about this book that in its very structure models a bold new way of living. Liam then reads an excerpt from the book In Trans-Forming Proclamation, Liam Hooper tenderly explores gender and the Bible. T…
 
I sit down with Don Collett the author of Figural Reading and the Old Testament to discuss the finer points of his book. He shows that the Figural reading (allegorical reading) is largely ignored by many Christians today. In doing so we may miss what God has for us through our own interpretative bias' when interpreting the Bible.…
 
I sit down with Don Collett the author of Figural Reading and the Old Testament to discuss the finer points of his book. He shows that the Figural reading (allegorical reading) is largely ignored by many Christians today. In doing so we may miss what God has for us through our own interpretative bias' when interpreting the Bible.…
 
I sit down with Don Collett the author of Figural Reading and the Old Testament to discuss the finer points of his book. He shows that the Figural reading (allegorical reading) is largely ignored by many Christians today. In doing so we may miss what God has for us through our own interpretative bias' when interpreting the Bible.…
 
I sit down with Don Collett the author of Figural Reading and the Old Testament to discuss the finer points of his book. He shows that the Figural reading (allegorical reading) is largely ignored by many Christians today. In doing so we may miss what God has for us through our own interpretative bias' when interpreting the Bible.…
 
Liam and Peterson welcome Diamond Stylz to the podcast. She unpacks and repackages the Book of Ruth, while she relentlessly highlights the patriarchy that fuels the narrative. Diamond Stylz is one of the premier voices among the millennial black trans community. Currently, Diamond is the Executive Director of Black Trans Women Inc, a national non-p…
 
In this series I am speaking on an issue that exposes the idea that bigotry extends beyond racial bounds. The main point of this series is to expose the sinfulness of the human heart to the point where we want to divide ourselves into groups for any reason. As Christians we are to fight against this notion by recognizing our uniqueness in creation …
 
In this series I am speaking on an issue that exposes the idea that bigotry extends beyond racial bounds. The main point of this series is to expose the sinfulness of the human heart to the point where we want to divide ourselves into groups for any reason. As Christians we are to fight against this notion by recognizing our uniqueness in creation …
 
Peterson shares the story of "the man with the pitcher of water," who appears in Luke 22:10 (also Mark 14:13 Matthew 26:18, 19 "a certain man.") This is someone who breaks gender and class rules. We do not know all the reasons, but somehow Jesus knew to look out for this gender transgressor and gender transcendent person. While the passage is short…
 
In this series I am speaking on an issue that exposes the idea that bigotry extends beyond racial bounds. The main point of this series is to expose the sinfulness of the human heart to the point where we want to divide ourselves into groups for any reason. As Christians we are to fight against this notion by recognizing our uniqueness in creation …
 
I sat down with Pastor Dave Howells from the Church of the Living Christ to understand the history and belief of his church denomination. We discuss what makes his tradition unique and how he understands its place historically. I have some fun pushing back on a few things and challenging him, but it's not confrontational. At the end, he asks me wha…
 
I sat down with Pastor Dave Howells from the Church of the Living Christ to understand the history and belief of his church denomination. We discuss what makes his tradition unique and how he understands its place historically. I have some fun pushing back on a few things and challenging him, but it's not confrontational. At the end, he asks me wha…
 
I sat down with Pastor Dave Howells from the Church of the Living Christ to understand the history and belief of his church denomination. We discuss what makes his tradition unique and how he understands its place historically. I have some fun pushing back on a few things and challenging him, but it's not confrontational. At the end, he asks me wha…
 
I sat down with Pastor Dave Howells from the Church of the Living Christ to understand the history and belief of his church denomination. We discuss what makes his tradition unique and how he understands its place historically. I have some fun pushing back on a few things and challenging him, but it's not confrontational. At the end, he asks me wha…
 
Liam Hooper takes on the "gayest" passage in the Christian Bible, the story of the Roman Centurion and the healing of his personal servant. Does this text condone gay sex? Gay relationships? Slavery? Liam deepens the significance of the passage by connecting it to the narrative that comes immediately afterwards: Jesus raising a widow's only son fro…
 
I sat down with Pastor Dave Howells from the Church of the Living Christ to understand the history and belief of his church denomination. We discuss what makes his tradition unique and how he understands its place historically. I have some fun pushing back on a few things and challenging him, but it's not confrontational. At the end, he asks me wha…
 
The letter to the Romans should be understood in an apocalyptic way. What this means is that the Christ event revealed the reality of historical redemption for both the Jew and the Gentile.The Theology Pit
 
The letter to the Romans should be understood in an apocalyptic way. What this means is that the Christ event revealed the reality of historical redemption for both the Jew and the Gentile. In the next two episodes, I will go through Romans 1 & 2 and show how we are to understand what Paul is writing.…
 
Peterson Toscano recounts the epic story of a "day in the life" of Jesus and the disciples as found in Mark chapter 5. There we see a demon possessed man, a herd of pigs, really pissed off towns people, and very frightened disciples. As an actor, Peterson is curious about the backstory of "the man who dwelt amongst the tombs." What brought him to t…
 
David Chandler an Australian, joins Liam Hooper and Peterson Toscano to talk about the first chapter of the Book of Ruth. Peterson reads from the new anthology Otherwise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance, edited by Mx Chris Paige. He shares a passage from the essay Womanist by Diamond Stylz. David also shares the "Other Text," the third saying in …
 
Liam shares his insights about I Kings 17-7-24. Elijah, a prophet with an unpopular message who finds himself destitute during a famine. A widow prepares a last meal for her son before they both die. They survive though as they shelter in place with the prophet. The similarities to what many are experiencing in this time of Coronavirus are striking…
 
While serving as Activist in Residence at Susquehanna University, Peterson Toscano co-preached a sermon with chaplain Rev. Scott Kershner, and then recorded their conversation for Bible Bash podcast. Going back and forth they discuss Matthew chapter 3, the story of John the Baptist in the wilderness. John is an outrageous character in the way he dr…
 
Trigger Warning: This show contains references to sexual assault and extreme violence which comes directly out of Genesis chapter 34. (Who said the Bible is "family-friendly?") Liam Hooper takes on a difficult text: Genesis 34 which tells the story of Dinah, the daughter of Leah and of Jacob. One day Dinah, a young woman of marrying age, leaves the…
 
Liam Michael Hooper, a Trans Bible scholar spends a lot of time in the Hebrew Bible. This inspired co-host Peterson Toscano to explore the story of Samson and Delilah in the book of Judges, chapter 16. Looking at the story with eyes of a playwright and an actor, Peterson points out the intense intimacy and profound love between the Israelite man an…
 
Have you ever wondered, "Who might be bisexual in the Bible?" Drawing on the scholarship of Rabbi Mark Sameth, author of the New York Times essay, Is God Transgender? Liam Hooper digs into the story of Judah, the son of Jacob, and an encounter he had with another man. Then Peterson Toscano shares the other text. He reads the poem Soot by Ana Blandi…
 
Peterson shares the story of Joseph from Genesis chapter 47. Long after the incident with the coat of many colors (which is quite possibly a princess dress) Joseph is in Egypt. Through his gift of dream analysis, he predicts a famine, and then proposes an adaptation plan. While his plan is effective, it is totally unjust. Hear Peterson and Liam dis…
 
Liam shares the story of five sisters who appear in Numbers 27. Without any attachment to a male heir, they will end up desperately destitute that is of course until they lobby for their cause and end up changing Mosaic law. Peterson follows up with the "Other Text." A reading from Gender Outlaws--The Next Generation. Peterson reads an excerpt from…
 
Loading …

Короткий довідник

Google login Twitter login Classic login