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Episode 2.9.1 – Peter Rollins: Trump dump, faith stump and book pump

Because  one  episode  with  Peter  Rollins  just  isn’t  enough.    

We  had  to  be  quite  brutal  in  our  editing  of  our  interview  with  Peter  Rollins  and  feel  there  is  some  gold  you  will  also  appreciate.  Having  landed  in  LA  the  morning  of  Trump  becoming  President,  this  cutting  room  floor episode  includes  Pete’s initial  reaction  and  insights.    

We  also  felt  we  were  way  to  lenient  in  our  editing  of  his  attempt  to deal  with  Faith’s  zinger  so  the  unabridged  attempt  is  in  there  too,  along  with  an  explanation  of his  most  recent  book  The  Divine  Magician.    

In  order  to  find  more  information  about  that  book  as  well  as  others,  events, articles  and  more  check  out  peterrollins.com.

    

Episode  2.9.1  was  produced  by  Adam  Ball.  Furthermore,  all  music  and  sound  design  was  also  done  by  Adam  Ball.  Check  out:  

www.adamballcomposer.com 

soundcloud.com/adamballcomposer

Beyondering  Theme  music  created  at  Got  Fink  Studios  by  Caleb  Garfinkel    

Check  out  www.gotfink.com/

Beyondering  was  created  with  the  help  of:    

  the  Progressive  Christian  Network  of  Victoria    Join  the  network,  find  resources  and  learn  about  upcoming  events  at  http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.    

  and  Common  Dreams:  An  alliance  of  religious  progressives  in  Australia,  New Zealand  and  the  South  Pacific.  Visit  http://www.commondreams.org.au to  

learn  about  the  next  Common  Dreams  conference.  

and  acknowledges  the  support  of  the  Westar  Institute  

https://www.westarinstitute.org  as  well  as  private  supporters,  donators  and  BeyonderBackers  like  you!    

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Episode 2.9 – Peter Rollins: Philoso-raptor

Beyondering finally land their long awaited interview with Peter Rollins to see what faith looks like through the lens of a philosopher.

This is a way of seeing, a discipline that helps us question our questions, understand how we understand and allow us to see how we see. Peter Rollins is a philosopher who utilises psychoanalytic theory and in this episode helps us reflect on why we believe what we believe.

To access more of Pete’s work check out peterrollins.com. There you’ll find information about upcoming events and books – including his most recent book The Divine Magician.

Episode 2.9 was produced by Adam Ball. Furthermore, all music and sound design was also done by Adam Ball. Check out:

www.adamballcomposer.com

soundcloud.com/adamballcomposer

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out

www.gotfink.com/

Beyondering was created with the help of:

• the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.

• and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit

http://www.commondreams.org.au

to learn about the next Common Dreams conference. and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute

https://www.westarinstitute.org

as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

Visit www.beyondering.com.au

to:

• Join our mailing list

• Find information about our Live Events

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Episode 2.8 – Emergence – See?

What’s emerging? What forms and shapes of sacred community are in the process of being birthed but are not yet? Emergent thinkers are those with such a lens that they walk into this future with optimism and without fear. Desha Ubeda and Phillip Clayton are two such people. Matt and Lucas speak with them and consider what forms, practices and approaches of sacred community will emerge in the coming years.

Deshna is the director of ProgressiveChristianity.org. It’s a website worth checking out for resources, articles and liturgies. To find A Joyful Path, the Inner Wisdom Series, the progressive Christian spiritual curriculum referred to in the podcast check out http://progressivechristianity.org/.

To access more of Philip Clayton’s work check out http://philipclayton.net/

Episode 2.8 was produced by Adam Ball.

Furthermore, all music and sound design was done by Adam Ball. Check out:

http://www.adamballcomposer.com

soundcloud.com/adamballcomposer

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

Beyondering was created with the help of:

• the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.

• and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.au to learn about the next Common Dreams conference. and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute https://www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

• Join our mailing list.

• Find information about our monthly Live Events.

• Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.

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Episode Bonus – Poets/Prophets

We take a breather from our season theme of lenses, to hear from some of our local prophets. In this special bonus episode we offer you a showcase of artists who have featured on our podcast from a live event we held earlier this year. In it we asked our poets and prophets to reflect on the role their art played in their lives and in the world. It features 2 performance poets in Joel McKerrow & Cameron Semmens as well as hip-hop artist Dylan Joel.

 

To listen to more of their work go to:

 

The backing track featured was written and produced by Adam Ball. Check out:

www.adamballcomposer.com

soundcloud.com/adamballcomposer

 

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

 

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of our donators and BeyonderBackers

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
  • Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.

 

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Episode 2.7 – Shaia

Come on a journey with Lucas and Matt exploring the journey of growth and transformation. Alexander Shaia – psychologist, anthropologist and spiritual director, help us see what faith (and indeed scripture) looks like when we adopt this as our primary lens.

 

Specifically, he has developed a resource known as Quadratos – the name he has given to the discovery and creation of an ancient four-fold tool to aid the journey of growth and transformation. You can check it out at quadratos.com.

 

For further exploration check out his book “Heart and Mind: The Four-Gospel Journey for Radical Transformation.”

 

Episode 2.7 was produced by Adam Ball.

 

Furthermore, all music and sound design was done by Adam Ball. Check out:

http://www.adamballcomposer.com

soundcloud.com/adamballcomposer

 

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

 

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute https://www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
  • Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.

 

Join the conversation https://www.facebook.com/beyondering

Follow @gobeyondering

 

Episode 2.6 – Sally Douglas

Matt and Lucas are joined by Rev Dr. Sally Douglas. As a Lecturer at Pilgrim Theological College in Melbourne, Sally offers her passionate exploration of Jesus as the image of the feminine Divine and helps us explore what faith looks like when viewed through the (often heavily assisted) eyes of THE SCHOLAR.

 

You can (and should!) check out Sally’s books including Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine: The Scandal of the Scandal of Particularity was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2016.

 

For further exploration Sally also suggests reading She Who Is by Elizabeth Johnson.

 

Contributors to Episode 2.6 include:

 

Ben Sounds – ‘Funky’

www.bensound.com

 

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

 

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute  https://www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Join BOOK, LINE & THINKER – The Beyondering Bookclub
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
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Join the conversation https://www.facebook.com/beyondering

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Episode 2.5 – The Questionable David Felten

Matt and Lucas join David Felten – Methodist pastor from Arizona in the US of A to explore the resource he co-created called Living the Questions, as well as what it means to live the questions.

 

You can (and should!) check out Living the Questions a source of curriculum and media for both seekers and “church alumni/ae”. Through a variety of flexible resources, Living the Questions offers tools to explore relevance and meaning of Christianity for the 21st Century. Check out www.livingthequestions.com.

 

You should also check out ‘Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity’ written by David Felten and his colleague Jeff Proctor-Murphy.

 

Contributors to Episode 2.5 include:

 

Music supplied by Adam Ball for both the featured poems.

Check out www.adamballcomposer.com

 

Poetry by Cameron Semmens – Clenched Around a Single Question & For Just a Second – All is Light.

www.webcameron.com

 

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

 

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Join BOOK, LINE & THINKER – The Beyondering Bookclub
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
  • Become a BEYONDER BACKER and help keep us sustainable.

 

Join the conversation facebook.com/beyondering

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Episode 2.4 – Robin Meyers: The Pástor Résistance

Matt and Lucas are joined by Robin Meyers, American pastor of 30 years, peace activist, social justice professor and author of seven books. He helped us adopt the lens of resistance and enabled us to consider a faith that stands up to, and stands against if necessary, the systems and structures that deny life and human flourishing.

You can (and should!) find Robin’s community Mayflower Congregational Church at http://www.mayflowerucc.org including past sermons. His books include The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus, Saving Jesus from the Church: How to stop worship Christ and start following Jesus and his most recent; Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance. Lucas and Matt highly recommend these!

 

Contributors to Episode 2.4 include:

 

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Ben Sounds – ‘Jazzy Frenchy’

www.bensound.com

 

Paul Kelly – ‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’ 1993 EMI, Festival

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

 

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute  https://www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Join BOOK, LINE & THINKER – The Beyondering Bookclub
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
  • Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.

 

Join the conversation https://www.facebook.com/beyondering

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Episode Bonus – Interfaith Panel on Progressive Faith

An Interfaith Panel on Progressive Approaches to Faith.
This event was hosted by the Yarra Interfaith Network at the Fitzroy Town Hall
in Melbourne.  It featured Beyondering’s own Matt Cutler, who appeared on the panel, and
Lucas Taylor who hosted the evening.
We were joined by two fabulous guests. Rabbi Allison RH Conyer – an ordained rabbi from California now at the Bentleigh Synagogue here in Victoria, and Reem Sweid – President of Muslims for Progressive Values in Australia.
Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfin
kel.  Check out  www.gotfink.com
Beyondering was created with the help of:
• the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au
• and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit
www.commondreams.org.au to learn about the next Common Dreams conference.
and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!
Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:
• Join our mailing list.
• Join BOOK, LINE & THINKER – The Beyondering Bookclub
• Find information about our monthly Live Events.
• Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.
Join the conversation www.facebook.com/beyondering
Follow @gobeyondering

Episode 2.3 – Diana Butler Bass – (Re)Search Engine

Matt and Lucas join American author, speaker, scholar and independent researcher specialising in American religion and culture Diana Butler Bass to explore whether research has a place in the realm of faith, and whether it can aid the faith experience.

You can (and should!) find Diana’s books and upcoming speaking events at www.dianabutlerbass.com

Contributors to Episode 2.3 include:

Heatherlyn Music – Modernity

www.heatherlynmusic.com

Music supplied by Adam Ball – Marimba Man, Rain

Check out www.adamballcomposer.com

Beyondering Theme music created at Got Fink Studios by Caleb Garfinkel

Check out www.gotfink.com/

 

Beyondering was created with the help of:

  • the Progressive Christian Network of Victoria – Join the network, find resources and learn about upcoming events at http://pcnvictoria.blogspot.com.au.
  • and Common Dreams: An alliance of religious progressives in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Visit http://www.commondreams.org.auto learn about the next Common Dreams conference.

 

and acknowledges the support of the Westar Institute  https://www.westarinstitute.org as well as private supporters, donators and BeyonderBackers like you!

 

Visit www.beyondering.com.au to:

  • Join our mailing list.
  • Join BOOK, LINE & THINKER – The Beyondering Bookclub
  • Find information about our monthly Live Events.
  • Become a BEYONDERBACKER and help keep us sustainable.

 

Join the conversation https://www.facebook.com/beyondering

Follow @gobeyondering