Irenicast - A Progressive Christian Podcast

Rethinking and reimagining your faith? That matters. You are not alone. Follow those questions, doubts, and curiosities with us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Hosts Jeff, Bonnie, Casey, Allen, and Rajeev cultivate thoughtful conversations for the spiritual journeyer. Especially if you’re evolving out of Evangelicalism or Christian Fundamentalism, you are Irenicast.

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episode 163: A Feminist Approach to the Bible - Read Like A Woman

A feminist approach to the bible may on the surface seem like a narrow lense in which to view scripture.  However, as you’ll hear in this episode, it is more accurate to say that the interpretations that we’ve been given since the beginning...



episode 162: Embodied Solidarity - A Conversation with Linda Midgett and Dr Larycia Hawkins About the Documentary, Same God

Linda Midgett and Dr. Larycia Hawkins join the show this episode to discuss embodied solidarity via their new documentary film, Same God.  Dr. Hawkins’s Christian practice of embodied solidarity. In the documentary film Same God directed by...



episode 161: Talking Redemption with Jay Bakker

In this episode Casey dives right into talking redemption with Jay Bakker. Jamie Charles “Jay” Bakker is an American pastor, author and speaker. He is the son of televangelists Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker Messner. During his young adult years...


 2020-02-17  58m

episode 160: A Conversation with The Next Question Co-hosts Chi Chi Okwu & Jenny Booth Potter - 160

This week Jeff has a conversation with The Next Question co-hosts Chi Chi Okwu and Jenny Booth Potter.  The Next Question is a revolutionary web series where racial justice happens face-to-face. It dares to ask hard questions, listen, and then...


 2020-02-04  59m

episode 159: High Control Religious Environments - Do Not Keep Calm and Carry On

We’re survivors of high control religious environments? What? Irenicast co-hosts offer the (sometimes) uncomfortable awareness that if you were in an evangelical/fundamentalist community, much of your life, inside and outside of church, was probably...


 2020-01-21  1h9m

episode 158: A Conversation with Matthias Roberts, Author of Beyond Shame

Jeff & Casey sit down for a conversation with Matthias Roberts, author of the new book Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms.


 2020-01-07  1h8m

episode 157: It’s A Process Theology Christmas - The Soul Felt Its Worth

It’s a Process Theology Christmas, because that’s our thing now. In this conversation Bonnie leads the team in a super-sized discussion on all things Christmas. Through a process theology lens of course.


 2019-12-17  1h22m

episode 156: Women in Church Leadership - Home Is Where The Pulpit Is

To begin, each of the co-hosts speaks to their experiences of women in church leadership. You might be surprised. Then questions surface like -- should we be gender-izing leadership? Aren’t we over the gender binary thing? Bonnie shares her own...


 2019-12-03  1h14m

episode 155: Brian McLaren & Rev. Dr. Penny Nixon - The Age of Secular Christianity

In this episode two innovative spiritual leaders and thinkers, Brian McLaren and Rev. Dr. Penny Nixon, have an intimate conversation beginning with the story of their conservative Christian upbringings, ending with their visions of the future of...


 2019-11-19  54m

episode 154: What Is Evil? - Size Does Matter

In keeping with the shadow side of Halloween, Jeff, Casey and Rajeev ask the question, what is evil? -- capital E, Evil. Each co-host brings his own, different perspective. Is Evil personal?  Is it systemic? Should it be a category at all? Does...


 2019-11-05  1h1m