Marcus Borg, Speaking Christian, May 30 – June 5

This is the second interview with Marcus Borg. In the first conversation, we discussed his latest book, Evolution of the Word: The New Testament in the Order the Books Were Written.    In this discussion he tackles the big issues, God, Jesus, and the Bible from a 21st century perspective.  He is the author of over twenty books including Speaking Christian: Why Christian Words Have Lost Their Meaning and Power–and How They Can Be Restored.

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Thursday, May 30th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, June 2nd at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, June 9nd at 11 am on WHAN, 1430 AM/102.9 FM
Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, June 3rd 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, June 5th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast

Linda Schearing and Valarie Ziegler, Enticed By Eden

Religion scholars, Linda Schearing (Gonzaga) and Valarie Ziegler (DePauw) take us back to the garden to show how American culture is obsessed with Eden. In their popular and enticing book, Enticed By Eden: How Western Culture Uses, Confuses, (and Sometimes Abuses) Adam and Eve, they introduce us to the world of evangelical manhood and womanhood, the sex toy industry, Christian wife spanking, on-line Christian dating, and more.   Join us for a fascinating (and a little scary) conversation about gender, power, and Adam and Eve.

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Thursday, May 23rd at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, May 26th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, May 26th at 11 am on WHAN, 1430 AM/102.9 FM
Sunday, May 26th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, May 27th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, May 29th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast

Mo Sabri, I Believe in Jesus, May 16-22

I first heard about Mo Sabri when I saw this article in the Johnson City Press.  I invited him to speak with me on Religion For Life.  Mo Sabri is an ETSU student, a hip-hop artist, and a Muslim who believes in Jesus.   Recently he produced a video, “I Believe in Jesus” that seeks to bridge understanding between Christians and Muslims and show that the teachings and deeds of Jesus is such a bridge.  He speaks to me about that song, about growing up Muslim in Johnson City, and other music he has written and produced that touch on matters of faith.   You can find him on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, and iTunes.

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Thursday, May 16th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, May 19th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, May 19th at 11 am on WHAN, 1430 AM/102.9 FM
Sunday, May 19th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, May 20th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast beginning May 21st.

Robert Cornwall, Faith in the Public Square, May 9-15

Robert Cornwall is a Disciples of Christ minister and church historian.  He is the pastor of the Central Woodward Christian Church in Troy, Michigan and he blogs at Ponderings on a Faith Journey.   He is the author of Ultimate Allegiance:  The Subversive Nature of the Lord’s Prayer and Faith in the Public Square:  Living Faithfully in 21st Century America. Dr. Cornwall’s Faith in the Public Square is a collection of newspaper columns addressing issues of faith and politics.   Join us for this insightful conversation about faith and public life.

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Thursday, May 9th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, May 12th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, May 12th at 11 am on WHAN, 1430 AM/102.9 FM
Sunday, May 12th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, May 13th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast beginning May 14th.