Val Webb, Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: Finding Your Own Voice, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Val Webb is a theologian and scientist from Australia. She is the author of nine books including her latest Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: Finding Your Own Voice. She returns to Religion For Life to speak with me about the importance of being critical of theological creeds and finding your path.

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Thursday, October 29th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, November 1st at 8:30 am on WPVM, 103.7.
Sunday, November 1st at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, November 1st at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, November 2nd at 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, November 3rd at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast 11 am Pacific, Sunday November 1st.

Jeffrey Robbins, The Problem of God, October 22-28

Jeffrey Robbins is Chair and Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania. He is the author or editor of eight books.  He is a Westar Fellow and a member of the new “God and the Human Future” Seminar. He along with Thomas Sheehan will be at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Beaverton, Oregon, November 6-7 to discuss God, Christianity, and the Human Future. In this candid conversation, Dr. Robbins talks about the “problem of God” and his upcoming book, Radical Theology: A Theological Method for Change.

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Thursday, October 22nd at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, October 25th at 8:30 am on WPVM, 103.7.
Sunday, October 25th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, October 25th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, October 26th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast 11 am Pacific, Sunday October 25th.

Martin Winiecki, Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love, October 15 – 21

Martin Winiecki is the coordinator of the Institute for Global Peace Work in Tamera, Portugal.   Terra Nova is a movement, a school, a community, and a vision for a world at peace.  He speaks with me about the community and the book he helped translate from  German by Dr. Dieter Duhm called Terra Nova:  Global Revolution and the Healing of Love.  Martin is on a nationwide tour to promote this vision of holistic “system change – environmental stewardship; establishing new paradigms for love, sexuality, and partnership; inner peace work; and global peace work” and will be in Portland Saturday, October 24th for a presentation.

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Thursday, October 15th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, October 18th at 8:30 am on WPVM, 103.7.
Sunday, October 18th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, October 19th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, October 19th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, October 21st at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast 11 am Pacific, Sunday October 18th.

Jerry Coyne, Faith Vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible, Oct. 8-14

Jerry Coyne is a professor in the department of ecology and evolution at the University of Chicago.   He specializes in understanding the origin of species.  In addition to numerous scientific papers and his scholarly book in his field, Speciation, he is the author of the popular book, Why Evolution Is True.   His most recent effort to communicate to popular audiences about science is his latest book, Faith Vs. Fact:  Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible.

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Thursday, October 8th at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, October 11th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, October 11th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, October 12th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, October 14th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast 11 am Pacific, Sunday October 11th.

Peter Watson, The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God, October 1-7

Peter Watson is an intellectual historian and the author of fifteen books on the history of ideas. His latest book is The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God. He traces the history of atheism from Nietzsche to Dawkins. His book is a fascinating tour of poets, artists, philosophers, and others who have sought meaning in the midst of life without God.

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Thursday, October 1st at 8 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Sunday, October 4th at noon on WEHC, 90.7.
Sunday, October 4th at 2 pm on WETS, 89.5.
Monday, October 5th 1 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Wednesday, October 7th at 6:30 pm on WEHC, 90.7.
Via podcast Sunday October 4th.