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Theology and Socialism

Theology and Socialism is a podcast about theology... and socialism.

May 30, 2019

This episode is an interview with Baptist pastor and writer John Thornton Jr. We talk about debt, church, and the role of values in politics, among other things.

Here are some of the pieces we mention during the episode:

At Plough Quarterly Magazine on debt: 


Mar 25, 2019

This episode is an interview with Dr. W. Travis McMaken, who talks about his book Our God Loves Justice: An Introduction to Helmut Gollwitzer. We talk about Gollwitzer's views on social institutions, the doctrine of justification, Karl Barth's socialist politics, Marxism and transcendence, dialectical theology, the...


Feb 28, 2019

If wealth is so bad, then why does the Bible feature good rich people like Abraham, Job, and Joseph of Arimathea? Or were they so good after all? In this episode, we gently rake them over the coals and join Job's taunting friends.

Music is adapted from the song Inside by Lee Rosevere under a Creative Commons license.


Jan 30, 2019

This episode is an interview with Hannah Bowman, the founder of Christians for Prison Abolition on the theology and practice of Christian prison abolitionism.

 

Music is adapted from the song "Daytona" by Meavy Boy under a Creative Commons license.


Dec 27, 2018

A lot of people assume that socialism and religious orthodoxy don't go well together. But what if they actually do go well together after all?

The Chicago Lambeth Quadrilateral (mentioned by Ben during this episode) can be read here: http://anglicansonline.org/basics/Chicago_Lambeth.html

Music in this episode is adapted...