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Irenicast - Conversations to Provoke Your Progressive Christian Imagination

By Jeff Manildi & Allen O'Brien

Serving up conversations to provoke your progressive Christian imagination. Irenicast features regular conversations between post-evangelical ministers Jeff and Allen, interviews with artists and thought leaders, developments in American religion, political diatribes, and a variety of segments. New episodes post on the first and third Tuesday of each month. If your faith is in process and you're looking for a place to work it out loud, then Irenicast is for you. Send your questions and feedback to podcast@irenicast.com.

  1. 1.
    The Sovereignty of God - Potter, Puppet Master of Patron? - 1075 December 2017
    58:50
  2. 2.
    Is Sincerity Dead? - Keeping it 100 in 2017 - 10621 November 2017
    55:02
  3. 3.
    Reconciling the Past - From Deconstruction to Reconnection - 1056 November 2017
    1:01:27
  4. 4.
    Are The Witch Hunts Behind Us? - Different Pot, Same Brew - 10416 October 2017
    1:01:22
  5. 5.
    Out of Context Verses Philippians 4:13 - 1033 October 2017
    54:34
  6. 6.
    A Conversation with Jennifer Knapp - Isolation, Creativity & Career 2.0 - 10219 September 2017
    1:08:44
  7. 7.
    Continuity, Abstinence, Transition - We Kissed Hiatus Goodbye - 1015 September 2017
    59:30
  8. 8.
    Past, Present and Future - Irenicast Live - 10031 January 2017
    1:01:52
  1. 9.
    Christian Mingle The Movie - A Divine SINema Review - 09924 January 2017
    1:08:43
  2. 10.
    The Call of God to Life - Dr. Patrick B. Reyes Author of Nobody Cries When We Die - 09817 January 2017
    57:10
  3. 11.
    Hedonism and Pleasure - Hashtag Life Goals - 09710 January 2017
    1:06:00
  4. 12.
    Generational Stereotypes - A Boomer, Gen Xer and Millennial Walk Into a Bar - 0963 January 2017
    59:14
  5. 13.
    Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas Review - Divine SINema Series - 09527 December 2016
    1:05:01
  6. 14.
    Prisons of Our Own Making - God Have Mercy on the Criminal Justice System - 09420 December 2016
    1:06:04
  7. 15.
    Engaging Video Game Culture - Evangelism, Exercise and Excess - 09313 December 2016
    58:45
  8. 16.
    Interview with Angelina Hagan a Bernie Sanders Delegate - An Inside Perspective on the DNC 2016 - 0926 December 2016
    1:07:21
  9. 17.
    A Movie Review of If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do? - A Divine SINema Episode - 09129 November 2016
    1:01:08
  10. 18.
    Atmosphere of Fear - Action, Motivation, Control - 09022 November 2016
    48:37
  11. 19.
    Understanding Rape Culture - Where it Comes From and How to Discuss It - 08915 November 2016
    1:10:37
  12. 20.
    Compassion Fatigue - A Psalm of Irenicast - 0888 November 2016
    1:04:22
  13. 21.
    A Conversation with Science Mike McHargue - Finding God in the Waves - 0871 November 2016
    49:01
  14. 22.
    God’s Not Dead 2 Review - Divine SINema Series - 086.528 October 2016
    1:00:40
  15. 23.
    The Evolution of Satan - Details in the Devil - 08625 October 2016
    1:03:19
  16. 24.
    Can A Person Have Multiple Religious Identities? An Interview with Lauren Andrea-Lucia - 08518 October 2016
    1:01:50
  17. 25.
    Are Young Males Disengaging from Society? - The Case of the the Incredible Disappearing Men - 08411 October 2016
    1:01:17
  18. 26.
    Prophecy Today - Fortune Telling or Something More? - 0834 October 2016
    1:04:22
  19. 27.
    A Critical Analysis of God’s Not Dead - Divine Sinema - 082.530 September 2016
    56:00
  20. 28.
    Art vs the Artist - Does the Work of Terribly Flawed People Stand the Test of Time? - 08227 September 2016
    1:02:03
  21. 29.
    Does Prayer Work? - Name It, Claim It or Reframe It - 08120 September 2016
    1:04:56
  22. 30.
    Does God Laugh?- Divine Emotions and Change - 08013 September 2016
    1:01:36
  23. 31.
    Simply Simplicity - With Returning Guest Host Adam Loveridge - 0796 September 2016
    58:47
  24. 32.
    Pilgrimage - Meaningful Movement - 07830 August 2016
    1:04:15
  25. 33.
    Anti-Intellectualism - Separation of Church and Scholarship - 07723 August 2016
    1:01:00
  26. 34.
    Homelessness - Where Do You Go When There Is No Place to Go? - 07616 August 2016
    1:01:45
  27. 35.
    Beer Church - With Guest Co-Host Jeff - 0759 August 2016
    59:52
  28. 36.
    Experiencing Anger - Blowing a Fuse and Singing the Blues - 0742 August 2016
    1:01:06
  29. 37.
    Forgiving is NOT Forgetting - Doing Wholly Work - 07326 July 2016
    1:02:06
  30. 38.
    The Story of Gentle Thursday - Loss, Language and Feminist Theology - Guest Hosts Kat & Dr. Debbie - 07219 July 2016
    1:00:46
  31. 39.
    You Are Creative - The Art of Self Expression - 07112 July 2016
    1:00:43
  32. 40.
    Farm to Communion Table - A Conversation with Zachary & Christy of Simple Church - 0704 July 2016
    1:03:56
  33. 41.
    Internalized Homophobia, Othering, and Loving your Enemies - An Interview with Rafael - 06928 June 2016
    52:23
  34. 42.
    Grieving for Orlando with Guest Host Bentley Stewart - 06821 June 2016
    1:00:00
  35. 43.
    Charitable Giving - With My Mind on Minding My Money - 06714 June 2016
    1:04:55
  36. 44.
    Does Social Media Make Us More Social? - Loving the Like - 0667 June 2016
    1:00:26
  37. 45.
    Interpreting the Bible Part 3 - Collecting Lenses - 06531 May 2016
    1:02:40
  38. 46.
    Interpreting the Bible Part 2 - A Scribed Meaning - 06423 May 2016
    1:02:09
  39. 47.
    Interpreting the Bible Part 1 - Literally Literature - 06317 May 2016
    1:02:19
  40. 48.
    Interview with Author Mark Van Steenwyk - 06210 May 2016
    43:25
  41. 49.
    Gender Inclusive Bathrooms - Your Business Is Now Everyone’s Business - 0613 May 2016
    1:00:08
  42. 50.
    A Conversation with Benjamin L. Corey - 06025 April 2016
    1:04:52
  43. 51.
    Why Did Jesus Die? - Standing at the Foot of Atonement Theology - 05919 April 2016
    59:14
  44. 52.
    Getting Intelligent About Emotions - A Review of Inside Out - 05812 April 2016
    1:02:10
  45. 53.
    Body Image and Self Struggle - Interview with Health Coach Kayla Michelle - 0575 April 2016
    1:00:22
  46. 54.
    Breaking Bread - Beyond Calories In Calories Out - 05629 March 2016
    1:03:37
  47. 55.
    Is Humility Antiquated? - Know Thy Selfie - 05522 March 2016
    1:04:49
  48. 56.
    What the Heck is Community Organizing? - An Interview with Seth and Joe, Professional Organizers - 05415 March 2016
    51:32
  49. 57.
    Do Our Thoughts on Free Will Matter? - Choosy Moms Choose Determinism - 0538 March 2016
    1:04:52
  50. 58.
    Politics in the Church - Dialogue Over Debate - 0521 March 2016
    1:00:37
  51. 59.
    The Stories Behind the Rhetoric - An Interview with Immigration Lawyer Amber Heffner - 05123 February 2016
    51:40
  52. 60.
    Ancients Texts and Salvation - Listener Feedback - 05016 February 2016
    1:12:26
  53. 61.
    Joey Aszterbaum Interview - Skypark, Deconstruction and Sloths - 0499 February 2016
    1:13:19
  54. 62.
    Gratitude and Privilege - A Grate(ful) Moral Dilemma - 0482 February 2016
    53:31
  55. 63.
    Diversity of the Christian Worship Experience - I’m Deconstructing the Heart of Worship - 04726 January 2016
    59:14
  56. 64.
    Responding to the Global Environmental Crisis - Green Eggs and Traffic Jams - 04619 January 2016
    1:02:42
  57. 65.
    The End of the World As We Know It? - Arma-gettin’ It On - 04512 January 2016
    1:05:05
  58. 66.
    Is the World Getting Better or Worse? - A Feisty Discussion on the Myth of Progress - 0445 January 2016
    1:04:53
  59. 67.
    Irenicast Family Reunion - Welcome to Our Living Room - 04329 December 2015
    1:00:46
  60. 68.
    The Irenicast Super-Sized Holiday Extravaganza - Magic, Media and Mistranslation - 04222 December 2015
    1:21:50
  61. 69.
    Interview with Stomp NYC Cast Member Jesse Armerding - Creativity and Play, Mystery and Faith - 04115 December 2015
    59:43
  62. 70.
    Loneliness and Isolation - Baby It’s Cold Inside - 0408 December 2015
    1:01:23
  63. 71.
    Family Relationships - With Guest Co-Host Katie - 0391 December 2015
    1:01:43
  64. 72.
    Understanding Teenagers - Developing Your AdoleSENSE - 03824 November 2015
    1:04:17
  65. 73.
    Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad, Beirut and Paris - When Peace Eludes Us - 03717 November 2015
    1:03:23
  66. 74.
    Human Trafficking Around the World - The Economics of Evil - 03610 November 2015
    58:10
  67. 75.
    Hunger in America - Interview with Allison Bovell - 0353 November 2015
    55:37
  68. 76.
    Halloween and the Supernatural - Paranormal Proclivities - 03427 October 2015
    1:05:27
  69. 77.
    Is Humanity Good or Bad ? - God, Something Has Got to be Done About Your Kids - 03320 October 2015
    1:02:43
  70. 78.
    God and Aliens - The Universe Doesn’t Revolve Around You, Probably - 03213 October 2015
    59:22
  71. 79.
    Oregon Community College - Tragedy and Lament - 0316 October 2015
    55:46
  72. 80.
    Xenophobia - Nothing to Fear but Everyone - 03029 September 2015
    1:03:03
  73. 81.
    Why People Are Leaving Church - The Dones - 02922 September 2015
    57:38
  74. 82.
    Conversation with Brandy Daniels - Part 2 - 028.518 September 2015
    25:07
  75. 83.
    Conversation with Brandy Daniels - Part 1 - 02815 September 2015
    48:35
  76. 84.
    The Ashley Madison Hack and Privacy - Let Those Who Are Without Sin Search the First Email - 0278 September 2015
    1:06:31
  77. 85.
    Secular vs Sacred - Part 3, Selves - 0261 September 2015
    59:25
  78. 86.
    Secular vs Sacred - Part 2, Spaces - 02525 August 2015
    1:08:38
  79. 87.
    Secular vs Sacred - Part 1, Stories - 02418 August 2015
    1:08:02
  80. 88.
    The Importance of Language - Metaphors Worth Getting Meta For - 02311 August 2015
    1:04:06
  81. 89.
    Families with Special Needs Children - Lily Kate's Story with Guest Host Casey Comstock - 0224 August 2015
    1:00:14
  82. 90.
    Active Listening - Can You Hear Me Now? - 02128 July 2015
    1:03:51
  83. 91.
    Deconstructing Your Faith - Guest Host Adam Loveridge - 02021 July 2015
    59:53
  84. 92.
    Mental Health and the Church - Guest Host Dylan Van Lant - 01914 July 2015
    59:04
  85. 93.
    Heaven and Hell - Get the Hell Outta Here - 0187 July 2015
    56:07
  86. 94.
    Criminal Justice and Restoration - Why the Lock Up Should Be on Lockdown - 01730 June 2015
    1:02:47
  87. 95.
    On the Nature of Beauty - Beauty within the Beast - 01623 June 2015
    1:02:02
  88. 96.
    What is Sin ? - Dun Dun Duuunn - 01516 June 2015
    1:04:54
  89. 97.
    Homosexuality and the Church – Interview with Jim and Richard – 0149 June 2015
    51:43
  90. 98.
    Homosexuality and Christianity – Somewhere Over the Rainbow – 0132 June 2015
    1:06:28
  91. 99.
    Genderqueer People of Faith – Interview with Nathan – 01226 May 2015
    1:15:27
  92. 100.
    Gender Roles And Binaries – Take Off That Apron Bobby! – 01119 May 2015
    58:51
  93. 101.
    Listener Feedback – The EPICsode – 01012 May 2015
    1:08:28
  94. 102.
    All About Mindfulness – Finding Peace in a World of Mass Distraction – 0095 May 2015
    1:00:59
  95. 103.
    Racism and Dialogue BONUS Episode – Interview with Mariama White-Hammond – 008.51 May 2015
    1:10:42
  96. 104.
    Racism and Dialogue – “But I Don’t See Color?” – 00828 April 2015
    1:05:51
  97. 105.
    Do Humans Have Souls? – I Challenge You To A Dualism! – 00721 April 2015
    1:04:38
  98. 106.
    Religious Freedom Restoration Act – You Can’t Have Your Cake OR Eat It – 00614 April 2015
    1:01:46
  99. 107.
    Challenging Consumer Culture – All-Consuming Buyer – 0057 April 2015
    1:02:40
  100. 108.
    The Nature of Biblical Texts – Wholly Scripture, Batman! – 00431 March 2015
    58:48
  101. 109.
    Reconciling Scripture with Science – EVILution – 00324 March 2015
    56:47
  102. 110.
    A Christian Response to War – Finding A Third Way – 00217 March 2015
    1:04:05
  103. 111.
    Leaving Evangelicalism – BONUS Episode – 001.513 March 2015
    1:26:10
  104. 112.
    Leaving Evangelicalism – East of Eden – 00110 March 2015
    1:04:09
  105. 113.
    Conversations on Faith and Culture – Introducing Irenicast – 0004 March 2015
    1:26

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