Yale Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies Philip Gorski sheds insight on white Christian nationalism, as well as the changing religious demographics in America. You can read Professor Gorski’s latest article here: https://currentpub.com/2021/08/03/three-cheers/
Mecca Griffith interviews Christian ethics professor Jennifer Herdt on the human capacity for both empathy and exclusion—and society’s proven ability to create change in the face of injustice.
Emily Judd interviews Yale Professor Ken Minkema about the life and legacy of America’s great Christian pastor and theologian Jonathan Edwards and Yale’s commitment to preserving his work.
Professor Erika Helgen discusses how liberation theology combines religion with politics, its idea that Jesus was a political revolutionary, and whether Pope Francis supports the movement.
Angela Gorrell of the Yale Center For Faith and Culture discusses the trend of digital fasting, how Jesus would use Twitter, and if social media helps or harms religious community and practice.
Yale Divinity School Professor John Hare discusses the relationship between philosophy and religion and working for the U.S. government on human rights issues.
Yale World Fellow Omar Mohammed discusses life under ISIS rule in Iraq and how he anonymously documented the actions of ISIS through his blog Mosul Eye.
Evan and Erin are joined by their guest Paul Daniels to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court Case: Masterpiece Cake Shop vs Colorado Civil Rights Commission, in which a Christian baker declined to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple. In this much anticipated legal battle, the court will determine the extent of freedom of religion and what exactly qualifies as discrimination.
Join us on The Other Side as Evan and Erin, along with their esteemed guest George Chochos, take part in an enlightening discussion on the effect the criminal justice system has had on fatherhood in the African American community. Also examined are the opportunities for higher learning while incarcerated, the best ways to counteract recidivism and what a Christ like approach to punitive justice looks like. You don’t want to miss this POWERFUL podcast!