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The Spiritual Care Podcast

A new series free from Humankind

We’re excited to let you know about our new podcast! You’ll hear stories of spiritual caregivers (chaplains, medical professionals, social workers and others) who strive to be a peaceful, healing presence on the front lines of many social and personal concerns.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – May 23, 2022

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of latest Paramount+ addition to their seemingly ever-increasing Star Trek lineup: “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.”

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Journey of the Universe: 10 Years Later Podcast

Episode 3 ~ Tiokasin Ghosthorse

An award-winning musician and activist on behalf of Indigenous peoples, Tiokasin is the Founder, Host, and Executive Producer of “First Voices Radio.”

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From Hopelessness to Happiness

Why have we not found evidence of life across the universe? One solution to the question is that civilizations destroy themselves before they develop the technology to escape their planet.

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From Progressing Spirit: The Religious Question — and the Human Question

If Jesus was right when he said, in his inaugural address (as found in Luke 4), that the Spirit of God’s agenda is to help the oppressed, the weak, the broken-hearted, those with (in Thurman’s words) their backs against the wall, then no wonder many people are struggling with their religious identity.

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Christ Path Seminar

A previously recorded live event exploring Creation Spirituality and Sacred Activism hosted by Matthew Fox and Andrew Harvey. Enjoy over 10-hours of dialogue from Matthew Fox and Andrew Harvey and BONUS FOOTAGE from Joanna Macy and Bruce Chilton.

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The Worship of Mystery

Awarded BOOK OF THE YEAR in the category of Speculative Fiction by the Bisexual Writers’ Association! Four chaplaincy students attend a mysterious alien ritual. Four lives are shattered beyond recognition…

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Setting God Free

Moving Beyond the Caricature We've Created in Our Own Image

How are we supposed to worship a deity who wantonly slaughters innocents to assuage His own bloodthirsty rage? Thank the loving God revealed in the pages of Setting God Free that Seán ÓLaoire has finally unpacked the horror show known as “the difficult passages” of the Bible, giving readers access to a cosmology built not on canonical scripture alone, but also on science, spirituality, and personal experience.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – April 18, 2022

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their progressive Christian perspectives in considering Netflix’s hit, time-travel movie, “The Adam Project.” They’ll not only be talking about the themes of the show but also considering the theological and political impacts it may have.

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The Cosmos And Our Connection To It

We are all part of this wonderful Cosmos, always have been and always will be.   This unknowable life-force-energy mystery, which I am comfortable calling ‘God’, has been, is, and always will be the active creative force in this changing, expanding and evolving wonderful Cosmos.  And in ME!!!

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Matthew Fox: Essential Writings on Creation Spirituality

Selected with an Introduction by Charles Burack

In his Introduction to Matthew Fox, Dr. Burack recounts the life and influences that helped form Fox’s outlook and spirituality, from the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart to 20th century Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The book then presents selections from all Fox’s major works.

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Religions and Ecology: Restoring the Earth Community

Religions and Ecology: Restoring the Earth Community
Designed for a general audience, these six courses orient learners to the relevance of religious traditions in response to contemporary ecological and climate challenges.

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Leaving Church?

before long, my grandchildren will be vaccinated, and I’ll be able to go back to church. But the haunting truth is, I’m not sure I want to return to an institution that consistently untethers itself from the life, example, spirit, and teachings of Jesus.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – February 21, 2022

Pour yourself a drink and join us for good times as we talk about pop culture, theology, and politics from progressive Christian perspective.

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The Collapse of American Society?

Who ever thought we would say this, but it seems to be the case that society could be collapsing before our very eyes. The common bond that forges a basis for unity is disintegrating, indicated and exemplified by the litany of headlines that continue to bombard us.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show

Live streaming Mondays at 4:30 p.m. EST

The podcast will be hosted by our Co-Executive Directors Mark Sandlin and Caleb Lines.  The Moonshine Jesus Show brings Progressive Christian perspectives on pop culture, theology, and politics while having a lot of fun.  We hope that this will be an entertaining, yet meaningful way to deepen your Progressive Christian journey!

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Our Eternal Roots

While it may look like there are individual trees in the above picture, quaking aspens grow in colonies of tens of thousands of trees, or stems, which are all connected by a single root system.

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The Toxic Evangelical Variant

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the evangelical church saved me in every way a person can be saved. They introduced me to Jesus. They became the family my childhood family could not be. They loved and affirmed me. They educated me. They gave me a vocation. And they gave me exceptional opportunities of service. Although I left the evangelical church years ago for a more progressive expression of faith, I’ve always appreciated the gifts they gave me.

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