60 episodes

A podcast where we use the alphabet to explore the Independent Fundamental Baptist movement and the quirky traditions within it.

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A podcast where we use the alphabet to explore the Independent Fundamental Baptist movement and the quirky traditions within it.

    Y is for You’re Just Bitter

    Y is for You’re Just Bitter

    If you have ever left a movement, there is a phrase you are sure to have heard a time or two from people. "You're just bitter!" But at you? Can there possibly be more to it than that? 

    • 46 min
    Y is for Youth Bonfire Burning

    Y is for Youth Bonfire Burning

    This is not one of those bonfires you attend for fun. At this bonfire, we mean BUSINESS. Join David and Samantha as they jump into the history of burning things you don't agree with and how the IFB uses it for revival. 


     


    Show Notes: 


    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/brief-history-book-burning-printing-press-internet-archives-180964697/


    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/goebbels-burnings/ 

    • 43 min
    Bonus: X is for Xmas Special

    Bonus: X is for Xmas Special

    Merry Christmas Eve from 26 Letters Pod. Thanks to the fantastic listeners who gave Sam and David some of their Fundie Christmas stories to share. Stay til the end for a very special rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas! 

    • 23 min
    X is for Xmas

    X is for Xmas

    Get your Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays outta here! Just kidding actually, this week Sam and David explore the history of 'Xmas' and then the history of the evangelical world hating on 'Xmas'. Is Xmas against your religion? 


     


     


    Show Sources 


    https://aleteia.org/2017/07/28/the-miraculous-story-behind-the-chi-rho-symbol/


    https://www.firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2012/12/xmas-the-ancient-and-grand-abbreviation/


    https://www.vox.com/2014/12/14/7374401/jesus-xmas-christmas


    https://www.catholicresearch.org/index.php?option=com_dailyplanetblog&view=entry&year=2018&month=12&day=19&id=147:when-did-american-catholics-start-asking-to-keep-christ-in-christmas-


    https://books.google.com/books?id=XOcpWpY0YQ8C&pg=PA11139&lpg=PA11139&dq=when+was+the+phrase+%22keep+Christ+in+Christmas%22+first+used&source=bl&ots=qH2K30lFw8&sig=ACfU3U0j5oLC9qROecVg6m2WrNUnomPfsg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjklaWcs-T0AhWAl3IEHfxECPw4FBDoAXoECCgQAw#v=onepage&q=when%20was%20the%20phrase%20%22keep%20Christ%20in%20Christmas%22%20first%20used&f=false


     

    • 54 min
    W is Women - Pt. 3 feat. Patricia Velazquez

    W is Women - Pt. 3 feat. Patricia Velazquez

    Rounding out their series on women, David and Sam interview Patricia, David's mom. Patricia tells about her time in the IFB movement as a Hispanic woman - not entirely different but not entirely the same either. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    W is for Women - Pt.2 feat. Suzanne Penna

    W is for Women - Pt.2 feat. Suzanne Penna

    If being a wife is one of the core values of the IFB, what happens when you are widowed? This week Sam and David have a chance to sit down with Sam's mother Suzanne who takes us through her unique story as a widowed woman in the IFB. 

    • 1 hr 2 min

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