51 episodes

Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John loves, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. John understands that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believes it is worth reclaiming.

Reclaiming Christianity John Weldy

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Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John loves, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. John understands that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believes it is worth reclaiming.

    2.7: Deconstruction & Reconstauction

    2.7: Deconstruction & Reconstauction

    Deconstruction & Reconstruction. John & Jennifer conclude a 3-episode series based on The Universal Christ by Fr Richard Rohr. Topics discussed include:

    Myth
    Order, disorder and reorder
    Thanking Jesus vs Following Jesus
    The necessity of The Fall
    Fundamentalism
    Other names for Salvation
    Suffering

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/101JQ4XqLlWnLm7hp5mMmhEyj81zEmqePEVTX3w6iH0w/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    2.6: Worldviews

    2.6: Worldviews

    The lenses through which we see the world. John & Jennifer continue a 3-episode series based on The Universal Christ by Fr Richard Rohr. Topics discussed include:

    Acknowledging your biases
    Material worldview
    Spiritual worldview
    Priestly worldview
    Incarnational worldview
    Christ by any other name

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/101JQ4XqLlWnLm7hp5mMmhEyj81zEmqePEVTX3w6iH0w/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


    Join in the conversation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/reclaimingchristianity/ and
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    2.5: Christ is not Jesus' Last Name

    2.5: Christ is not Jesus' Last Name

    Jesus & Christ. John & Jennifer kick off a 3-episode series based on The Universal Christ by Fr Richard Rohr. Topics discussed include:

    Jesus & Christ
    Creation: the first incarnation
    Supernatural & natural
    God loves things by becoming them
    The eternal Christ
    Names of God
    Incarnational worldview

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1l6iKvhG14ZbJPQ_JAktGiv2vhTU3EYrZtHm1KrihaxU/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


    Join in the conversation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/reclaimingchristianity/ and
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    2.4: Audience Response on Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time

    2.4: Audience Response on Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time

    Listener feedback. John & Jennifer conclude a 3-episode series based on Marcus Borg’s Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time with listener feedback. We’d love to hear YOUR voice on our next audience response episode. Email johnweldy@gmail.com for details.

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QfjUW2SivDUh97Ovwz6I74vj_KE5zSc__ur90CWVlg8/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


    Join in the conversation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/reclaimingchristianity/ and
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/403347550080451/

    • 1 hr
    2.3: Jesus, Compassion & Politics

    2.3: Jesus, Compassion & Politics

    The politics of Jesus. John & Jennifer conclude a 3-episode series based on Marcus Borg’s Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time. Topics discussed include:

    Compassion - the central quality of God
    Compassion - a sociopolitical paradigm
    Compassion v mercy
    Holiness v compassion
    The purity system
    The three macro-stories of the Bible
    What does it mean to believe?

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Tz65VXYttFCm_AihLw0cWKw2sI3OnNt76u63-V619kk/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


    Join in the conversation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/reclaimingchristianity/ and
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/403347550080451/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    2.2: Sophia Became Flesh

    2.2: Sophia Became Flesh

    The Divine Feminine. John & Jennifer continue a 3-episode series based on Marcus Borg’s Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time. Topics discussed include:

    - Jesus as son
    - Sophia, the Wisdom Woman
    - Jesus, child of Sophia
    - Paul and the pre/post-Easter Jesus
    - Logos
    - Breaking patriarchal imagery

    Reclaiming Christianity is a book review podcast about God, faith and life. Each episode is centered around a book that John & Jennifer love, and contains a reading of a section, a review and running commentary. We understand that Christianity is a mess, both corporately and personally, but believe it is worth reclaiming.
    Show Notes
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JlCSb7ceGUYIq43LBmR1uuLEO32ddCAtYb751spofSM/edit?usp=sharing
    Reclaiming Christianity is available on iTunes, Google Play Music and wherever else you get your podcasts.


    Join in the conversation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/reclaimingchristianity/ and
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/403347550080451/

    • 1 hr 4 min

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