73 episodes

A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

Religion! The Podcast Religion! The Podcast

    • Religion & Spirituality

A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

    Cult Off! The Source Family vs The Family, aka Jim Baker vs Anne Hamilton Bryne

    Cult Off! The Source Family vs The Family, aka Jim Baker vs Anne Hamilton Bryne

    It’s The Summer of Love! All summer long we are tripping out over 60s’ spirituality, cults, psychedelia, and the love revolution that changed everything.

    Season 2, Episode 29. It’s another Cult Off! This time, it’s Family vs. Family! We’re talking Tetragrammaton, Necronomicon, ComicCon, LSD and dry ice, converting for funeral rites, the secret vegan diet of Jesus Christ, and making salad dressing for God (or Yod).

    We ask the MOST important question. Is Jurassic Park 2 the best Jurassic Park? It’s Religion! The Podcast!

    Important Links From This Show:

    The Source Family Wiki

    The Guardian: Inside the bizarre 1960s cult, The Family: LSD, yoga and UFOs

    60 Minutes Australia: Anne Hamilton-Byrne Interview

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends and followed us on Instagram @religionthepod.

    And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Psychedelic Venus Church’s Summer of Orgies

    Psychedelic Venus Church’s Summer of Orgies

    It’s The Summer of Love! All summer long we are tripping out over 60s’ spirituality, cults, psychedelia, and the love revolution that changed everything.

    Season 2, Episode 28. Jefferson Poland started as Woke Johnny Appleseed and ended his life as a criminal of the worst kind. Somewhere along the way, he started 60s’ orgy culture.

    How many men can fit into a phone booth? It’s Religion! The Podcast!

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends and followed us on Instagram @religionthepod.

    And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 52 min
    What Would Josh Do?

    What Would Josh Do?

    Season 2, Episode 27. It’s the origin story of WWJD bracelets!

    The boys talk buying hardcore records at Family Christian Book Store, the good and bad of not copyrighting your ideas, what color WWJD bracelet really means and the biggest question of all: What Would I Do to Jesus?

    It’s Religion! The Podcast! A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends and follow us on Instagram @religionthepod.

    And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you.

    And it would be SUPER cool if you left a review. It helps more people like you find the show.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 38 min
    Astrology Part 2: Secret Gemini

    Astrology Part 2: Secret Gemini

    Season 2, Episode 26: This is the second half of our Astrology basics episode!

    If you haven’t already, go back and listen to last weeks episode first!

    It’s Religion! The Podcast! A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends and follow us on Instagram @religionthepod.

    And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you.

    And it would be SUPER cool if you left a review. It helps more people like you find the show.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 54 min
    Astrology Part 1: The Cosmic Pizza

    Astrology Part 1: The Cosmic Pizza

    Season 2, Episode 25. It’s the start of our Astrology series!

    In this episode we cover perhaps the most popular form of magic and divination. We learn that dinosaurs are actually peanut butter, all of Blink 182 has their moon sign in Aries, and astrology predicted that Tom Delonge is alien Jesus.

    What sign is your Uranus in? It’s Religion! The Podcast! A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends. And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you. And it would be SUPER cool if you left a review. It helps more people like you find the show.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Subsidized Religion

    Subsidized Religion

    Season 2, Episode 24. Just in time for tax season, it’s taxes! In this episode, we examine the ins and outs of tax exempt status for religious organizations and find out exactly how hard it is to NOT pay taxes in the name of Jesus. (spoiler: it’s as hard as you think it might be).

    Are you ready to get angry? It’s Religion! The Podcast! A show where three best friends take apart religion and try to figure out what to do with it.

    If you like this podcast, it would be cool if you shared with your friends. And it would be even cooler if you DM’d us on Instagram @religionthepod because we’ll actually talk back to you. And it would be SUPER cool if you left a review. It helps more people like you find the show.

    We’re having a book club and you’re invited. We’ll be a reading through The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, a hypersigil intended to bring about more peace on earth. But also a dope graphic novel that will blow your mind. Get weird with us.


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    • 1 hr 38 min

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