Hosted and curated by Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, the text.soul.culture podcast is guided by a commitment to understanding narrative, wrestling with complexity/intersections, resisting reactivity, and fostering radical hospitality. Join us for meaningful discourse with faculty, alumni, and other conversations toward the end of developing wisdom and imagination for a world in need of complex thinkers and healers.
Theology & Trauma with Dr. Chelle Stearns
“To what extent do we think that God actually took on our humanity?”
-Dr. Chelle Stearns
In this episode of the text.soul.culture podcast, Dr. J. Derek McNeil sits down for a conversation with Dr. Chelle Stearns about the intersection of theology and trauma, and the ways we can integrate these two, seemingly disparate topics in our everyday lives.
Today is a day many across the country are remembering the trauma of September 11 and the lives that were lost. It was, and continues to be, a collective trauma we feel as a country in
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A Conversation about Racial Trauma and Resilience with Howard Stevenson
“How is the world prepared for you, what story has the world created for you already and would you claim that as your story or not?”
A few months ago, our president, Dr. J. Derek McNeil, sat down for a live conversation with one of his friends, Dr. Howard Stevenson—a clinical psychologist who specializes in trauma and resilience and their impact on African-American men and boys. Listen to their conversation today.
Practicing Presence with Dr. Roy Barsness
Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Acting President and Provost, talks with Dr. Roy Barsness, Professor of Counseling Psychology, about his experience as a therapist and what has led to his development of a unique, relationally focused modality of psychodynamic therapy.
Politics, Theology, and Spiritual Darkness with Annie Mesaros
Shauna Gauthier hosts a conversation with Annie Mesaros about Christianity’s impact on American politics, and about Annie’s theological podcast God Help Us.
Cultivating Hope with #ChemoWonderWoman Heather Abbott
Heather Abbott shares about her journey with stage 4 cancer and the relentless, hope-filled joy that she found even in the midst of great suffering.
Exuberant Realism with Dr. Esther Meek
Dr. J. Derek McNeil talks with Dr. Esther Lightcap Meek about delight in a traumatized world, how we know what we know, and why it matters.