10 episodes

Peace, spirituality, values, and activism from a Jesus perspective

Jesus-Shalom Tim & Noel

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Peace, spirituality, values, and activism from a Jesus perspective

    Isabel's faith journey (so far)...

    Isabel's faith journey (so far)...

    This is my first conversation with Isabel, who is on a “faith journey,” exploring questions of spirituality and activism, and drawn to our Jesus-centred, world-embracing, shalom-orientation. Isabel is a communications professional, born and raised in Roman Catholic Spain, but now living in the UK. Her main interests are spirituality and feminism, along with rights and […]

    • 1 hr
    Contemporary requirements for shalom well-being and justice

    Contemporary requirements for shalom well-being and justice

    In this episode, Tim offers what Noel calls a contemporary midrash–an expansive commentary on Noel’s biblical account of the absolute shalom requirements of well-being, justice, and integration. After noting (1:00) their different ways of engagement (Noel moves from the biblical scriptures to the contemporary world; Tim tends to move the other way around)–and the difference […]

    • 55 min
    The shalom activism of Alex Ellish

    The shalom activism of Alex Ellish

    My conversation with Alexandra (Alex) Ellish begins with her early childhood in South Africa, including enjoyable experience in Presbyterian church, with a relaxed faith home environment.  When she moved to the UK at 15 she found no Presbyterian church in Kent, so made her way into the Baptist church, encountered Anabaptism. [0-5:58] We also talk […]

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Shalom requirements

    Shalom requirements

    Well-being and justice are important contemporary themes. How do they relate to shalom? How do they connect with Jesus? Is there a spiritual element included? These are some of the themes we explore in this episode on the 3 absolute shalom requirements, the three things which must be present for shalom to be realized. Maybe […]

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The beginning of Matty’s faith journey (part 2)

    The beginning of Matty’s faith journey (part 2)

    At 0:45 Our conversation picks up with Matty’s reservations about the catholic church he was connected to. Although he felt an aesthetic resonance, he began to be turned away by abortion politics and fundraising for priestly vestments, leading to disagreement/disconnect with rest of the congregation. “Once you start picking at one thread,” the rest starts […]

    • 59 min
    The beginning of Matty’s faith journey (part 1)

    The beginning of Matty’s faith journey (part 1)

    With this episode we begin a once-a-month conversation with someone on a “faith journey,” whether toward renovation (within the familiar Christian “household”) or toward reconstruction (outside that familiar Christian household). Two people–Matty Fearon and Isabel Ciudad Fontecha–have agreed to share their stories in real time, as it where, beginning with their background and upbringing. My […]

    • 57 min

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