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In a reckless game of philosophical rock-paper-scissors Ned Lunn and Peter Birkinshaw grapple with the relationship between culture, creativity and faith. Is there any space in church for art? Does culture have anything to gain from religion, and will creativity finally stop moping around like a teenager and give society the kick it deserves?

Songs In A Strange Land Ned Lunn and Peter Birkinshaw

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In a reckless game of philosophical rock-paper-scissors Ned Lunn and Peter Birkinshaw grapple with the relationship between culture, creativity and faith. Is there any space in church for art? Does culture have anything to gain from religion, and will creativity finally stop moping around like a teenager and give society the kick it deserves?

    "Finally Shall Come The Poets"

    "Finally Shall Come The Poets"

    Today we're talking about poets and prophets, and how prophets are poets and vice-verse. The key writer who set us off on this is Walter Bruggeman - in particular his book 'The Prophetic Imagination'.

    Circling around this topic we talk artistic communities, imagery in scripture, and where we find the poetic voice in the church today. Finally we throw in some Walt Whitman for good measure.

    • 34分
    Offshoots: "The Start Of The Road"

    Offshoots: "The Start Of The Road"

    Ross Meikle tells the first of his beatitude parables.

    • 18分
    "Nothing describes the indescribable like a good yarn."

    "Nothing describes the indescribable like a good yarn."

    We talk to Ross Meikle - friend and storyteller - about his trip to the USA to the Gathering Of Biblical Storyteller. We cover a bit of performance, a bit of preaching, the dynamics of learning scripture and writing fiction ,all while Ned and Peter struggle with the concept of talking to other people.

    • 35分
    "A desert is a place without expectation."

    "A desert is a place without expectation."

    Recorded at the 2015 Riding Lights Summer Theatre School, we talk about symbols in both stories and church services.

    • 34分
    "At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook"

    "At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook"

    After 40 days (more like 400) in the digital wilderness we final get down to recording Episode 3. We talk about curating spaces and creating prayer stations. In particular Ned talks about Threshold and Free To Be, two events in York Minster and Durham Cathedral respectively trying to use the buildings in new and welcoming ways.

    • 31分
    "For there our captors asked us for songs"

    "For there our captors asked us for songs"

    It's episode 2 and we finally have a title! So we talk about it and where it came from, leading us into the always troubling psalm 137. After this we talk about the church in exile and, via The Cure, wonder whether it's just being a moody teenager.

    • 46分

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