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Faith And Reason® creates a space for dialogue that challenges faith and spirituality to act for justice in our world.

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Faith And Reason® creates a space for dialogue that challenges faith and spirituality to act for justice in our world.

    Black in Mississippi, Part 2 — A Ministry of Community Restoration

    Black in Mississippi, Part 2 — A Ministry of Community Restoration

    Debo Dykes and journalist Donna Ladd sit down with Representative Ronnie Crudup, Jr. of Hinds County’s House District 71 in Jackson, Mississippi, where Faith & Reason is based.

    • 37 min
    Black in Mississippi, Part 1 — "My Mother. My Hero."

    Black in Mississippi, Part 1 — "My Mother. My Hero."

    Our scholars and audiences seek understanding about the history and faith of religious people and culture—but not just for the sake of knowledge. Faith And Reason challenges faith to confront injustice in our world. Today, that means taking a critical look at the injustice right in our own backyard.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Out of Darkness, Let There Be Light, with Rabbi Marshal Klaven

    Out of Darkness, Let There Be Light, with Rabbi Marshal Klaven

    Join Debo and David Dykes as they visit Rabbi Marshal Klaven and learn about Hanukkah. Though it’s a minor religious holiday, Hanukkah has become enormously popular among American Jews. It’s a festival of light in the winter, it celebrates victorious underdogs, and it fits the “they tried to kill us / we won / let’s eat” rubric that animates Jewish holidays like Passover and Purim.

    • 36 min
    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 5: Religious Truth & Interfaith Dialogue

    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 5: Religious Truth & Interfaith Dialogue

    Featuring Dr. Joerg Rieger. What if we didn’t view religion as a sport, with a team that has to win, but instead as a language? Differences make a difference in how we move the world, so coming together to discuss different truths would benefit us and add to our knowledge of the world and the people around us.

    • 34 min
    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 4: Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 4: Crucifixion, Charity, and Changing the Power Differential

    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 4: Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 4: Crucifixion, Charity, and Changing the Power Differential

    Dr. Joerg Rieger joins Debo and David to discuss how the cross and the resurrection of Jesus illustrate resistance, and why women were the only followers of Jesus who showed up when Jesus was crucified. They also talk about how malignant religion can support an economic system that will result in exploitation and suffering. What are some of the mechanisms that keep the “American Dream” in place?

    • 34 min
    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 3: Religion, Materialism, and Rapture Theology

    Jesus Vs. Caesar Part 3: Religion, Materialism, and Rapture Theology

    Dr. Joerg Rieger sits with Debo, David and Ann to delve into the differences between "malignant religion" and "life-giving religion." What is the relationship Jesus had with materialism and to what extent is preaching the good news to the poor life-giving versus malignant?

    • 33 min

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As a science enthusiast, graduate student and faithful person, it's always good to hear reasonable christians. Well produced podcast also.

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