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Thinking Religion is a podcast hosted by Rev. Sam Harrelson and tackles various topics that deal with the intersection of religion, the Bible, faith, and culture.

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Thinking Religion is a podcast hosted by Rev. Sam Harrelson and tackles various topics that deal with the intersection of religion, the Bible, faith, and culture.

    Jonah 3:10-4:11

    Jonah 3:10-4:11

    We'll get back to Genesis, but here's a test recording I did when we were reading through Jonah for Thinking Religion. Here are some quick thoughts on Jonah's final encounter with God after Nineveh proves to be a little more receptive than first thought...


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    Genesis 5: Before The Flood

    Genesis 5: Before The Flood

    Another creation story, how we get from Adam to Noah, and Sumerian King List (with a little Dylan)
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    Sam Harrelson (@sambharrelson) • Instagram photos and videosoremus Bible Browser : Genesis 5Sumerian King List - WikipediaBefore The Flood - Rolling Stone

    • 14 min
    Genesis 4:17-26: Lamech and Seth and Polygamy From the Start

    Genesis 4:17-26: Lamech and Seth and Polygamy From the Start

    SC voting stuff, iOS 14 is out, I'm making steaks tonight, and we get into the origins of civilizations with ... polyamory. Lamech and Seth.
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    Sam Harrelson (@sambharrelson) • Gen 4:17-26oremus Bible Browser : Genesis 4:17-26Absentee Voting | SCVotesiOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available - The VergeLamech (descendant of Cain) - WikipediaSeth - WikipediaSet (deity) - WikipediaSeth | Egyptian god | BritannicaSchedule Time - Harrelson Co

    • 16 min
    Genesis 4:1-16: Cain and Abel

    Genesis 4:1-16: Cain and Abel

    Today, we go over salmon recipes, Documentary Hypothesis, J's and G's in German, our new farming unit at homeschool with the 4 year old, and the tragic story of Cain and Abel and the Mark of Cain. Where did Cain's wife come from?? Listen and let's find out.
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    Harrelson Co: Email support@harrelson.co to get started with awesome hostingSupport Thinking Religion
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    Sam Harrelson (@sambharrelson) • Gen 4:1-16oremus Bible Browser : Genesis 4:1-16Documentary hypothesisJulius Wellhausen - WikipediaPan Seared Salmon - Kent RollinsEric Vanden Eykel on Twitter: "If you actually read Genesis 3, the “hierarchy of the home” is a **consequence** of what the snake convinces the people to do. It’s not “God’s good design.” God’s good design is equality. Do better. Putz." / Twitter

    • 22 min
    Genesis 3:20-24: East of Eden

    Genesis 3:20-24: East of Eden

    Q&A and follow up from Gen 3:20-24 post
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    Harrelson Co: Email support@harrelson.co to get started with awesome hostingSupport Thinking Religion
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    Sam Harrelson on Instagram: “Today in Thinking About The Bible After Midnight: Genesis 3:20-24... East of Eden. James Dean. For us late Gen X’ers (Xennials?), James…” — Genesis 3:20-24 Reflection on InstagramEden sanctuary - creation.com — Do not approve...Pre-Adamite - WikipediaWho Was the Wife of Cain? - Biblical Archaeology Society — BAR is always a "fun" read.

    • 21 min
    Gesticulating Wildly

    Gesticulating Wildly

    This week we take a look back on a fascinating week of religion news and discuss how to talk to people who don't think the same way you do before closing out with a little history lesson on Acts 4-5.
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    Loving Enemies Is Hard at Post-Impeachment Prayer Breakfas...... | News & Reporting | Christianity TodayThe Family | Netflix Official SiteJoe: Trump mocked the words of Jesus Christ and he got away with itHow Mitt Romney's impeachment vote was influenced by his Mormon faithoremus Bible Browser : Acts of the Apostles 5Gamaliel - Wikipedia

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Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Chris Frilingos ,

Great Preparation and Questions

I was fortunate enough to appear as a guest on the podcast. Sam and Thomas prepare thorougly. Great questions, analysis, and insight into religion, culture, and society!

Spalmerboy ,

SMART

These fellas know their stuff and entertain thoroughly. Keep the podcasts coming!

WW Florida ,

Always thought provoking

Interesting take on intersection of faith, politics and pop culture

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