48 episodes

Honest reflections on faith, religion and life.

When Belief Dies When Belief Dies

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

Honest reflections on faith, religion and life.

    When Belief Dies #48 - 'Spiral Dynamics' with Phil Drysdale

    When Belief Dies #48 - 'Spiral Dynamics' with Phil Drysdale

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    Sam is joined by Phil Drysdale who breaks down what Spiral Dynamics is and how useful it can be for those both in faith and outside of it.

    You can find/follow Phil here:
    Website
    Instagram
    Twitter

    Resources mentioned in this episode:
    Phil's story
    Phil's Spiral Dynamics playlist
    Me, We, Everybody Pt 1
    Me, We, Everybody Pt 2
    Me, We, Everybody Pt 3
    Me, We, Everybody Pt 4

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast.

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    When Belief Dies #47 - 'Historical Insights' with Alec Ryrie

    When Belief Dies #47 - 'Historical Insights' with Alec Ryrie

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    This week Sam is joined by Alec Ryrie, they talk about belief, atheism, religion and history.

    Alec Ryrie is Gresham Professor of Divinity. He is also Professor of the  History of Christianity at Durham University, President-elect of the  Ecclesiastical History Society for 2019-20 and Co-Editor of the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

    You can find Alec here:
    Gresham College

    The resources mentioned in this episode are:
    How to be an Atheist in Medieval Europe
    Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt
    The Birth of Modern Belief: Faith and Judgment from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
    The Soul of Doubt: The Religious Roots of Unbelief from Luther to Marx
    Seven Types of Atheism
    Unapologetic: Why, despite everything, Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense
    Our Sacred Story (BBC)

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast. 

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    When Belief Dies #46 - 'Evil and Postmen' with Stephen Law

    When Belief Dies #46 - 'Evil and Postmen' with Stephen Law

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    This week Sam is joined by Stephen Law. We talk about God, belief, Plato and the 'Evil God Challenge'.

    Stephen is retired, formerly Reader in philosophy at Heythrop College,  University of London. He is editor of the Royal Institute of Philosophy journal THINK, and has published several books.

    You can find/follow Stephen:
    Website
    Twitter

    The resources mentioned in this episode are:
    The Complete Philosophy Files
    Humanism: A Very Short Introduction
    Believing B******t: How Not to Get Sucked into an Intellectual Black Hole
    Critical Thinking Udemy Course
    An Introduction to Western Philosophy: Ideas and Argument from Plato to Popper

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast.  Your support on Patreon enables us to cover the costs of running this show and look to the future to make things even better as we build upon what we already have in the works. Please take a look and consider giving.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    When Belief Dies #45 - 'Theoretical B******t' with Scott Clifton

    When Belief Dies #45 - 'Theoretical B******t' with Scott Clifton

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    Sam is joined by the legend that is Scott Clifton (aka Theoretical  B******t).

    This week is a long one, full of honest reflections on the different journeys that both Scott and Sam have been on and why they are wanting to have these kinds of conversations.

    They talk about America, reason, purpose, life and Hugh Laurie.

    You can find/follow /contact Scott:
    Twitter
    YouTube
    Email

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast.

    Your support on Patreon enables us to cover the costs of running this show and look to the future to make things even better as we build upon what we already have in the works. Please take a look and consider giving.

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    When Belief Dies #44 - 'A Humility to Life' with Julian Baggini

    When Belief Dies #44 - 'A Humility to Life' with Julian Baggini

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    Sam is joined by Julian Baggini.

    Julian is a British philosopher, journalist and author of over 20 books about philosophy written for a general audience.

    In this episode, we talk about philosophy, Christianity, purpose, value, death and depression.

    You can find/follow Julian here:
    Website
    Twitter

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast.

    Your support on Patreon enables us to cover the costs of running this show and look to the future to make things even better as we build upon what we already have in the works. Please take a look and consider giving.

    Alternatively, you can support the show with a one-off gift via PayPal.

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    #Podcast #Deconstruction #God #Agnostic #Christian #Atheism #Apologetics #Audio #Question #Exvangelical #Deconversion #SecularGrace #Exchristian

    • 53 min
    When Belief Dies #43 - 'Will Truth Win Out?' with Randal Rauser

    When Belief Dies #43 - 'Will Truth Win Out?' with Randal Rauser

    Sam is joined by Randal Rauser.

    The video version of this conversation can be found here.

    Randal is a Canadian Baptist theologian who serves as an associate professor of historical theology at Taylor Seminary.

    In this conversation, we talk about belief, religion, morality, the truth of the Bible and the importance of reflecting on both sides.

    You can find/follow Randal here:
    Twitter
    Website

    Some of the links and resources mentioned in this episode:
    The Graceful Atheist with Randal Rauser, 'Conversations With My Inner Atheist'
    Conversations with My Inner Atheist by Randal Rauser
    What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy by Thomas Nagel  
    History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell

    We hope you enjoy our show. When Belief Dies aims to honestly reflect on faith, religion and life. We blog and podcast.

    Your support on Patreon enables us to cover the costs of running this show and look to the future to make things even better as we build upon what we already have in the works. Please take a look and consider giving.

    Alternatively, you can support the show with a one-off gift via PayPal.

    Use this link to navigate to the website, to find us on social media and anywhere else we might be present online.

    #Podcast #Deconstruction #God #Agnostic #Christian #Atheism #Apologetics #Audio #Question #Exvangelical #Deconversion #SecularGrace #Exchristian

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

beebe ,

Curiosity at its finest

This is one of the most open and curiosity-driven podcasts I’ve encountered. I have enjoyed the open questions and how the hosts give the guests room to flesh out their stories. This is the kind of content that gives my own mind room to wander and explore.

alabamasmommy ,

One of my favorites!!

Absolutely incredible podcast. I enjoy hearing different perspectives and growing in knowledge on my own journey. Thank you Sam!!

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Just found you!

Love your podcast. Very informative.

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