Tag Archives: 2015

#6: Climate Change as a Religious Issue



In this month’s episode, we talk to the Rev. Kim Morrow, whose ministry is focused on issues of climate change and sustainability, about how faith informs her activism and what she’s watching for in Paris. And in One Last Thing, Kim talks The Mindy Project, Dan flies with Supergirl, and Tim has his eye on the Supreme Court.

Original air date: 12/1/2015


#5: #BlackLivesMatter and Black Protestant Activism



On this episode, we talk to Melina Abdullah, a scholar of and activist within the #BlackLivesMatter movement about how the movement sees itself and what role faith plays, and then talk with Khalilah Brown-Dean about activism in the “black church” more broadly. And in One Last Thing, Dan is gearing up to geek out and Tim is contemplating stick figures who blow up the planet.

Original air date: 11/10/2015


#4: Tea Party and 2016 GOP Preview



On this episode, we chat about the Tea Party and religion with Heath Brown, author of The Tea Party Divided, and we talk amongst ourselves about the current state of the GOP nomination fight, In One Last Thing, Tim despairs over a loophole in campus privacy law and Dan reminds us of what yesteryear looked like for the Man of Tomorrow.

Original air date: 10/6/2015


#3: Religion Curricula and Other Curricula



For September, we’re going back to school by talking to Mark Chancey of SMU and the Texas Freedom Network about teaching religion in public schools and about how religion gets inserted into other subjects. And in OLT, Dan geeks out about a new DC Comics animated film and Tim dreams of faster space travel.

Original air date: 9/1/2015


#1: US Mormons and Secularizing America



In this episode, we talk with Quin Monson, co-author of Seeking the Promised Land: Mormons in American Politics, and we chat about a new Pew Religious Landscape Survey that suggests Christianity is losing ground in America to other faiths and to those with no faith at all.

Original air date: 7/7/2015