The Mythical Jesus: 001: Mark 1:3 Prepare the Way

Today we start a new podcast series called “The Mythical Jesus: Taking the Christ of Faith Seriously”.  This podcast will delve into Faith Development, Cognitive Development, and Biblical Scholarship using the Teachings and figure of Jesus from the New Testament as the framing for exploring these deep ideas.  Today we start with the Earliest Gospel, […]

Cognitive Dissidents: 001: Introduction

Today we introduce a NEW PODCAST , the “Cognitive Dissidents” Podcast.   Hosted by Bill Reel this podcast will tend to focus more on the psychology of religious belief and the mechanisms in place that encourage us to hold that belief.  We also want to spend time placing these mechanisms in the context of cognitive […]

143: Robert Keeley: More Than Ages & Stages

Today we sit down with Christian professor and Author Robert Keeley and speak at length about his perspective on James Fowler’s Stages of Faith.  Mr. Keeley is the author of the book “Helping our Children Grow In Faith”.  He has also written numerous articles including many on stages of faith.  We talk today about how […]