A People’s Theology
Micky ScottBey Jones: Womanism, Activism, and Chaplaincy

Micky ScottBey Jones: Womanism, Activism, and Chaplaincy

May 12, 2021

Mason chats with Mick ScottBey Jones about her work as womanist caring for the souls of people in activist movements. They chat about movement chaplaincy, womanism, and much more.

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Micky ScottBey Jones is a womanist, justice doula, author, speaker, and director of Healing and Resilience Initiatives at Faith Matters Network.

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faithmattersnetwork.org

Twitter: @iammickyjones

Instagram: @electric_lady_msj

Facebook: facebook.com/MSJSpeaks

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Abby Norman: Why You Should Cuss At God

Abby Norman: Why You Should Cuss At God

April 28, 2021

Mason chats with Abby Norman about her new book, You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith. We chat about the importance of lament and how it can change the world.

Guest Bio/Info:

Abby Norman is a writer, blogger, speaker, and licensed local pastor in the United Methodist Church.

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abbynorman.net

Twitter: @abbynormansays

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Facebook: facebook.com/abbynormansays

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Hannah Bowman: What Does Christianity Have to do With Prison Abolition?

Hannah Bowman: What Does Christianity Have to do With Prison Abolition?

April 14, 2021

Mason chats with Hannah Bowman about why prison abolition is so important. We also talk about why Christianity demands prison abolition, how universalism relates to prison abolition, and much more.

Guest Bio/Info:

Hannah Bowman is a literary agent, theologian, and the founder and director of Christians for Abolition.

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christiansforabolition.org

Twitter: @hannahnpbowman

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Diana Butler Bass: Freeing Jesus

Diana Butler Bass: Freeing Jesus

March 31, 2021

Mason chats with Diana Butler Bass about her brand new book, Freeing Jesus: Rediscovering Jesus as Friend, Teacher, Savior, Lord, Way, and Presence. They chat about the Jesus of experience, how process theology influences her understanding of Jesus, and much more.

Guest Bio/Info:

Diana Butler Bass. Diana is an award-winning author, popular speaker, inspiring preacher, and one of America’s most trusted commentators on religion and contemporary spirituality.

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Twitter: @dianabutlerbass

Facebook: facebook.com/d.butler.bass

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Kevin Garcia: How Does Bad Theology Kill?

Kevin Garcia: How Does Bad Theology Kill?

March 17, 2021

Mason chats with Kevin Garcia about their book Bad Theology Kills: Undoing Toxic Beliefs & Reclaiming Your Spiritual AuthorityThey chat all about Kevin's story, how bad theology kills, and how good theology liberates.

Guest Bio/Info:

Kevin Garcia is an author, spiritual director, life coach, and creative.

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thekevingarcia.com

Twitter: @theKevinGarcia_

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Casper ter Kuile: Spirituality in Your Everyday Life

Casper ter Kuile: Spirituality in Your Everyday Life

March 3, 2021

Mason chats with Casper ter Kuile about his new book, The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices. They chat all about the spirituality in the everyday things you do, as well as the future of spirituality.

Guest Bio/Info:

Casper Ter Kuile. Casper is the author of The Power of Ritual and the co-host of the award-winning podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text.

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Twitter: @caspertk

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Dante Stewart: Black Liberation Theology for Today’s World

Dante Stewart: Black Liberation Theology for Today’s World

February 17, 2021

Mason chats with Dante Stewart about black liberation theology and how his story and work is creating a black liberation theology for today's world. They talk about the spirituality of black rage, James Baldwin, and even about the power of social media.

Guest Bio/Info:

Dante Stewart is a writer and speaker whose voice have been featured on CNN, The Washington Post, Sojourners, and more. As an up and coming voice, he writes and speaks into the areas of race, religion, and politics.

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dantecstewart.com

Twitter: @stewartdantec

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Rachael Ward: Queering Christianity

Rachael Ward: Queering Christianity

February 3, 2021

Mason chats with Rachael Ward about queering Christianity! They talk all about their journey as a queer Christian, what queer theology is, how one can read the Bible through a queer lens.

Guest Bio/Info:

Rachael Ward (they/them) is a public theologian and LGBTQ+ activist, currently pursuing their Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Practical Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary.

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queerinfaith.com

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Monica Coleman: Process Theology and Womanism

Monica Coleman: Process Theology and Womanism

January 20, 2021

Mason chats with Monica Coleman, a renowned process theologian and womanist. They chat about how she got into process theology, how process theology is a liberating theology, and what she's currently up to.

Guest Bio/Info:

Monica Coleman is a renowned process and womanist theologian. She is also an author and Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware.

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monicaacoleman.com

Twitter: @revdrmonica

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Brian McLaren: What To Do When You Doubt Your Faith

Brian McLaren: What To Do When You Doubt Your Faith

January 6, 2021

Mason chats with one of his favorite people in the world, Brian McLaren. They chat all about Brian's new book, Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do About It, and all of the ways doubt is necessary to faith.

Guest Bio/Info:

Brian McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian.

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Twitter: @brianmclaren

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