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What does it mean to "reclaim theology?" And why might that be necessary? Lindsy Wallace hosts this episode with co-host Patricia Taylor, and guest Brandi Miller joins to talk about why it's important for Christians to take theology back from ideas and systems that oppress.
Brandi Miller is the host of the Reclaiming My Theology podcast and community that explores how the attributes of oppressive ideologies have infiltrated how we see ourselves, each other, and God. Brandi has spent the better part of the last decade as a writer and campus minister.
She largely spends her time writing at the intersection of faith, race, and politics, plays music and writes with Common Hymnal, and develops justice programs for Christian college students.
In this episode, we:
- Define "epistemology"
- Talk about the individual work of reconciling the difference between deconstructing faith when there's nothing left vs. reclaiming theology
- Ask how we can become communities that have hard conversations
- Explore how our upbringings shape the way we view God
- Ask, "Who does this benefit?"
- Explore the power of Jesus' parables
Join us as we consider how to hold on to what we know to be true about the God of all things - and learn to name what has been shaped by cultural ideas, mores, and values.
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