I had the opportunity during the 2017 Annual Convention of the College Theology Society to interview my close friend Kevin Ahern for the Daily Theology podcast. It’s a great episode, and we had the chance to talk about how his experience of childhood illness shaped his vocation to be a theologian, what it means to … More Daily Theology Podcast 31 – Kevin Ahern
For the 2017 edition of Vacation Bible School, Daily Theology hosted the series Vocation Bible School, featuring posts on the place of calling in scripture. I wrote a post on the Road to Emmaus story from Luke 24, with some Irenaeus of Lyon and Ignatian spirituality thrown in too. Check out the post over at Daily Theology.
This past spring, Saint Leo University hosted musicians and educators Kim and Reggie Harris during our Black History Month celebrations. Coming to us through the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows program, they both gave a public performance and came to teach in some of the classes. I was blessed to have the opportunity to interview them … More Daily Theology Podcast 30 – Kim and Reggie Harris
spiritfm905.com/” target=”_blank”>Spirit FM 90.5, the Catholic radio station in Tampa Bay. We spoke about Pope Francis’ encyclical of Laudato Si and what our faith response to it should be. The first part of the episode features my colleague Dr. Chris Miller from the Department of Biology at Saint Leo University. Chris and I did a … More “Laudato Si” on Spirit FM 90.5
My second appearance on Saint Leo’s “Three Minute Theology” series is up. In this one, I speak about David Tracy and public theology (a topic I’m currently trying to wrap up a chapter on in the A Theology of Conversation book I’m writing with Liturgical Press. Please watch and let me know what you think!
Last June, Managing Editor at Syndicate (and my pal) Silas Morgan asked me if I would be interested in curating one of their symposia on The Virtual Body of Christ in a Suffering World by Deanna Thompson. Their symposia remind me a lot of the review panels that journals like Theological Studies and Horizons sometimes … More Syndicate Symposium: Deanna Thompson’s The Virtual Body of Christ
My department has been running a new series of videos on YouTube called “Three Minute Theology.” And while most of the videos are closer to 4 or 5 minutes, the goal is to give accessible and insightful presentations on major figures and ideas in theology. My first entry in the series came out today, and … More Saint Leo’s “Three Minute Theology”
Thursday, March 23rd, 7pm, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tampa, FL Recently the Care for Creation group at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tampa invited me to speak on Pope Francis, the environment, and Lent. My talk, “Laudato Si and Lenten Spirituality,” will draw on the key themes from the encyclical and how we might bring … More Public Lecture: Laudato Si and Lenten Spirituality
As part of a series of recent visits to US colleges and universities, Saint Leo University was lucky to have Rabbi Abraham Skorka visit our campus. Thanks to SLU’s Dr. Matthew Tapie, I had the chance to sit with Rabbi Skorka in the Center for Catholic Jewish Studies for this conversation. You’ll hear us talk … More Daily Theology Podcast 29 – Rabbi Abraham Skorka
This past summer at the meeting of the College Theology Society, I had the chance to sit down and speak with Prof. Anita Houck of St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN. We talked about humor and spirituality, our mutual love of great tea, and our experiences at the University of Chicago Divinity School. You … More Daily Theology Podcast 28 – Anita Houck