I really enjoyed Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. I’ve also enjoyed a lot of the debate around the movie in the last few days, and I think the fact that it’s polarizing is a good thing. Given that we are now in the liturgical season of Advent, I thought perhaps the “lessons” section … More Post at Daily Theology: “Lessons, Carols, and the Last Jedi”
At the 2017 Catholic Theological Society of America meeting, I had the opportunity to speak with theologian (and one of my favorite Canadians) Greg Hillis. We were on a panel together (with the great Annie Selak), and afterwards we recorded this conversation. In it we discuss Greg’s Thomas Merton-inspired tattoo (and his Merton research), his … More Daily Theology Podcast 34 – Gregory Hillis
Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic Jewish Studies recently brought theologian Dr. Victoria Barnett, who is the Director of Programs on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. This provided the opportunity for CCJS Director Matt Tapie and I to talk with her about her work on … More Daily Theology Podcast 33 – Victoria Barnett
This past summer, I had the opportunity at the 2017 Annual Convention of the College Theology Society to interview Jason King for the Daily Theology podcast. We talked a lot about teaching in this episode, including about how his research into hookup culture and Catholic identity helped him to deepen his empathy for his students. … More Daily Theology Podcast 32 – Jason King
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