Christianity

Shaylyn Romney Garrett: The Upswing (Part II)

Mar 8, 2021
Shaylyn Romney Garrett
https://shaylynromneygarrett.com/

Shaylyn Romney Garrett returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation. Shaylyn is co-author with Robert D. Putnam of ‘The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again.’ We will also be discussing her contributions to ‘American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us.’

Shaylyn Romney Garrett: The Upswing

Mar 1, 2021
Shaylyn Romney Garrett
https://shaylynromneygarrett.com/

Our guest is  Shaylyn Romney Garrett, co-author with Robert D. Putnam of ‘The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again.’ We will also be discussing her contributions to ‘American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us.’

Dr. Jennifer Snook

Feb 1, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Snook, author of ‘American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement,’ is our guest.

Jennifer Snook holds a B.A. from the University of Augusta in Georgia and and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  She previously taught at the University of Mississippi and is now teaching at Grinnell College.  Her area of expertise is pre-Christian northern European Paganism.

Samuel L. Boyd (Part II)

Jan 25, 2021
Samuel Boyd
University of Colorado Boulder

Samuel Boyd returns to continue our discussion on the article he co-authored with Samira Mehta titled, A justification for unrest? Look no further than the Bible and the Founding Fathers.

Samuel L. Boyd

Jan 18, 2021
Samuel Boyd
University of Colorado Boulder

Our guest is Samuel Boyd. He joins us to discuss the article he co-authored with Samira Mehta titled, A justification for unrest? Look no further than the Bible and the Founding Fathers.

Christian Brocato on 'The Crown' (Part II)

Jan 11, 2021
Christian Brocato
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Father Christian Brocato of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church joins us to continue our conversation about the television series ‘The Crown.’

Father Brocato is a liturgist, sacred musician and theologian with degrees from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, the University of Minnesota where he earned a PhD and the Aquinas Institute of Theology. He has served in the Episcopal Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).

Father Christian Brocato on 'The Crown'

Jan 4, 2021
Father Christian Brocato
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Our guest is Father Christian Brocato of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, MI.  He joins us to discuss how religion is portrayed in the television series ‘The Crown.’

Father Brocato is a liturgist, sacred musician and theologian with degrees from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, the University of Minnesota where he earned a PhD and the Aquinas Institute of Theology. He has served in the Episcopal Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).

Ruth Graham (Part II)

Dec 14, 2020
Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham

**This is an encore presentation of Common Threads. It originally aired on March 9, 2020**

Ruth Graham joins us to continue our conversation about her Slate.com article, “I Did Not Die. I Did Not Go to Heaven” about Alex and Kevin Malarkey.

Ruth Graham is a staff writer at Slate, she lives in New Hampshire.

Ruth Graham

Dec 6, 2020
Ruth Graham
Ruth Graham

**This is an encore presentation of Common Threads. It originally aired on March 2, 2020**

Our guest is Ruth Graham. Ruth joins us to talk about her Slate.com article, “I Did Not Die. I Did Not Go to Heaven” about Alex and Kevin Malarkey.

Ruth Graham is a staff writer at Slate, she lives in New Hampshire.

Gregory Camp: Selling Fear (2)

Nov 15, 2020
Book: Selling Fear
Baker Pub Group

Gregory Camp returns to Common Threads to continue our discussion on conspiracy theories in evangelicalism. Gregory is the author of, ‘Selling Fear: Conspiracy Theories and End-Times Paranoia’ (1997). Dr. Camp is a historian living in Macon, Georgia. A retired history professor, in recent years his interests have been drawn to American Pentecostal history.

Gregory Camp: Selling Fear

Nov 9, 2020
Book: Selling Fear
Baker Pub Group

Joining us today to discuss conspiracy theories in evangelicalism is Gregory S. Camp, author of the book ‘Selling Fear: Conspiracy Theories and End-Times Paranoia’ (1997). Dr. Camp is a historian living in Macon, Georgia. A retired history professor, in recent years his interests have been drawn to American Pentecostal history.

Erik R. Seeman
University of Buffalo

Erik R. Seeman returns to continue our conversation. He joins us to talk about his book, ‘Speaking with the Dead in Early America.’

Erik R. Seeman is Professor of History at the University at Buffalo. He is author or editor of numerous books, including ‘Death in the New World: Cross-Cultural Encounters, 1492-1800.’

Speaking with the Dead in Early America

Sep 28, 2020
Erik R. Seeman
University of Buffalo

Our guest is Erik R. Seeman.  Erik joins us to talk about his book ‘Speaking with the Dead in Early America.’

Erik R. Seeman is Professor of History at the University at Buffalo. He is author or editor of numerous books, including ‘Death in the New World: Cross-Cultural Encounters, 1492-1800.’

Jane Griffioen: London Street

Aug 17, 2020

Jane Griffioen joins Fred Stella on Common Threads to discuss her book, ‘London Street: A Memoir.’   The book is the true story of growing up Christian Reformed in Grand Rapids throughout the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s.  Jane Griffioen is a local author, a member of the West Michigan writers workshop, and a Calvin University graduate with degrees in Theology and English.

Andrew Whitehead (Part II)

Aug 10, 2020
Andrew Whitehead
Josh Wilson / Clemson University

Clemson Sociology professor Andrew Whitehead continue the discussion on, How Christian nationalism drives American politics.

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