A Poetics of Beings - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 10

In this episode, Jason and Tim discuss how Jason’s Buddhist and Sufi philosophical perspectives inform his work as a theosemiotician. They cover all kinds of ground, from the influence of theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli on contemporary cosmology, to the difference between Eastern and Western philosophical traditions, to what is most exciting to Jason about the field of theopoetics today in light of his integration of a process perspective.

A Poetics of Beauty and Justice - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 09

In this episode, Dr. Guerra and Tim discuss how she she approaches the theological task with the complexities of race, class, and gender in mind. They also dialogue about the liberative elements of storytelling as truthtelling, how her emphasis on theological aesthetics helps her connect beauty and justice through community-based art, and how her catholic and latinx heritage informs her work as a professor and theologian.

A Poetics of Awakening - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 06

In this episode, Micky and Tim discuss how to encourage continual awakening in communities whoa are taking action for justice. Our conversation reflects on the important work of Dr. King, the role of the table in bridging and creating connection, and how her perspective as an indigenous and womanist scholar informs her understanding of embodiment and her work of activism.


A Poetics of Re-Wilding - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 05

In this episode, Tevyn and Tim discuss the process of re-wilding the Christian spiritual heritage.  The conversation revolves around bridging worlds through creative experiments, as well as how Tevyn’s work as an artist and director has given her a unique platform to play with the themes of Ecological Justice and Sabbath Economics.

A Poetics of the Absurd - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 04

In this episode, Pete and Tim discuss progressive Christianity and Pyrotheology. Their conversation visits the notion of the absurd as it functions in Pyrotheology, the roles that parable, liturgy, and transformance art play in forming communities, and the ethics and evolution of his work over his career.

A Poetics of Survival - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 03

In this episode, Dr. Patrick B. Reyes and Tim discuss his theopoetic lens as an author and educator working to create opportunities for scholars of color to flourish. They also discuss his story of surviving to adulthood, and how using narrative to share the call to life can help liberate others from the obstacles of colonialism by encouraging a deep embrace of one's own story.

A Poetics of Precarity - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 02

In this episode, Dr. Robyn and Tim discuss everyday activism and how to resist the dominant forms of commodification in our society. The conversation revolves around how to find truth, beauty, and goodness in the instability of our times, what it means to live the questions of faith, and Robyn’s bridging work and the practices that sustain they’re efforts for collective liberation.

A Poetics of Theopoetics - Theopoetics Podcast Ep. 01

In this first episode, Kisha, Callid, and Tim discuss an introduction to the topic of theopoetics. The conversation ranges from history, to liberation theology and the various streams of theopoetics, to how to integrate aesthetics and embodiment into practical expressions of the faith in both community and academia.