Sports as Religion: March Maddness, Superbowls and the Faith of Fan Culture.

Are you the devout March Madness-managed brackets of college basketball, the face-painting fanatic World Cup and Premier League Soccer fan, the statistic biding baseball fan, or are you the NFL-loving 12th Man? Sports have taken on a level of devotion, discipleship, worship, and community more often associated with the church-going public. An online discussion at […]

50 Shades of Frenzy: Sex, the Bible, and What the Fuss is About

The film "Fifty Shades of Grey" is set to open on Valentine's Day, of all days. There is a reason well over 40 million people have purchased the erotic fan-fiction Fifty Shades Trilogy: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker,and Fifty Shades Freed.  The question is why? Why would a book about a woman who toys […]

"Gravity" and the Isolation of the Soul Live at Hales

If you have you ever felt alone, lost, or like you are floating untethered, then listen to this exploration of isolation as it is portrayed in film. Alfonso Cuaron's (Children of Men) newest film "Gravity" starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney plumbs the depths of human frailty and what can be reborn out of extreme adversity. […]

Jeff Keuss – The Great Divide – Live from Kindlings Fest 2012

KindlingsFest is a celebration of art and ideas and where they intersect with the spiritual.  This years Kindlings Fest on Orcas Island asked, "Can Crabbed age and youth live together?" Through film, talks, panel discussions, art, music and casual conversations we explored what it is that keeps generations apart and what can bring them together. Dr. Jeff […]

The Reverberating Word: Music as a Language of Faith – The Music of Bach, Handel, Getty, Townend

Earl Palmer trades in books for music for this show, looking at how the music of Bach, Handel, Getty, and Townend are expressions of Faith. Starting with the biographical history of each of these musical talents, Earl then interweaves how their faith shaped and came through in their composition. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

C.S. Lewis on "Unfrantic Spirituality." Live At C.S. Lewis Centre Part 2 of 3

Welcome to "The Kindlings Muse @ The CS Lewis Centre." In this segment we discuss Lewis' unfrantic spirituality with Kim Gilnett of Seattle Pacific University (SPU) and a leading light in the C.S. Lewis world. Kim led the restoration project at The Kilns, C.S. Lewis home in Oxford. Here's the quote voiced by British actor Anton Rodgers: "The English style of spirituality […]

Thought for the Day – Rhidian Brook

Every Saturday, after some exercise, I meet a friend for coffee and we get exercised about the evils and injustices of the world…

Faith and Art: What is the Heart of the Matter?

What is at the heart of the conversation between art… By Jeff Berryman

Mako Fujimura Announces: The Fujimura Institute

The purpose of the institute is to create projects and resources toward integration of art, faith and humanity

Bad Theology – Scott Cairns

Probably the most frustrating thing about Christians these days is that their theology is so often far from Christian.