God and Empire - Episode 21


In Episode 21 of the Brew Theology Podcast, Ryan and friends - Meghan, Dan & Shoshana - brew up an episode about God and Empire. (Liz makes an appearance toward the end too) Dan Rosado provided these brewtastic notes a while back for our Denver community, and we are just now recording our thoughts on it for your dialogical pleasure.

Egypt
Assyria
Babylon
Persia
Greece
Rome
Constantinople
Britain... 

It would seem as if the history of Empire is the history of human civilization, violence, and conquest... (Resources cited, below) Enjoy this episode. Give us a rating on iTunes (5 star is always nice!) and write a 'lil brewtastic review. Thanks in advance.

Don't forget to "Like" Brew Theology on Facebook & Instagram (@brewtheology) & Twitter (@brew_theology). Head over to the Brew Theology website, www.brewtheology.org. It's now up and running. Wanna start a BT community in 2017? Partner with us today. Check us out on Vimeo! Subscribe to our YouTube page while you're at it... Questions & inquiries about Brew Theology, the alliance/network, contact Ryan Miller: ryan[at]brewtheology.org or janel[at]brewtholeogy.org.

///

P.S. Grab a Brew Theology T-shirt, tank or sweatshirt here: https://teespring.com/stores/brew-theology=

God & Empire Resources

God and Empire: Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now by John Dominic Crossan
http://www.amazon.com/God-Empire-Jesus-Against-Rome/dp/0060858311

Postcolonial Theologies: Divinity and Empire by Various, including Catherine Keller
http://www.amazon.com/dp/082723001X/?tag=homebrechrist-20+theology

Christianity and Empire Essay by John B. Cobb, Jr.
http://web.archive.org/web/20140814085054/http://www.religion-online.org/showarticle.asp?title=3350

Jesus and Paul Versus the Empire Essay by John Dart
http://web.archive.org/web/20131010043357/http://www.religion-online.org/showarticle.asp?title=3190

Satan and Empire Blog post by Brian Zahnd
http://brianzahnd.com/2012/01/satan-and-empire/

Out of the Corner of My Eye Poem by Brian Zahnd
http://brianzahnd.com/2014/08/corner-eye/

Podcast Interview of John Dominic Crossan talking about his Book
http://homebrewedchristianity.com/2013/07/19/john-dominic-crossan-on-god-empire-barrel-aged/

Jesus & Empire YouTube Audio John Dominic Crossan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFjECpxADCU

An interview with John Dominic Crossan Paul and Empire 
http://www.philosophyandscripture.org/Issue2-1/JD_Crossan/jd_crossan.html

God and Empire PBS Article by David E. Anderson
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2008/11/19/god-and-empire/1216/