Faith Uncut

Asking and sometimes answering tough questions about faith, religion and culture.

Extended Cut - Alabama Election

December 14th, 2017

In this Extended Cut, Amera joins us again to weigh in on the Alabama election results. We're talking Black women, Evangelicals, and what Doug Jones' victory in Alabama means for 2018.     

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Was Jesus a Social Justice Warrior?

December 9th, 2017

This week JW is back to answer the question of if Jesus of Nazareth was a social justice warrior? We're looking at the types of things he said and did. If Christians are his followers and he was, what does that mean for us? 

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Truth to Power (w/Amera Bee)

December 3rd, 2017

This week we're visited by one of the Faith Uncut group administrators, Amera Bee. Amera guides us through the various power structures affecting our churches and communities, how they impact different groups, navigating those dynamics.

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In The Beginning…

November 19th, 2017

So much of the Christian faith hinges on what happened in the beginning. This week, we discuss whether there are two separate creation stories in Genesis, the first marriage, if the description of creation literal or figurative, and all of these questions are pivotal to your faith.

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Unfit Christian (with D. Danyelle Thomas)

November 12th, 2017
This week, we're joined by D. Danyelle Thomas of the Unfit Christian. Danyelle walks us through her process of becoming an Unfit Christian and the journey, leading a new type of community in their path to discovery. It isn't easy building a community of people with varying beliefs and life experiences but Danyelle is succeeding and sharing that story with us. 
 
Read Danyelle at http://www.theunfitchristian.com and if you're feeling unfit, join the FB community!
 
I'm Sorry, Sis, But Boaz is Never Coming - https://www.unfitchristian.com/ruth-boaz-sex/ 
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Let’s Be Better, Men

November 5th, 2017

Trigger Warning: This week we are awkwardly having a need conversation about sexual violence.

We explore our own initiation into misogyny and patriarchy in an attempt to learn and improve from those experiences.

For more discussion on this topic check out:
The Brown Liquor Report: Harvey Weinstein Was Trying to Buy NBC - https://soundcloud.com/brownliquorreport/ep-82-harvey-weinstein-was-trying-to-buy-nbc

and

We Talk Different: The "#MeToo" B-Side - https://soundcloud.com/user-313380625/the-metoo-b-side-102417

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Evangelicalism is Colonialism

October 21st, 2017

Why does the approach of evangelicalism look similar to colonialism? We're discussing the history and where we think things have gone wrong. We challenge a common understanding of the Great Commission as we explore if Jesus really asked us to convert everyone. If not, then what did he mean?

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The New Civil Rights Movement (Pt.2) feat. The Count of The Brown Liquor Report

October 15th, 2017

We're joined by The Count of The Brown Liquor Report as we continue our discussion on the New Civil Rights Movement. He helps guide us through white supremacy, being woke, waking up others, parenting, and what to do now that we're all woke. This is an extra large episode to cover an extra large problem. Resources are at the end.

Listen to this, then check out The Brown Liquor Report weekly for the best current events and pop culture podcast you have ever heard!

Enjoy! #staywoke

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The New Civil Rights Movement (Pt.1)

October 7th, 2017

This week we're exploring the similarities between the Civil Rights Movement of the 50s and 60s and the new Civil Rights Era we believe we are currently living. We discuss segregation, gentrification, leadership, legislation, and justice as we try to forecast how we believe our generation will fare in our fight. Join us!

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Extended Cut - Living While Black

October 3rd, 2017

In this Extended Cut, we're discussing some of the daily things that must be considered when living while black. It's all on the table; interacting with police, fashion choices, code switching, and we even get into one of the types of black privilege. We also had an ally sign up for more than we're doing right now but it was a kind gesture. Check it out.

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