Drunk Church History
Christian Sexual Morality, 3: The Early Church

Christian Sexual Morality, 3: The Early Church

August 8, 2021

Purposeful castration!? 🍆✂️ Anal hair plucking! 🍑 The discovery of free will!? ⚖️

In this third installment of ongoing series on the history of Christian sexual morality, we explore the usage of Pauline literature by the first three centuries of Church leaders.

Primary source:  From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity, Kyle Harper

26. Christian Sexual Morality, 2: Second Temple Judaism with Dr. Rebecca Kamholz

26. Christian Sexual Morality, 2: Second Temple Judaism with Dr. Rebecca Kamholz

May 12, 2021

Oral transmission!👄 Nine-year-old moms!🤰 Finding out Jews are, like, fine, with Jesus!🕍 

In part two of our series on the history of Christian sexual morality, we get 87% more kosher, looking into the culture that birthed Jesus, the faith that claims his name, and the rabbinic tradition that has so come to dominate our understanding of the OG Abrahamic faith.

Featuring Dr. Rebecca Kamholz

25.Christian Sexual Morality, 1: Pre-Christendom

25.Christian Sexual Morality, 1: Pre-Christendom

March 8, 2021

Roman romance novels📕 ! Pederasty😬 ! Penis Nicknames🍆 !

In the first part of our new series on the history of Christian sexual morality, we dive into the world in which this new faith was birthed and spread: the pax romana of the high Roman Empire.

Featuring Mikala Casey

24. Contemporary Christian Music with Schweezy

24. Contemporary Christian Music with Schweezy

January 29, 2021

Larry Norman! Tripping on Jesus! Chris Tomlin's stupid music (probably)!

As 20th century music exploded into dozens of new genres, American Christians followed the age-old pattern of expressing their faith in modes of the day. Guest Sam (aka Schweezy) speaks of his experiences in the music industry and traces the broad strokes of the movement that is known as CCM.

Schweezy

Ride or Die EP (Apple Music) (Spotify)

Podcasts: The SchwegCast and Cancel Schweezy

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23. Teresa of Calcutta

23. Teresa of Calcutta

December 1, 2020

Christopher Hitchens: Devil’s Advocate! The Vatican Bank!  Scranton, PA: the Electric City!

 

Saint Teresa of Calcutta, aka Mother Teresa, (1910—1997) was the founder of the Missionaries of Charity and one of the most beloved figures of the 20th century. But in the modern era, no saint's reputation can remain unstained.

 

Epic Rap Battles of History: Mother Teresa vs Sigmund Freud

22. Why Church (History)? with Brad Polley

22. Why Church (History)? with Brad Polley

September 25, 2020

Creflo Dollar! Bad pronunciations! The Emergent Church!(?)

 

This week's episode is a deeper dive into the reasons for studying the Church's history, helping us see where we've been, where we are, and where we might go (spoiler: we're not sure the institution makes it out of this one).

 

With Brad Polley of the Inglorious Pasterds Podcast

21. Ephrem the Syrian

21. Ephrem the Syrian

September 11, 2020

Animal cruelty! Ancient rap beefs! Shut down prostitutes!

Saint Ephrem the Syrian (306 - 373) is one of the most profound hymn writers and theologians of the early church. Beloved across traditions, his contributions to the Christian imagination remain with us today.

Note: This episode was recorded in December 2019.

20. Oscar Romero

20. Oscar Romero

August 29, 2020

St. Óscar Romero (1917 - 1980) was archbishop of San Salvador, a fierce advocate of the poor and spoke out against human rights abuses in his home country and abroad. He was assassinated by far right militants while celebrating mass in 1980 and canonized in 2018 by Pope Francis.

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19. Mechthild of Magdeburg with Mikala Casey

19. Mechthild of Magdeburg with Mikala Casey

August 8, 2020

More medieval German erotic spiritual poetry! Enneagram 4 vibes! Translation issues!

Mechthild von Magdeburg (1207 - 1282), is yet another medieval mystic (see also episodes 1, 10, 11) who brought a much-needed feminine quality to the spiritual life. Her life of radical vulnerability and solidarity with the poor informed writings of startling intimacy.

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18. American Apocalpyticism with Micah Chrisman, Part 2

18. American Apocalpyticism with Micah Chrisman, Part 2

July 24, 2020

Monkey trials! More Doomsday predictions! Too many millenniums!

Beginning with the Second Great Awakening, the guys begin a two-part flyover of American Evangelicals' transformation from rustic pioneer camp meetings into the peculiar religious, political, and social force they are today... and how their views of The End fit in.

Guest: Micah Chrisman (mjchrisman.comTwitterFacebookInstagram)

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