Sneaky Televangelists, Fred Phelps is Dead, and a Glut of God Flicks

Sneaky Televangelists, Fred Phelps is Dead, and a Glut of God Flicks April 3, 2014

This week we are honored to have NPR Religion Correspondent John Burnett return to the show to talk about his investigative series on televangelists and fiscal transparency: Can a Television Network be a Church? The IRS Says Yes. You may remember that John first appeared on the Culture Cast last year when he was in Portland covering Beer and Hymns.televangelist

Andy talks about his detox diet, having to pee all the time, and calls for a ban on the phrase “whole ‘nother” (because “‘nother” is NOT a word!). Christian, who isn’t detoxing, reveals his surprising organ failure contingency plan.

Amy steers this week’s Echo Chamber discussion on the death of Fred Phelps, which leads into a discussion on statements of faith and whether or not they are freeing or constricting. She then delves into a real stomach-turning fear of the week after she finds out that her favorite gum contains boiled bones and animal skin.

And God, there are a lot of God movies out. The crew struggles with which of them (if any) to recommend. Jess the Intern reviews “God Is Not Dead” and Christian hopes beyond hope that Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” will deliver.

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This post is sponsored in part by Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, OK. Phillips exists to cultivate vital communities, vital conversations, and the public good.
If this sounds like the place for you, give them a call at 918-610-8303 or visit them online at 
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Also sponsoring this week’s post is the Wild Goose Festival. The Wild Goose Festival is a gathering at the intersection of justice, spirituality, music and the arts. Happening June 26-29, 2014 just outside of Asheville, NC in the village of Hot Springs.

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