Peace stands for 'political, ethical, artistic & cultural engagement'. PeaceCast is about conversations that take all of these areas of our shared humanity seriously in a world where such things are often marginalised. We also seek to demonstrate the ways in which spiritual and theological reflection enable us to look at all of these important areas afresh.
Ep 11: Ursula Le Guin, Scomo, & Clericalism18/12/2018 Duração: 55min
Joel shares why he loves the work of pioneering fantasy writer Ursula Le Guin. Dave and Joel reflect on what it means to have a Christian political leader, and how the lowest of Churches can be the most clericalist.
Ep 10: Religious Liberty; The Laity Strikes Back29/11/2018 Duração: 56min
Dave and Joel offer a theological interpretation of why the DC Cinematic Universe is failing, shed some light on the current controversy around religious liberty in Australia, and try to work out why churches can be so obsessed with explanation.
Ep 9: Charles Taylor, Birds, & Authoritarianism17/08/2018 Duração: 01h01min
On this PEACEcast Dave talks about how bird-watching helped him deal with his postcolonial angst and rootlessness; Joel talks about the apparent increase in authoritarianism in Australian law; Dave and Joel decry the misuse of philosopher Charles Taylor by evangelicals. Co-hosts: Dave Taylor Joel Harrison Producer: Liam Bray
Ep 8: Cultural Marxism - Why Church? It Ain't a Thing01/08/2018 Duração: 41min
Dave and Joel conclude their extended conversation about conservative cultural analysis by discussing some Christian leader's/writer's use and misuse of the term "cultural Marxism." Co-hosts: Dave Taylor Joel Harrison Producer: Liam Bray
Ep 8: Legion and Toxic Masculinity; The Western Project and University Culture Wars17/07/2018 Duração: 01h01min
In the first part of this special extended episode of PEACEcast, Dave and Joel talk Legion and toxic masculinity, as well as the recent controversy over "Western Civilisation studies" being promoted in Australian universities by the Ramsay Centre. Hosts: Dave Taylor Joel Harrison Producer: Liam Bray
Episode 7 - Bland Solo, Disability, and Bishop Curry05/06/2018 Duração: 58min
This month Joel and Dave talk: the highs and lows of pop-culture in 2018 thus far; why we don't like thinking about disability; and Bishop Curry's naysayers. Co-hosts: Dave Taylor Joel Harrison Producer: Liam Bray
Episode 6 - Books, Indigenous Recognition and Alpha Male Gurus07/04/2018 Duração: 01h03min
This month Joel and Dave discuss: Dave’s favourite books; the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the limits of liberal individualism; and the Church’s fascination with Jordan Peterson's fresh new brand of paganism. Co-hosts: Dave Taylor Joel Harrison Producer: Liam Bray
Episode 5 - Jedis, Liberals and Tweeting Pastors28/02/2018 Duração: 51min
For our first episode of the year Joel and Dave discuss whether The Last Jedi is feminist and/or Protestant, liberalism eating itself and amorphous Christian jellyfish.
Episode 4 - A Theology of Pop Culture14/04/2017 Duração: 47min
This episode Dave talks to theologian Dr Matthew Tan and legal scholar Dr Joel Harrison about smurfs, emo Superman, and the religious function of pop-culture.
Episode 3 - Post Truth Politics04/02/2017 Duração: 01h01min
This episode Dave talks to interesting people Dr Joel Harrison (law scholar) and Byron Smith (theological ethicist and environmental activist) about the concept of 'post-truth politics.' Can justice prevail without truth?
Episode 2 - The Church and Justice for First Nations Peoples23/01/2017 Duração: 46min
This week Dave talks to interesting people Brooke Prentis & Tanya Riches from Common Grace’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Team about the Church's role in working towards justice for Australia’s First Nations peoples. For more information about Common Grace go to commongrace.org.au and follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/commongraceaus and Twitter @CommonGraceAus.
Episode 1 - Paterson and the poetry of everyday life23/01/2017 Duração: 01h03min
In this episode Dave gets to know interesting people Tim Causbrook (Celtic studies scholar) and Phil Wilcox (performance poet) as they discuss Jim Jarmusch's new film Paterson.