The Theo-Humanism Project

The Theo-Humanism Project

A way of doing theology that is both new and ancient. A university pursuit that speaks to the humani

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) Interview 2 -- Q***r Bodies and the Body of Christ (with Eve Tushnet) 21/10/2021

Interview 2 – Q***r Bodies and the Body of Christ. Eve Tushnet, author of "Tenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love," shares rich insights on the relation of being q***r to being with Christ. Are there ancient aspects of the Christian tradition that resonate deeply with what it means to be q***r? Watch the interview!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CJgz1kTSjI

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) Interview 2 -- Q***r Bodies and the Body of Christ (with Eve Tushnet) Eve Tushnet, well-known author, shares reflections on the meanings of the q***r body and q***r relationship and the distinct resonance they have with the pur...

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) interview 1 -- The Spirituality of the Body 10/08/2021

Interview 1 – The Spirituality of the Body. Dr. Devan Stahl from Baylor University shares rich perspectives on the meanings of the body. We often think of the body as a set of biological mechanisms, but is that all it is? Whether you're in THE MEDICAL FIELD or RELIGIOUS STUDIES, this conversation offers insights into the reality of the human body. Dr. Stahl is a scholar of disability studies, bioethics, and the spirituality of the body. (See link to her faculty page below the YouTube video.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDTIa-N_UoM

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) interview 1 -- The Spirituality of the Body Dr. Devan Stahl from Baylor University shares her rich research perspectives on the meanings of the body. Is the body simply a set of biological mechanisms? ...

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 6 – Deep Citizenship 07/07/2021

Blog 6 – Deep Citizenship. This blog looks to De Tocqueville’s Democracy in America to explore citizenship as a higher-order venture. Can we be self-governing if we’re not free to discover our own higher-order beliefs & morals – and free to live by them in public? What perspectives does De Tocqueville offer us today in relation to debates over religious liberty and the course of our US democracy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCFCvxmSDfI

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 6 – Deep Citizenship This clip looks to De Tocqueville’s Democracy in America to explore citizenship as a higher-order venture. Can we be self-governing if we’re not free to disc...

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 5 – The Life of a Stranger 13/06/2021

Blog 5 -- The Life of a Stranger. This blog looks to Camus’ The Stranger to explore our state of alienation in the world with insight from Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi (11th-century Muslim thinker) and Saint Paul. What's the best way to be a stranger to the world?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1rfA4q2So8

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 5 – The Life of a Stranger This clip looks to Camus’ The Stranger to explore our state of alienation in the world -- with insight from Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi (11th-century Muslim thinke...

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 4 -- Friendship: A Parallel Diplomacy (CLLC GROUP) 06/06/2021

Blog 4 -- Friendship: A Parallel Diplomacy. This blog picks up on the last one, blog 3, which asks what the world would look like without friendship. This blog documents a case study. We listen to a group of young Americans share their experience of diplomacy on the global stage. As you’ll see, friendship is not just a nice idea. It makes all the difference for effective global diplomacy. Watch, and you’ll see!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0o0W86ipm8

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 4 -- Friendship: A Parallel Diplomacy (CLLC GROUP) This clip documents a friendship case study. The last blog (3) asks what the world would look like without friendship. This blog (4) offers one answer. We li...

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 3 -- Friendship: A Kind of Prayer 24/05/2021

Blog 3 -- Friendship: A Kind of Prayer. This blog is the intro clip to the second module from the THP online course (see the link in the post below). It considers friendship as agent of metaphysical awareness. Do you pursue friendship as a heavenly venture? And what insight does that bring to your varied life activities and ventures?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBMXuNj58rU

Theo-Humanism Project (THP) blog 3 -- Friendship: A Kind of Prayer This clip is the intro video to the second module of my online course (on edX), “Theo-Humanism: God’s Ways in Today’s World” (see link below). The module con...

Theo-Humanism: God's Ways in Today's World 24/05/2021

Here's the link to the entire THP course on edX -- at least in its inaugural version. Those who've taken the course, people from all backgrounds across the globe, have found it useful as a spur to deeper reflection on our present global moment. It's free to audit!

https://www.edx.org/course/theo-humanism-gods-ways-in-todays-world

Theo-Humanism: God's Ways in Today's World This course is based on a classical method of theology that begins from the workings of our own humanity. Drawing on a heritage of humanistic literature, enriched by the work of university experts across disciplines, this course looks to common human experiences for insight into God and God’s ways...

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