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Queerology: A Podcast on Belief and Being

Matthias Roberts

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Queerology: A Podcast on Belief and Being

Queerology: A Podcast on Belief and Being

Matthias Roberts

21
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43
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Named one of the 12 Best LGBTQ Podcasts of 2020 by “O: The Oprah Magazine.” How might we live better as queer people of faith? Matthias Roberts brings together theologians, psychologists, poets, thinkers, and change makers for conversations around belief and being.

Latest Episodes

On Justice

Join Broderick Greer, Brit Barron, Robin DiAngelo, Darren Calhoun, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and Kenji Kuramitsu for this special compilation episode about liberation and justice. Links & Resources Care by and for Black and Brown folks (white folks, give these orgs money): The Mystic Soul Project The Nap Ministry Sweet Rest Other Links and Resources: Google (learn how to use it) National Bail Fund Network Donate to Black Lives Matter Anti-racism Resources for White People 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice White Homework by Torri Williams Douglass AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez A Booklet of Uncommon Prayer Nordstrom Corporate Statement White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Race Darren Calhoun Dr. Robyn Henderson Espinoza Activist Theology Brit Barron Worth It: Overcome Your Fears and Embrace the Life You Were Made For Broderick Greer

56 MIN1 d ago
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On Justice

James Alison is Reimagining Theology

James Alison is a Catholic theologian, priest, and author, who has studied, lived, and worked in Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Spain, America, and England. Known for his firm but patient insistence on truthfulness regarding gay matters as an ordinary part of basic Christianity, James is dedicated to pastoral outreach. James has written eight books. His latest is titled, Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice. James earned a doctorate in theology and serves as a Fellow and Chair of the Education Committee at IMITATIO, an organization that focuses on René Girard’s insights into human behavior and culture. Topics Discussed: James’s faith journey René Girard and mimetic theory The scapegoat mechanism Sacred (or Holy) vs. Mysticism (or Mythification) of Divine as churches crumble Intelligence of victim Grace and growth Links and Resources: James AlisonBooks by James AlisonJesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard VoiceIMITATIORené Girard and Mimeti...

39 MIN2 w ago
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James Alison is Reimagining Theology

Nadia Bolz-Weber is Trying Compassion

ENadia Bolz-Weber is an ordained Lutheran Pastor, founder of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, and New York Times best-selling author. Nadia’s three memoirs are Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint; Accidental Saints: Finding God In All The Wrong People; and SHAMELESS: A Sexual Reformation. Also, Nadia has an online publication, newsletter, and community called, The Corners. Recently, she started her own podcast, The Confessional. Nadia writes and speaks about personal failings, recovery, grace, faith, and whatever else is on her mind. You can usually find her sitting in the corner with the other weirdos. Topics Discussed: The confines of labels Nadia's faith journey Spiritual authority and gender bias The dualism of idealism and devaluation The path to maturity and compassion Free will Scapegoating and callouts Where do we find hope? Links and Resources: Nadia Bolz-WeberNadia Bolz-Weber on InstagramNadia Bolz-Weber on TwitterHouse for All Sinners and S...

40 MINMAY 5
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Nadia Bolz-Weber is Trying Compassion

Jeff Chu is a Make-Believe Farmer

Jeff Chu is a writer, reporter, and editor. He’s the author of Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America. Currently, Jeff lives in Michigan with his husband and serves as a teacher-in-residence at Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. Also, Jeff co-hosts Evolving Faith with Sarah Bessey, a yearly conference for those exploring faith and answers related to sexuality, justice, church, and life. Jeff graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS). He was a farmhand at PTS’s Farminary, where theological education focuses on small-scale regenerative agriculture. Topics Discussed: Faith and identity Exploring sexuality to reconcile faith Learning about love Jeff’s Book: Does Jesus Really Love Me? God’s invitations for us Seasons and Seeds: Invitation to resurrect, regenerate, restore, and renourish Chasing and Capturing Struggle: Core need is to know that you matter to God Links and Resources: Jeff ChuJeff Chu on InstagramJeff Chu on ...

40 MINAPR 21
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Jeff Chu is a Make-Believe Farmer

Cameron Esposito Saved Herself

ECameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. She’s the host of the Queery podcast, which features interviews with LGBTQ luminaries. Recently, Cameron released her first book, Save Yourself, a memoir that addresses sexuality, gender, and equality. It describes how her Catholic upbringing prepared her for a career as an outspoken lesbian comedian.

40 MINAPR 7
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Cameron Esposito Saved Herself

Kalen Allen on Coming Out and Internalized Homophobia

EKalen Allen is a YouTuber known for his Kalen Reacts videos featuring colorful and witty commentary on culinary concoctions. Kalen’s videos captured Ellen DeGeneres’s interest and was offered the opportunity to collaborate and produce content for her digital platforms. Now, Kalen has a regular guest spot on The Ellen Show and weekly news series called, OMKalen.

40 MINMAR 24
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Kalen Allen on Coming Out and Internalized Homophobia

Queerology Returns March 24

Mark your calendars, because Queerology is returning on March 24 for an all new season!

1 MINMAR 10
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Queerology Returns March 24

Beyond Shame: Live from QCF!

EJoin Kevin Garcia and Matthias as they celebrate the release of his new book "Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms", out everywhere TODAY! Recorded live from QCF Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! Purchase Beyond Shame wherever you buy books.

45 MINJAN 8
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Beyond Shame: Live from QCF!

Linda Kay Klein on Moving Beyond Shame

Linda Kay Klein has spent her career working at the cross section of faith, gender, sexuality, and social change. She’s the author of “Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free” — a book that shares her 15+ years of research on sexual shame, fear, anxiety, and PTSD-like experiences among individuals raised in purity culture.

21 MIN2019 DEC 10
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Linda Kay Klein on Moving Beyond Shame

Vivian Gietz is a Bisexual Catholic

Listen to my brand new Patreon Exclusive podcast over at patreon.com/matthiasroberts Vivian Gietz is a 23-year-old bisexual Catholic woman, writer, feminist, and activist. A communications and administrative professional, she graduated from the University of British Columbia, with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Gender and Womens' Studies.

29 MIN2019 OCT 15
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Vivian Gietz is a Bisexual Catholic

Latest Episodes

On Justice

Join Broderick Greer, Brit Barron, Robin DiAngelo, Darren Calhoun, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and Kenji Kuramitsu for this special compilation episode about liberation and justice. Links & Resources Care by and for Black and Brown folks (white folks, give these orgs money): The Mystic Soul Project The Nap Ministry Sweet Rest Other Links and Resources: Google (learn how to use it) National Bail Fund Network Donate to Black Lives Matter Anti-racism Resources for White People 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice White Homework by Torri Williams Douglass AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez A Booklet of Uncommon Prayer Nordstrom Corporate Statement White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Race Darren Calhoun Dr. Robyn Henderson Espinoza Activist Theology Brit Barron Worth It: Overcome Your Fears and Embrace the Life You Were Made For Broderick Greer

56 MIN1 d ago
Comments
On Justice

James Alison is Reimagining Theology

James Alison is a Catholic theologian, priest, and author, who has studied, lived, and worked in Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Spain, America, and England. Known for his firm but patient insistence on truthfulness regarding gay matters as an ordinary part of basic Christianity, James is dedicated to pastoral outreach. James has written eight books. His latest is titled, Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice. James earned a doctorate in theology and serves as a Fellow and Chair of the Education Committee at IMITATIO, an organization that focuses on René Girard’s insights into human behavior and culture. Topics Discussed: James’s faith journey René Girard and mimetic theory The scapegoat mechanism Sacred (or Holy) vs. Mysticism (or Mythification) of Divine as churches crumble Intelligence of victim Grace and growth Links and Resources: James AlisonBooks by James AlisonJesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard VoiceIMITATIORené Girard and Mimeti...

39 MIN2 w ago
Comments
James Alison is Reimagining Theology

Nadia Bolz-Weber is Trying Compassion

ENadia Bolz-Weber is an ordained Lutheran Pastor, founder of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, and New York Times best-selling author. Nadia’s three memoirs are Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint; Accidental Saints: Finding God In All The Wrong People; and SHAMELESS: A Sexual Reformation. Also, Nadia has an online publication, newsletter, and community called, The Corners. Recently, she started her own podcast, The Confessional. Nadia writes and speaks about personal failings, recovery, grace, faith, and whatever else is on her mind. You can usually find her sitting in the corner with the other weirdos. Topics Discussed: The confines of labels Nadia's faith journey Spiritual authority and gender bias The dualism of idealism and devaluation The path to maturity and compassion Free will Scapegoating and callouts Where do we find hope? Links and Resources: Nadia Bolz-WeberNadia Bolz-Weber on InstagramNadia Bolz-Weber on TwitterHouse for All Sinners and S...

40 MINMAY 5
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Nadia Bolz-Weber is Trying Compassion

Jeff Chu is a Make-Believe Farmer

Jeff Chu is a writer, reporter, and editor. He’s the author of Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America. Currently, Jeff lives in Michigan with his husband and serves as a teacher-in-residence at Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. Also, Jeff co-hosts Evolving Faith with Sarah Bessey, a yearly conference for those exploring faith and answers related to sexuality, justice, church, and life. Jeff graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS). He was a farmhand at PTS’s Farminary, where theological education focuses on small-scale regenerative agriculture. Topics Discussed: Faith and identity Exploring sexuality to reconcile faith Learning about love Jeff’s Book: Does Jesus Really Love Me? God’s invitations for us Seasons and Seeds: Invitation to resurrect, regenerate, restore, and renourish Chasing and Capturing Struggle: Core need is to know that you matter to God Links and Resources: Jeff ChuJeff Chu on InstagramJeff Chu on ...

40 MINAPR 21
Comments
Jeff Chu is a Make-Believe Farmer

Cameron Esposito Saved Herself

ECameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. She’s the host of the Queery podcast, which features interviews with LGBTQ luminaries. Recently, Cameron released her first book, Save Yourself, a memoir that addresses sexuality, gender, and equality. It describes how her Catholic upbringing prepared her for a career as an outspoken lesbian comedian.

40 MINAPR 7
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Cameron Esposito Saved Herself

Kalen Allen on Coming Out and Internalized Homophobia

EKalen Allen is a YouTuber known for his Kalen Reacts videos featuring colorful and witty commentary on culinary concoctions. Kalen’s videos captured Ellen DeGeneres’s interest and was offered the opportunity to collaborate and produce content for her digital platforms. Now, Kalen has a regular guest spot on The Ellen Show and weekly news series called, OMKalen.

40 MINMAR 24
Comments
Kalen Allen on Coming Out and Internalized Homophobia

Queerology Returns March 24

Mark your calendars, because Queerology is returning on March 24 for an all new season!

1 MINMAR 10
Comments
Queerology Returns March 24

Beyond Shame: Live from QCF!

EJoin Kevin Garcia and Matthias as they celebrate the release of his new book "Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms", out everywhere TODAY! Recorded live from QCF Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! Purchase Beyond Shame wherever you buy books.

45 MINJAN 8
Comments
Beyond Shame: Live from QCF!

Linda Kay Klein on Moving Beyond Shame

Linda Kay Klein has spent her career working at the cross section of faith, gender, sexuality, and social change. She’s the author of “Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free” — a book that shares her 15+ years of research on sexual shame, fear, anxiety, and PTSD-like experiences among individuals raised in purity culture.

21 MIN2019 DEC 10
Comments
Linda Kay Klein on Moving Beyond Shame

Vivian Gietz is a Bisexual Catholic

Listen to my brand new Patreon Exclusive podcast over at patreon.com/matthiasroberts Vivian Gietz is a 23-year-old bisexual Catholic woman, writer, feminist, and activist. A communications and administrative professional, she graduated from the University of British Columbia, with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Gender and Womens' Studies.

29 MIN2019 OCT 15
Comments
Vivian Gietz is a Bisexual Catholic
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