StoryMen

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The StoryMen discuss history, theology and pop culture. Nothing is off limits, so weigh in on the discussion!

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Description
The StoryMen live at the intersection of Pop Culture, Theology and History. Nothing's off limits!
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-12 00:59
last episode published
2019-11-11 12:00
publication frequency
4.04 days
Contributors
A Norville Rogers Podcast owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
633
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Society & Culture Education Religion & Spirituality History TV & Film Christianity

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Episodes

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Signs of Life with Stephanie Lobdell - Fascinating Season 3

Reverend Stephanie Lobdell joins us to talk about what ministry to Gen Z looks like. Then we dive into what happens when life doesn't turn out like we thought it would. We take a deep dive into mental illness, and how a diagnosis impacts our...
Religion & Spirituality author
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What Makes a Bad Movie? - Fascinating Season 3

In the wake of JR.'s Bad Movie Birthday fundraiser, we dive in on what makes a bad movie (and why so many Christian movies tend to be bad).
Religion & Spirituality author
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Halloween Potpourii - Fascinating Season 3

We accidentally recorded a supersized Halloween episode! Kathy, Clay and JR. investigate quantum computing, women preaching and Halloween... and that's just the start!
Religion & Spirituality author
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Hail Satan? with Penny Lane - Fascinating Season 3

Director Penny Lane found the Satanic Temple fascinating. Are they a religion? A political movement? A bunch of hilarious trolls? Or all of the above? She joins us to explore the nature of religion, the limits of belief and what it looks like to have.....
Religion & Spirituality author
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Stay Curious with Stephanie Williams O-Brien - Fascinating Season 3

Pastor and author Stephanie Williams O'Brien joins us to explore how to stay curious in faith. Why is curiosity good? And how to we cultivate a faithful curiosity? PLUS: we're mad about the ACTs
Religion & Spirituality author
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Praying the Lord's Prayer with Justin McRoberts - Fascinating Season 3

Justin McRoberts returns to talk about the Lord's Prayer. What does it mean to pray this most famous prayer of Jesus? How can this prayer be a path to knowing God better?
Religion & Spirituality author
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Superman Smashes the Klan with Gene Luen Yang - Fascinating Season 3

Gene Luen Yang is back! His latest project is SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN, the first graphic novel adaptation of a classic Superman radio show. The original show crushed post-WWII Nazi popularity. Can Gene's new comic do the same today? PLUS:...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Christianese - Fascinating Season 3

Words shape our ideas about faith. What role does insider language play in Christian faith? How important is it? When is it a barrier to genuine faith? PLUS: Will we lose our iTunes rating thanks to bulls?
Religion & Spirituality author
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Deconstructing Faith - Fascinating Season 3

In the wake of some prominent Christians leaving faith, we explore the process of deconstructing faith. What were the keys in our own journeys? And how can we be friends to those who are deconstructing?
Religion & Spirituality author
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Season 3 Premier: Summer Movie Review - Fascinating Season 3

Your favorite podcast is back from break! We review an uneven Summer of movies. Who won the Summer prediction, and who was the big loser?
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26.08.2019

Heartwood Crown with Matt Mikalatos - Fascinating Season 3

Matt's back in the hot seat in this Season 3 preview. We dive into the Heartwood Crown - the brand new second installment in the Sunlit Lands saga. Plus, we're joined by guest co-host Michelle Reyes!
Religion & Spirituality author
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Cheers to... Google - Fascinating Season 2

In our season finale, JR. and Kathy debut a new segment: Cheers to You! We're celebrating things that turn 21 this year, and first up is Google. We do a deep dive into the search engine. Plus, we reflect on 30 episodes of Kathy!
Religion & Spirituality author
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Social Justice and the Gospel Live Panel - Fascinating Season 2

From June 10, 2019, a panel on how faith in Jesus informs our public action. Hosted by JR. Forasteros, and featuring Mark Charles, Karen González, Andre Henry, Rev. José Humphreys, Kathy Khang and Dr. Michelle Reyes. Watch the full panel...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Rom Zom Coms with Nancy Wang Yuen - Fascinating Season 2

Sociologist and pop culture guru Nancy Wang Yuen joins us to talk about a couple of recent hits - Netflix' Korean zombie thriller KINGDOM and romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Alien Communiation - Fascinating Season 2

What if aliens are real? If they were, that truth would impact everything from theology to communications. In fact, maybe the reason we like telling alien stories so much is that we know deep down these stories help us communicate with difficult...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Game of Thrones with Andre Henry - Fascinating Season 2

One of the biggest TV shows of all time has come to an end... and how was it? We welcome theologian Andre Henry to help us wade through the rubble of King's Landing, including a deep dive on the Mother of Dragons herself.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Alia Joy's Glorious Weakness - Fascinating Season 2

Though Jesus calls us to be poor - and poor in spirit, but weakness runs contrary to much of what's rewarded in Evangelicalism. Alia Joy shares with us how she navigates everything from church to publishing without the expectation that weakness is a...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Avengers: Endgame MEGASHOW - Fascinating Season 2

In honor of the the biggest movie of the year, we assembled an all-star cast of Fascinating guests. Rabbi Eliyahu Fink, Pastor Jose Humphreys and Dr. Michelle Reyes assemble to dive into the big themes of this big, big movie.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Facing Distraction with Blake Kimzey - Fascinating Season 2

Author and writing instructor Blake Kimzey joins Clay and JR. to talk about how to face down distractions. What does it take to get things done? Plus: a Velocipastor update and maybe the best proof yet of yeti?
Religion & Spirituality author
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Summer Movie Preview - Fascinating Season 2

It's the annual summer movie preview! Other than Avengers: Endgame, what films do we think will rule the box office? Which will bust? And which are we anticipating most fully? Listen up!
Religion & Spirituality author
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Kickbacks and Fancy Kicks - Fascinating Season 2

Exactly how expensive should a pastor's shoes be? Should pastors, professors, speakers or other culture leaders receive gifts? We wade into the ethics of power and money in light of some recent scandals.
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Captain Marvel ft. Michelle Reyes - Fascinating Season 2

Captain Marvel is breaking the box office. Dr. Michelle Reyes joins us to dive into the surprising spiritual themes of this marvelous new movie. We cover everything from Feminism to refugees.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Prayer with Justin McRoberts - Fascinating Season 2

Author and artist Justin McRoberts joins us to talk prayer. Why is prayer so intimidating for many of us? And how can art invite us to recover prayer as a simple, accessible practice? Plus: a bevy of great t-shirt ideas.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Julianna Baggott's Efficient Creativity - Fascinating Season 2

If creating is a calling, then don't we owe it to ourselves (and God) to take our creative process seriously? Author and professor Julianna Baggott returns to the podcast to share about her amazing new course, Efficient Creativity.
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Golden State with Ben Winters - Fascinating Season 2

Ben Winters returns to dive into his new novel, GOLDEN STATE. It's a detective story set in a dystopian future where telling lies is illegal, so we reflect on the nature of truth and whether it's possible to love a thing too much.
Religion & Spirituality author
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How to Avoid Fighting about Jesus - Fascinating Season 2

While Kathy's in Paris, we reflect on some pop culture that turns 30 this year. Then we explore how to avoid fights when sharing Jesus. How can we keep our relationship with the other person center? (Plus, seriously, why were there so many great...
Religion & Spirituality author
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The Good Place and Impostor Syndrome - Fascinating Season 2

Now that Season 3 of the Good Place has devastated us all, we dive into why we're so fascinated with this show about ethics and the afterlife. Plus, since the whole show is about impostor syndrome, we ask Clay and Kathy to shed some light on this...
Religion & Spirituality author
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The Rise of Paganism - Fascinating Season 2

Church attendance is plummeting in the US, but people aren't becoming less spiritual. What's behind the rise of this new paganism? How is the Church contributing?
Religion & Spirituality author
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Race on Campus with Julie J. Park - Fascinating Season 2

Despite the push for diversity, college campuses still feel very segregated. Dr. Julie J Park joins us to explore why. We dive into how religious organizations can both help and hurt - and how we can be more intentional about pursuing diversity.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Inspired with Rachel Held Evans - Fascinating Season 2

Rachel Held Evans arrives on the Fascinating Podcast! Her latest book, INSPIRED, is all about how to fall in love with the Bible again. We dive into the Gospels to explore exactly what is so good about Jesus' news.
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EXTRA: Into the Spider-Verse with Jose Humphreys - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Jose Humphreys returns to take us into the latest animated sensation, Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse. We explore this film that breaks ground in representation, animation and storytelling.
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Best Books of the Year - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

In our final episode of the year, we count down our favorite books we read this year. (So if you're still doing Christmas shopping, we got you covered!) What made our lists? What made yours?
Religion & Spirituality author
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The End of Short Term Missions with Daniel White Hodge - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

What good does short term missions do? Daniel White Hodge returns to the show to explore how we can decolonize missions work. Plus: a deep dive on the death of self-proclaimed missionary John Chau.
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Called to a Place - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

What does it mean to be called to a place? In our latest megashow, we're joined by three authors who have been called to very different neighborhoods. Jonathan "Pastah J" Brooks, author of Church Forsaken, pastors in West Englewood, in Chicago....
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Advent 2018 - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Advent begins on Sunday, so Clay, Kathy and JR. take some time to reflect on the reason for the season before Christmas. What do we gain by waiting a little longer for Christmas?
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Knox McCoy's Wondering Years - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Podcaster Knox McCoy returns to the Fascinating Podcast to dive deep into how many of us use pop culture to help us understand who God is.
Religion & Spirituality author
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DIVORCE with Latifah Alatas of Moda Spira - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Latifah Alattas takes us behind the scenes of her latest album DIVORCE. How does one chronicle the ending of a marriage? What's important in recovery? And exactly how many parallel universes are there? All this and more on the latest episode!
Religion & Spirituality author
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Natasha Robinson Invites Us on a Sojourner's Journey - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Who gets to call themselves 'woke'? What does it mean to be awake to the realities of our world? Author and leadership expert Natasha Robinson joins us as we explore what consciousness looks like today. Her new book is a leadership book like no...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Into the Wasteland with Scott Poole - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Historian and horror scholar Scott Poole returns to the podcast just in time for Halloween. His new book explores how the Great War provided the language for horror cinema and literature. Why is horror such an important language for our culture...
Religion & Spirituality author
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Henry Lien Spins the Legend of Peasprout Chen - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Many of many talents Henry Lien joins us to unravel the mysteries of wu liu - a martial art performed on ice skates. We talk everything from foot-binding to mean girls to girl power!
Religion & Spirituality author
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The Minority Experience with Adrian Pei - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

What unique challenges do minority persons experience when they live and work in majority culture? Author and leadership coach Adrian Pei teaches us how to see the pain of minority persons and engage the past in ways that are redemptive rather than...
Religion & Spirituality author
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The Crescent Stone with Matt Mikalatos - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

Matt's latest book is a YA fantasy novel. Welcome to the Sunlit Lands, where you can have your heart's desire... for a price. We dive into how he created the world, and why fantasy is such a good space to explore issues of power and privilege.
Religion & Spirituality author
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Welcome to the Fascinating Podcast - The Fascinating Podcast Season 1

What is the Fascinating Podcast? The StoryMen is no more. We're now the Fascinating Podcast. And welcome our new co-host, author Kathy Khang! Since Kathy's new book, RAISE YOUR VOICE, just came out, she starts out in the hot seat! So pull up a...
Religion & Spirituality author
25.06.2018

Rebecca Roanhorse Leaves a Trail of Lightning - StoryMen Season 9

Welcome to the Sixth World! Sci-Fi and fantasy author Rebecca Roanhorse has crafted a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the world of Navajo gods, heroes and monsters. Plus, we dig into why we're so obsessed with apocalypse stories.
Religion & Spirituality author
25.06.2018

Rebecca Roanhorse Leaves a Trail of Lightning - StoryMen Season 9

Welcome to the Sixth World! Sci-Fi and fantasy author Rebecca Roanhorse has crafted a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the world of Navajo gods, heroes and monsters. Plus, we dig into why we're so obsessed with apocalypse stories.
Religion & Spirituality author
18.06.2018

Bonnie Kristian's Flexible Faith - StoryMen Season 9

It's our... 201st episode? Where did 200 go? No time for that now. We're joined by Bonnie Kristian to talk about what, exactly, counts as Orthodoxy. We dive deep into two topics: Creationism and Politics.
Religion & Spirituality author
18.06.2018

Bonnie Kristian's Flexible Faith - StoryMen Season 9

It's our... 201st episode? Where did 200 go? No time for that now. We're joined by Bonnie Kristian to talk about what, exactly, counts as Orthodoxy. We dive deep into two topics: Creationism and Politics.
Religion & Spirituality author
11.06.2018

Allison Fallon is Indestructible - StoryMen Season 9

Allison Fallon returns to the StoryMen. Since she was last with us, her life has been turned upside down. She shares the journey from her new book, Indestructible. We explore trauma, how we recover and the healing power of writing your story. 
Religion & Spirituality author
11.06.2018

Allison Fallon is Indestructible - StoryMen Season 9

Allison Fallon returns to the StoryMen. Since she was last with us, her life has been turned upside down. She shares the journey from her new book, Indestructible. We explore trauma, how we recover and the healing power of writing your story. 
Religion & Spirituality author
4.06.2018

Matt Mikalatos has some Good News... for a Change - StoryMen Season 9

How do you talk to people about Jesus? Evangelism is one of those topics Christians know they should care about, but often avoid. Matt's new book makes this scary topic approachable and fun... and of course we get the whole scoop!
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