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The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 4

The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 4

May 27, 2021

These four sessions were recorded during a live, interactive webinar in April 2021 and explore a faithful response to the rise of Christian Nationalism in America. 

 

Session 4 is hosted by Doug Pagitt, Christy Berghoef, and Rev. Dr. Stephany Spaulding and features Shane Claiborne and Kristin Du Mez, author of JESUS AND JOHN WAYNE: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation.

 

Kristin Kobes Du Mez, Ph.D. is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame and her research focuses on the intersection of gender, religion, and politics. She has written for The New York TimesThe Washington PostNBC NewsReligion News Service, and Christianity Today, and has been interviewed on NPR, CBS, and the BBC, among other outlets. Her most recent book is Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation.

 

Shane Claiborne is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author.  Shane worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, and founded The Simple Way in Philadelphia.  He heads up Red Letter Christians, a movement of folks who are committed to living "as if Jesus meant the things he said." Shane is a champion for grace which has led him to jail advocating for the homeless, and to places like Iraq and Afghanistan to stand against war. Now grace fuels his passion to end the death penalty and help stop gun violence.

 

Christy Berghoef is an author, speaker and consultant seeking to elevate the truth and thoughtfulness of political dialogue. She speaks and leads civil discourse workshops for churches, schools, non-profits and businesses. She studied Political Science at Calvin University and attended Calvin Seminary. Her work has been at the intersection of faith and politics. She authored CRACKING THE POT: Releasing God from the Theologies that Bind Him.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of RECOVERING FROM RACISM: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and ABOLISHING WHITE MASCULINITY FROM MARK TWAIN TO HIPHOP: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Doug Pagitt is a pastor, author, activist and the Executive Director of Vote Common Good.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 3

The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 3

May 27, 2021

These four sessions were recorded during a live, interactive webinar in April 2021 and explore a faithful response to the rise of Christian Nationalism in America. 

 

Session 3 is hosted by Doug Pagitt, Christy Berghoef, and Rev. Dr. Stephany Spaulding and features Brian Zahnd and Amanda Tyler, leader of the Christians Against Christian Nationalism Campaign. 

 

Amanda Tyler is Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Freedom where she spearheaded the Christians Against Christian Nationalism campaign. Called a “powerful advocate” and “rising star in the sector” by The Nonprofit Times, she was named one of the nation’s top 50 nonprofit leaders in 2018. Tyler was named “Baptist of the Year” by EthicsDaily.com in 2019 for her work leading the Christians Against Christian Nationalism campaign. She also co-hosts the Respecting Religion series on the BJC Podcast, and she serves on the board of the Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation.

 

Brian Zahnd is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a non-denominational Christian congregation in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Brian and his wife, Peri, founded the church in 1981. Brian is also the author of several books, including, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, Water to WineA Farewell To Mars, Beauty Will Save the World, and Unconditional?: The Call of Jesus to Radical Forgiveness.

 

Christy Berghoef is an author, speaker and consultant seeking to elevate the truth and thoughtfulness of political dialogue. She speaks and leads civil discourse workshops for churches, schools, non-profits and businesses. She studied Political Science at Calvin University and attended Calvin Seminary. Her work has been at the intersection of faith and politics. She authored CRACKING THE POT: Releasing God from the Theologies that Bind Him.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Doug Pagitt is a pastor, author, activist and the Executive Director of Vote Common Good.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 2

The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 2

May 27, 2021

These four sessions were recorded during a live, interactive webinar in April 2021 and explore a faithful response to the rise of Christian Nationalism in America. 

 

Session 2 is hosted by Doug Pagitt, Christy Berghoef, and Rev. Dr. Stephany Spaulding and features Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove as well as Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry, authors of TAKING BACK AMERICA FOR GOD: Christian Nationalism in the United States.

 

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a celebrated spiritual writer and sought-after speaker. A native of North Carolina, he is a graduate of Eastern University and Duke Divinity School. He lives with his family at the Rutba House, a Christian community and house of hospitality, in Durham, North Carolina, where he directs School for Conversion.

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Andrew Whitehead is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Clemson University and Assistant Director of the Association of Religion Data Archives. He is the author of numerous articles on Christian nationalism and religion in the modern world.

Samuel L. Perry is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and two books, Addicted to Lust and Growing God's Family.

 

Christy Berghoef is an author, speaker and consultant seeking to elevate the truth and thoughtfulness of political dialogue. She speaks and leads civil discourse workshops for churches, schools, non-profits and businesses. She studied Political Science at Calvin University and attended Calvin Seminary. Her work has been at the intersection of faith and politics. She authored CRACKING THE POT: Releasing God from the Theologies that Bind Him.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of RECOVERING FROM RACISM: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and ABOLISHING WHITE MASCULINITY FROM MARK TWAIN TO HIPHOP: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Doug Pagitt is a pastor, author, activist and the Executive Director of Vote Common Good.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 1

The Threat of Christian Nationalism - Session 1

May 27, 2021

These four sessions were recorded during a live, interactive webinar in April 2021 and explore a faithful response to the rise of Christian Nationalism in America. 

 

Session 1 is hosted by Doug Pagitt and Rev. Dr. Stephany Spaulding and features Rev. Dr. Michael Waters as well as Katherine Stewart, author of THE POWER WORSHIPERS: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism.

 

Rev. Dr. Michael Waters is founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. As a pastor, professor, award-winning author, activist, and social commentator, Waters’ words of hope and empowerment inspire national and international audiences. michaelwwaters.com

 

Katherine Stewart is an investigative reporter and author who has covered religious liberty, politics, policy, and education for over a decade. Her latest book, THE POWER WORSHIPPERS: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism, is a rare look inside the machinery of the movement that brought Donald Trump to power. Stewart’s journalism appears in the New York Timesop ed, NBC, the New Republic, and the New York Review of Books.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Doug Pagitt is a pastor, author, activist and the Executive Director of Vote Common Good.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Faith - A Year Since the Murder of George Floyd, A Century Since the Burning of Black Wall Street

Common Good Faith - A Year Since the Murder of George Floyd, A Century Since the Burning of Black Wall Street

May 26, 2021

Hosts Stephany Spaulding, Dominique Gilliard and producer Daniel Deitrich reflect on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd's murder and the upcoming 100-year anniversary of the massacre and burning of Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

 

Eyewitness Account of the Burning of Black Wall Street

 

Why Juneteenth Should Be a National Holiday

 

My Anger, God's Righteous Indignation - Willie Jennings response to the murder of George Floyd

 

Critical Race Theory, Explained

 

Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is the author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores, which won a 2018 Book of the Year Award for InterVarsity Press and was named Outreach Magazine’s 2019 Social Issues Resource of the Year. Gilliard also serves as an adjunct professor at North Park Theological Seminary and serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association. In 2015, the Huffington Post named him one of the “Black Christian Leaders Changing the World.” Gilliard’s forthcoming book, Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilegewill be released on August 24, 2021.

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Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Politics - Political Transformation

Common Good Politics - Political Transformation

May 25, 2021

Host Robb Ryerse and Producer Dan Deitrich look at how a person's faith can transform their politics. Dan shares about his song Hymn for the 81% and how he followed Jesus from a conservative republican evangelical upbringing into more progressive faith and politics. Robb talks about his similar journey and book: Fundamorphosis: How I Left Fundamentalism but Didn't Lose My Faith.

 

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Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

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Common Good Science - Are We Safe From Asteroids and Can We Trust Science?

Common Good Science - Are We Safe From Asteroids and Can We Trust Science?

May 25, 2021

How worried should we be about extinction-level asteroids hurling toward us in space? And can we really trust science in general? Doug Pagitt and resident astrophysicist Paul Wallace discuss these questions and more on today's episode of Common Good Science.

 

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Paul Wallace is an astrophysicist, professor, pastor, and avid birder. H writes and speaks at the intersection of faith and science and holds a PhD in physics from Duke University and an MDiv from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.

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Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director of Vote Common Good and is a pastor, author, and social activist.    

 

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Faith - Abolishing the Death Penalty

Common Good Faith - Abolishing the Death Penalty

May 19, 2021

Today the state of Texas is scheduled to execute Quentin Jones after spending over 20 years on death row.

 

Our host Doug Pagitt is on location in Texas where he is protesting the death penalty and demanding a stay of execution for Quentin. Doug is joined by Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians, Karen Clifton who is a local Catholic death penalty abolitionist, and Abe Bonowitz of Death Penalty Action.

 

What does our faith have to say about the death penalty and the justice system in America? Let’s listen in.

 

 

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Common Good Politics - Senate Candidate John McGuigan

Common Good Politics - Senate Candidate John McGuigan

May 18, 2021

Robb and Dan discuss the proposed January 6 Insurrection Commission and why Republicans are so reluctant to get on board. Later in the show we're joined by John McGuigan of Pennsylvania who is running for US Senate.

 

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Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

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Common Good News - Israel-Palestine, Texas Executions, UFO’s and More

Common Good News - Israel-Palestine, Texas Executions, UFO’s and More

May 17, 2021

Doug and Dan cover the stories that have been dominating the headlines, as well as some stories that may have flown under your radar.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

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Common Good Science - Masks, Vaccines, and the Road to Herd Immunity

Common Good Science - Masks, Vaccines, and the Road to Herd Immunity

May 14, 2021

Hosts Doug Pagitt and Dan Deitrich discuss the new CDC mask guidelines and hear the story of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, one of the main scientists behind the Covid-19 vaccine.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Issues - Can We Heal America’s Divides?

Common Good Issues - Can We Heal America’s Divides?

May 13, 2021

Pastor, artist, and writer Vanessa Ryerse joins us to talk about her journey from conservative, fundamentalist republican to hopping on a bus for three months to stop the re-election of Donald Trump. She contributed a chapter to the upcoming book, How To Heal Our Divides: A Practical Guidebook, which releases May 18.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Faith - Interfaith Engagement as Christian Leaders

Common Good Faith - Interfaith Engagement as Christian Leaders

May 12, 2021

Our hosts, Dominique Gilliard, Laura Truax and Doug Pagitt discuss how and why Christian leaders should engage with their counterparts of other faith traditions.

 

Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is the author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores, which won a 2018 Book of the Year Award for InterVarsity Press and was named Outreach Magazine’s 2019 Social Issues Resource of the Year. Gilliard also serves as an adjunct professor at North Park Theological Seminary and serves on the board of directors for the Christian Community Development Association. In 2015, the Huffington Post named him one of the “Black Christian Leaders Changing the World.” Gilliard’s forthcoming book, Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilege will be released on August 24, 2021.

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Rev. Dr. Laura Truax is senior pastor of LaSalle Street Church in Chicago and serves on the Seminary Advisory Board at the University of Dubuque. Dr. Truax holds a master of divinity degree from Loyola University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the joint program of North Park Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author of Undone: When coming apart puts you back together (2013) and Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the real world (2017) and is part of the Red Letter Christians

 

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Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Politics - How the Filibuster is Killing Democracy

Common Good Politics - How the Filibuster is Killing Democracy

May 11, 2021

Adam Jentleson joins Doug and Robb to talk about his new book, Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of Democracy. Jentleson served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, where he advised on strategy and led one of the largest and most diverse communications teams on Capitol Hill during the Obama administration. His writing has appeared in GQ, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Politico Magazine.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good News - The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Common Good News - The Fight Against Human Trafficking

May 10, 2021

Laura Mulliken, the Executive Director of Trafficking Justice, joins us to talk about the fight against human trafficking, plus Doug and Dan take a look at the week's headlines.

 

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Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

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Common Good Science - How to talk about the Covid Vaccine with those who are reluctant

Common Good Science - How to talk about the Covid Vaccine with those who are reluctant

May 8, 2021

On our Common Good Science Friday Podcast hosts Doug Pagitt and astrophysicist Paul Wallace talk with medical doctor Erin Wise about getting reluctant evangelicals to get the Covid 19 Vaccine. 

 

Paul Wallace is an astrophysicist, professor, pastor, and avid birder. H writes and speaks at the intersection of faith and science and holds a PhD in physics from Duke University and an MDiv from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.

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Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director of Vote Common Good and is a pastor, author, and social activist.    

 

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The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

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Common Good Issues - Build Bridges, Not Walls

Common Good Issues - Build Bridges, Not Walls

May 6, 2021

Doug Pagitt talks with author Todd Miller about his book Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders.

Todd Miller has researched and written about border issues for more than 15 years, the last eight as an independent journalist and writer. He resides in Tucson, Arizona, but also has spent many years living and working in Oaxaca, Mexico. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, and Al Jazeera English, among other places.

Miller has authored four books: Build Bridges, Not Walls: A Journey to a World Without Borders (City Lights, 2021)  Empire of Borders: The Expansion of the U.S. Border Around the World (Verso, 2019),  Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security (City Lights, 2017), and Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security (City Lights, 2014).

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Common Good Faith - Hell, the Afterlife, and Justice

Common Good Faith - Hell, the Afterlife, and Justice

May 5, 2021

What happens when we die? Does the idea of a just God depend on hell to punish evil? Can the dead visit us? Laura, Stephany, and Doug wrestle with these questions and more on today's episode.

 

Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado. She holds a B.A. in English from Clark Atlanta University, as well as a M.A. in American Literature and a Ph. D. in American Studies both from Purdue University. She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015) and Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crisis in Whiteness (2014).

 

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Rev. Dr. Laura Truax is senior pastor of LaSalle Street Church in Chicago and serves on the Seminary Advisory Board at the University of Dubuque. Dr. Truax holds a master of divinity degree from Loyola University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the joint program of North Park Seminary and Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author of Undone: When coming apart puts you back together (2013) and Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the real world (2017) and is part of the Red Letter Christians

 

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Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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Common Good Politics - Projection

Common Good Politics - Projection

May 4, 2021

Doug Pagitt and Rob Ryerse discuss Matt Gaetz, Josh Dugger, Trump, and why many conservative Republicans and Christians turn a blind eye to sexual abuse in their own ranks while lobbing wild, unfounded conspiracy theories of pedophilia against Democrats. There's a word for accusing someone else of the thing you're trying to cover up: projection. 

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

 

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

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Common Good Immigration and Border Practices Ride

Common Good Immigration and Border Practices Ride

May 3, 2021

Doug and Dan unveil details for the Vote Common Good bike trek along the southern border to call for a common good approach to our nation's immigration and border practices.

 

We The People Bike Ride: September 10 - November 14, 2021

 

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