Season 1, Episode 10 – Callid Keefe-Perry on Theopoetics

Join Carol Howard Merritt and Bruce Reyes-Chow as they welcome Callid Keefe-Perry to discuss theopoetics, improv and the Religious Society of Friends.  Also joining the GCR team is Rocky Supinger, who shares about an experiment of his involving “journalism as evangelism.”

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Some highlights from this episode:

1:08: Rocky Supinger recounts an experiment of his in which he tried to use journalism as a form of evangelism as opposed to “evangelism as sales.”
8:46: Bruce introduces the theme of the episode and Callid Keefe-Perry to talk about theopoetics
9:45: Part 1 of Bruce’s conversation with Callid Keefe-Perry: “Who is Callid?”, “What is theopoetics?”, Critique of Callid by Ken Silva
22:32: Carol and Bruce reflect on Part 1
39:53: Part 2 of Bruce’s conversation with Callid Keefe-Perry: improv, art, and the act of creation; tradition vs. heritage; the Religious Society of Friends; “the willingness to squint;” creative thinking
50:16: Carol and Bruce reflect on Part 2
1:14:06: Promo of next weeks episode with Serene Jones to speak about her book Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured World

Items mentioned in this episode:
Unbinding the Gospel: Real Life Evangelism
“Theopoetics: Process and Perspective” by Callid Keefe-Perry
Ken Silva on Callid Keefe-Perry and Theology After Google
Landon Whitsitt’s open source book blog
Carol Howard Merritt’s Huffington Post Blog

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4 Responses to “Season 1, Episode 10 – Callid Keefe-Perry on Theopoetics”
  1. Janet L. Bohren says:

    Interesting topic and show. Callid's comments about using the discernment practice of the Friends to determine if his and his wife's decisions about marriage, moving, having a child, etc. were intriguing. Would like to know more about how members of the Quaker churches use this technique.


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