Cosmology Shapes Our Theology - A Chaotic Journey - 138

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By Jeff Manildi, Rev. Allen O'Brien, Rev. Bonnie Rambob, Pastor Casey Tinnin and Rev. Rajeev Rambob, Jeff Manildi, Rev. Allen O'Brien, Rev. Bonnie Rambob, and Pastor Casey Tinnin a. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

How cosmology shapes our theology: as our understanding of our origins and universe shifts, what does that mean for our concepts of ourselves and of God? Jeff, Allen, Raj, and Casey talk all things science and literature, touching on biological evolution, the evolution of galaxies, ancient cosmologies, fundamental shifts like the Copernican revolution and the cosmological principle, overcoming misconceptions in physics, and how all of these inform theology.

Conversation on How Cosmology Shapes Our Theology (00:53)

Sound Charades Segment (55:23)

RELEVANT LINKS

From Our Conversation on How Cosmology Shapes Our Theology

From Our Segment Sound Charades Segment (Sound Charades is also played on episodes #047, #064, #124)

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Jeff is co-founder of Irenicast and loves all things that tell a story: people, movies, tv, music, comics, etc.

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Rev. Allen Marshall O’Brien | co-host | allen@irenicast.com

Allen is the pastor of a UCC church in Northern California, resident chaplain at an area hospital, and co-founder of Irenicast. He believes in the importance of education, peace, and ecology and writes for multiple platforms.

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Rev. Bonnie Rambob | co-host | bonnie@irenicast.com

Bonnie is the co-pastor at Parkside Community Church. Bonnie has also served the Congregational Church of San Mateo as Transitional Minister for Intergenerational Education. As a graduate of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, she offers expertise in multi-faith leadership, the spirituality of children, process theology and church organizational structure. Drawing from her fundamentalist Christian background, she co-leads several outreach ministries to those spiritual travelers who are migrating out of fundamentalist Christianity.

Rev. Raj Rambob | co-host | raj@irenicast.com

Rajeev Rambob (Raj) is spouse, of 26 years, to Bonnie Rambob. Both Bonnie and Raj are ordained ministers in the United Church of Christ. They have two adult children who are intelligent, creative, hilarious and kind. Raj has been a K-12 educator and principal. Raj transitioned from K-12 leadership to executive leadership in the nonprofit sector. Raj's non-profit experience is largely in homelessness. Currently Raj is Executive Director of Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA). ATCAA is a multi-service, anti-poverty, agency that serves two counties. Raj loves thoughtful and irreverent conversation over food and drink with family and trusted friends.

You can follow Raj on Facebook and at www.christianprocess.blogspot.com

Pastor Casey Tinnin | co-host | casey@irenicast.com

Casey is the pastor of Loomis Basin Congregational Church in Loomis California. He is one of the co-creators of Intersections which is a support group that meets once a month to deconstruct their evangelical past. Casey also created a non-religious LGBT teen group, The Landing Spot, that meets once a month. When Casey isn’t preaching, protesting, or providing pastoral care he enjoys spending his time reading comic books, talking about theology, politics and sex, baking, cooking, kayaking and spending time with his partner Jose of six years and walking their dog Kole.

You can follow Casey on Twitter and Facebook, or you can check out his blog The Queerly Faithful Pastor.

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