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219. Start Theologizin' Bigger! // Pastor Trey Ferguson

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Summary

Pastor Trey Ferguson discusses his book, Theologizin' Bigger: Homilies on Living Freely and Loving Wholly, that explores the themes of the black church tradition, the interpretation of the Bible, and the impact of white supremacy on Christianity.

Takeaways

The fullness of God cannot be confined to any one particular tradition.

The black church tradition recognizes the reality of being black in the United States as a valid starting point for discussions about God.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Background

03:00 The Premise of the Book: Theologizing Bigger

08:16 The Black Church Tradition

20:13 The White Man's Religion

25:58 Imagination and Theologizing

40:05 Imagination for a Better World

44:14 Resisting Shame and Embracing Humility

45:06 Honoring Tradition and Relating to God

47:02 Solidarity and Compassion

49:14 The Expansiveness of God and Humility

52:06 Respecting Differences and Finding Shalom

Read Theologizin’ Bigger: Homilies on Living Freely and Loving Wholly by Pastor Trey Ferguson

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Summary

Pastor Trey Ferguson discusses his book, Theologizin' Bigger: Homilies on Living Freely and Loving Wholly, that explores the themes of the black church tradition, the interpretation of the Bible, and the impact of white supremacy on Christianity.

Takeaways

The fullness of God cannot be confined to any one particular tradition.

The black church tradition recognizes the reality of being black in the United States as a valid starting point for discussions about God.

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Background

03:00 The Premise of the Book: Theologizing Bigger

08:16 The Black Church Tradition

20:13 The White Man's Religion

25:58 Imagination and Theologizing

40:05 Imagination for a Better World

44:14 Resisting Shame and Embracing Humility

45:06 Honoring Tradition and Relating to God

47:02 Solidarity and Compassion

49:14 The Expansiveness of God and Humility

52:06 Respecting Differences and Finding Shalom

Read Theologizin’ Bigger: Homilies on Living Freely and Loving Wholly by Pastor Trey Ferguson

Learn more about The Summit For Religious Freedom

Follow Us On Instagram @thenewevangelicals

Subscribe On YouTube

Support Our Work

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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