Podcast for Nerdy Christians
Star Trek: Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations (Ep 0306)

Star Trek: Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations (Ep 0306)

November 30, 2020

In Season Three, we are looking at facets of identity, and our sixth episode uses the lens of Star Trek to look at gender, sex, and sexual orientation. In this episode we welcome our first ever special guest: Rowan Larson, a friend, podcast listener, and the trekkiest of Star Trek fans. Plus, in our book club we tackle chapters 17-20 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out Adam's brand new website AdamThomas.net for all his fantasy novels.

BONUS: Here's the knitting pattern for Rowan's famous scarf.

Frozen 2: Grow Yourself Into Something New (Ep 0305)

Frozen 2: Grow Yourself Into Something New (Ep 0305)

November 15, 2020

In Season Three, we are looking at facets of identity, and our fifth episode looks at the songs in Frozen 2, as we talk growing into the people we are meant to be. Plus, in our book club we tackle chapters 14-16 ofHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out Adam's brand new website AdamThomas.net for all his fantasy novels.

ERROR ALERT! Adam says in this episode that "Prince Ali" is the last song in the animated Aladdin. It's actually "A Whole New World." The point about most songs happening in the first half of Disney movies still applies. Oops!!

Frozen: Open Up the Gates (Ep 0304)

Frozen: Open Up the Gates (Ep 0304)

November 2, 2020

In Season Three, we are looking at facets of identity, and our fourth episode looks at the songs in Frozen, as we talk about love, fear, and vulnerability. Plus, in our book club we tackle chapters 11-13 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out Adam's brand new website AdamThomas.net for all his fantasy novels.

Stranger Things: This is My Son, the Beloved (Ep 0303)

Stranger Things: This is My Son, the Beloved (Ep 0303)

October 19, 2020

In Season Three, we are looking at facets of identity, and our third episode looks at one element of the great Netflix shows Stranger Things. How does parental belief shape the lives of the shows protagonists? Plus, in our book club we tackle chapters 8-10 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out Adam's brand new website AdamThomas.net for all his fantasy novels.

Inside Out: How Our Emotions Shape Us (Ep 0302)

Inside Out: How Our Emotions Shape Us (Ep 0302)

October 5, 2020

Season Three is here! This season we are looking at facets of identity, and our second episode looks at the fabulous Pixar film Inside Out. How do our emotions, memories, personalities, and life events shape us into the people God calls us to be? Plus, in our book club we tackle chapters 5-7 of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out all of Adam's fantasy novels by clicking here!

Captain Marvel: Who Do You Say That I Am? (Ep 0301)

Captain Marvel: Who Do You Say That I Am? (Ep 0301)

September 21, 2020

Season Three is here! This season we are looking at facets of identity, and we're starting off with a mashup of Captain Marvel and Jesus' question of his disciples in Caesarea Philippi. Plus, the book club is back with the first four chapters of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Also, we have a new Tolkien-inspired logo!

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, check out all of Adam's fantasy novels by clicking here!

End of Season Trivia Challenge! (Ep 0207)

End of Season Trivia Challenge! (Ep 0207)

April 13, 2020

Season 2 of the Podcast for Nerdy Christians concludes with a fun trivia challenge. Carrie and Adam fire off fifteen questions each from across their favorite pieces of nerd canon, and you can play along!

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, Adam's new book is out! You can find The Islands of Shattered Glass on Amazon.com by clicking here.

Idolatry in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Ep 0206)

Idolatry in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Ep 0206)

March 30, 2020

In Season Two of the Podcast for Nerdy Christians we are tackling single pieces of nerd canon to see how they can inform our walks as followers of Jesus. We're also reading through Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in our ongoing book group.

Today, we are looking at idolatry in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

 Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, Adam's new book is out! You can find The Islands of Shattered Glass on Amazon.com by clicking here.

Repentance in Ironman (Ep 0205)

Repentance in Ironman (Ep 0205)

March 16, 2020

In Season Two of the Podcast for Nerdy Christians we are tackling single pieces of nerd canon to see how they can inform our walks as followers of Jesus. We're also reading through Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in our ongoing book group.

Today, we are looking at repentance in the first film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Ironman.

 

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, Adam's new book is out! You can find The Islands of Shattered Glass on Amazon.com by clicking here.

Reconciliation in Brave (Ep 0204)

Reconciliation in Brave (Ep 0204)

March 2, 2020

In Season Two of the Podcast for Nerdy Christians we are tackling single pieces of nerd canon to see how they can inform our walks as followers of Jesus. We're also reading through Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in our ongoing book group.

Today, we are looking at reconciliation in the Pixar film Brave.

Things we mention in this episode:

Jesus Erasing Lines by David Hayward.

Join hosts and Episcopal priests Carrie Combs and Adam Thomas for this podcast for progressive Christians who love Hogwarts, Hobbits, and Jesus, too.

Also, Adam's new book is out! You can find The Islands of Shattered Glass on Amazon.com by clicking here.

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