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Beyond The Pale

Beyond the Pale is a subversively thoughtful exploration of God, faith, life and culture hosted by former pastors and missionaries Steve & Tammy Hackman. It's a podcast for that person who finds more fulfilment in the journey than in the destination and doesn't mind coloring outside the lines a bit! Join us each week as we travel on pilgrimage together. We'll ask questions, question answers, and open a bottle of wine with you as we do. (Not a particularly good wine mind you, just one Tammy says we can afford)
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Beyond the Pale is a subversively funny exploration of God, faith, church, and culture hosted by former pastors and missionaries Steve & Tammy Hackman. It's a podcast for that person who wants to know God but sometimes wonders why their favorite moment of a Sunday service is when it's finally over. Join us each week as we journey on pilgrimmage together. We'll ask questions, question answers, and open a bottle of wine with you as we do. (Not a particularly good wine mind you, just one Tammy says we can afford)

Mar 20, 2022

Keith Giles returns to the podcast to discuss with Steve & Tammy his final book in the seven part "un" series Jesus Unarmed: How the Prince of Peace Disarms our Violence.  Along the way Keith also explains where American Christians get their fascination with "redemptive violence", why Evangelicals should re-think their "End Times" theology, and what God really meant when he said we should "be Holy as he is Holy".

Go Beyond the Pale with Keith Giles

Episode Index

1:51 - Intro discussion with Steve and Tammy

12:31 - Conversation with Keith begins

16:02 - “All my heroes carried guns”

23:10 - Did Jesus ever use violence?

31:04 - It’s hard to introduce Jesus to Christians

44:18 - Re thinking the “End Times”

49:19 - How to really be “Holy as God is Holy”

 

Feb 1, 2022

Brian Zahnd returns to Beyond the Pale to discuss his new book When Everything Is On Fire and how despite a season of doubt and deconstruction a stronger, more confident faith is possible when it is grounded in the beauty of Christ. Along the way Brian discusses pilgrimage, contemplation,  and how his journey on the Camino de Santiago inspired the book.

Go Beyond the Pale with Brian Zahnd


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2:06 - Intro with Steve & Tammy

11:06 - Conversation with Brian begins

13:04 - Brian and Peri share about about pilgrimage

24:26 - Talking all things Camino de Santiago

30:00 - Brian discusses his new book “When Everything is on Fire”

34:46 - Deconstructing and renovating our faith

37:25 - Beauty will Save the World

51:50 - Notre Dame is on Fire

1:02:34 - Christians of the future

 

Jan 3, 2022

Simon Rammaci has been active in sharing with Christians that to follow Christ is to be a peacemaker.  He discusses with Beyond the Pale his work with various groups including the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament to help promote non-violent alternatives in today's increasingly volatile world. Along the way Simon shares a bit of his faith journey which led him from his homeland of Italy to working with various churches in the U.K.

Go Beyond the Pale with Simon Ramacci!

Episode Index

1:20 - Intro with Steve

3:34 - Conversation with Simon Ramacci begins

4:03 - From Italy to the U.K.

9:33 - Orthopraxy vs. Orthodoxy

16:45 - Discovering a theology of non-violence

36:57 - Helping Christians to see the Christ Way of non-violence

Jan 3, 2022

Simon Rammaci has been active in sharing with Christians that to follow Christ is to be a peacemaker.  He discusses with Beyond the Pale his work with various groups including the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament to help promote non-violent alternatives in today's increasingly volatile world. Along the way Simon shares a bit of his faith journey which led him from his homeland of Italy to working with various churches in the U.K.

Go Beyond the Pale with Simon Ramacci!

Episode Index

1:20 - Intro with Steve

3:34 - Conversation with Simon Ramacci begins

4:03 - From Italy to the U.K.

9:33 - Orthopraxy vs. Orthodoxy

16:45 - Discovering a theology of non-violence

36:57 - Helping Christians to see the Christ Way of non-violence

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