MannaCast
Imagining Alternatives to Normalised Destruction

Imagining Alternatives to Normalised Destruction

December 14, 2020

Jonathan and Matt discuss being overwhelmed by ecological and other crises and how we deal with it, the scope of salvation in Christian theology, why some Christians are unconcerned by animal extinctions, how overseas travel has become an expected part of life for many folks, whether we'd walk from Melbourne to Sydney, the place of imagination in the Christian life, and individual vs. collective action.

This is our last episode for the year, so Merry Christmas everyone!

Read more: https://mannagum.org.au/manna_matters/october-2020/understanding_the_times2

Theme music: © Don Stewart, Recorded/Mixed by Unmuzzled Music Productions.

Co-Housing as Pioneering an Alternative Way

Co-Housing as Pioneering an Alternative Way

November 30, 2020

Jonathan and Matt discuss the topic of co-housing. What is co-housing? Why might it be important in an age of environmental disaster and social isolation? Why do Christians need "scaffolding" in their lives to make it easier to live according to the gospel?

Read more: https://www.mannagum.org.au/manna_matters/october-2020/everyday_people1

Theme music: © Don Stewart, Recorded/Mixed by Unmuzzled Music Productions.

Consuming Desire

Consuming Desire

November 18, 2020

Jonathan and Matt discuss Matt's recent article, 'Consuming Desire: Self-Mastery as Alternative to Consumer Culture'. Consumerism is widely thought to be destructive, but what's at the heart of consumer culture? Why does consumerism leave us feeling so dissatisfied? And what can we do to resist it?

Read the article: https://www.mannagum.org.au/manna_matters/october-2020/understanding_the_times1

Theme music: © Don Stewart, Recorded/Mixed by Unmuzzled Music Productions.

The Moral Ecology of Judgement

The Moral Ecology of Judgement

November 2, 2020

In the maiden episode of the MannaCast, Jonathan Cornford and Matthew Anslow explain what the podcast is all about. Then they discuss Jonathan's recent article on The Moral Ecology of Judgement. What do we mean by 'judgement', why do we dislike it so much, and why is it so important in an age of environmental catastrophe and global pandemic?

Read the article: https://www.mannagum.org.au/manna_matters/october-2020/bible_and_economy1

Theme music: © Don Stewart, Recorded/Mixed by Unmuzzled Music Productions.  

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