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A Pastor and a Philosopher Walk into a Bar

Randy Knie & Kyle Whitaker

Mixing a cocktail of philosophy, theology, and spirituality. 

We're a pastor and a philosopher who have discovered that sometimes pastors need philosophy, and sometimes philosophers need pastors. We tackle topics and interview guests that straddle the divide between our interests. 

 Who we are: 

 Randy Knie (Co-Host) - Randy is the founding and Lead Pastor of Brew City Church in Milwaukee, WI. Randy loves his family, the Church, cooking, and the sound of his own voice. He drinks boring pilsners. 

 Kyle Whitaker (Co-Host) - Kyle is a philosophy PhD and an expert in disagreement and philosophy of religion. Kyle loves his wife, sarcasm, kindness, and making fun of pop psychology. He drinks childish slushy beers. 

 Elliot Lund (Producer) - Elliot is a recovering fundamentalist. His favorite people are his wife and three boys, and his favorite things are computers and hamburgers. Elliot loves mixing with a variety of ingredients, including rye, compression, EQ, and bitters. 

Pastors Behaving Badly with Sheila GregoireJune 13, 2024
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God, Goodness, and Choice: A Conversation with Bruce Reyes-ChowMay 31, 2024
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Q&A Bonus Episode: Corporate DeconstructionMay 24, 2024
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Recovering Enchantment in a Secular Age: Interview with Richard BeckMay 18, 2024
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Is American Democracy in Danger? Interview with David GusheeMay 04, 2024
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Making Sense of Negative Theology: Peter Rollins, Part 2April 20, 2024
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Disillusionment, Pyrotheology, and the Death of God: Peter Rollins, Part 1April 05, 2024
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Is Your Theology Too Small? A Conversation with Trey FergusonMarch 22, 2024
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Is There a Soul?March 08, 2024
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Randy QuitFebruary 23, 2024
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Changing Our Mind with David GusheeFebruary 09, 2024
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Philosophy in the Wild: Aaron SimmonsJanuary 26, 2024
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After Evangelicalism with Keri LadouceurJanuary 11, 2024
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William Paul Young & Brad Jersak: Judgment, Wrath, Hell, and the God Who Is Love (Re-Release from S01E11)January 01, 2024
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The Other Side of Advent with Brian ZahndDecember 17, 2023
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Theology, Race, and Inclusion: An Interview w/ Dr. Willie James JenningsDecember 01, 2023
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Theology from the Margins: An Interview w/ Dr. Grace Ji-Sun KimNovember 16, 2023
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Q&A Bonus Episode: The Problem of EvilNovember 10, 2023
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How Liberals, Progressives, Feminists, and Black and LGBTQ People Got Kicked Out of EvangelicalismNovember 03, 2023
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The Problem of Evil (Part 2)October 20, 2023
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The Problem of Evil (Part 1)October 06, 2023
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Q&A Bonus Episode: AI and GodSeptember 29, 2023
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The AI Takeover: A Conversation w/ Dr. Derek C. SchuurmanSeptember 22, 2023
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Q&A Bonus Episode: Evangelicals, Nationalism, Guns, and MasculinitySeptember 15, 2023
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Christians and Guns: A Conversation with Rob Schenck (Part 2)September 08, 2023
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