Fake News & Media Literacy

March 7, 2017
What’s fake news, and how can we spot it? This episode is about media literacy, and offers insights on how to spot fake news, as well as media bias, and skewed data.
 
We talked with Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet and the co-founder of Blue State Digital, the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for the presidency in 2008.
 
Here’s a few resources to dig deeper:
 
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Bonus - Lent 2017

March 1, 2017

We're producing a daily medititation for our subscribers on Patreon for Lent this year. If you'd like to join us, vist our website at http://theliturgists.com and click the "Donate Now" button to learn more.

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How Do We Know What We Know? (Epistemology)

February 21, 2017

We're talking about epistemology on this episode–the study of truth, belief, and justification. Sound boring? In the age of "fake news," this may be the most important topic we can cover.

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Ableism

February 7, 2017

This episode is all about ableism–the conscious and unconcious ways that people tend to discrimnate against disabled people.

Ginny Owens joined us to talk about her experiences as a blind muscian living and working in Nashville. You can learn more about Ginny and her music at ginnyowens.com.

Heather Avis told us about her children with Down syndrome, and how people respond to them. Her book, The Lucky Few: Finding God's Best in the Most Unlikely Places, comes out March 21, 2017.

Michele in NYC shared her perspective as a queer, intersectional, disabled activist. She invites you to learn more about ableism (and how to rid the world of it) at whatisableism.tumblr.com.

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Parenting and Deconstruction

January 24, 2017

As a follow-up to Lost & Found and The Other Side of the Mattress, we respond to our most common request: an episode on how to talk to your kids during and after faith transitions.

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A Christmas Story of Sorts

December 20, 2016

A special Christmas episode featuring highlights from our friends The Brilliance.

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Suffering (Part 3)

November 29, 2016

This is the third episode of a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it?

Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

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Suffering (Part 2)

November 15, 2016

This is the second in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it?

Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

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Suffering (Part 1)

November 1, 2016

This is the first in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it?

Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

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One Wild Life:Body (Part 5)

October 7, 2016
We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold.

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