Madang

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By: Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between. Madang podcast is produced, written and edited by Naomi Faith Bu. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/grace-ji-sun-kim/support

Madang Podcast: Wil Gafney Ep.11
10/13/2021

Welcome to Madang.

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.  

This has been a dream of mine for many years and now it is. reality. Please join me at Madang.  

This is the eleventh episode of Madang where I converse with Dr. Wil Gafney.   The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney is the Right Rev. Sam B. Hulsey Professor of Hebrew Bible at...


Madang Podcast: Trip Fuller Ep.10
09/09/2021

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.


This has been a dream of mine for many years and now it is. reality. Please join me at madang.

This is the tenth episode of madang where I converse with Dr. Tripp Fuller. Tripp Fuller is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Theology & Science at the University of Edinburgh. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy...


Kristin Du Mez: Jesus and John Wayne Ep.9
#9
07/15/2021

Welcome to Madang.

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.

This has been a dream of mine for many years and now it is. reality. Please join me at madang.

This is the ninth episode of madang where I converse with Dr. Kristin Du Mez. She is is a New York Times bestselling author and Professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She...


Melissa Florer-Bixler: How to Have an Enemy Ep.8
#8
06/25/2021

Welcome to Madang.   

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renowned authors, leaders, public figures, and scholars on religion, culture, and everything in between.  

Here in the 7th episode of Madang, I talk with pastor and activist Melissa Florer-Bixler. Florer-Bixler is the pastor of Raleigh Mennonite Church, and a graduate of Duke University and Princeton Theological Seminary. She is chair of L’Arche North Carolina and a steering committee member in broad-based organizing in her county. She wr...


Bruce Reyes-Chow: In Defense of Kindness Ep.7
#7
05/28/2021

Welcome to madang. 

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.  

This is the seventh episode of madang where I converse with Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow.  Bruce Reyes-Chow is an author, speaker, parent, consultant, coach, podcaster, and pastor. He speaks and writes on issues of faith, technology, race, parenting, and church culture. His new book is, In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes...


Susan Shaw: Intersectional Theology Ep.6
#6
05/18/2021

Welcome to madang.

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.

This is the sixth episode of madang where I converse with Dr. Susan Shaw on her co-written book, Intersectional Theology". Susan Shaw  teaches Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University and the author of many books such as Reflective Faith, Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions and Intersectional Theology. She is an ordained Baptist minister an...


Rev. Al Sharpton: Rise Up Ep.5
#5
04/30/2021

Welcome to madang. 

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.  

This is the fifth episode of madang where I converse with Rev. Al Sharpton on his book "Rise Up".  Rev. Al Sharpton is the host of MSNBC’s Politics Nation and the founder and president of National Action Network (NAN), one of the leading civile rights organization in the world. A renowned civil rights le...


Rev. Jesse Jackson: Keeping Hope Alive Ep.4
#4
04/05/2021

Welcome to madang. 

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.  

This is the fourth episode of madang where I converse with Rev. Jesse Jackson on his book "Keeping Hope Alive: Sermons & Speeches of Rev. Jesse Jackson".  Rev. Jesse Jackson is the founder and president of “Rainbow PUSH Coalition”. He is a civil rights leader, Baptist minister and was a candidate of the Democratic pres...


Miguel De La Torre: Decolonizing Christianity Ep.3
03/27/2021

Welcome to madang. 

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.  

This is the third episode of madang where I converse with Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre on his new book "Decolonizing Christianity".  

He is professor of Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology and he author of 36 books. He is a filmmaker, ordained Baptist minister, activist...


Russell Jeung: Stop AAPI Hate Ep.2
03/20/2021

Welcome to madang. 

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.

This is the second episode of madang where I converse with Dr. Russell Jeung who is professor of Asian American Studies and co-founder of StopAAPIHate.org.  

This is a special episode of madang to talk about anti-Asian hate and the murders of 8 people on March 16, 2021.  Conversations on the history of anti- Asian...


Diana Butler Bass: Freeing Jesus Ep.1
03/04/2021

Welcome to madang.

Madang is the outdoor living room of the world. Here, we invite you to sit and tune into unreserved, remarkable conversations with renown authors, leaders, public figures and scholars on religion, culture and everything in-between.

This is the first episode of madang where I converse with Dr. Diana Butler Bass on her new book, Freeing Jesus. 

We discuss how she came to write the book, her upbringing, Quakerism, Jesus as presence and memoir theology. It is a great discussion on who Jesus is. This is a wonderful book which...