Touch Podcast: Conversations of Spirit and Body
About This Show
Touch: Conversations of Spirit and Body
Touch Podcast is an intimate conversation that takes place at the intersection of the spirit and body. Hosts Nate and Ryan invite artists, authors, ethicists, pastors, healers, and pop stars to explore our origins and journeys toward more authentic lives. Nate and Ryan became best friends in college when Nate left for Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and attend UC. Ryan continued on to seminary earning masters and doctoral degrees.
Season One explores Religious America and Sex as Nate and Ryan seek answers to questions that started years ago with the Evangelical Purity Movement.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Touch Podcast Episode 19: The Ethics of Sex with Dr. David Gushee
2 days ago
The Ethics of Sex with A Little Gay Marriage and Some Christian Fundamentalism with Dr. David Gushee
Touch Podcast Season 1 is hosted by Ryan Clark and Nate Novero. In this episode Ryan speaks with Dr. David Gushee about the Ethics of Sex. They also venture into gay and lesbian marriage and how to ethically reconsider beliefs from our fundamentalistic church teachings.
Dr. David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. Widely regarded as one of the leading moral voices in American Christianity, he is the author or editor of 21 books and hundreds of articles.
We observe how easy it is for many people to come to a point where the moralistic sexual ethic from church youth group isn’t sufficient and respond by abandoning all our sexual boundaries. So, how do we build a sexual ethic that has a Scriptural basis and is consistent with our religious values? The response doesn’t have to be chaos, it can be human flourishing.Read more »