Episode 52 Dr. Peter Rollins on Uncertainty, Contradiction and Salvation
In this episode, Dr. Peter Rollins talks about the role of uncertainty, doubt, and contradiction in theology and life. He also reflects deeply on the death of God in Jesus Christ as the ultimate contradiction and the meaning of resurrection for understanding salvation. This is the conversation you've been waiting for as we do a deep dive into post-modern thinking about theology, psychoanalysis, and modern faith.
Bio: Peter Rollins is an author, philosopher, storyteller, producer and public speaker who has authored numerous books, including Insurrection, The Idolatry of God, and The Divine Magician.
Peter gained his higher education from Queens University, Belfast where he earned degrees (with distinction) in Scholastic Philosophy (BA Hons), Political Theory and Social Criticism (MA) and Post-Structural thought (PhD). He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, currently lives in Los Angeles and will die somewhere as yet not known.
Books by Peter:
The Divine Magician https://amzn.to/39vuft8
The Orthodox Heretic and Other Impossible Tales https://amzn.to/3u8tnCC
Insurrection: To Believe Is Human, To Doubt Divine https://amzn.to/3wcNCRD
The Idolatry of God: Breaking Our Addition to Certainty and Satisfaction https://amzn.to/3mdogi0
Fidelity of Betrayal: Towards a Church Beyond Belief https://amzn.to/39pbtUb
How (not) To Speak of God https://amzn.to/3cAVZib
Books Recommended by Peter:
McGowan Enjoying What You don’t Have https://amzn.to/39pNwfO
Zizek, Sex and the Failed Absolute https://amzn.to/3u1ebXY
Hegel Phenomenology of Spirit https://amzn.to/3udKwLv
Connect with Peter:
Podcast: The Fundamentalists
Connect with Brian Russell:
Information about Brian’s Fall 2021 book Centering Prayer: How Sitting Quietly in God’s Presence Can Change Your Life www.centeringprayerbook.com
Coaching for Pastors: www.deepdivespirituality.com
Business and Life Coaching: www.drbrianrussellcoaching.com
Brian Russell’s Book on the Missional Interpretation of Scripture: (Re)Aligning with God: Reading Scripture for Church and World https://amzn.to/3qln258
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