Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs

Daniel in the Dalek's Den

April 30, 2021 J.A. Franklin, T.J. Pelham, Daniel French
Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs
Daniel in the Dalek's Den
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Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs
Daniel in the Dalek's Den
Apr 30, 2021
J.A. Franklin, T.J. Pelham, Daniel French

This week sees the three ecclesiastical musketeers Tom, Jamie and Daniel take on the subjects of fear and death in the context of the present crisis. In politics, we discuss Johnny Mercer's dramatic resignation from the government describing it as, amongst other things, a "cesspit".
In the Church, we review the shocking news that a quarter of Brits say they would take spiritual advice from a robot priest and the various implications of ordained AI ministry. We also tackle developments in church bell-ringing and look at the Church of England's 'From Lament to Action' anti-racism report and some robust epistolary feedback from Calvin Robinson.
Finally we read out two emails of the week which help us to settle the perennial question, "Is the COVID disaster best explained as incompetence, ideology, conspiracy or all three?"
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Show Notes

This week sees the three ecclesiastical musketeers Tom, Jamie and Daniel take on the subjects of fear and death in the context of the present crisis. In politics, we discuss Johnny Mercer's dramatic resignation from the government describing it as, amongst other things, a "cesspit".
In the Church, we review the shocking news that a quarter of Brits say they would take spiritual advice from a robot priest and the various implications of ordained AI ministry. We also tackle developments in church bell-ringing and look at the Church of England's 'From Lament to Action' anti-racism report and some robust epistolary feedback from Calvin Robinson.
Finally we read out two emails of the week which help us to settle the perennial question, "Is the COVID disaster best explained as incompetence, ideology, conspiracy or all three?"
Thanks so much to all of our new Patreons! Your support is literally overwhelming and it will help us to do so much more. If you would like to join our Patreon community, please go to https://www.patreon.com/irreverend. You can support us starting from £3 a month.
If you would like to listen to our sermons, please have a look at our sister podcast, Irreverend: Sermon Audio at https://irreverendsermonaudio.buzzsprout.com!
Please email [email protected] Please also follow us on Twitter @irreverendpod, find our YouTube channel if you prefer video and rate and review us on iTunes!