Book Ish: The Canon Continues
#009: “The Body is Not an Apology” by Sonya Renee Taylor and “All About Love” by Bell Hooks

#009: “The Body is Not an Apology” by Sonya Renee Taylor and “All About Love” by Bell Hooks

May 21, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love" and "All About Love: New Visions."

Their conversation covers:

  • Unapologetic Inquiries
  • Identity
  • Intersectionality
  • Labels
  • You are not your beliefs, you are not your body
  • Difference
  • Erasure ("I don't see color", "We are all the same")
  • Difference does not equal danger or undesirability
  • Body Terrorism
  • Our beliefs about the body
  • Pleasure of the Body
  • Ecstasy is not dirty
  • Learn to love yourself and all the pleasure you can derive from your body
  • Clarity - Love defined
  • Justice
  • Honesty
  • Commitment
  • Spirituality
  • Values
  • Greed
  • Remainder
#008: “Living for a Living” by Jamal Jivanjee and “The Sophia Code” by Kaia Ra

#008: “Living for a Living” by Jamal Jivanjee and “The Sophia Code” by Kaia Ra

May 7, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "Living for a Living: Moving from a Mindset of Survival to an Economy of Love" and "The Sophia Code: A Living Transmission from The Sophia Dragon Tribe."

Their conversation covers:

  • 6 Fundamental Human Needs
  • Shadow Self
  • Love and Connection
  • Birds
  • Gratitude and Play
  • Waking Up
  • Sophia is not just God's wisdom, Sophia is God
  • Tantric Union
  • Jung and the Mother archetype
  • Isis - Elements
  • Hathor - Communication - Throat Chakra
  • Why I don't like "money" terms
  • Self-Centered Living - the problem with this book
#007: “When the Body Says No” by Gabor Mate and “Let us Prey” by R. Glenn Ball and Darrell Puls

#007: “When the Body Says No” by Gabor Mate and “Let us Prey” by R. Glenn Ball and Darrell Puls

April 23, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection" and "Let Us Prey: The Plague of Narcissist Pastors and What We Can Do About It."

Their conversation covers:

  • Do doctors care about your personal subjective content of your life?
  • The Placebo Effect
  • Prejudice Prostate Cancer?
  • Cancer/Alzheimer/MS Personality?
  • Foundations
  • Manipulation
  • The study
  • Narcissist Church
  • Healing/Prevention
#006: “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” by James Cone and “The Awakened Family” by Shefali Tsarbary

#006: “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” by James Cone and “The Awakened Family” by Shefali Tsarbary

April 9, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "The Cross and the Lynching Tree" and "The Awakened Family."

Their conversation covers:

  • James Cone and his reasons for writing the book
  • History of the Lynching Era (1880-1940)
  • 2 responses
  • Civil rights leaders and theologians
  • Art as a response
  • The impact of black women on civil rights
  • Pushback on James Cone
  • Deconstruction is a must
  • Parenting Myth #1: Parenting is about the child
  • Raise yourself first
  • Parenting Myth #2: A successful child is ahead of the curve
  • The double-edged sword of "reaching one's potential"
  • Parenting Myth #3: There are good children and bad children
  • Overview of other myths
#005: “The Meaning of Mary Magdalene” by Cynthia Bourgeault and “Jesus and the Disinherited” by Howard Thurman

#005: “The Meaning of Mary Magdalene” by Cynthia Bourgeault and “Jesus and the Disinherited” by Howard Thurman

March 26, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "The Meaning of Mary Magdalene" and "Jesus and the Disinherited."

Their conversation covers:

  • Were Jesus and Mary Magdalene erotically involved?
  • Is Eros the secondary form of love?
  • Giving fully to the beloved is giving fully to God
  • Kenosis is the key to transformative love
  • Soul Cage and Shadow Work
  • Setting the tone
  • Options
  • Fear
  • Deception
  • Hate
  • Love
  • Why forgiveness?
#004: “Not Your White Jesus” by Sheri Faye Rosendahl and “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo

#004: “Not Your White Jesus” by Sheri Faye Rosendahl and “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo

March 12, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "Not Your White Jesus: Following a Radical, Refugee Messiah" and "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism."

Their conversation covers:

  • Politicizing Jesus
  • Loving God, self, and others
  • Working with the marginalized in other countries
  • Labels
  • Evangelism
  • Silence and apathy
  • What is "white fragility?"
  • White privilege
  • "The White Script"
  • Racism
  • Intention vs. impact
  • Blind spots and willingness to listen
#003: “Mating in Captivity” by Esther Perel and “Kissing Fish” by Roger Wolsey

#003: “Mating in Captivity” by Esther Perel and “Kissing Fish” by Roger Wolsey

March 8, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence" and "Kissing Fish: Christianity for People Who Don't Like Christianity."

Their conversation covers:

  • Erotic intelligence
  • Enlightened egalitarianism
  • Aggression
  • Creative vulnerability
  • Deconstruction
  • Breakdowns
  • Exposure, rebellion, and re-interpret
  • Progressive vs. Conservative
#002: “Feminine Genius” by LiYana Silver and “12 Rules for Life” by Jordan Peterson

#002: “Feminine Genius” by LiYana Silver and “12 Rules for Life” by Jordan Peterson

March 8, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "Feminine Genius: The Provocative Path to Waking Up and Turning On the Wisdom of Being a Woman" and "12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos."

Their conversation covers:

  • Restrictive beliefs
  • Emotions
  • Goals
  • Letting your voice out
  • Map-territory
  • What are the rules for life?
  • What about the patriarchy?
  • Intention and presence
  • Integration, redirection, and transformation
#001: “Shameless” by Nadia Bolz-Weber and “Pure” by Linda Kay Klein

#001: “Shameless” by Nadia Bolz-Weber and “Pure” by Linda Kay Klein

March 8, 2019

Join your hosts Michelle Collins and Danielle Kingstrom as they discuss "Shameless: A Sexual Reformation" and "Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free."

Their conversation covers:

  • Sex is holy
  • No one is special
  • Abortion
  • Safe sex vs. no sex
  • Adultery
  • Accusation
  • Gender roles
  • Sexless mind, body, heart
  • Mishandling sex abuse

 

#000: Introducing “Book Ish: The Canon Continues”

#000: Introducing “Book Ish: The Canon Continues”

March 1, 2019

In this introductory episode, Michelle and Danielle discuss the purpose of the podcast, what to expect in future episodes, and what it means for a book to be "inspired."