Humanize Me Podcast — Bart Campolo
Humanize Me Podcast 2019-06-14T00:37:57+00:00

Humanize Me
Podcast

with Bart Campolo

A weekly podcast about building great relationships, cultivating wonder, and making things better for other people. Hosted by veteran community-builder Bart Campolo, Humanize Me features friendly, thoughtful conversations with a wide array of scientists, activists, artists and oddballs.

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An simple index of episodes can be found here.

Humanize Me is a production of Jux Media.

2608, 2020

Mega is an improvised satire from the staff of a fictional mega church, hosted by Holly Laurent and Greg Hess.

In this conversation with Bart Campolo, Holly and Greg talk about satirizing American Christianity, what makes it funny, and the mental gymnastics it takes to twist Jesus into a capitalist. But it doesn’t take long before they’re also talking – very personally – about being haunted by the evangelicalism of childhood, how to live authentically, recovery from trauma, undoing some of the Christian cultural lessons about sexuality after you’re married, marriage itself and more.

Listen to the Mega podcast HERE, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but it means everything to us and makes the podcast happen! (Includes access to the monthly bonus podcast, ‘Why It Matters’, where we discuss the show and read listener feedback, and the ‘Campolo Sessions‘, long-form conversations between Bart and his dad Tony Campolo.)

Join the email list HERE.

Humanize Me is hosted by Bart Campolo and is produced by John Wright at JuxMedia.com.

1108, 2020

In this Part 2 with Mark Oppenheimer, recorded later after both had listened back to their first conversation, Mark and Bart return to take the earlier convo in a practical direction.

Including: Facebook versus Letter to the Editor, steel-manning, don’t act in ways you wouldn’t let your kids act, diversity including identity and ideology, features of the ‘new puritanism’, the importance of hearing from the young and old, keeping kids off social media, thoughts on how people with privilege should engage with people from oppressed groups, allowing people to care about different things, progress can be made with compassion for what is lost in the process, how sometimes people trying to change the world are cruel to those right next to them, how we may be living in the most humorless time in American history, and the importance of being committed to something.

Follow this podcast to stay up-to-date:

Twitter: @HumanizeMePod
Instagram: @HumanizeMePodcast
Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/1772151613053280

Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but it means everything to us and makes the podcast happen! (Includes access to the monthly bonus podcast, ‘Why It Matters’, where we discuss the show and read listener feedback, and the ‘Campolo Sessions‘, long-form conversations between Bart and his dad Tony Campolo.)

Join the email list HERE.

Humanize Me is hosted by Bart Campolo and is produced by John Wright at JuxMedia.com.

508, 2020

A recent blog post by Esther Perel caught Bart Campolo’s eye. In this brief, bonus episode, Bart reads his unauthorized edit of Perel’s piece, which is about what we’ve lost in the pandemic, and how to cultivate collective resilience and ‘tragic optimism’.

Perel’s original essay can be found HERE.

308, 2020

Mark Oppenheimer is a friend of this podcast who is a signatory to a recent open letter published by Harper’s Magazine, in praise of open debate and tolerance for differing opinions, and against some aspects of ‘cancel culture’, dogmatism and censoriousness.

In this conversation with Bart Campolo, Mark chats about why he signed the letter, the limits and boundaries of free speech, the likeliest paths to progress, the effects of added scrutiny on writers at present and some of the reasons he thinks liberals have gotten less ‘liberal’. It’s just Part 1, so stay tuned for a followup! This topic is part of our focus on better conversations.

Read the letter at:
https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/

Read Ross Douthat’s 10 theses on cancel culture at:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/cancel-culture-.html

Follow this podcast to stay up-to-date:

Twitter: @HumanizeMePod
Instagram: @HumanizeMePodcast
Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/1772151613053280

Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but it means everything to us and makes the podcast happen! (Includes access to the monthly bonus podcast, ‘Why It Matters’, where we discuss the show and read listener feedback, and the ‘Campolo Sessions‘, long-form conversations between Bart and his dad Tony Campolo.)

Join the email list HERE.

Humanize Me is hosted by Bart Campolo and is produced by John Wright at JuxMedia.com.

2007, 2020

“Hi Bart, I know in your podcast you talk a lot about people in ‘suddenly interfaith’ marriages, where one is a believer and the other has since left, and obviously there are obstacles, but what I want to know is: Does anything work? Is intimacy possible between people of radically different worldviews?”

Bart’s perspective: Sometimes. And there are some things that make it harder and other things that make it easier.

Follow this podcast to stay up-to-date:

Twitter: @HumanizeMePod
Instagram: @HumanizeMePodcast
Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/1772151613053280

Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but it means everything to us and makes the podcast happen! (Includes access to the monthly bonus podcast, ‘Why It Matters’, where we discuss the show and read listener feedback, and the ‘Campolo Sessions‘, long-form conversations between Bart and his dad Tony Campolo.)

Join the email list HERE.

Humanize Me is hosted by Bart Campolo and is produced by John Wright at JuxMedia.com.

107, 2020

Leah Helbling is a close friend of Humanize Me and a member of the team at the humanist community Cincinnati Caravan with Bart Campolo.

In this episode, the two chat about Leah’s instinct to attempt to ‘deconvert’ those who are questioning their faith, and Bart’s belief that many people are better off staying where they are. The friendly disagreement started when Bart answered a question in Episode 504 from a listener called Craig who found himself in that position.

Along the way, the conversation addresses some of the harm done by religion, Leah’s sense of shame in her past as an evangelical woman, the kinds of Christianity available and how different they are from each other, how the length of time since deconversion can affect one’s approach, the merits or otherwise of ‘accommodating’ Christianity, the idea that there is one best way to live or to be, to meddle or not to meddle, the difference between meddling and listening, and in what circumstances someone can know what’s in somebody else’s best interests.

Listen to Leah’s own podcast, Women Beyond Faith, on Stitcher.

Follow this podcast to stay up-to-date:

Twitter: @HumanizeMePod
Instagram: @HumanizeMePodcast
Facebook Group: Facebook.com/Groups/1772151613053280

Check out Patreon.com/HumanizeMe! Support the podcast there for the cost of a cup of coffee once a month and get extra content for it. That amount won’t matter to you, but it means everything to us and makes the podcast happen! (Includes access to the monthly bonus podcast, ‘Why It Matters’, where we discuss the show and read listener feedback, and the ‘Campolo Sessions‘, long-form conversations between Bart and his dad Tony Campolo.)

Join the email list HERE.

Humanize Me is hosted by Bart Campolo and is produced by John Wright at JuxMedia.com.

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