Sacred Tension: Intersectional Demonology with S. Jonathon O’Donnell

In this episode I speak with religious scholar and intersectional demonologist S. Jonathon O’Donnell. We discuss their new book Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare, which is an examination of how American Evangelical beliefs about spiritual warfare intersect with transphobia, racism, and homophobia. Buy the book here.

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Sacred Tension: Depravity, Horror, and Transgressive Media with May of Nyx Fears

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with musician and Youtuber May of Nyx Fears. We discuss transgressive media, horror, fascism, trauma, childhood neglect, LGBT representation in horror, the moral complexity of extreme media, and much more. Watch May’s youtube channel here.

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Sacred Tension: Satanic Transhumanism with Peter Clarke

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with transhumanist author Peter Clark about Satanism, scientific religion, artificial intelligence, the future of humanity, and much more. You can find Peter Clarke here.

You can read his article on the character of Satan here.

And his article on Satanic transhumanism here.

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Sacred Tension: Ministers of Satan with Penemue

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Penemue, Director of Ministry for The Satanic Temple. We take questions from the audience about the Temple’s new ordination program and discuss weddings, the role of pastors in society, the future of the ordination program, and much more. You can learn more about The Satanic Temple’s ordination program at https://ordained.satanicministry.com/

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Sacred Tension: What is Free Speech? With Adam Goldstein of FIRE

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with attorney Adam Goldstein of The Foundation For Individual Rights in Education. We have a wide ranging conversation about free speech law, free speech culture, tech platforms, how free speech interacts with the right vs. the left, and much more. 

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