text.soul.culture

This week we are thrilled to launch text.soul.culture, a new podcast from The Seattle School. Hosted and curated by Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean, text.soul.culture is guided by a commitment to understanding narrative, wrestling with intersections, resisting reactivity, and fostering radical hospitality. Every other week, Derek will be joined by faculty members, alumni, visiting […]

Prophets and Priests with Jimmy McGee

On the second episode of text.soul.culture, a new podcast from The Seattle School Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean, is joined by Jimmy McGee, President and CEO of the Impact Movement, about living as people of engaged wisdom in a complex and hurting world. Jimmy was the keynote speaker at our 2017 Humanity Through Community […]

Embodied Biblical Study with Dr. Angela Parker

This week we’re featuring the third episode of text.soul.culture, a podcast hosted and curated by Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean at The Seattle School. Derek is joined by Dr. Angela Parker, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, to talk about what has formed her as a Biblical scholar and about her unique role here at […]

Dr. Stephanie Neill on Wholeness and Integration

This week we’re featuring the fourth episode of text.soul.culture, a podcast hosted and curated by Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean at The Seattle School. Derek is joined by Dr. Stephanie Neill, Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, to talk about her path to becoming a psychologist teaching at The Seattle School, the nature of the […]

Dr. Caprice Hollins on Equipping Students for Change

This week we’re featuring the fifth episode of text.soul.culture, a podcast hosted and curated by Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean at The Seattle School. Derek is joined by Dr. Caprice Hollins, affiliate faculty member at The Seattle School and co-founder of Cultures Connecting, who teaches the Multicultural Perspectives class that is a required part […]

Reading Culture with Dr. Forrest Inslee

Dr. J. Derek McNeil, Academic Dean and host of text.soul.culture, is joined by Dr. Forrest Inslee, Professor at Northwest University and Adjunct Faculty at The Seattle School. Derek and Forrest explore his work as an ethnographer, what is means to truly listen to and read culture, meaning making, and where the church is headed.   […]

Living Systems with Pamela Wilhelms

What if we reimagined businesses as living systems within the greater living system of the planet? What if the Church re-examined the words of Christ within the framework of a creation given and a desire for shalom? In episode 7 of text.soul.culture, Pamela Wilhelms joins Dr. J. Derek McNeil to discuss the intersection of systems […]

integration and dissonance
Integration and Dissonance with Dr. Chelle Stearns

What does music reveal about the nature of integration? Why does the conversation between theology and psychology require such deeply personal work? How can we continue to be rooted in our theological traditions and identities while still letting down our walls and inviting other voices to our table? In episode 8 of text.soul.culture, Dr. Chelle […]