The Disrupters: Faith Changing Culture

For season three, sociologist and pop-culture expert Nancy Wang Yuen invites a diverse group of culture movers and history makers who live out their faith in unexpected ways to discuss faith, identity, and their creative work.

Yuen is the author of Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism and coeditor with Deshonna Collier-Goubil of Power Women: Stories of Motherhood, Faith, and the Academy. She serves as an associate professor of sociology at Biola University. She has appeared on PBS, NPR, MSNBC, CBS News, NBC News, BBC World, and Dr. Phil. She is a guest writer at CNN, Elle, Los Angeles Times, NBC, and Newsweek.

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The Oscars Preview Bonus Episode!
57 min
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Mike Cosper Explores Why White Evangelical Chur...
67 min
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Why You Need a Korean Dad Like Nick Cho
48 min
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Phil Yu & Jeff Yang are "Very Asian," and Just ...
57 min
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Terry Wildman Reframes the Message
44 min
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Olivia Liang Fights for Nuanced Representation ...
43 min
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Terence Lester Lets Go
45 min
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Jason Chu is Not a Contradiction
49 min
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Min Jin Lee Still Feels Like a Child of God
46 min
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Peace Amadi is Done Hiding Her Emotions
48 min
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Gene Luen Yang Finds Comfort in Humility
42 min
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Season 3: The Disrupters Finds A New Voice
6 min
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Lisa Fields Snatches From the Fire
47 min
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Alan Noble Takes Pop Culture Seriously
47 min
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BONUS: What We've Learned From The Disrupters
12 min
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Jasmine Holmes Charts Her Own Path
50 min
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Chandra Crane Owns Her Superpower
57 min
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David Swanson Refuses to Check Out
59 min
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Taylor Schumann Survived—Now She Speaks Up.
47 min
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Robert Romero Amplifies The Brown Church
48 min
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Beth Moore Sounds the Alarm.
64 min
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Justin Giboney Saw a Problem. Then He Built Som...
62 min
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Lecrae Will Not Be Defined.
37 min
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Season 2 Is Going to be a Problem.
4 min
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Jemar Tisby Confronts His Collaborators
Can people of color work in white spaces without getting pushed out, burned out, or sold out?
81 min
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Ruth Everhart Reexamines Our Faulty Systems
What is the church’s role in protecting those most vulnerable?
50 min
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Jenny Yang Stands Strong in the Midst of a Mora...
This author continues to fight for a church that will welcome the stranger.
61 min
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Sheila Wise Rowe Dignifies the Burdens of the Past
Reconciling the past with present racial trauma
52 min
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Jasmine Holmes and the Power of Black Motherhood
Holding the tension between identity and hope
49 min
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N.T. Wright Forces an Overdue Conversation
Why one renowned professor’s biblical scholarship makes enemies.
45 min
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Carmen Joy Imes and the Disruptive Power of the...
Passion and proficiency subvert the minimizing of female scholars.
48 min
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Dominique DuBois Gilliard’s Truth Is Louder Tha...
How one author laid the groundwork for an unassailable case
54 min
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Tish Harrison Warren Interrupts the Cultural Na...
In the face of professional success and personal tragedy this author and priest is more reliant on liturgy than ever.
38 min
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Sho Baraka Evades the Evangelical Edit
How do you pay your bills, change the world, and be true to yourself—all at once?
44 min
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Introducing: The Disrupters
2 min