ABOUT LEFT SIDE UP

Left Side Up exists to challenge, enrich and widen the theological landscape of Northern Ireland. In working with schools, churches, community groups, and through events and courses, we seek to to provide a loud, alternative voice on issues of justice and inclusion. Left Side Up Press seeks to locate, work with and publish distinctive voices in theology and the arts.
We prioritize mental health and seek to equip and support churches and faith communities better provide for the mental health and wellbeing of their members. Left Side Up is looking to make a genuine difference. We have a formal connection to Harbour Faith Community and seek to work across denominations and faiths across NI. Could you join us?

THE PODCAST

Selected Episodes

Interviews, discussions and chats over drinks. The Left Side Up Podcast began in January 2020 and seeks to expand the theological landscape of NI.

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DECONSTRUCTING FAITH

Andrew and Michael talk about what it feels like to take apart your Christian faith.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH ROWAN WILLIAMS

Listen in to a sparkling conversation with former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.

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'THE MAGIC OF HERE': AN INTERVIEW WITH JAN CARSON

One of NI's best writers joins Andrew fro a chat spanning theology, empathy, Belfast and being an NI Protestant.

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LIBERATION THEOLOGY PT 2 - AN OVERHEARD CONVERSATION

Andrew and Michael grab a drink and talk about liberation theology and its relation to Northern Ireland.

 
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'AND IN IT ALL COMES': INTERVIEW WITH STEVE STOCKMAN

The minister of Fitzroy Church in South Belfast, Steve Stockman, sits down for a chat spanning grace, the imagination and the incarnation.

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FAITH AND POLITICS - AN OVERHEARD CONVERSATION

A chat between Left Side Up founders — Andrew and Michael — on the interface between faith and politics in NI.

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'BOMB SCARE AT THE ROLLER DISCO': AN INTERVIEW WITH WENDY ERSKINE

One of NI's most exciting writers joins Andrew for a chat about her collection, 'Sweet Home'. A wonderful conversation about place, writing and the ordinary.

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GRACE
- AN OVERHEARD CONVERSATION

Andrew and Michael grab a drink and talk about their favourite topic in the whole world: grace.

 

GET IN TOUCH

If you would like to reach out, ask a question or would like to be involved in Left Side Up, contact us!

Belfast, NI

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