Category: Theology

Public Square
Jun 23, 2020
Gordon H. JohnstonGordon H. JohnstonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Does the Old Testament Condone Violence? In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock and Gordon Johnston discuss morality, violence, and Old Testament laws, focusing on Deuteronomy 21 and the cultural context of the Torah....
Stories
Jun 16, 2020
Costi HinnCosti HinnMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Escaping the Prosperity Gospel In this episode Mikel Del Rosario and Costi Hinn discuss the prosperity gospel, focusing on Hinn's spiritual journey out of the religious movement. This interview was recorded...
Spiritual Life
May 9, 2020
Caroline KhamenehCaroline Khameneh
Infringement on my Theology of Community, Touch, and Presence We are living during some interesting times. “Unprecedented.” I’ve read that word multiple times in social media and in other places. The COVID-19 virus is now in all fifty...
Spiritual Life
May 4, 2020
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Testing, Testing: The Global Pan(dem)ic and Trinitarian Christianity Earlier in my speaking career, I used to count at soundchecks. Counting beyond ten was unnecessary and a bit challenging. On occasions, I quoted Scripture, mimicking my dad, who...
Spiritual Life
May 1, 2020
Lewis Sperry ChaferLewis Sperry Chafer
. . . Belief It is utterly out of the question that any man could ever save himself. Of course, it depends on what we mean by “being saved.” If it is merely to make oneself a little better...
Theology
Apr 28, 2020
Keith S. LindleyKeith S. LindleyTimothy S. YoderTimothy S. YoderKymberli CookKymberli Cook
Christian Responses to the Problem of Evil - Classic In this classic episode, Kymberli Cook, Dr. Timothy S. Yoder, and Keith S. Lindley discuss Christian responses to the problem of evil, focusing on theodicy.
Theology
Apr 7, 2020
Gary HabermasGary HabermasDarrell L. BockDarrell L. BockMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Resurrection and the Vindication of Jesus In this episode, Drs. Darrell Bock and Gary Habermas with Mikel Del Rosario discuss how the resurrection of Jesus vindicates the claims He made about Himself. Note: This episode...
Bible
Apr 5, 2020
David WinklerDavid Winkler
Hope Amidst Uncertainty   For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). It’s a passage familiar to...
Theology
Mar 31, 2020
James E. AllmanJames E. AllmanMark L. BaileyMark L. BaileyDarrell L. BockDarrell L. BockMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Understanding the Passion Week - Classic In this classic episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Mark Bailey, and Dr. James Allman discuss key events of the Passion Week.
Theology
Mar 17, 2020
Sandra GlahnSandra GlahnDarrell L. BockDarrell L. BockKymberli CookKymberli Cook
A Biblical View of Femininity - Classic In this classic episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock, Dr. Sandra Glahn and Kymberli Cook discuss a biblical view of gender, focusing on femininity.
Theology
Feb 7, 2020
Douglas SweeneyDouglas Sweeney
Aggiornamento Dr. Doug Sweeney completes his week-long presentation with a summary of church history leading up through the 20th and 21st centuries.
Theology
Feb 6, 2020
Douglas SweeneyDouglas Sweeney
Scripture, Tradition, and Church: From Abelard to Barth Dr. Doug Sweeney moves forward in church history, covering the timeline from Peter Abelard to Karl Barth with the inclusion of debates between Eastern Orthodox, Catholic, and...
Theology
Feb 5, 2020
Douglas SweeneyDouglas Sweeney
Creeds, Canons, Councils, and the Contest Over Tradition Dr. Doug Sweeney continues a walk-through church history, specifically focused on creeds and councils developed over the years into the middle ages.
Theology
Feb 4, 2020
Douglas SweeneyDouglas Sweeney
From Kerygma to Catechesis Dr. Doug Sweeney, dean of Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL, opens the W.H. Griffith Thomas Memorial Lectureship with a dive into the history of the sources of authority for...
Bible
Dec 24, 2019
David LoweryDavid LoweryGordon H. JohnstonGordon H. JohnstonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. BockMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Old Testament Fulfillment in the Christmas Story - Classic In this episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Drs. David K. Lowery, Gordon H. Johnston, and Darrell L. Bock discuss the birth of Jesus, focusing on the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy...
Bible
Dec 17, 2019
Gordon H. JohnstonGordon H. JohnstonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. BockMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Jesus and the Royal Psalms In this episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Darrell Bock, and Gordon Johnston discuss the Royal Psalms in the Old Testament and their connection to Jesus Christ in the New Testament.
Bible
Dec 13, 2019
Joseph D. FantinJoseph D. Fantin
Adopted by God into His Family Adoption. It’s how we got into God’s family and, frankly, it doesn’t get much better than this. No matter our social or ethnic background, education, or history, this is a...
Houston Chapel
Dec 7, 2019
Glenn R. KreiderGlenn R. Kreider
When "Why" is the Wrong Question Dr. Glenn Kreider, professor of Theological Studies, pauses in the tension of the problem of evil and the goodness of God, recognizing the theological difficulty of the space, and...
Bible
Nov 22, 2019
Samuel P. ChiaSamuel P. Chia
Cross-Cultural Insight: Get a Clear View As a non-native English speaker, it often fascinates me how language can communicate different things, especially in a cross-cultural setting. For example, the color red in the...
Theology
Nov 15, 2019
Benjamin I. SimpsonBenjamin I. SimpsonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Minding the Gap: Orality, Memory, and the Gospels How can a believer communicate effectively and retain the attention of a person who does not regard the Bible as inspired? If they are aware of what the culture alleges about how...
Spiritual Life
Nov 8, 2019
Jay E. SmithJay E. Smith
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Mirror-Reading Occasional Letters Reading the New Testament, especially the Pauline letters, is like listening to one end of a telephone conversation. The possibility of misunderstanding Paul’s letters looms...
Bible
Nov 1, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Reflection of the Truth Beholding the Word of God is like looking in a mirror. We see two things: We understand what God is like, and unfortunately, we also find out more about ourselves and our desires....
Faith & Work
Oct 22, 2019
Tom NelsonTom NelsonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Whole-Life Discipleship In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock and Tom Nelson discuss faith and vocation, focusing on how connecting these contributes to whole-life discipleship.
Chapel
Oct 15, 2019
Darrell L. BockDarrell L. BockGordon H. JohnstonGordon H. Johnston
Doctor Who Meets Moses Darrell Bock, executive director of Cultural Engagement and senior research Professor of New Testament Studies, and Gordon Johnston, professor of Old Testament Studies, discuss...