February 11th, 2018 | 41 mins 21 secs
In this Saturday Night Special episode of the podcast we talk a little about Ash Wednesday, its origins and the practice of serving "ashes on the go."
February 10th, 2018 | 36 mins 47 secs
In this episode we continue our recent discussions of Luther and the Reformation. We focus specifically on Luther's Christology, asking whether or not it's really what's behind some of the 16th century sacramental controversies.
February 7th, 2018 | 36 mins 21 secs
In this episode we talk about the Eagles big Super Bowl victory! We also consider the legacy of the recently deceased theologian George Lindbeck
February 3rd, 2018 | 34 mins 13 secs
In this episode we consider the dark side of Martin Luther's personality, how it shaped the Reformation and how we should consider it today.
January 27th, 2018 | 37 mins 5 secs
In this episode we consider why prominent evangelical leaders still support President Trump, even amidst recent revelations of an affair with an adult film star.
January 22nd, 2018 | 33 mins 7 secs
In this episode we consider the late medieval philosophical movement called Nominalism. Many think it's the movement that gave birth to the modern world.
January 12th, 2018 | 35 mins 25 secs
In our second episode of 2018 we ask if the world is getting better. We reflect on Time Magazine's interview with Bill Gates and Rowan Williams' review of John Millbank's newest book, "The Politics of Virtue", co-authored with Adrian Pabst.
December 27th, 2017 | 37 mins 46 secs
In this episode we consider what it would look like to have a more civilized public discourse in 2018.
December 22nd, 2017 | 28 mins 45 secs
In this episode we talk about the mystery at the heart of Christmas: the Incarnation.
December 20th, 2017 | 31 mins 4 secs
In the last episode we wanted to talk about whether or not the Virgin Birth still makes sense for modern Christians. We initially wanted to tackle three issues: (1) the biblical witness, (2) the theological truth and (3) the existential significance. We only got to part 1 in the last episode. We hit part 2 and 3 in this one. Merry Christmas.