Was there a historical Adam? Is there a conflict between Evolution and the creation story? Listen in with Joshua Swamidass as we discuss his latest book, The Genealogical Adam and Eve.
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I’ve been an apologetics enthusiast ever since I watched William Lane Craig as a sophomore in high school. Like many, I grew up a little Craig-disciple echoing the oft repeated arguments I heard. I loved watching the debates, the conferences, the panels. (In fact, I wrote my high school senior thesis on the moral argument for God’s existence.) That love persisted throughout college as I chose to major in philosophy. At one point I wrote a post titled “4 Reasons Not to Dismiss Apologetics,” and the very first entries I wrote for this blog (six years ago now!) are titled, “Why I Believe in God” where I rehash a few of the standard theistic arguments. After graduate school, I even taught Apologetics at a Christian college. And through my current work, I still desire to engage in the task of defending and explaining the truth of the Christian faith. All of this to say, I have a deep appreciation for apologetics. But something has gone wrong in modern day apologetics, and I think it has something to do with the absence of a sapiential approach… Read More »What’s Wrong with Apologetics?
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What is the Church’s teaching on hell? What is universalism? Listen in with Dr. Michael McClymond. Read More »Hell & Universalism with Michael McClymond
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The stereotype of liberals is that they are out to silence their ideological opponents. They have garnered a reputation as being closed-minded; they are the enemies of free speech.
Those on the right are the victims of these powerful progressive silencers.
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Do the New Testament authors misuse the Old Testament? Listen in with Mike Kibbe on the Faith Colloquium Podcast.
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Increasingly there are evangelical Christians who are growing irritated with their Christian practices. Women and men who have grown up their whole lives in evangelical culture begin to wonder if they’ve been misled their entire lives. They are tired of shallow, showy Christianity with empty platitudes and pious hypocrisy, and yet continue to dreadfully go to their Sunday services and small group Bible studies. With every Sunday, it’s one more negative experience.
What are frustrated evangelicals supposed to do about church?
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What is marriage? How should Christians think about contraception? Listen in with Abigail Favale on the Faith Colloquium podcast.
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What can academics and lay people do to understand each other better?
How can we bridge the gap? Listen in with Sheb and Sam Varghese on the
Faith Colloquium podcast.
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Occasionally, I listen to Dr. Taylor Marshall and Timothy Gordon, two Catholic thinkers who have a show discussing current issues in culture and the Catholic church. They are both obviously very intelligent. I’ve learned from them, and I would like to think that I would get along quite well with both of them in person.
In a recent conversation between these two, as he was discussing his book, Catholic Republic, Tim Gordon said, “Virtue ethics is Catholic.”
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