Podcasts

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Atheist Overreach (with Christian Smith)

In his recent book Atheist Overreach, Dr. Christian Smith argues that public atheist spokespersons often overreach their position regarding what atheism can actually explain about morality and science. Sean and Scott ask him probing questions about the nature of the secular-religious dialogue and why he thinks atheists sometimes overreach their position. As one of the leading Christian sociologists today, Dr. Smith's insights are both helpful and timely. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically Please consider supporting the Think Biblically podcast with a year-end gift. Your donation will help us continue to make this podcast available. Thank you.

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Gratitude and Thanksgiving (with Stacy Eltiti)

With the Thanksgiving season upon us, we thought it fitting to do some theological and psychological reflection on gratitude. Join us for this stimulating conversation with Rosemead Professor Dr. Stacy Eltiti, as we explore dimensions of gratitude that you might not have thought about before. It can be applied all year round, not just during the Thanksgiving holiday. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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The Inside Story (with Greg Koukl)

As the president of Stand to Reason, Greg Koukl is one of the leading Christian apologists today. Sean asks Greg questions about his personal faith journey and about life lessons he has learned thorough his radio, speaking, and writing ministries. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Seeing God and His Beauty in Math (with Jason Wilson)

Dr. Wilson has been thinking long and hard about how the mathematical structure of the world points towards God's existence and beauty. in this interview, he explains how his understanding of math drives him to worship God more deeply and how math should motivate Christians to care about doing good in the world. And for fun, he even offers some reflections on the movie Moneyball and how statistics can help in baseball. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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[Bonus Podcast] "Business on Purpose" (with Kenman Wong)

In this session, we will introduce you to a series of compelling stories about the intersection of Christian faith and business—the Faith and Co. film series. Produced by Seattle Pacific University Professor (and Biola graduate) Dr. Kenman Wong, the series tells 13 different stories of Christian faith informing the mission of companies around the world. You’ll want to view the film series too after hearing this conversation with Dr. Wong. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Economics and Criminal Justice (with Sarah Estelle)

What does economics have to with our criminal justice system? Well, quite a bit, according to economist, Dr. Sarah Estelle. Listen in for Dr. Estelle’s enlightening perspective on how her field of economics intersects with our justice system—we think you’ll find this a fascinating discussion. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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[Bonus Podcast] Why I Still Believe (with Mary Jo Sharp)

As a former atheist from the Pacific Northwest, Mary Jo Sharp thought religion was for the weak-minded. But she was transformed by encountering Jesus in the New Testament. In this episode, Sean and Scott interview MJ about her latest book Why I Still Believe. She shares her journey to faith, including some difficult experience she had adapting to church culture. Professor Sharp offers some powerful wisdom for engaging non-believers today. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Student Culture and the Occult (with Walt Mueller)

What are the most powerful ways culture influences the beliefs and behaviors of students? Should parents and other youth influencers be concerned, in particular, about the influence of the occult? Sean and Scott interview youth ministry guru Walt Mueller about the most pressing areas of concerning for both reaching and equipping the next generation. And they offer practical tools for any concerned adult for how to engage young people today. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Between Life and Death — Reflections on the End of Life from a Trauma Surgeon (with Kathryn Butler)

The end of life is not normally a subject we talk about that much, but it’s rare that we have someone who can approach it with the insight and sensitivity of our guest—Dr. Katie Butler. She approaches and clarifies many issues around the end of life from the perspective of a biblically centered physician who has specialized in critical care surgery in her practice. Join us for this helpful and practical discussion about something that we all will face. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically