Podcasts

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Artificial Intelligence and Our View of Human Persons (with Mihretu Guta)

Progress in the development and application of artificial intelligence is coming at a rapid pace today, and is challenging not only our view of work in the future, but also our view of human persons. Can machines have consciousness like a person does? How about rationality? Moral reasoning? Creativity? Join us for this fascinating discussion with philosopher Dr. Mihretu Guta as he explains what artificial intelligence involves and how it impacts our view of what constitutes a human person. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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The Coming Revolution in Church Economics (with Mark DeYmaz)

Churches in North America today have over $1 trillion in assets that are significantly underutilized. The subtitle for this stimulating book is the topic of our conversation on this podcast — "Why tithes and offerings are no longer enough." Join us for this fascinating conversation about how churches can leverage their assets to serve the community and contribute to their financial sustainability. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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The Gender Wage Gap (with Angela Dills)

The wage gap between men and women in the workplace is the subject of ongoing debate and controversy. This gender wage gap is actually larger for older workers and there is a greater disparity in some specific industries. In addition, the "glass ceiling" for women in the executive suite is still a matter of intense discussion. Listen is as economist Dr. Angela Dills explains the data behind the discussion and helps put this difficult issue in perspective. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Growing With the Next Generation (with Steven Argue)

There seems to be a wider gap with this younger generation, dubbed Gen Z, than previous generations. This brings unique challenges to those who care about engaging the next generation. Sean and Scott interview Steven Argue about his new book Growing With. They discuss what makes engaging and reaching this generation so tough and offer some practical strategies for doing so effectively. Get a free sample chapter of Steven's new book here: https://growingwithbook.com/think-biblically/ Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Economic Inequality and Crony Capitalism (with Anne Bradley)

It seems that every time an election season comes around, candidates decry growing economic inequality and demand for solutions to "make things more equal." In addition, it is not uncommon to hear about our economic system being rigged to favor the rich and powerful. Join us for this stimulating conversation with economist Dr. Anne Bradley, who put inequality in theological perspective and addresses the problems associated with crony capitalism. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Picking Up the Pieces of My Shattered Life (with Gina Pastore)

After the sudden death of her husband, former major league pitcher and radio host Frank Pastore, his widow Gina Pastore was faced with how to pick up the pieces of what had become a shattered life. In her book, Picking Up the Pieces of My Shattered Life, Gina tells the fascinating story of their life together, and how she moved forward with her life after her loss. Join us for this touching conversation with Gina as she gives clues to recovering from devastating loss. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Embracing Contemplation (with Kyle Strobel)

What is the role of contemplation in the Christian life? In our busy and distracted age, how can we find time to connect with God through both prayer and reflection? In this interview, Sean and Scott talk with theologian Kyle Strobel about his book Embracing Contemplation. Strobel clears up some confusion about the nature of contemplation and offers some biblical and practical insights for embracing contemplation as part of the Christian life today. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Following Jesus in Digital Babylon (with David Kinnaman)

Younger generations today have the unique challenge of learning to follow Jesus in a world that has been transformed by digital technology. Based on years of research with Millennials and Gen Z, David discusses the unique challenges young people face today as well as offers some practical wisdom for helping disciple them to follow Jesus. Sean and Scott ask David questions from his latest book Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Smart Machines and the Future of Work (with Jay W. Richards)

With artificial intelligence and the emergence of robotics and other "smart machines," observers of culture have wondered what is the future of human work? In his insightful new book, business professor and theologian, Dr. Jay Richards, outlines the coming disruptions to the workplace produced by the proliferation smart machines, but also talks about "the human advantage" the people have. Join us for this fascinating discussion about the future of work and making career choices in this current environment. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically