Podcasts

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Our Deepest Desires (with Greg Ganssle)

What would you think about a worldview that could satisfy your deepest desires? Talbot philosophy professor Dr. Greg Ganssle talks with Sean and Scott about his new book, Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations. He summarizes our primary aspirations around relationships, goodness, beauty and freedom and shows how the Christian faith provides the resources for fulfillment in all these important areas. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Last Call for Liberty?? (with Os Guinness)

Os Guinness, noted speaker, author and social commentator, maintains that in the aftermath of the contentious Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings, the polarization in the US seems greater than any time since the Civil War. Scott and Sean interview Os about his new book, Last Call for Liberty: How America's Genius for Freedom Has Become it's Greatest Threat. Join us for this stimulating conversation with one of the best at connecting Christian faith and culture. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Faith and the Baseball Playoffs (with Brandon Cash)

Join us as Scott interviews Talbot professor and Los Angeles Dodgers chaplain Brandon Cash, as he describes his ongoing ministry with the Dodgers' players and coaches, with a specific emphasis on the current postseason playoffs. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Faith and Bioethics (with Paige Cunningham)

Many of the most challenging ethical and social issues today are in the field of bioethics. Issues such as end of life care, reproductive technology, genetic and biotechnology, not to mention long standing issues such as abortion and assisted suicide. Join Sean and Scott as they interview Dr. Paige Cunningham, President of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, one of the few Christian think tanks in this vexing field of bioethics. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Redeeming Capitalism (with Ken Barnes)

With the popularity of Bernie Sanders presidential run in 2016 and the increasing embrace of forms of socialism by critics of capitalism, the time is right for a vigorous examination of the virtues and vices of market capitalism. Scott and Sean interview Dr. Ken Barnes, Director of the Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Workplace, about his new book, Redeeming Capitalism. Join us for this stimulating conversation about the intersection of Christian faith and economics, from the perspective of both a trained theologian and a long time business executive. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Family Background and Spirituality (with Judy TenElshof)

Though we recognize that our family background has a major influence on the kind of person we all become, we don't often extend that to our spiritual formation and development. Talbot spiritual formation professor Dr. Judy TenElshof outlines how our family upbringing affects our journey toward spiritual maturity. Join us as Scott and Sean interview Dr. TenElshof on this important topic that affects everyone's spiritual journey. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Bonus Podcast: What Atheists and Christians Get Right and Wrong

Sean recently had a public discussion with Hemant Mehta, who is known as "The Friendly Atheist," and is an outspoken atheist blogger and YouTuber. They discuss common misconceptions each side has about the other, and then take live questions from the audience. This episode first aired on the Premier Christian Radio show Unbelievable? Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Crisis Pregnancy Clinics and Free Speech Rights - The NIFLA Case (with Scott Waller)

In June 2018, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of California's crisis pregnancy centers protecting their free speech rights. California law required these pro-life centers to provide abortion referrals to their clients who came in seeking their services. The clinics sued, alleging that the law infringed on their free speech rights, forcing them to provide what their conscience prevented them from doing. Scott and Sean interview Biola political science professor Dr. Scott Waller, who comments on this case and its implications for protecting free speech on other important controversial issues. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Learning from the Church Fathers (with Ken Berding)

The Church Fathers provide a vital link from the time of Jesus and the apostles to future generations. Who were they? What did they care about? And what can we learn for today? Sean and Scott interview Talbot professor Ken Berding with these questions and more. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically