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[Bonus Podcast] Is The Atonement of Jesus Defensible? (with Willliam Lane Craig)

In his latest book, William Lane Craig explains the significance of the atonement of Jesus and defends it against some of the most common critiques. This interview was recorded on Sean's YouTube channel, and is longer than our typical episodes, but it falls right in line with the focus of the Think Biblically podcast. Enjoy! Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Snowflake Babies and Embryo Adoption (with The Strege Family)

You may not realize it, but couples wanting to adopt a child can actually adopt embryos that have been put up for adoption by the couples who conceived them through advanced reproductive technology. The very first person in the world who was adopted as an embryo is current Biola student, Hannah Strege. Join Scott and Sean for a conversation with Hannah and her adoptive parents about their experience with embryo adoption. This episode was recorded prior to the coronavirus shutdown. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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What is a Girl Worth? (with Rachael Denhollander)

In the past few years, sexual misconduct among leaders has been exposed in various sectors of society, including Hollywood, the church and youth sports. One of the most egregious examples occurred in youth gymnastics, resulting in the conviction and prison sentence of Dr. Larry Nasser of multiple counts of sexual abuse and assault of young girls. Listen in as Scott and Sean interview Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to come forward and testify against Dr. Nasser, which sparked over 250 other women to go public against Dr. Nasser. She tells her story in her book, What Is a Girl Worth? Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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What is a Girl Worth? (with Rachel DenHollander)

In the past few years, sexual misconduct among leaders has been exposed in various sectors of society, including Hollywood, the church and youth sports. One of the most egregious examples occurred in youth gymnastics, resulting in the conviction and prison sentence of Dr. Larry Nasser of multiple counts of sexual abuse and assault of young girls. Listen in as Scott and Sean interview Rachael DenHollander, the first woman to come forward and testify against Dr. Nasser, which sparked over 250 other women to go public against Dr. Nasser. She tells her story in her book, What’s a Girl Worth? Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Sexual Violence Against Women and the OT Law (with Sandra Richter)

Many critics of the Bible hold that the OT views women as property and is demeaning toward women. OT scholar Dr. Sandra Richter looks at the parts of the Mosaic law that deal with sexual violence toward women and concludes that, "far fewer lives were ravaged by sexual misconduct in the central hill country of Israel in the Iron Age than in southern California in 2019." Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Born to Wonder (with Alister McGrath)

Why do humans wonder so deeply about the nature and purpose of the world? And what does this tell us about what it means to be human? In this episode, Sean and Scott interview Oxford professor Alister McGrath about his latest book. McGrath makes a powerful case that naturalism is insufficient to account for the universal human sense of wonder and that this feature of the world points us to Christianity. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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[Bonus Podcast] Leaving the Faith, Staying in the Faith (with Hawk Nelson's Jon Steingard)

Jon Steingard is the former lead singer for the Christian rock band Hawk Nelson. Not long ago, he announced that he no longer considers himself a Christian. In this episode, we are featuring a conversation between Jon and Sean McDowell about faith, doubt, and evidence for the Christian faith, which first aired on the Unbelievable? radio show in the U.K. If you enjoy this episode, check out the follow up conversation with Sean and Jon on Sean's YouTube channel Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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The History of Euthanasia (with Richard Weikart)

Why should Christians care about euthanasia and physician assisted suicide? And how did we get to the place we are today in which "death with dignity" is considered increasingly acceptable? In this episode, Sean interviews historian Richard Weikart on these questions and more. Professor Weikart describes some of they key ideas that gave rise to the euthanasia movement and explains how the debate about euthanasia is part of a larger conflict between competing ideas. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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A Physician's View of End of Life Care and Assisted Suicide (with Ryan Nash)

Managing the end of life is challenging both for patients/families, and also for physicians. Join us as Scott interviews Dr. Ryan Nash, who has dealt with thousands of patients and families at the end of life as he shares his expertise on end of life care and assisted suicide. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically