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A podcast devoted to addressing theological figures and topics.

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A podcast devoted to addressing theological figures and topics.






008 Andrew I. Shepardson - Natural Theology

In this episode, I speak with Andrew Shepardson, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Denver Seminary and Life Pacific College and co-pastor of Hope Denver Church. We discuss his recent book, Who's Afraid of the Unmoved Mover?: Postmodernism and Natural Theology (Pickwick, 2019). Ike recommends a few secondary sources: Carl F.H. Henry. God, Revelation, and Authority. 6 volumes. Word, 1976–1983. Francis Schaeffer. The God Who Is There. InterVarsity Press, 1969. Doug...


007 Brian Bajzek -- Intersubjectivity

In this episode I speak with Brian Bajzek, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of Pre-Theology at Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, NY. We speak about his work on intersubjectivity. Brian is the author of a recent article: “Cruciform Encounter in a Time of Crisis: Enfleshing an Ethics of Alterity.” Theological Studies80, no. 1 (2019): 79–101. Secondary Sources: Michael L. Morgan. Discovering Levinas. Cambridge University Press, 2007. Works by Emmanuel...


006 Steven Harris - Divine Pedagogy

Steven Harris is a fellow of the Kirby Laing Centre for Christian Ethics and research scholar at Wycliffe College. He’s a part time instructor in Religion and Theology at Redeemer University College. He is the author of a new book, God and the Teaching of Theology: Divine Pedagogy in 1 Corinthians 1–4(, which will be released later this month. Steven, in particular, recommends three precritical commentaries on 1...


005 Porter Taylor -- Alexander Schmemann

My guest in this episode is Porter Taylor. Porter is currently working on a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and is Theologian in Residence at Church of the Apostles in Kansas City, MO. He is editor and contributor of a new book, We Give Our Thanks Unto Thee: Essays in Memory of Fr. Alexander Schmemann(Pickwick, 2019). He’s here to talk with me about Schmemann, the Russian Orthodox priest and theologian, and his new book. Primary Sources: Alexander Schmemann. For the Life of the World....


004 David Mahfood -- Anselm of Canterbury on Atonement

This week on the podcast I speak with David Mahfood, Assistant Professor of Theology at Johnson University Florida, about Anselm of Canterbury. The primary source works that David mentions can be found inAnselm of Canterbury: The Major Works, which is edited by Brian Davies and G.R. Evans in the Oxford World’s Classics Series. Here are the...


003 Joseph Gordon -- Bernard Lonergan

This week I talk with Joseph Gordon, Associate Professor of Theology at Johnson University and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Lonergan Institute at Boston College, about his forthcoming Cascade Companions volume on the life and work of Canadian Jesuit theologian and priest Bernard Lonergan. In the interview Joe mentions several works in the Collected Works of Lonergan. You can see information on the series at the University of Toronto Press website:...


002 Peter Gavin-Griffin -- Romano Guardini

This week I speak with Peter Gavin-Griffin, a PhD Candidate in Theological Studies at Regis College, University of Toronto, about German Catholic theologian Romano Guardini. Here are the primary sources on Guardini that Peter mentions: Guardini, Romano. Freedom, Grace, and Destiny: Three Chapters in the Interpretation of Existence. Trans. John Murray. New York: Pantheon Books, 1961. Guardini, Romano. The Virtues: On Forms of Moral Life. Trans. Stella Lange. Regnery Publishing, 1967....


001 Stephen Lawson

This episode, Stephen Lawson, a PhD Candidate in Historical Theology at St Louis University, joins me on the podcast to discuss his work on Erik Peterson. Michael Hollerich wrote two essays that engage Erik Peterson that have been published in Pro Ecclesia: "Retrieving a Neglected Critique of Church, Theology and Secularization in Weimar Germany." Pro Ecclesia 2, no 3 (Summer 1993): 305-332. "The Antisecular Front Revised: Reflections on Catholics and Politics in Hitler's Germany." Pro...


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