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Retrospect on all 27 episodes

5/10/2018
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Conclusion of the Book of Revelation. Overview of The Relevance of Scripture to Religious Faith and the Public Square.

Duration:00:37:21

Book of Revelation

5/3/2018
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Continuing exploration of the symbolism used by John.

Duration:00:54:46

Decifering the Book of Revelation

4/26/2018
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The last book in the New Testament is bewildering and confusing for many.

Duration:00:56:54

The Church Becoming an Institution

4/19/2018
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With the passage of time without a Second Coming of Christ, it became necessary for the Church to develop mechanisms for preserving the Gospel as handed down by the Apostles.

Duration:00:54:31

Paul and the Church in the World

4/12/2018
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We will finish up with covering St. Paul's take on the Christian faith, with particular attention to his views on justification by faith (in Romans).

Duration:00:55:08

Gospel of Matthew

3/29/2018
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Matthew's Gospel makes the point that ethics is NOT a matter of mere conformity to a legal code, but a way of life that conforms to God's will as revealed by Jesus.

Duration:00:53:56

New Testament- Gospel of Mark

3/22/2018
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Last week we finished with the Old Testament, so this week we begin with the New.

Duration:00:53:16

The Babylonian Exile

3/8/2018
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The Babylonian armies attacked and captured Jerusalem twice: 597 and 587 B.C. But nationalism flourished nevertheless, and they attempted independence again 10 years later.

Duration:00:55:30

Early Prophets speak to us.

2/15/2018
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Early Prophets such as Elijah and Elishah: by putting them into their context, to show what they had to say about their own time and any implications for us today.

Duration:00:54:54

The Monarchy and Early Prophets

2/8/2018
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This will be the final show of the Pilot Program. It will deal with David, the rise of the monarchy in Israel, and early.

Duration:00:51:07

Relevance of Scripture

1/18/2018
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Last week, I mentioned that many today view Scripture as dated in the past and therefore not relevant to our highly mechanized world dominated by science and technology.

Duration:00:50:43

Social Suicide II

1/4/2018
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A continuation of last week's topic. After a quick review of last week's show, I go on to outline why the author of the book "Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society" believes that Christianity not only has a legitimate role to play in the Public Square, it has a vital contribution to make.

Duration:00:53:19

Christian Society - What is it? Is it desireable?

12/28/2017
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Early in his Presidency, Obama made the claim "The U.S. in no longer a Christian country." One problem in evaluating this statement is to be clear what one means by "Christian".

Duration:00:53:16

Doctrine Unites, Prejudice Divides

12/21/2017
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Modern sensibility tells us that not only is the holding of dogmatic/doctrinal beliefs about the world somewhat presumptuous, but that it also causes the rigidity and inflexibility that prevents rational public discourse on important topics.

Duration:00:53:15