Daily Life in the Ancient Christian World – John Fitzgerald, Professor of Theology
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Daily Life in the Ancient Christian World – John Fitzgerald, Professor of Theology

The day of studying the New Testament text alone is over, as well it should be. As important as the New Testament text is it comes to life only when it is placed within a community. I take a “religion and society” approach. The more that one understands about the …

Are Statues in Catholic Churches “Graven Images?”
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Are Statues in Catholic Churches “Graven Images?”

We are going to go to Anonymous in Syracuse, Indiana. Anonymous, are you with us? Yes I am. And guess what the question is? The question is: why are you Protestant? Why am I Protestant? Okay, well, like many others, I’m Protestant mostly because I was born Protestant. I was …

Science and faith part 2 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Science and faith part 2 kiwiconnexion practical theology

David B: Well, David we’re going to look at the SciMed Network commission and it’s looked at France, Germany and Britain, and about 1000 scientists have responded from each of those countries to this question of how their science interfaces with faith, spirituality and religion. I wonder if you could …

Science and faith part 6 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Science and faith part 6 kiwiconnexion practical theology

David B: Okay, thank you for that. Just a very brief overview of what practices go on in terms of religion and spirituality. David L: Yeah, so this one – the meditation here is for spiritual purposes, whereas meditation in the first slide was for stress-reduction. So there’s a bit …

Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11
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Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. Over the centuries, the effort to craft a perfect, bullet-proof argument for the existence of God has taken many forms. There was the ontological argument of Anselm. There were the four cosmological arguments of …

The Theology of Star Wars!
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The Theology of Star Wars!

REVEREND PETER MORALES: There probably isn’t a UU congregation anywhere, that doesn’t spend a fair amount of time thinking about how best to educate and inspire its youth. And, when it comes to teenagers, that thinking and planning has to include how to get them excited enough to show up. …

Faith Complex: Michael Eric Dyson on Hip-Hop Theology (PART ONE)
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Faith Complex: Michael Eric Dyson on Hip-Hop Theology (PART ONE)

– He’s saying this is the real God, this is the God out here on the streets, ’cause if I’m gonna believe in a God, it’s gotta be a God who deals with the blood and brutality, the viciousness and the horror, the carnage that is being wreaked, partly by …

Theology Without Borders – Peter C. Phan and Debates within Contemporary Catholicism
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Theology Without Borders – Peter C. Phan and Debates within Contemporary Catholicism

– So our first presenter, so our presenters have been given another five minutes. And we’ll be a little lenient and then we’ll, hopefully we’ll preserve 30 minutes for Q and A as we did the last time. Our first presenter probably needs no introduction but I have one here. …