Iso-chats: Theology

Iso-chats: Theology


Latest Episodes

The biblical meaning of righteousness and justification Part 3, with Chris Thomson @ Moore College
June 11, 2020

In this 3-part series, I speak with my colleague Chris Thomson, lecturer in Old Testament at Moore College, who has engaged in detailed research in this area…

The biblical meaning of righteousness and justification Part 2, with Chris Thomson @ Moore College
June 04, 2020

In this 3-part series, I speak with my colleague Chris Thomson, lecturer in Old Testament at Moore College, who has engaged in detailed research in this area…

The biblical meaning of righteousness and justification Part 1, with Chris Thomson @ Moore College
May 28, 2020

Martin Luther famously wrote about justification by faith: “if this article stands, the church stands; if this article collapses, the church collapses” (Luther’s Works 40/3.352.3). Justification…

Jacob: Scoundrel, wrestler and ancestor of Christ, with Philip Kern @ Moore College
May 21, 2020

The figure of Jacob, in the pages of the Old Testament book of Genesis, is a fascinating character. The man who became known as “Israel”…

Ecclesiastes and a world in crisis, with George Athas
May 14, 2020

What does the Bible have to say to a world in crisis? In my latest Iso-Chat, I speak to my friend and colleague George Athas…

How did the Reformers respond to plagues? Learning from history with Mark Earngey @ Moore College
May 08, 2020

I have a chat to Mark Earngey, Head of the Church History Department and lecturer in Christian Thought at Moore College, about his public online…

“He is risen! He is not here”: Comfort and hope in absence, with Peter Orr @MooreCollege
May 01, 2020

The words of the angel on that first Easter Day, “He has risen! He is not here” (Mark 16:6) are full of comfort and hope.…

God’s judgment and compassion in Jeremiah, with Andrew Shead @ Moore College
April 28, 2020

What does it mean for God to be judge? How does this square with the biblical picture of God as compassionate? Sometimes we can adopt…

Moore College, open for business: Joys and challenges during Covid-19, with Principal Mark Thompson
April 24, 2020

Principal of Moore College, Mark Thompson, talks about how the College is faring in this season of Covid-19 restrictions. Mark shares some encouraging stories of…

Domestic abuse and social isolation: how Christians can help the vulnerable, with Louise Cunningham @ Moore College
April 22, 2020

The serious problem of domestic abuse in our community is exacerbated by Covid-19 social isolation restrictions. While extra funding for shelters, helplines, counsellors, etc. is…