Thinking Christianly

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Episode #25 – Considering Graduate School?
September 18, 2023

For those of us not currently connected to the academic world, the idea of furthering our education as Christians can be daunting. Where do you start? What should you consider before taking on this ex

#24 – “Can You Prove It?” Knowledge in an Age of Skepticism
August 21, 2023

The certainty problem has crept in and polluted the whole enterprise of knowing. - J.P. Moreland. In this episode, J.P. and Stan have a practical discussion about how to engage with the cultural obs

#23: Dallas Willard, Husserl, and the Future of Spiritual Formation
July 15, 2023

Most of us know Dallas Willard as a brilliant and pastoral writer on spiritual formation. In his writing, you can sense a man of great thought, but the depth of his knowledge can be hidden from the re

#22: The Importance of Legacy: More Lessons from the Life of Edmund Husserl
June 15, 2023

In this episode we conclude our case study of Edmund Husserl. We discuss other lessons we can learn from his life, and lessons to learn from the faithful men and women who risked everything to save hi

#21: A Case Study in Thinking Christianly and Making a Difference: Edmund Husserl
May 15, 2023

In this episode we do a case study of someone who wove together a number of the themes we have talked about in earlier episodes, including the importance of a commitment to truth and the life of the m

#20: What’s Real and Why Does it Matter?
February 15, 2023

What is real? This has been a defining question in our modern era. How should a thinking Christian answer this question? J.P. and Stan describe the foundational beliefs and distinctions necessary for

#19: Finding Quiet When Experiencing Anxiety and Depression
January 15, 2023

How do we find quiet in a noisy world? Using J.P.s book Finding Quiet as a launch point J.P., Stan, and Jordan discuss mental health; specifically, anxiety and depression. What options are availabl

#18: Why it Matters That Jesus Was Really and Fully Human
December 15, 2022

In this podcast we discuss why the Incarnation is so important, and how the ever-present idea of Gnosticism impacts our view of the incarnation of Christ. We discuss why Christians should reject the v

#17: On Dying Well Part II
November 15, 2022

In this episode, J.P. and Stan continue discussing a path toward ethical clarity through the complex conversations surrounding death and dying.In this podcast we discuss: Is death a process or an eve

#16: On Dying Well (Part 1)
October 15, 2022

In this episode, J.P. and Stan discuss a path for ethical clarity through the complex conversations surrounding death and dying. - - In this podcast we discuss: The two ways to define a person: fu