Tag: evangelicalism

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 116: The Magnificat

Download or stream this episode Knowing A big thanks and a warm welcome to  our guest, D.L. Mayfield! Panel intros What is the Magnificat? Our past experiences with the text Reading Diving deeper into the text itself: significant language; reaching back to the OT; connections to Jesus’ ministry Some relevant paragraphs from the Catechism of…

Review of “A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards” by Nathan A. Finn and Jeremy M. Kimble (eds)

“I resonate with the lament of Os Guinness and David Wells that evangelicalism today is basking briefly in the sunlight of hollow success. Evangelical industries of television and radio and publishing and music recordings, as well as hundreds of growing megachurches and some highly visible public figures and political movements, give outward impressions of vitality…

Christian Humanist Profiles 111: The Deep Things of God

God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life, Evangelical. You’ve accepted Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, been born again, and washed in the blood! So now make sure that you have your quiet time, go to Bible study, and witness. But while you’re doing all those things, Evangelical, just know…

Christian Humanist Profiles 89: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians

For a while now, there’s been in American Evangelicalism a growing sense that not all is well, that we have drifted, that we have lost touch with our world and ourselves. In our time, as in other times of instability, Jeremiahs have emerged, calling us “to ask for the old paths” (Jer. 6:16)—to seek the…

Janel Curry

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #12: The Future of Christian Higher Education

Today we conclude the first season of The Pietist Schoolman by talking with the woman whose preface opened our book, The Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education. After spending much of her career as a professor at Calvin College, geographer Janel Curry became the provost of Gordon College in 2012. Janel and I talked about women in leadership at evangelical…

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #10: An Anabaptist Perspective

This week on The Pietist Schoolman Podcast we welcome public historian Devin Manzullo-Thomas to the conversation. As the director of the Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College and a member of the Brethren in Christ Church, Devin is well-suited to share a perspective on Christianity and higher education from the intersection of Anabaptism…

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #9: A Wesleyan Perspective

After an early summer hiatus, we return this week with the first in a series of episodes sharing perspectives on Christian higher education from traditions both distinct from and historically related to Pietism. First up, Wesleyanism. It’s represented here by sociologist John Hawthorne, professor at Spring Arbor University and a former administrator at Point Loma…

Roger Olson

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #1: Christ-Centered and Person-Centered

Roger Olson, historical theologian extraordinaire and professor at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, is our guest on the first full episode of The Pietist Schoolman Podcast. Join our conversation as it turns to the crisis of evangelicalism and why evangelicals need to reclaim a Pietist ethos, why a Christ-centered (or, better, “Jesus-centered”) model of education is also person-centered, and…

Definitely a Go-To Book: A Review of Good News for Anxious Christians by Phillip Cary

Good News for Anxious Christians: 10 Practical Things You Don’t Have to Do by Phillip Cary 197 pp.  Brazos Press.  $14.99. Phillip Cary was one of the best guests ever on Homebrewed Christianity, and given the quality of the folks that Tripp and Bo bring on to that program, that’s saying something.  What I did…