32. The Blessed Rage for Order: The Problem of Evil – Part 3

Dr. Richard N. Soulen returns to the topic of evil. Ever since the emergence of moral awareness in human beings – nature has become a problem – to itself! Yet, if there is in nature a “Blessed Rage for Order”… then that is a hopeful sign. For as human beings, we have the ability to create our own future… as well as destroy it. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

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27. Why do molecules pray?

Why do molecules pray?  What a curious question!  We might normally ask, “Why do I pray?” or “Why does anyone pray?”  And one answer to this question might be… that you or I feel a complete dependence on a power beyond the self.  But let’s study the need for prayer all the way down the ladder of evolution to the first appearance of life.   We might think of “prayer” as a universal phenomenon in all living things….and the following podcast focuses on this topic! https://soulenandsoulen.com/

24. Understanding the Jewish People in God’s economy. Part 2.

Part 2. For most of the past two millennia, the church’s posture toward the Jewish people has come to expression in the teaching known as supersessionism, also known as the theology of displacement. But how has this theology changed over the past fifty years? Professor R. Kendall Soulen, author of the book The God of Israel and Christian Theology (Fortress Press, 1996) explores this topic in a two-part interviewed conducted in 2012. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

23. Understanding the Jewish People in God’s economy. Part 1.

For most of the past two millennia, the church’s posture toward the Jewish people has come to expression in the teaching known as supersessionism, also known as the theology of displacement. But how has this theology changed over the past fifty years? Professor R. Kendall Soulen, author of the book The God of Israel and Christian Theology (Fortress Press, 1996) explores this topic in a two-part interviewed conducted in 2012. https://soulenandsoulen.com/

18. A Christian Defense of Same Sex Marriage

On May 8, 2019, Dunwoody UMC hosted a panel discussion on human sexuality, followed by questions and answers. Professors from Emory’s Candler School of Theology, Rev. Dr. Kendall Soulen and Rev. Dr. Kevin Watson, led the discussion offering opposing perspectives of Biblical interpretation and marriage within Christian communities.  The following podcast is Dr. Kendall Soulen’s portion of the evening.  A video of the entire evening including questions and answers can be found at Soulenandsoulen.com in the Videos tab. 

5. The Defining Jesus Series: The Earthly, the Biblical, the Historical, and the Real Jesus, and How Not to Confuse Them

The introductory episode of the Defining Jesus Series: What do you mean when you say “Jesus”? Who, exactly, are you referring to? The Defining Jesus series is about the semantic content of the name Jesus and how it is used (and misused) in biblical studies, the church, and the popular press.