Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Give Me Children or I Shall Die: Technologies of Desire

Dr. Suzanne Holland
John B. Magree Professor of Science and Values
Professor of Ethics, University of Puget Sound

October 25, 2012
Edwards Lecture

Is desire meant to be fulfilled, and is it meant to be fulfilled at any cost?  Listen to the lecture.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Welcomed as a Child

Cynthia Campbell
Former President, McCormick Theological Seminary
Interim Pastor, Highland Presbyterian Church

A sermon in honor of Theological Libraries Month
October 5, 2012
Isaiah 49:13-15
Mark 10:13-16

We should bless the vulnerable and welcome them into the life of the church and the Kingdom of God just as Jesus welcomed children into his presence.  Listen to the sermon.

Let's Start a Fire

Debra J.Mumford
Frank H. Caldwell Associate Professor of Homiletics, Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs

October 4, 2012
James 3:5b-10

The apostle James spends so much time talking about the tongue’s destructive nature that he fails to tout its edifying, constructive, germinative, and creative potential. His failure starts in his depiction of fire as only being destructive. Listen to the sermon. Read the sermon in PDF.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

God Can Go Where?

Tyler Mayfield
Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible and Old Testament

September 21, 2012
Ezekiel 10:18-22

During a time of national crisis, Ezekiel dares to imagine a God who can move outside the Temple to be with God’s people. Listen to the sermon.