Friday, September 26, 2014

A Theology of Gladness

Susan R. Garrett
Dean of the Seminary
Professor of New Testament Studies

September 19, 2014
Matthew 3:7-12

What motivates true repentance? For what transgressions shall we repent? How are John’s and Jesus’ calls to repentance “good news?”  Listen to the sermonRead the sermon in PDF.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Imperial Conquest, Atonement Theology and a Soteriology for Justice and Peace

Rita Nakasima Brock
Founding Co-director, Soul Repair Center
Research Professor of Theology, Brite Divinity School

Katie Geneva Cannon Lecture
September 14, 2014

Dr. Brock discusses recovery from moral injury and the impact moral injury has on our spirituality.  Listen to the lecture.  (Please note that this is a large file and may take some time to download over slower connections.)

Exodus 15

Amy Plantinga Pauw
Henry P. Mobley Jr. Professor of Doctrinal Theology

September 12, 2014
Exodus 15:1-15, 20-21

Liberation is only the beginning of the work to be done. Listen to the sermon.

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Challenge of Forgiveness

Dr. Atef Gendy
President, Evangelical Theological Seminary (Cairo, Egypt)

Doors to Dialogue Chapel Service
September 11, 2014
Matthew 18:21-35

Dr. Gendy addresses the challenges of forgiveness and Christianity in the Middle East.  Listen to the sermon.

Friday, September 5, 2014

And the Word Became Flesh

Matthew S. Collins
Director, Ernest Miller White Library
Associate Professor of Bibliography and Research
September 4, 2014
Fall Convocation
John 1:1-17
Digital technologies now seem to touch nearly every area of our lives, regardless of whether we are one of those who are “always on” or one who is only occasionally online.  The pervasive nature of our digital tech raises questions about how it may or may not affect our personal lives, our relationships, and our communities.  The most significant effects to be addressed will be the decontextualizing and disembodying nature of the information we send, retrieve, and use with our digital tools.  Listen to the address.