Postmodern Realities Archive

Episode 051: The Apologetics of Community in All Saints

Episode 051: “The Apologetics of Community in All Saints” web film review with John McAteer In the new faith based film All Saints, (in theaters Sept. 2017) newly ordained, Michael Spurlock’s first assignment is to pastor All Saints, a struggling church in Tennessee with and handful of members and a mortgage beyond its means. The […]

Episode 049: “That ‘Nones’ May Not Perish”

Episode 049: “That ‘Nones’ May Not Perish” (Volume 40 #4, 2017) with Bob Perry “The church is facing ominous times. Science, culture, and politics are conspiring to silence the gospel and render God’s bride impotent. You can see it in the numbers: less than one half of 1 percent of eighteen- to twenty-three-year-olds hold to […]

Special Episode: A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World

Special Episode: A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World with Brett Kunkle “Christians need to navigate each cultural wave. We must view each issue in light of biblical truth and then engage it in our homes, churches, communities, and in the larger culture. If Christians are going to effectively engage […]

Episode 048: Not Guilty: A Biblical Case for Ministering to the Accused

Episode 048: Not Guilty: A Biblical Case for Ministering to the Accused (Volume 36 #3, 2013) with David Hagopian “There are Christians who think that Christian attorneys necessarily compromise their faith in their practice. Perhaps no issue brings this kind of thinking to the fore more than the question of whether Christian attorneys should represent […]

Episode 047: Book Review of American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Episode 047: Book Review of American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus (Volume 40 #3, 2017) with Joe Dallas “Thanks to everything from pop culture to college propaganda when students arrive on campuses today they expect—with varying levels of inclination and trepidation—to have a really good time. Many assume they’ll encounter, as one […]

Episode 046: In Search of the Sacred: Evangelicals on a Quest and Why It Matters

Episode 046: “In Search of the Sacred: Evangelicals on a Quest and Why It Matters” (Volume 40 #3, 2017) with Arthur W. Hunt III “Young Christians hanker for mystery and meaning in a world that has become progressively disenchanted over the past five hundred years. Philosopher Charles Taylor begins his much discussed tome A Secular […]

Episode 045: Alexander Solzhenitsyn Confronts the Grand Inquisitor

Episode 045: “Alexander Solzhenitsyn Confronts the Grand Inquisitor” (Volume 30 #6, 2013) with Stephen Mitchell This podcast episode is a conversation with author Stephen Mitchell as he answers questions about his literary apologetics article, “Alexander Solzhenitsyn Confronts the Grand Inquisitor” and covers topics including free will and Russian gulags. To subscribe to the JOURNAL: https://www.equip.org/product/crj-subscription/ […]

Episode 044: The Human Embryo: Potential Person or Person with Great Potential?

Episode 044: “The Human Embryo: Potential Person or Person with Great Potential?” (Volume 40 #3, 2017) with Clinton Wilcox People use the word “potential” in many different ways. A child can show potential when it comes to having sports or musical aptitude. If a speaker gives a presentation without being adequately prepared, there is the […]

Episode 043: Understanding Our Response to LGBT Culture

Episode 043: “Understanding Our Response to LGBT Culture” (Volume 40 #3, 2017) with Matt Holland This podcast episode is a conversation with author Matt Holland as he answers questions about his Postmodern Realities Column article including: What motivated you to write this article? Can you be gay and be a Christian? Some Christians condemn homosexuality […]

Episode 042: When Freedom of Expression and Emotions Collide on Campus

Episode 042: “When Freedom of Expression and Emotions Collide on Campus” (Volume 40 #3, 2017) with Jay Watts A battle over free speech dominates the newsfeeds of online media. The rhetoric grows harsher as two sides seek to establish competing narratives. Are our universities dominated by a privileged class that forces vulnerable minorities to study […]

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