The Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie wraps up the 2022 Fall Retreat with a broad discussion of the archaeology of religion in ancient Israel, and how these resources help to illuminate scripture.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 16, in which Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and a beggar named Lazarus. Jesus gives Lazarus a name to both warn us about hell, and to reassure us that he knows us and gave himself for us.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Ecclesiastes with a discussion of our longing for eternity. He looks at this longing in terms of time, God, and man.
In this third session of the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie takes a look at a case study: the Philistines. What can we learn about these famous people by looking at textual and archaeological record?
In his second talk at the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Jonathon Wylie takes in an-depth look at what life was like in ancient Israel.
In this opening talk for the 2022 Fall Retreat, the Rev. Dr. Jonathon Wylie discusses what archaeology can and cannot do. How are we to make connections between the archaeological record and the Bible?
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society with a look at the influence of Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Reich, who together sexualized psychology and politicized sex.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 16, in which Jesus tells a parable about a dishonest manager. Despite the confusing details of the story, it's a Good News tale about a redeeming God.
Dr. Michael Nicholson continues his class on Ecclesiastes with a discussion of our “fear of missing out” and how the world is never enough. We can be assured, though, that God has prepared something better for us.
Continuing his class on Scripture, the Self, and Society, Dr. Michael Nicholson looks at the work and legacy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Nietzsche, as well as the example of Oscar Wilde. When God is thought to be irrelevant, moral codes are deemed oppressive and a moral order becomes impossible to sustain.