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Explore what motivates the work of Christian scholars and why it matters for theology and ministry. The Distillery is a production of Princeton Theological Seminary’s Office of Continuing Education and is hosted on The Thread.
||CleanMary, Mother of God||Matthew Milliner unpacks the many things Protestants stand to learn from Mary.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Death of Race||Brian Bantum makes the case that life together requires the death of race.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring the Bible||Eric Barreto demonstrates the beauty and necessity of reading the Bible with people with different perspectives.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMission History in the Arab Renaissance||Deanna Ferree Womack demonstrates historically that mission cannot be about converting others to conform to Western cultural norms; rather, mission must be about living the Christian faith.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming Friends of Time||John Swinton is fascinated with how time surrounds us, guides us, and even controls us. Thankfully, there is a better way to live in time.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Dis)abling Mission, Enabling Witness||Benjamin Conner explores how people with disabilities are integral to God’s mission in the world.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Holy No||Adam Hearlson believes that subversion has been a central part of Christian worship from the beginning, and he asks the church to consider alternative, ancient, and subversive forms of worship to live our identity more fully.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRedefining Perfect||Amy Jacober explores how theology is better understood through the lens of disability.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGift and Social Enterprise||Mark Sampson creatively imagines a world in which gift and reciprocity are at the heart of economics.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHouse United||Allen Hilton proposes unifying solutions to the deep divides that plague both the United States and the North American Church.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience and Cognitive Dissonance||Andrew Root draws from the work of Charles Darwin and Charles Taylor to imagine new and better ways of practicing ministry in a secular, scientific age.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHistory and Theological Friendship||Nicole Reibe invites listeners to cultivate theological friendships through the story of Teresa de Cartagena, a deaf medieval theologian.||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDementia||John Swinton explains how God’s memory sustains us when our own memories cannot.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReligious Resistance||Keri Day draws from the inspiring work of marginalized groups of women to imagine new and better ways of living together.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking Ahead||Get a sneak peek at the topics we'll cover in season 2, premiering February 20th.||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Baseball Caps and Bowties||Gregory Ellison shares how baseball caps and bowties tell part of his story.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Gift of Difference||Erin Raffety leverages ethnography to appreciate, understand, and honor difference.||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Overwhelming Challenge of God||The Bible presents preachers with the overwhelming challenge of God.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYouth Ministry and Disability||Youth ministry culture and disability culture both function as marginalized sub-cultures.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStrangers to Family||Shively Smith explains that diversity is the fundamental starting point of Christian kinship in I Peter.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFaith Formation in a Secular Age||Andrew Root explores the realities and tensions of faith formation in a secular age.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Foodie's Guide to Capitalism||People are not going hungry because of food scarcity but because of inequality.||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSaying Is Believing||Testimony is a story you tell where God is one of the characters.||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFearless Dialogues||Greg Ellison makes the case that having constructive conversations is only possible when people see each other as fully contributing, boundary-defying humans who contribute to a community’s life.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Scratching my seminary itch
Challenging, insighful and satisfying conversations that help me imagine I am in the classroom. Love the deep-dives and Shari asks great questions. Thanks PTSem!
This podcast is outstanding! I love the way Shari converses with scholars in a way that lay people can understand. Accessible and stimulating!
Concise and Deep
I love this podcast for is brevity and depth of content!