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Why Did Jesus Have to Die? – Luke Stamps

By Phoenix Seminary | September 21, 2021

  Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Stamps on the subject of Christ’s atonement for our sin. Topics of conversation include: A definition and explanation of penal-substitutionary atonement Where we see evidence and foreshadowing of the atonement in the Old Testament The importance of understanding the term propitiation  Some of the other metaphors and symbols the New…

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Master and Be Mastered By Scripture

By Bobby Jamieson | September 20, 2021

I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation. (Ps. 119:99) Some of my favorite seminary classes were the electives I took with the learned, insightful, near-legendary Dr. Peter Gentry, including the Hebrew exegesis of Isaiah. The set text was Isaiah 1–11 and 54–56. We were required to read the…

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What are Deacons? – Matt Smethurst

By Phoenix Seminary | September 14, 2021

  Dr. Arnold interviews Matt Smethurst about the role of deacons. Topics of conversation include: The three ways deacons serve and assist elders Scripture passages where the office of deacon is mentioned, both implicitly and explicitly How we should understand a deacon’s role in regards to church leadership Whether women should serve as deacons Advice…

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How to Stay Christian in Secular Society – Michael Kruger

By Phoenix Seminary | September 7, 2021

  Dr. Arnold interviews Dr. Kruger on how to stay Christian in a secular society. Topics of conversation include: Some of the issues most threatening to Christianity The presuppositions that have led to a majority secular worldview in modern universities How to give students the categories and framework for how to think The importance of…

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How Philip Rieff’s Three Worlds Help Us Understand Cultural Change

By Carl R. Trueman | September 6, 2021

With the title of my book, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution, I tip my hat to the psychological sociologist, Philip Rieff, and his book, The Triumph of the Therapeutic. Rieff has been particularly influential on two points. First, he’s clear that the…

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