Sometimes the creative impulse in Christian ministry takes an unexpected turn. We have seen how tacit knowledge is a powerful ally for the artist. Philosopher and scientist Michael Polanyi said that all thought is an incarnation. But another insight – this time from Carl Gustav Jung – sheds even more light on the creative process.
The Spiritual Power of Matter. Now, that’s a curious phrase. How can inanimate objects, made up of matter, have spiritual powers? Matter is just matter. Welcome to this episode of the Naked Theologian Asks. The spiritual power of matter: this phrase sounds like it came from a world of magic, of primitive societies, a pre-scientific
Hello. Welcome everybody. It’s good to be here. It’s good to realise that so many people are being involved and interested in tonight. Yeah, it’s great to have you along Stuart. You and I are probably the longest-serving presenters in Live On Air, which has gone past a year’s worth of broadcasts now, along with
[MUSIC PLAYING] Welcome to the Center for the Study of World religions. For those of you who are new, welcome if you’re here for the first time. My name is Frank Clooney. I’m the director of the center and very happy to see everybody here tonight to discuss this splendid book, Medieval Christianity, a New
Hi I’m David Bell. Welcome to part 1 of 6 on leading worship for the 21st century. Let’s start by trying to get a bird’s eye view of worship. There are over a billion Christians spread across the world. They worship in hundreds of different languages and dialects. Their customs and cultures are all different.
[Music] Hello my name is Simon Oliver and welcome to the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham and another in our ‘Why Study’ series of videos. Today I’m joined by Tom O’Loughlin who is the Professor of Historical Theology. Tom you study the Christian past – why that subject area?
Welcome to another edition of Far Country Tall Tales and True talltruetales Ever wondered about the probability that God exists? Sometimes it’s easier to think about faith ideas with a picture or image. Just a couple of years ago, there was a lot of social media hype about Bayes’ Theorem as a great tool for
The problem here is that when it comes to people that we care about, it’s very difficult to navigate a conversation especially when there is already distrust there. And when I use the word the word “distrust” I want to be clear that the distrust is not limited to a particular church, but churches in
Most battles in history only change matters in the short term, such as with the transfer of a piece of land or the payment of a war indemnity. Some battles are said to change the course of history for centuries or even millennia after they take place, due to the significance of the conflict. The
– [Michael Kruger] So I’ve just recently finished a book on Christianity in the second century. It’s called, Christianity at the Crossroads:How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church. And it’s been a fascinating journey into the world of the second century and what Christians were dealing with during that time period. It’s