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Insights, the Podcast

Insights, the Podcast

By Austin Seminary

Thinking about theology? Join conversations between Austin Seminary professors as they exchange insights into ideas worth thinking about.
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Episode 6: Professor Paul Hooker on "Sightings of the Holy"

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Episode 6: Professor Paul Hooker on "Sightings of the Holy"
Episode 6: Professor Paul Hooker on "Sightings of the Holy"
Invoking the language of mystics past and present, Professor Paul Hooker joins Insights Editor Professor Bill Greenway in a conversation about using poetry to express ideas about encounters with the Holy.
01:19:50
October 07, 2022
Episode 5: Professor David Johnson on "Praying in Anxious Times"
Episode 5: Professor David Johnson on "Praying in Anxious Times"
Invoking the lenses of mystic Julian of Norwich and theologian Karl Barth, Professor David Johnson joins Insights Editor Professor Bill Greenway in a conversation about the nature of prayer especially in times of great anxiety.
01:04:50
February 10, 2022
Episode 4: Professor Bridgett Green on "Kingdom and Kindom: The Promise and the Peril"
Episode 4: Professor Bridgett Green on "Kingdom and Kindom: The Promise and the Peril"
New Testament Professor Bridgett Green joins Insights Editor Professor Bill Greenway in a conversation about the particularities of language and the choices we make when describing our faith.
01:14:57
September 28, 2021
Episode 3: Professor David White on "The Spiritual Significance of Beauty"
Episode 3: Professor David White on "The Spiritual Significance of Beauty"
David White, the C. Ellis and Nancy Gribble Nelson Professor of Christian Education at Austin Seminary, is interviewed by Professor Bill Greenway, editor of Insights: The Faculty Journal of Austin Seminary. David speaks with Bill about his essay, "Tending the Fire that Burns at the Center of the World: Beauty and the Church’s MinistryBeauty and the Church's Mission" that appears in the Spring 2021 issue of Insights.
01:03:51
February 12, 2021
Episode 2: Cynthia L. Rigby on "Bumbling Forward in Faith"
Episode 2: Cynthia L. Rigby on "Bumbling Forward in Faith"
In the fall 2020 issue of Insights, Cynthia Rigby, The W.C. Brown Professor of Theology at Austin Seminary, takes on the Devil. In her Insights essay,  "Speak of the Devils: Creative Faith in a time of Pandemic," she brings her theological insight to the question of the demonic.
42:42
October 27, 2020
Episode 1: David Jensen, "Digging Deeper on Theology and Life Abundant"
Episode 1: David Jensen, "Digging Deeper on Theology and Life Abundant"
We invite you into a conversation with Professor Dave Jensen, academic dean and professor in The Clarence N. and Betty B. Frierson Distinguished Chair of Reformed Theology and author of the Insights essay "Something to Teach, Something to Learn: Theological Education for World Mending" in the Spring 2020 issue of Austin Seminary's faculty journal. Click on the graphic below to listen to our Insights podcast.
53:00
February 25, 2020