Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Theology and Disability: An Interdisciplinary Approach

The SPU Theology Student Union sponsored a forum titled “Theology and Disability: An Interdisciplinary Approach” where keynote speaker Dr. Amos Yong, the J. Rodman Williams professor of theology at Regent University, “provides an interdisciplinary perspective for the forging of a more relevant and truthful theology of disability, not only for people with disabilities, but also for the church's mission and discursive.” February 18, 2010. [Audio] [Video]

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Look, He Is Coming With the Clouds! Revelation 1:1-8

Look, He Is Coming With the Clouds! Revelation 1:1-8 Associate Professor of Art Karen Gutowsky-Zimmerman introduces the elements of symbolism in the book of Revelation. January 12, 2010. [Audio] [Video]


Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Introducing Revelation

Introducing Revelation Rob Wall, Paul T. Walls Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies, kicks off the SPU Winter 2010 chapel series with an introduction to the book of Revelation. January 5, 2010. (23:21)


Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Darwin Symposium

A series of discussions examining Charles Darwin's influence in a variety of fields and exploring the application today of contemporary theories of evolution.

Darwin in Social and Historical Context Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychology Del McHenry talks about Darwin's life history, personality, and work; Associate Professor of History Rod Stiling discusses On the Origin of Species in the history of science; and Associate Professor of Philosophy Patrick McDonald presents “On the Friendship of Darwin, Design, and Creation." November 10, 2009. (1:19:09)

Taking Up Darwin in His Own Time: Church and Culture Associate Professor of English Christine Chaney talks about “Lady Novelists, Evolution, and the ‘Natural History' of Real Life," and Associate Professor of Christian Ministry Jeff Keuss discusses “Thomas a' Kempis and Darwin: Death, Life, and Evolution in Victorian Theology." November 12, 2009. (1:04:49)

Darwin and 21st Century Biological Sciences Assistant Professor of Biology Eric Long discusses “Evolution, Ecology, and Endangered Species"; Associate Professor of Biochemistry Ben McFarland discusses “What Good Is Evolution? How Darwin's Theory Helps Us, From Termites to Proteins"; and Professor of Biology Tim Nelson presents “Endosymbiosis, a Combination of Darwinian and Non-Darwinian Evolution?" November 17, 2009. (1:07:21)

Darwin and 21st Century Social and Behavioral Sciences Associate Professor of Biology Cara Wall-Scheffler talks about “Closing Gaps in the Fossil Record? The Recent Lessons of Ardipithecus and The Emergence of Human Bipedality"; Assistant Professor of Psychology Bane Craft discusses “Evolutionary Psychology: The Role of Comparative Psychology in Understanding Human Behavior"; and Dean of the School of Psychology, Family, and Community Míchéal Roe addresses “Emergence," human behavior, and worldviews. November 19, 2009. (1:20:25)

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Friday, December 4, 2009

The Christian Politic

Professor of Political Science Reed Davis discusses the historical impact of Christianity on politics and how that affects modern politically-minded Christians.

Part 1: Render Unto Caesar What Is His
January 18, 2008 (17:05)

Part 2: What Should a Christian Politic Look Like?
January 25, 2008 (17:29)

Part 3: Vote Democrat or Republican?
February 1, 2008 (22:42)

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Monday, July 21, 2008

Faith at Work: A Lifetime of Learning

Faith at Work: A Lifetime of Learning Former SPU President David McKenna shares his thoughts on faith and professional practice at the School of Psychology, Family and Community Integration Lecture. May 28, 2008. (43:52)

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

The Book of Mark, Chapters 4-6

The Book of Mark, Chapters 4-6 Professor of Educational Ministry Ed Smyth challenges Christians to pursue Christ and to have faith for bold things, including healing. April 30, 2008. (14:45)

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