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Creation and Science

In that last episode of Thinking Theology we began to look at the actions of God, and we began with God’s act of creation. God created everything that is, on his own, ...

The Actions of God: Creation

What does God do? In the last few episodes of Thinking Theology we’ve been thinking about what God is like: what is his nature and what is his character. But in this a...

The Character of God

Over the last couple of episodes we’ve thought about the nature of God or what we’ve called the non-moral attributes of God. That is, we’ve focussed on his being. God ...

The Nature of God (Part 2)

What is God like? What does he know? What does he control? Where is he? What is his relationship to time? Those are the kinds of questions we began looking at in the l...

The Nature of God (Part 1)

We know what it’s like to be a human being. We know that we can only ever be in one place at the one time. We know that one day we’re born without us even having any s...

The God Who Is

What is the most important question of theology? Surely, it’s the question, who is God? Who is the God who has revealed himself in the Bible and in Jesus? Who is he? W...

Thinking about the Covid Vaccine

Living as faithful Christians in the world means not only understanding the Bible, but also understanding the world through the lens of the Bible and thinking wisely a...

Does God Still Speak?

“God told me that he wants you to a missionary.” “God has put it on my heart to pray for you.” What do we do with statements like that? Does God still speak? And do...

The Power of the Bible

What’s the most important thing you can say about the Bible? The Bible scholar and pastor, Peter Adam in his book, Written for Us, points out that there are lots of...

The Clarity of the Bible

Is the Bible clear? For some people, the answer to that question will be a resounding “no”. But should it be. Should we think of the Bible as unclear and hard to un...

The Authority of the Bible

What does it mean to say that the Bible is authoritative? If I say to my friends, “Let’s go fishing,” they may or may not listen to me. But if I a policeman says to...

What is the Bible?

What is the Bible? Over the last few episodes we’ve been dealing with some of the introductory issues of the Bible. Where did the Bible come from? Who wrote it? And...

Introducing Thinking Theology Daily Bible

An introduction to the new Thinking Theology Daily Bible podcast.

The Reliability of the New Testament (Part 2)

How do we know that the Bible is reliable? How do we know whether the words we have in our Bibles are the words that were written and how do we know that the words tha...

The Reliability of the New Testament (Part 1)

How do we know that the Bible is reliable? How do we know whether the words we have in our Bibles are the words that were written? In this episode of Thinking Theol...

Bonus: What's With That Music?

Some people love it and some people hate it, but since starting the Thinking Theology podcast there’s one question that has come up over and over again. What is with t...

The Reliability of the Old Testament

How do we know that the Bible is reliable? How do we know whether the words we have in our Bibles are the words that were written and how do we know that the words tha...

Where Does the New Testament Come From? (Part 2)

The Bible is not simply one book but 66 smaller books from all different times, places, cultures and languages all with one message. But where did they all come from? ...

Where Does the New Testament Come From? (Part 1)

The Bible is often thought of as one book, but it’s actually 66 little books of all different types and kinds. But where did they all come from, who wrote them, and ho...

Where Does the Old Testament Come From?

The Bible is often thought of as one book, but it’s actually 66 little books of all different types and kinds. But where did they all come from, who wrote them, and ho...

The Bible Alone?

The Bible Alone: It was one of the key ideas of the 16th-century Christian Reformation. But was does that mean? We saw in episode 1 that theology ought to be biblical....

Essential and Non-Essential Theology

Baptism, election and predestination, the role of women in church, how the return of Jesus will take place, homosexuality, the virgin birth, the bodily resurrection of...

How Do We Do Theology?

The second episode of Thinking Theology looks at how to do theology. It looks at exegetical, biblical, systematic, historical and practical theology, what they are and...

What is Theology?

The first episode of Thinking Theology looks at what theology is, what makes good theology and why it's important for the Christian life.

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