Speaker: Amy Brown Hughes

  • Sameer Yadav – Theology, Race, and the Mystical Tradition

    In this wide-ranging episode Amy Brown Hughes talks with Sameer Yadav about the 'promiscuous' nature of theology, his book The Problem of Perception and the Experience of God: Toward a Theological Empiricism, his recent work on apophaticism in the Christian mystical tradition, and race in the philosophy of religion. Enjoy this re-released episode!

  • Beth Felker Jones – Practicing Christian Doctrine

    For some of us the descriptor "systematic theology" evokes a sense of overwhelm or perhaps even carries negative connotations. Friends, it doesn't have to be this way! In this episode co-host Amy Hughes talks with Beth Felker Jones, professor of theology at Northern Seminary in Illinois about her book Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically (Baker Academic, 2014) and gets a sneak peek at her upcoming work on a theology of conversion.

  • Makoto Fujimura – Art + Faith: A Theology of Making

    Episode: Generativity over usefulness and efficiency. Making versus fixing. The “new newness” of Redemption and New Creation. In this episode artist, writer, and speaker Makoto Fujimura joins co-host Amy Hughes to discuss his […]

  • Jules Martinez-Olivieri – Christology, Liberation, Participation

    What is salvation? What does it mean that Christ frees us? What is liberation theology? Why is there such a fuss about liberation theology anyway? In this episode, Dr. Jules Martinez-Olivieri joins co-host Amy Hughes to talk about his work on Christology and liberation and participation.

  • Mike Bird & Scott Harrower – Trinity Without Hierarchy

    Episode: While there is nothing new drama over the Trinity, there has been quite the kerfuffle in evangelical circles about the subordination of the Son in recent years. In this […]

  • John Behr – Origen and the Early Church, Pt 2

    Live from Nashotah House, WI (3rd year running), here's part 2 of our interview with Fr John Behr. Amy Brown Hughes talks with Fr John Behr about Origen and all things Patristic. In addition to more of the interview, we've got some Q&A in this episode. If you missed Part 1, visit HERE. This is a re-broadcast from 2019. 

  • John Behr – Origen and the Early Church, Pt 1

    Live from Nashotah House, WI (3rd year running), we've got a two-part interview. Amy Brown Hughes talks with Fr John Behr about Origen and all things Patristic. This episode requires theological safety gear, helmet, orange cones, ... everything. This is a rebroadcast from 2019.

  • Justo González – Prayer in the Early Church and Today

    "Our Father, who is in heaven..." These words and the rest of the Lord's Prayer are so familiar. They remind us to seek God, draw us into communal prayer with the church, and bring comfort. However, while we repeat words we cherish, sometimes this familiarity becomes distance. In this episode, co-host Amy Hughes talks with Dr. Justo González about his new book Teach Us To Pray: The Lord’s Prayer in the Early Church and Today (Eerdmans, 2020). Let us come to the Lord's Prayer anew, without fear and with new understanding. 

  • Esther Acolatse – Powers, Principalities, and the Spirit

    Episode: When you read a passage in Scripture or hear about someone’s experience with the supernatural (be it angelic, demonic, etc), what is your instinct? Explain it using specific hermeneutical tools? How? Do […]

  • Joshua Farris – Theological Anthropology

    Episode: What am I? Why am I here? Why do I exist? In this episode, co-host Amy Hughes talks to Joshua R. Farris about the existential crisis-inducing subject of theological anthropology. Farris has written […]

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