Theology

Theology without a sci-fi tie-in

№ 477 Heaven: Who Gets In?

2016-06-17

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Great theological overview

№ 461 The Baptism Brouhaha: Infants and Beyond

2016-04-22

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Another great theological survey

№ 444 The Communion Commotion

2016-02-24

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Survey of beliefs across denominations

№ 398 X Marks the Spot

2015-09-30

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Fascinating

№ 352 How About That Purgatory?

2015-04-30

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Quick review of the doctrine of purgatory

№ 344 Hell Part 2: What the Heck is Hell?

2015-04-02

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Great discussion of two alternative views on hell.

№ 343 Hell Part 1: H-E-Double Hockey Sticks

2015-03-31

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Great discussion of a difficult topic

№ 314 Catholic Misconceptions

2014-12-23

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Great overview of, and response to, common misconceptions

№ 245 The Amillennium Falcon

2014-04-11

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Cogent overview

№ 242 Need an Ark? I Noah Guy.

2014-04-04

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Good continuation of the discussion

№ 227 The SFC Time Loop – Was Jesus a Zombie?

2014-02-07

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Good discussion of how horror relates to Christianity.

№ 193 The SFC Time Loop – It’s the End of the World As We Know It

2013-10-11

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A shallow look at the Apocalypse, but notable for being the first time that Ben and Matt attack Left Behind.

№ 189 Heaven on Earth

2013-09-24

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Great discussion drawing from N. T. Wright's theology. Ben explains how it led to his Catholic conversion.

№ 174 Indiana Jones and the Theology of the Lost Ark

2013-07-26

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Fun dive into an odd topic. And you can't beat the Manglers fight song.

№ 125 The SFC Time Loop – Is the Existence of Aliens Compatible with a Biblical Worldview?

2013-02-28

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This first "fringe theology" episode includes topics that will be major themes of the podcast, such as the scope of the Bible and what is compatible with Christianity.

№ 124 The Lost World of Genesis

2013-02-27

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Great discussion of a controversial topic and a book that is iconic to the show.

№ 110 The Demon Dialogues

2013-01-28

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More for the banter than the theological discussion.

№ 105 The Dragon Sermon

2013-01-11

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Good sermon briefly dealing with Satan and evil.

№ 93 Scientologyness

2012-11-21

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An OK discussion of scientology. Would have been improved by Koby doing more research.

№ 90 Catholic Questions and Answers

2012-11-05

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Ben talks more about his journey to Catholicism and defends Catholic beliefs. Matt brings the questions and the zingers.

№ 79 The Sci-Fi Catholic

2012-08-12

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Matt recorded when he found out Ben was converting to catholicism.

№ 69 The Nephilim Conspiracy

2012-07-01

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Not bad for a season 2 episode. This episode gives you a good look at the dynamic between Matt, Daniel, and Koby.

№ 66 Knowing God as Father

2012-06-17

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Another good sermon

№ 64 The History of Christianity (Part 8)

2012-06-07

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I think an A- for this project was generous.

№ 63 The History of Christianity (Part 7)

2012-05-23

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The best part of the episode is Ben blowing his nose. Actually, that might be the best part of the season.

№ 62 The History of Christianity (Part 6)

2012-05-22

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The low point of the series.

№ 61 The History of Christianity (Part 5)

2012-05-21

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Ben has lost all interest.

№ 58 The History of Christianity (Part 2)

2012-05-18

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If you want a barebones overview of Christianity, check out a book or even Wikipedia.

№ 57 The History of Christianity (Part 1)

2012-05-17

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The series is not as bad as I remembered, but it's still a pass.

№ 50 Easter

2012-04-08

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Great and memorable sermon covering Creation to Resurrection.

№ 45 Knowing God’s Will

2012-02-08

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Great sermon on a different way to think about "God's will".

№ 19 Apocalypse Now

2011-06-05

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Time Loop (№ 193)

A shallow look at the Apocalypse, but notable for being the first time that Ben and Matt attack Left Behind.

№ 7 Horror and Faith (AKA Zombie Jesus)

2011-02-22

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Time Loop (№ 227)

Good discussion of how horror relates to Christianity.

№ 2 I Want to Believe

2011-01-16

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Time Loop (№ 125)

This first "fringe theology" episode includes topics that will be major themes of the podcast, such as the scope of the Bible and what is compatible with Christianity.