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Culture & Society

Think pieces on how this pandemic affects our society and the culture around us.

  • God and the Pandemic
    How should we think theologically about the COVID-19 pandemic? In this episode of “Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith & Culture,” podcast co-hosts Scott Rae and Sean McDowell interview internationally acclaimed New Testament scholar, N. T. Wright, about Wright’s new book, God and the Pandemic: A Christian Reflection on the Coronavirus and Its Aftermath (Zondervan, June 2020).

  • Sociology and the Pandemic
    Sociologist Brad Christerson examines how social inequalities affect people during this pandemic.

  • Dorothy Day: From Tragedy To Love
    Thomas Crisp, professor of philosophy at Biola University, reflects on the “American Mother Teresa,” Dorothy Day, and her response to the San Francisco earthquake of 1908, a crisis during her time.

  • Follow the Science
    How should we, as non-experts, posture ourselves toward strong global scientific consensus on matters of science? Gregg Ten Elshof, professor of philosophy at Biola University, considers this question, as well as how we should respond to the way in which economic conditions are impacting how we form beliefs about scientific matters.

  • COVID-19 and Our Need for Humility
    Greg Ganssle, philosopher and apologist at Talbot School of Theology, writes about how we need a posture of humility in response to our current circumstance.

  • COVID-19: The Problem of Evil and the Resources of the Gospel
    Greg Ganssle, philosopher and apologist at Talbot School of Theology, offers a new and better way to answer the challenge of evil: from within Christianity.

  • COVID-19 and the Problem of Evil
    R. Scott Smith, professor of Christian apologetics at Talbot School of Theology, and author of In Search of Moral Knowledge, walks you through a response to this question: how could a loving, good, all-knowing and all-powerful God allow evil?