The meek man

The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather, he may be, in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself.

― A.W. Tozer

Greg Boyd taking a closer look at Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life

In a 15 part blog posting, Greg Boyd (http://reknew.org) is taking an indepth look at Jordan Peterson and his book 12 Rules For Life. Boyd comes from the perspective of the historic orthodox Christian faith

Part 1

Part 1 (of 15): Introduction — What’s Up With Jordan Peterson?


Part 2

Part 2 (of 15): Can ‘Being’ Be Justified?


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I am loved, therefore I am! (N.T. Wright)


I am loved, therefore I am!
N.T. Wright on Descartes, love, and personal identity at The Veritas Forum at the University of Cincinnati.
Length: 3:39min

Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading British New Testament scholar, Pauline theologian, and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but is otherwise known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham. He then became Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College in the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

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Socrates in the City | John Lennox: The Question of Science and God – Part 2


Length: 58 minutes
Has Science buried God? Eric Metaxas tracks down Oxford’s John Lennox in France for answers, and the brilliant professor delivers!

Part 1 | Part 2

John Carson Lennox (born 7 November 1943) is a Northern Irish mathematician specialising in group theory, philosopher of science and Christian apologist. He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics[2] at the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Mathematics and Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He is also Pastoral Advisor of Green Templeton College, Oxford, a Fellow of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School.

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Socrates meets Jesus – Play based on the book by Peter Kreeft


Length: 1h08min
A performance of the play SOCRATES MEETS JESUS by Kevin O’Brien, based on the book by Peter Kreeft, at the American Chesterton Society Conference in Worcester, MA on August 2, 2013

Peter John Kreeft (/kreɪft/ born 16 March 1937 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King’s College. He is the author of numerous books as well as a popular writer of Christian philosophy, theology and apologetics. He also formulated, together with Ronald K. Tacelli, SJ, “Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God.”

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Brüder

We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.

Wir haben den Luftraum wie Vögel beflogen und das Meer wie Fische beschwommen, aber müssen noch die einfache Handlung lernen die Erde wie Brüder zu betreten.

― Martin Luther King

Facing the Canon with Tom Wright (N.T. Wright)


J.John interviews Tom Wright (N.T. Wright), one of the world’s leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. In this interview he shares his wisdom and insightfully answers questions on God, the Bible, faith and life.
Length: 1h30min

Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading British New Testament scholar, Pauline theologian, and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but is otherwise known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham. He then became Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College in the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Wikipedia: N.T. Wright