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The Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology at the University of St Andrews aims to bring together conversations between philosophy, biblical studies, and theology in the academy. See more content at our blog - http://blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk

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The Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology at the University of St Andrews aims to bring together conversations between philosophy, biblical studies, and theology in the academy. See more content at our blog - http://blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk

    Tasia Scrutton on Social Sin, Depression, and the Myth of Choice

    Tasia Scrutton on Social Sin, Depression, and the Myth of Choice

    This is episode 61 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it Joanna Leidenhag and I (Jonathan Rutledge) continue our interview with Dr Tasia Scrutton(University of Leeds) about her recent book, Christianity and Depression (SCM Press). If you're interested in jumping around to different points of the interview, here are some timestamps to help:

    0:21 - Two Competing Demythologizing Accounts
    1:31 - Why Tasia Scrutton's account is not a demythologizing one
    2:53 - Is there a myth that my depression is somehow deeply connected with my choices?
    6:21 - Can piety save us from depression?
    8:21 - The Myth of Choice & Pelagianism
    10:56 - Is there any connection between sin and depression? (The Social Aspect of Sin)
    13:19 - How does one's Christian account of anthropology connect with how one treats depression?

    If you've enjoyed listening to this interview, please see other content from our guest:

    Tasia Scrutton
    1. Faculty Page - https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/1131/dr-tasia-scrutton
    2. Amazon Christianity and Depression - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christianity-Depression-Tasia-Scrutton/dp/0334058902/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=christianity+and+depression&qid=1592992368&sr=8-1

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 20 min
    Tasia Scrutton on Depression, Demons, Sin, and Demythologization

    Tasia Scrutton on Depression, Demons, Sin, and Demythologization

    This is episode 60 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it Joanna Leidenhag and I (Jonathan Rutledge) chat with Dr Tasia Scrutton(University of Leeds) about her recent book, Christianity and Depression (SCM Press). This is just the first part, so there's a bit of a warm-up. But then we move quickly through discussions of demons, sin, Christus Victor models of atonement, and much more. If you're interested in jumping around to different points of the interview, here are some timestamps to help:

    0:35 - Introduction of Dr Scrutton
    4:02 - How has your current project benefitted from historians of science?
    5:16 - Can you offer us a map of how you became interested in the intersection of Christianity and depression?
    9:36 - What are some of the views you take up in the book on the etiology and meaning of depression?
    12:04 - Is depression a result of sin?
    12:52 - Can depression be potentially transformative?
    13:18 - What about demons? What's wrong with attributing the presence of sin and depression to them?
    14:18 - Can you say more about God's relationship to suffering more broadly?
    16:11 - Why might someone wish to focus on sin and demons as causes of depression in certain Christian circles?
    19:39 - Christus Victor and Demythologization

    If you've enjoyed listening to this interview, please see other content from our guest:

    Tasia Scrutton
    1. Faculty Page - https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/1131/dr-tasia-scrutton
    2. Amazon Christianity and Depression - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christianity-Depression-Tasia-Scrutton/dp/0334058902/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=christianity+and+depression&qid=1592992368&sr=8-1

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 23 min
    Murray Rae on Resurrection and New Creation

    Murray Rae on Resurrection and New Creation

    This is episode 59 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it, Professor Murray Rae(University of Otago, NZ) presents the 2020 Logos Institute International Lecture. In this lecture, he presents his lecture entitled, "Behold I am Making All Things New: Resurrection and the New Creation." Don't miss the Q&A at the end!

    1:07 - Prof Alan Torrance (St Andrews) introduces Prof Rae
    4:43 - Prof Murray Rae (Otago) presents "Behold, I Make All Things New: Resurrection and New Creation"
    59:44 - Q&A

    If you enjoyed this lecture, please take a look at more material from our guest!

    Professor William Wood
    1. Faculty Page - https://www.otago.ac.nz/theology/staff/otago013660.html
    2. Amazon Author Page - https://www.amazon.com/Murray-Rae/e/B001HPJL4I?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1591796221&sr=8-3

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 1 hr 28 min
    William Wood On Creation Ex Nihilo and Analytic Theology

    William Wood On Creation Ex Nihilo and Analytic Theology

    This is episode 58 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it, Professor William Wood (Oxford University) presents the 2019 Logos Institute National Lecture. In the lecture, he presents material from his forthcoming monograph concerning the viability of analytic theology. Don't miss the Q&A at the end!

    2:05 - Creatio Ex Nihilo and Analytic Theology
    58:49 - Q&A

    If you enjoyed this lecture, please take a look at more material from our guest!

    Professor William Wood
    1. Faculty Page - https://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-william-wood

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Thomas H. McCall on Barth & Aquinas Reading Hebrews

    Thomas H. McCall on Barth & Aquinas Reading Hebrews

    This is episode 57 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it, Joanna Leidenhag and I (Jonathan Rutledge) wrap up our discussion with Prof Tom McCall (Asbury Theological Seminary) about his recent project on contemporary biblical & analytic Christology. In this installment, we discuss the competing merits of Barth and Aquinas' interpretations of Hebrews when considering contemporary critical biblical scholarship. If you're interested in jumping around to different points of the interview, here are some timestamps to help:

    0:25 - Precritical scholars and the shift to critical biblical scholarship
    2:47 - Authorship of John as an example of critical scholarship
    5:19 - Hebrews 6 and Theological Interpretation (Two Views)
    6:05 - Did Jesus learn obedience?
    7:32 - Barth's reading of Hebrews with Rahner's Rule for the Trinity
    8:54 - Aquinas' reading of Hebrews from his recently translated commentary
    10:40 - Biblical scholarship on Aquinas
    13:00 - Bruce McCormack on Hebrews 5 on behalf of Barth

    If you've enjoyed listening to this interview, please see other content from our guest:

    Thomas H. McCall
    1. Faculty Page - https://divinity.tiu.edu/academics/faculty/thomas-h-mccall-phd/
    2. Amazon Author Page - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thomas-H-McCall/e/B003TB6TO8?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1588844449&sr=8-1

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 15 min
    Thomas H. McCall on Canonical Readings of Scripture

    Thomas H. McCall on Canonical Readings of Scripture

    This is episode 56 of the Logos Institute Podcast. In it, Joanna Leidenhag and I (Jonathan Rutledge) continue our discussion with Prof Tom McCall (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) about his recent project on contemporary biblical & analytic Christology. If you're interested in jumping around to different points of the interview, here are some timestamps to help:

    0:22 - How does a contradictory Christology fit with mystery?
    4:31 - the purpose of the creeds
    5:33 - On charity in Beall and scripture
    7:21 - Turning to the High and Low Christology debates
    9:15 - Canonical readings of scripture
    10:53 - Richard Bauckham and Divine Identity
    13:11 - The varieties of identity
    15:19 - What is a theological interpretation of the NT?

    If you've enjoyed listening to this interview, please see other content from our guest:

    Thomas H. McCall
    1. Faculty Page - https://divinity.tiu.edu/academics/faculty/thomas-h-mccall-phd/
    2. Amazon Author Page - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thomas-H-McCall/e/B003TB6TO8?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1588844449&sr=8-1

    To learn more about the Logos Institute, visit our webpage at logos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. And don't forget to follow us on our blog where we post content from friends of the Institute at blogos.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk. You can also find us on Twitter (@LogosInst) and Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheologyStAs/?fb…Oc4Pz4P0qkCrfO_w

    • 19 min

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