32 episodes

The podcast of Cranmer Hall, the theological college within St John's College, Durham University. We explore life’s big questions, and look to join the dots between theology, church, and the world. Philip Plyming, Warden of Cranmer Hall, is joined by a wide range of guests with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Talking Theology Philip Plyming

    • Christianity
    • 4.7, 18 Ratings

The podcast of Cranmer Hall, the theological college within St John's College, Durham University. We explore life’s big questions, and look to join the dots between theology, church, and the world. Philip Plyming, Warden of Cranmer Hall, is joined by a wide range of guests with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

    Emma Ineson - Is there a theology of ambition?

    Emma Ineson - Is there a theology of ambition?

    Is ambition something Christians can have?

    • 28 min
    Rowan Williams - What does being human look like in a time of pandemic?

    Rowan Williams - What does being human look like in a time of pandemic?

    What questions does living through a pandemic invite us to ask as people of faith?

    • 29 min
    David Wilkinson - How do science and faith help us live in a corona virus world?

    David Wilkinson - How do science and faith help us live in a corona virus world?

    How does our language, political, scientific and theological, shape how we understand the world? What does listening to the science and walking by faith look like in this season?

    • 29 min
    Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death?

    Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death?

    How did death become so important in the Christian tradition? How did the death of Jesus speak to the early Christians, and how does it speak to us today? How do the ways we think about death help us engage with life? How does our care for creation...

    • 28 min
    Guli Francis-Dehqani - How is a theology of racial diversity part of the Good News today?

    Guli Francis-Dehqani - How is a theology of racial diversity part of the Good News today?

    How does a clear sense of identity in Christ help us encounter people different to ourselves?

    • 28 min
    Glenn Packiam: What is our theology of the Lord's Table, and how does it connect with everyday life?

    Glenn Packiam: What is our theology of the Lord's Table, and how does it connect with everyday life?

    How can we make sure that our worship practices point to Jesus, not to the person in the pulpit or at the table? How does pouring ourselves out give us a framework for the life of faith?

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Bentinck21 ,

Excellent and thought-provoking

A sensible discussion explaining why theology and science sit alongside each other and are not, as is often assumed, in conflict with each other. Through science we see more of the glory of God

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