We invite listeners into the mission of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (https://teds.edu) through conversations with faculty, staff, and guests.
Season 2 Finale
In this episode, our last of our second season (!), the Foreword podcast hosts (Drs. Knight, Jipp, Pierce, and Arcadi) reflect on all that we have learned over the past year from our incredible colleagues and alumni.
We hope you enjoy these reflections on our teaching and interdisciplinary conversations, as well as our hopes of carving out space for listening and persevering in hope and faithfulness.
Thank you, dear Listeners, for your time and support. Please be in touch (email@example.com) if you have thoughts about Season 3—coming this fall!
This episode is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/OetIjryKosg
Dr. Steven C. Roy
In this episode, Dr. James Arcadi and Dr. Madison Pierce interview Dr. Steven C. Roy, Chair of the Pastoral Theology Department, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Madison and James learn more about Steve's background, especially his work in systematic theology, and how that shapes his theology of worship and pastoral care. Steve also shares his desire to create space for "lament" in our corporate worship gatherings and then offers his perspectives about some of the most important thing that he feels are facing people in ministry today.
Be sure to tune in to learn more about Steve and his life shaped by pastoral care, and here's some of his recent work:
"Broken Hearts and Bold Faith: Psalm 74 and the Power of Lament" (EFCA Today, 2015)What God Thinks When We Fail (IVP, 2011)And before the interview, we learn a little about the "critical reception" of James' recent book in the Arcadi household...
This episode is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/cH8ciUGLAuI
Rev. Sandra María Van Opstal
In this episode, Dr. Madison Pierce and Dr. Josh Jipp interview TEDS alumna Rev. Sandra María Van Opstal, Co-founder and Executive Director of Chasing Justice, a movement led by people of color to mobilize a lifestyle of faith and justice.
Josh and Madison talk to Sandra about her calling to equip BIPOC leaders and to help predominately White organizations develop hospitable and multi-ethnic spaces characterized by mutual love and respect.
We hope you learn as much as we did!
Want to check out more of the Rev Van Opstal's work? Check out her Amazon author page (here). Some recent highlights:
Forty Days on Being an Eight (IVP, 2021)Her recent contributions to The Rhythm of Prayer (Convergent, 2021; NYT Bestseller) and No Longer Strangers (Eerdmans, 2021)The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World (IVP, 2015)Seminary Now curriculum on The Next Worship This episode is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bj6NLq-VJm0
Dr. Andrew T. Abernethy
In this episode, Dr. Josh Jipp and Dr. Madison Pierce interview Dr. Andrew T. Abernethy, Associate Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and an alumnus of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Madison and Josh talk to Andy about how he became an academic, his time at TEDS, as well as his work on Isaiah and messianism in the Old Testament.
And before the interview Madison helps Josh work on an important skill...
Want to check out more of the Dr. Abernethy's work? You can purchase some of his books here:
God's Messiah in the Old Testament (co-authored with Gregory Goswell; Baker Academic, 2020)The Book of Isaiah and God’s Kingdom (IVP, 2016)Eating in Isaiah (Brill, 2014)This episode is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/CZN5gjDAjew
Dr. Max J. Lee
In this episode, Dr. James Arcadi and Dr. Michelle Knight interview Dr. Max J. Lee, Professor of New Testament at North Park Seminary and University, and for the 2020–2021 academic year is a Fellow at the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding, here at TEDS.
Michelle and James learn more about Max's family and his journey to academia. They talk about his Henry Center project on the theory of pleasure and why it's important for the church. Max also shares about how his Korean American heritage shapes his current work as well as a related research group at the Institute for Biblical Research on Asian American Biblical Interpretation.
You can engage with some of Max's recent work here:
Moral Transformation in Greco-Roman Philosophy of Mind (Mohr, 2020)His blog New Testament ReduxTune in to hear Max share about his "intense" love for the Lord!
And before the interview, the hosts will dream about their first post-COVID trips...
Dr. David J. Luy
In this episode, Dr. Michelle Knight and Dr. Josh Jipp interview Dr. David J. Luy, Chair of the Biblical and Systematic Theology Department and Associate Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology at TEDS.
Josh and Michelle talk to David about his how he was drawn to work on systematic theology, his course at TEDS on the Psalms that he teaches with Dr. Eric Tully, and his forthcoming book on christocentrism.
You can engage with some of David's recent work here:
Dominus Mortis: Martin Luther on the Incorruption of God in ChristEvil and Creation (co-edited with Matthew Levering and George Kalantzis)Tune in to hear David share the joys of studying theology.
And before the interview, the hosts will share a research literary influence...
This episode is also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/AHSFGooyba8
As a TEDS alumnus, this podcast helps me to maintain a sense of connection with the TEDS community while also stimulating my theological imagination. Keep up the great work!
Marvelous! A triumph!