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Welcome to FULLER curated, a podcast of the best conversations happening at Fuller Theological Seminary—drawn from lecture series, conferences, dialogues, panel discussions, special events, and more. Listen to the eclectic richness of Fuller’s intellectual and spiritual life, and visit Fuller.edu/Studio to explore the full materials and related content.

It is Fuller's practice to allow conversations with our guests to be uncensored as a gesture of engagement in civil dialogue—a value to which Fuller Theological Seminary is deeply committed. We invite you to listen with hospitality, realizing that guests reflect their own views and not necessarily views in harmony with the stated mission of Fuller.

For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

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Welcome to FULLER curated, a podcast of the best conversations happening at Fuller Theological Seminary—drawn from lecture series, conferences, dialogues, panel discussions, special events, and more. Listen to the eclectic richness of Fuller’s intellectual and spiritual life, and visit Fuller.edu/Studio to explore the full materials and related content.

It is Fuller's practice to allow conversations with our guests to be uncensored as a gesture of engagement in civil dialogue—a value to which Fuller Theological Seminary is deeply committed. We invite you to listen with hospitality, realizing that guests reflect their own views and not necessarily views in harmony with the stated mission of Fuller.

For more resources for a deeply formed spiritual life visit Fuller.edu/Studio.

    89.3 - Robert Emmons on Gratitude in the Face of Climate Change

    89.3 - Robert Emmons on Gratitude in the Face of Climate Change

    In this session of the 2022 Integration Symposium, “Engaging Gratitude and Humanity’s Moral Faculties in the Face of Climate Change and Other Global Crises,” Robert Emmons reflects on our capacity for gratitude to the natural world and how gratitude may help combat climate change. In response, Wilmer G. Villacorta meditates on how we have come to objectify others and how gratitude can be a step toward witnessing God’s shalom and justice in creation, and Bethany Ferguson talks about our increasing disconnection to the environment and the need for a humble recognition of our interconnectedness.
    Robert Emmons is professor emeritus of psychology at University of California, Davis; Wilmer G. Villacorta is associate professor of intercultural studies; and Bethany Ferguson is a PhD student in the School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    89.2 - Robert Emmons on Gratitude to God and Shaping Identity

    89.2 - Robert Emmons on Gratitude to God and Shaping Identity

    In this session of the 2022 Integration Symposium, “You Are What You Thank: Gratitude to God and the Shaping of Identity,” Robert Emmons discusses gratitude in spiritual contexts and how gratitude directed toward God can be formative to who we are. In response, Pamela Ebstyne King explains how gratitude can both guide us and propel us toward thriving and the good life, and Hannah Che considers the dynamics between Christian gratitude and suffering, lament, and pain, through a particular Korean cultural lens.
    Robert Emmons is professor emeritus of psychology at University of California, Davis; Pamela Ebstyne King is the Peter L. Benson Professor of Applied Developmental Science and the executive director of the Thrive Center for Human Development; Hannah Che is a PsyD student in the School of Psychology and Marriage & Family Therapy.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    89.1 - Robert Emmons on the Story of Gratitude

    89.1 - Robert Emmons on the Story of Gratitude

    In this session of the 2022 Integration Symposium, “The Story of Gratitude: From an Ancient Religious Practice to a Modern Global Movement,” Robert Emmons introduces the history of gratitude research and shares about the multifaceted positive outcomes gratitude has on individuals and communities. In response, Amos Yong uses a biblical and theological lens to consider how worship practices can help us experience and nurture gratitude, and Rebecca Baer, drawing parallels from her research on joy, reflects on both distorted and positive forms of gratitude.
    Robert Emmons is professor emeritus of psychology at University of California, Davis; Amos Yong is dean of the School of Mission and Theology and professor of theology and mission; and Rebecca Baer is a PhD student in the School of Psychology and Marriage & Family Therapy.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    87.2 - Kimberly Alexander on Healing in the History of Christianity

    87.2 - Kimberly Alexander on Healing in the History of Christianity

    In this session of the 2021 Missiology Lectures, “Healing in the History of Christianity,” Kimberly Alexander gives an overview of the theology and ministry practices associated with healing in the long history of the Christianity. In response, Vince Bantu considers global Christian approaches to healthcare, with a particular look at examples from the late antique and medieval periods.
    Kimberly Alexander is a historian of Pentecostalism and is director of online education at the Ramp School of Ministry, and Vince Bantu is assistant professor of church history and Black church studies at Fuller Seminary.

    • 52 min
    87.1 - Miroslav Volf on The World as God’s Home

    87.1 - Miroslav Volf on The World as God’s Home

    In this session of the 2021 Missiology Lectures, “The Mission of the Church: Abundant Health,” Miroslav Volf reflects on God’s mission to make God’s home in the world and among the wholeness of creation and all its creatures. In response, Pamela Ebstyne King speaks about the church’s need for models of ministry and mission that enable us to grow into our full selves—with and for God, and with and for others.

    Miroslav Volf is Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology and founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture at Yale University, and Pamela Ebstyne King is Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, PhD psychological science program chair, and executive director of the Thrive Center for Human Development.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    86.3 - Miroslav Volf and N. T. Wright on the Future of the Church

    86.3 - Miroslav Volf and N. T. Wright on the Future of the Church

    Miroslav Volf and N. T. Wright spoke about their faith journeys, the Christian life, the state of the church, and more in a conversation with Mark Labberton.
    At the time of recording, Miroslav Volf was founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture and Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School and N. T. Wright was research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at St. Mary’s College in the University of St. Andrews

    • 2 hr 1 min

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