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283: The Annunciation of John (Luke 1:5-25), with Leithart, Roberts, & Meyers
Nov 20 • 28 min
Continuing our new series in the gospel of Luke and will take us from Advent to Epiphany. Here, Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers discuss the annunciation of John in Luke 1. Please forgive the occasional audio issues as there were internet…
282: The Disaster at Salem, Part 3, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Nov 15 • 23 min
James Jordan finishes discussing Genesis 34 and the disaster at Salem. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter Leithart! mailchi.mp/0b01d726f2fe/inmediasres Website: theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
281: Advent to Epiphany (Luke 1:1-4) with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, Jeff Meyers
Nov 13 • 26 min
This new series will be in the gospel of Luke and will take us from Advent to Epiphany. Here, Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers discuss Luke 1:1-4. Please forgive the occasional audio issues as there were internet issues during our…
280: The Disaster at Salem, Part 2, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Nov 8 • 34 min
James Jordan continues discussing Genesis 34 and the disaster at Salem where the sons of Jacob kill the men of the city. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter Leithart! mailchi.mp/0b01d726f2fe/inmediasres Website:…
279: The End of John’s Gospel, with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Nov 6 • 34 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair wind up our series on the book of signs in the Gospel of John. Sign up for our newsletter, In Medias Res, and receive a free e-book on paedocommunion by Peter Leithart. Sign up here: bit.ly/2otFPAt _____ Learn More! Website:…
278: The Disaster at Salem, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Nov 1 • 43 min
James Jordan moves into Genesis 33-44 and the disaster at Salem with the taking of Dinah. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter Leithart! mailchi.mp/0b01d726f2fe/inmediasres Website: theopolisinstitute.com Twitter:…
277: Jesus Raises Lazarus (John 11), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Oct 30 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair begin to wind up our series on the Book of Signs in the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss Jesus raising Lazarus The Strange Love of Jesus by: Bogumil Jarmulak https://theopolisinstitute.com/the-strange-love-of-jesus/ Sign…
276: Jacob Going to Sukkoth, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Oct 25 • 35 min
James Jordan moves into Genesis 33 and Jacob’s journey to Sukkoth Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter Leithart! mailchi.mp/0b01d726f2fe/inmediasres Website: theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
275: Jesus Healing the Man Born Blind (John 9), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Oct 23 • 27 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair continue our series on the Book of Signs in the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss Jesus healing the man born blind in John 9. Sign up for our newsletter, In Medias Res, and receive a free e-book on paedocommunion by Peter…
274: Jacob Meets Esau, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Oct 18 • 42 min
James Jordan concludes his discussion of Jacob at Peniel in Genesis 32, and moves on to Jacob meeting Esau in Genesis 33. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter Leithart! mailchi.mp/0b01d726f2fe/inmediasres Website:…
273: Jesus Walking on the Water (John 6), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Oct 16 • 34 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss Jesus walking on the water in John 6. Become a Theopolis Partner! https://theopolisinstitute.com/give/ Sign up for our newsletter, In Medias Res, and receive a…
272: The Limping Church, with James Jordan (Life of Jacob Series)
Oct 11 • 45 min
James Jordan continues his discussion of Jacob at Peniel in Genesis 32. Here he talks about the people of God walking with a limp, and ties it to our kingly and priestly work. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on Paedocommunion by Peter…
271: Feeding the 5000 (John 6) w/Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Oct 9 • 23 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss the feeding of the 5000 in John 6. Sign up for our newsletter, In Medias Res, and receive a free e-book on paedocommunion by Peter…
270: Jacob at Peniel V (Priest & King), with James Jordan [Life of Jacob Series]
Oct 4 • 44 min
James Jordan continues his discussion of Jacob at Peniel in Genesis 32. Here he discusses why the priestly and kingly overtones in this passage, and shows how this relates to our lives today. Sign up for In Medias Res & get our new e-book on…
269: Healing of the Paralytic (John 5) w/Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Oct 2 • 25 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss the healing of the paralytic in John 5. Sign up for our newsletter, In Medias Res, and receive a free e-book on paedocommunion by Peter…
268: Jacob at Peniel IV (Circumcision & Wound), with James Jordan [Life of Jacob Series]
Sep 27 • 39 min
James Jordan begins to wind down his discussion of Jacob at Peniel in Genesis 32. Here he discusses why Israel did not eat the socket of the thigh, how Israel was a nation of sacrifices, clean and unclean animals, and how animals are symbolic of human…
267: Healing the Official’s Son (John 4) w/Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Sep 25 • 35 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss the healing of the official’s son in John 4. ____ Upcoming Theopolis Events! September 28-29 A Theology of the Sexes Santa Clarita, CA…
266: Jacob at Peniel III (Names & Naming), with James Jordan [Life of Jacob Series]
Sep 20 • 44 min
Continuing on in our series in the life of Jacob, James Jordan discusses Names and “naming” in the story of Jacob at Peniel and his wrestling with God. Become a Theopolis Partner and Donate, here: theopolisinstitute.com/give/ Subscribe to our weekly…
265: The Rich Man and Lazarus, with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jerry Bowyer
Sep 18 • 51 min
In this special edition of the podcast, Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Rich Man and Lazarus with economist Jerry Bowyer. It’s a fascinating conversation that we think you’ll enjoy. Jerry is a friend of Theopolis and has a very broad…
264: Q&A Session (What Does Baptism Do?, Law/Gospel, Hermeneutics of the Church Fathers)
Sep 13 • 41 min
This is a Q&A episode with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers. They’ll discuss: 1. The Theopolis Logo 2. The Hermeneutics of the Church Fathers 3. Why does Paul seemingly speak negatively about the Law, when other passages exalt the law? 4.…
263: Water to Wine (Gospel of John) with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Sep 11 • 40 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss the miracle at the wedding at Cana in John 2. ____ Upcoming Theopolis Events! September 19 (Evening) Jesus Unveiled (The Book of…
262: Jacob at Peniel, Part 2, The Second Wrestling (Life of Jacob Series) with James Jordan
Sep 6 • 30 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan continues his look at Jacob’s wrestling with God at Peniel. Here, he dives into what the name-change to Israel meant for Jacob, and what it means for us today. He also discusses how the…
261: Jesus, the Word (Gospel of John) with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Sep 4 • 37 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers continue their series on the Gospel of John. Here they will discuss what it means that Jesus is “the Word,” which is a prominent theme at the beginning of John’s gospel. ____ Upcoming Theopolis Events!…
260: Jacob at Peniel, Part 1, The First Wrestling (Life of Jacob Series) with James Jordan
Aug 30 • 41 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan discusses Jacob’s wrestling with God at Peniel. He’ll talk about the chiasm of themes in this passage and how Jacob’s name-change is at the center of the chiasm. He’ll talk about why the children of…
259: The Gospel of John (New Series!) with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & Jeff Meyers
Aug 28 • 40 min
Today, we begin a new series! Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and Jeff Meyers are going to spend the next couple of months working their way through a portion of the gospel of John. In this episode they’ll discuss why we should study the gospels, how to…
258: Jacob Approaches Peniel (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Aug 23 • 39 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan begins to dive into Genesis 32 and Jacob approaching Peniel, which is where he will wrestle with God. This is a central aspect of Jacob’s life, and here Jordan will go into the chiastic structure of…
257: The Tenth Word (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Aug 21 • 22 min
Concluding our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the tenth word, “You Shall Not Covet.” Psalm 46 Chant! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93KjrXHmfz0 Subscribe to our Youtube Channel!…
256: Jacob Leaves Laban, Part 2 (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Aug 16 • 43 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan concludes his discussion about Jacob leaving Laban. Along the way he’ll talk about covenant making and God separating things to create a new creation. Theopolis Articles on Genesis…
255: The Ninth Word (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Aug 14 • 22 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the ninth word, “You Shall Not Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbor.” They’ll discuss what it means to be a truth-bearer, and if it is biblically forbidden to never lie.…
254: Jacob Leaves Laban, Part 1 (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Aug 9 • 41 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan discusses Jacob leaving Laban. He covers what this means for us today, the inclusion of the kinsmen, and the two camps being against each other. Theopolis Articles on Genesis…
253: The Eighth Word (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Aug 7 • 26 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the eighth word, “You Shall Not Steal.” They also show how the 8th word is fulfilled in Christ, how we can look at the entirety of redemptive history through the lens of the…
252: Jacob Leaving Laban & the Exodus Pattern (Life of Jacob Series) with James Jordan
Aug 2 • 42 min
Continuing in our “Life of Jacob” series, James Jordan shows how Jacob’s “exodus” from Laban is patterned throughout the rest of the Bible, beginning in Genesis 1. Theopolis Articles on Genesis…
251: The Seventh Word (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jul 31 • 31 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the seventh word on not committing adultery. They will also discuss sexuality and homosexuality in the church and world. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel!…
250: Jacob Decides to Leave Laban (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Jul 26 • 42 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob by examining Jacob deciding to leave Laban in Genesis 31. Theopolis Articles on Genesis https://theopolisinstitute.com/search/?category=bible-ot-genesis&media=Essays Learn More! Website:…
249: The Sixth Word (10 Words Series), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jul 24 • 23 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the sixth word, “thou shalt not kill.” Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter:…
248: Q&A with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and James Jordan (Circumcision, Leprosy)
Jul 19 • 37 min
This is a Q&A episode with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and James Jordan. They’ll discuss: 1. Why the Israelites were not circumcised until Joshua 5. 2. Leprosy 3. Does David & Goliath parallel Jesus vs. the strong man. To ask a question to be…
247: The Fifth Word (10 Words Series), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jul 17 • 34 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the fifth word on honoring father and mother. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter:…
246: Polygamy & Jacob Building His Estate (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Jul 12 • 44 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with a discussion of the problem of polygamy in the Bible. He then moves onto the topic of Jacob building his estate in Genesis 30-31. Theopolis Articles on Genesis…
245: The Fourth Word (10 Words Series), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jul 10 • 36 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the fourth word on the Sabbath. Topics include: * Was it a day of worship for Israel? * Giving Rest * Jesus’ Sabbath Practice * How do Christians keep the Sabbath? Subscribe…
244: Jacob’s Children & the Mandrakes (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
Jul 5 • 42 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with an in-depth look at the children of Jacob, including the mandrakes, in Genesis 30. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows…
243: The Third Word (10 Words Series), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jul 3 • 16 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the third word, “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.” Subscribe to our Youtube…
242: How to Read the Bible Typologically, with Alastair Roberts (Twin Cities Regional Talks)
Jun 28 • 141 min
This week we have the final two talks from Alastair Roberts on How to Read the Bible. These lectures were delivered during our recent regional course in the Twin Cities. He’ll discuss typology, chiasms, and will helpfully work through texts with students.…
241: The Second Word, Graven Images (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jun 26 • 40 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the second word. They will cover what it means to make graven images, how this is humanity’s attempt to rush the eschaton, and much more. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel!…
240: How to Read the Bible, with Alastair Roberts (Twin Cities Regional Talk)
Jun 21 • 109 min
This week we have a recent talk from Alastair Roberts on How to Read the Bible. This lecture was delivered during our recent regional course in the Twin Cities. He’ll discuss the strangeness of scripture, obstacles in our reading of the text, the…
239: The First Word (10 Words Series) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jun 19 • 30 min
Continuing our series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts discuss the first word. They will cover what is included in the first word, what it meant to Israel as a monotheistic nation, and what it means for us today. Subscribe to our Youtube…
238: The Children of Jacob (Life of Jacob Series) with James Jordan
Jun 14 • 42 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with an in-depth look at the children of Jacob in Genesis 29-30. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program…
237: Sinai and Pentecost, with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Jun 12 • 27 min
Continuing our new series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts have an outstanding discussion on the relation between Sinai and Pentecost. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website:…
236: Leah, the Unloved Wife (Life of Jacob Series,) with James Jordan
Jun 7 • 36 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with a look at Genesis 29 and the unloved wife, Leah. This is the chiastic center of the Jacob narrative. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The 2019-2020…
235: 10 Words: The Structure and Setting (10 Words Series) with Leithart & Jordan
Jun 5 • 36 min
Continuing our new series on the 10 words, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the form and setting of the 10 words. They also get into how they addressed to a corporate Adam, chiasms, and how they are laid out in a 5+5 structure. Subscribe to our…
234: Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel (Life of Jacob Series)
May 31 • 44 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with a look at Genesis 29:15-30 and and Jacob’s marriages to Leah and Rachel. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program…
233: The 10 Words (New Series!) with Peter Leithart & James Jordan
May 29 • 38 min
Today we start a new series on the 10 Words! Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss some introductory matters with the 10 words, along with a brief talk on natural law. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ…
232: Jacob’s Employment to Laban (Life of Jacob Series), with James Jordan
May 24 • 44 min
James Jordan continues his series on the Life of Jacob with a look at Genesis 29:1-15 and Jacob’s employment to Laban. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program…
231: The Ordination Rite (Leviticus Series), with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
May 22 • 37 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Ordination Rite in Leviticus 8-9. Enjoy! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
230: Jacob’s Dream, Part II (Life of Jacob Series) with James Jordan
May 17 • 43 min
James Jordan continues his discussion of Jacob’s dream in Genesis 28. He will go over what the rocks are doing in the passage, the sign of the cross, and much more. Theopolis Articles on Genesis theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-art…/?category=48 The…
229: The Trespass Offering, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
May 15 • 38 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Trespass Offering in Leviticus. Enjoy! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
228: Jacob’s Dream, A New Tower of Babel? (Life of Jacob Series)
May 10 • 37 min
James Jordan discusses Jacob’s dream in Genesis 28. He will go over the structure of the passage, the typology in Genesis 28, and will show how this passage anticipates pentecost. Theopolis Articles on Genesis…
227: The Sin Offering (Leviticus 4) with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
May 8 • 33 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Sin Offering in Leviticus 4. Enjoy! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
226: The Departure of Jacob (Life of Jacob Series)
May 3 • 45 min
We have made it to Genesis 28! James Jordan discusses the first few verses of Genesis 28 and the Departure of Jacob. Theopolis Articles on Genesis https://theopolisinstitute.com/theopolis-articles/?category=48 The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program…
225: The Ten Plagues, with Alastair Roberts
May 1 • 29 min
Dr. Alastair Roberts discusses the ten plagues in Exodus. There is much more going on in these plagues than meets the eye. More from Alastair Roberts: Theopolis Articles: https://theopolisinstitute.com/author/alastair Alastair’s Videos and Podcasts…
224: Rituals and Epistemology, with Dr. Dru Johnson
Apr 26 • 61 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts interview Dr. Dru Johnson on the subject of rituals and epistemology. Dru Johnson teaches Biblical literature, theology, and biblical interpretation at The King’s College. He is an editor for the Routledge…
223: Resurrection in the Story of Joseph, with Alastair Roberts
Apr 24 • 44 min
Happy Easter! Dr. Alastair Roberts discusses a handful of resurrection themes in the story of Joseph. Learn More: Subscribe to our weekly newsletter: theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis…
222: Q&A with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts (Psalm Singing, Daniel 9, Satan)
Apr 19 • 47 min
This is a question and answer episode with Peter Leithart and Alastair RobertsThey’ll discuss: 1. Psalm Singing 2. Daniel 9 3. Satan To ask a question to be answered in this segment, you can head to our Curious Cat account, here: curiouscat.me/Theopolis…
221: The Peace Offering (Leviticus 3), with Alastair Roberts and Peter Leithart
Apr 17 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Peace Offering in Leviticus 3. Enjoy! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
220: The Transformation of Jacob (Life of Jacob Series)
Apr 12 • 42 min
We are still in the midst of a transition period in Jacob’s life. He’s becoming a new kind of person after the inheritance has been put upon him. What does this mean for the Abrahamic Covenant? The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program…
219: The Tribute Offering (Leviticus 2)
Apr 10 • 34 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and James Jordan discuss the Tribute Offering (or Grain Offering)in Leviticus 2. Enjoy! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ejEQ9Iq8-HWkQ6S53sfQ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter:…
218: Jacob Becomes a New Kind of Person (Life of Jacob Series)
Apr 5 • 42 min
We are now in a transition period in Jacob’s life. He’s becoming a new kind of person after the inheritance has been put upon him. What do these things mean? In discussing this period, James Jordan also gives some helpful thoughts on circumcision,…
217: The Ascension Offering (Leviticus Series)
Apr 3 • 41 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and James Jordan discuss the Ascension offering in Leviticus. They’ll touch on the name of the offering, what happens in the sacrifice, and corollaries between the offering and our worship today. Enjoy! Subscribe to our…
216: Rebekah and Jacob (Life of Jacob Series)
Mar 29 • 31 min
In discussing Genesis 27, James Jordan discusses the ritual and sacrificial overtones of the passage, Rebekah’s dealings with her sons, and how she cares for Esau. The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program theopolisinstitute.com/events/in-res…ence-program/…
215: Sacrifices and Offerings (Leviticus Series)
Mar 27 • 49 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, David Field and James Jordan sit down to discuss the Levitical offerings. They’ll touch on what happens during a sacrifice, the background of the sacrifices in Genesis, how the offerings apply to our worship today, and…
214. Isaac Caught In The Act (Life of Jacob Series)
Mar 22 • 39 min
In discussing Genesis 27:30-33, James Jordan discusses the sin of Isaac and makes several helpful pastoral applications along the way. The 2019-2020 Junior Fellows Program theopolisinstitute.com/events/in-res…ence-program/ Learn More! Website:…
213: The Tabernacle (Leviticus Series)
Mar 20 • 41 min
James Jordan returns! We need to know our way around the tabernacle. Here, Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, David Field and James Jordan sit down to discuss the tabernacles layout and meaning. Here is a the article by Joel Garver reference by Alastair in…
212: Q&A with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, & David Field (Laughter, Temple, Preaching)
Mar 15 • 56 min
This is a question and answer episode with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and David Field. They’ll discuss: 1. An Update on James Jordan 2. A Theology of Laughter 3. The Relation between the Temple and the Body 4. A Theopolitan View of Preaching…
211: Why Study Leviticus (New Series) with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and David Field
Mar 13 • 28 min
What relevance does Leviticus have for us today? In this episode, we launch a new series on the sacrifices of Leviticus. Here, Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and special guest David Field sit down to discuss the merits of studying this important and…
210: Jacob: Wrestling with God, Limping to Victory (with Rich Lusk)
Mar 8 • 46 min
How does a Theopolitan reading of Scripture translate to preaching? This episode consists of a sermon by Rich Lusk on the life of Jacob and his wrestling with God, delivered to the congregation of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL. This will…
209: Jacob is a Type of Christ
Mar 6 • 35 min
In discussing Genesis 27:28-29 and the blessing given to Jacob, James Jordan discusses the blessing in detail. He shows us the 5 pairs that are given by Isaac to Jacob, how Jacob is a type of Christ, and how Rebekah wanted Isaac to repent in her deception…
208: The Flame of Yah (Song of Songs 7-8)
Feb 27 • 36 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss Song of Songs 7-8. The Chicago Regional Course on “How to Read the Bible” bit.ly/2T4HPwz The Ten Words: An Intensive Course on the Ten Words bit.ly/2HS5tUX Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.”…
207: Seeking the Beloved (Song of Songs 5-6)
Feb 20 • 21 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss Song of Songs 5-6. Join us for the 2019 Nevin Lectures Reformational Catholicism in the Magic City bit.ly/2TP7Aym The Chicago Regional Course on “How to Read the Bible” https://bit.ly/2T4HPwz The Ten Words: An…
206: Paths to Human Maturity: An interview with Dr. David Field
Feb 15 • 48 min
An interview with Dr. David Field on “Paths to Maturity.” In this interview, Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss with David topics surrounding his recent “Conversations” piece on our website entitled, “Paths to Human Maturity.” David Field has…
205: The Bridegroom Comes (Song of Songs 3-4)
Feb 13 • 34 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss Song of Songs 3-4. Join us for the 2019 Nevin Lectures Reformational Catholicism in the Magic City https://bit.ly/2TP7Aym Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/…
204: How to Deceive the Enemy
Feb 8 • 48 min
In discussing Genesis 27 and the deception of Isaac, James Jordan shows how to lie and deceive the enemy, as well as showing the importance of the ear and hearing in this passage. Enjoy! Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
203: The Kisses of His Mouth (Song of Songs 1-2), with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Feb 6 • 34 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discusses Song of Songs 1-2. They cover topics such as the biblical picture of a kiss, and the complexion of the bride. Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ Learn More!…
202: Sexuality and Liturgy (Song of Songs)
Jan 30 • 24 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts continue our series on the Song of Songs with a discussion on the visual imagery in the Song and how the liturgical and erotic inform one another. Enjoy! Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.”…
201: Does Divine Eros Belong in Our Theology? (Song of Songs Series)
Jan 25 • 27 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts continue our series on the Song of Songs with a discussion on divine eros. Does eros have a place in our theology? Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ Learn More!…
200: Rebekah the Hero (and Leviticus Themes in Genesis)
Jan 23 • 45 min
James Jordan shows how Rebekah is heroic in her deception of Isaac. He also discusses the theme of good wives in the Bible, the multiple structures of the Jacob story, and how rituals in Leviticus relate to events in Genesis. Enjoy! Learn More! Website:…
199: Is Song of Songs an Allegory?
Jan 18 • 31 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss an allegorical reading of the Song of Songs along with other topics such as, “What is an erotic reading of Scripture?” Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ Learn…
198: Isaac, Esau, and their Relation to Rituals
Jan 11 • 43 min
James Jordan gets into issues with Isaac and Esau in Genesis 27:1-4. Enjoy! _____________ Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
197: Sexual Knowing as a Model for All Knowing (Song of Songs)
Jan 9 • 28 min
Continuing in our new series on the Song of Songs, Peter Leithart discusses how wisdom is related to erotic love and how sexual knowing can be a model for all knowing. Enjoy! Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.”…
196: The Song of Songs (New Series!)
Jan 4 • 33 min
New series! Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts will be taking the next couple of months to work through the Song of Songs. Here, Peter Leithart gives an introduction to the structure of the book, along with some notes on dating and authorship. Enjoy!…
195: The Sacrificial Imagery of the Flock
Jan 2 • 41 min
James Jordan gets into the details of Genesis 26-27 as he discusses the significant numbers and typological pictures of the “flock.” Enjoy! _____________ Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like”…
194: Putting on Virtue (First Sunday after Christmas)
Dec 27, 2018 • 37 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for Christmas Sunday, 2018. For posts on Christmas by Theopolis writers, click here: https://bit.ly/2QXnMQv Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ For the…
193: The Warrior of Israel from Everlasting (4th Sunday in Advent)
Dec 22, 2018 • 45 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the fourth Sunday in Advent in 2018. Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res.” theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see…
192: Was Isaac in Sin When He Was Deceived?
Dec 19, 2018 • 44 min
James Jordan continues his work on the life of Jacob. This time he looks at Genesis 37 and whether Isaac was in sin when he was deceived? He also rehearses a theology of “eyes” and “seeing” in Genesis. Enjoy! _____________ Learn More! Website:…
191: The Sin of Isaac
Dec 14, 2018 • 46 min
James Jordan concludes his work on the life of Jacob. This time he begins giving his thoughts on the sin of Isaac. Along the way he discusses whether Eve added to God’s word before she sinned, and how Isaac is replaced by Jacob. Enjoy! _____________ Learn…
190: The Joy of the Lord (3rd Sunday in Advent)
Dec 12, 2018 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the third Sunday in Advent in 2018. Sign up for our newsletter, “In Medias Res,” and receive an e-book by Alastair Roberts. theopolisinstitute.com/about/newsletter/ For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and…
189: Second Sunday in Advent with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Dec 8, 2018 • 28 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the second Sunday in Advent in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up…
188: How to Make a Covenant (Genesis 26)
Dec 5, 2018 • 43 min
Another excellent episode from James Jordan. Here, Jordan concludes his discussion of Isaac in Gerar in Genesis 26. Included are explanations of how covenants are made, as well as a theology of wells. Enjoy! _____________ Learn More! Website:…
187: The Lord’s Coming (1st Sunday in Advent)
Nov 30, 2018 • 44 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the first Sunday in Advent in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up…
186: Typology in Genesis 26
Nov 28, 2018 • 47 min
This one is a must-listen. Here, we continue our series on the life of Jacob with James Jordan. Much of this episode deals with typological pictures in Genesis 26 and he ends with how they are fulfilled in Jesus. Here, Jordan continues his discussion of…
185: Isaac in Gerar (Part 2)
Nov 24, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. (NOTE: The recording of this talk is not great quality audio, but we think the content makes this worth sharing) Here, Jordan continues his discussion…
184: There is No Tension in God’s Justice and Mercy (Last Sunday of the Church Year)
Nov 21, 2018 • 38 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the last Sunday in the Church Year. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up for our newsletter,…
183: Isaac in Gerar, Part 1 (Theme of Thirds, Merit Theology, & Righteous Deception)
Nov 16, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses Isaac in Gerar in Genesis 26. He also covers topics such as the theme of thirds, whether merit theology is in the Bible,…
182: The End Of The World Is Not In Your Future (26th Sunday after Pentecost)
Nov 14, 2018 • 20 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 26th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up for our…
181: Jesus, the Final Sacrifice (25th Sunday after Pentecost)
Nov 9, 2018 • 19 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 25th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up for our…
180: The Virtue of Nationalism, with Yoram Hazony
Nov 7, 2018 • 84 min
In this episode we have a fascinating discussion on nationalism with Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and our special guest, Yoram Hazony. Yoram is the president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem and director of the John Templeton Foundation’s project…
179: With the Gentiles (Genesis 26)
Nov 2, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses Isaac in Gerar in Genesis 26. He also covers topics such as the theme of “going to the Gentiles” in the Old Testament, how God…
178: All Saints Day with Alastair Roberts and John Barach
Oct 31, 2018 • 54 min
Alastair Roberts and John Barach discuss the texts for All Saints Sunday in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Sign up for our…
177: Rejected by the Land of Promise, Genesis 26:1 with James Jordan
Oct 26, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses the beginning of Genesis 26 and talks about subjects such as the famines in the land, the theology of land, the “changing…
176: The Key to the Reformation, the New Perspective, and the Gospel in Revelation
Oct 24, 2018 • 35 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for Reformation Sunday in 2018. Timestamps: 3:15 : Why these passages for Reformation Sunday? 13:20 : The issues that drove Luther, Idolatry and the Search for God 14:49 : Romans 3:19-28 16:19 : New…
175: Economics and the Crucifixion of Christ, with Peter Leithart and Jerry Bowyer
Oct 19, 2018 • 54 min
In this special edition of the podcast, Peter Leithart follows up his discussion from episode 173 with economist Jerry Bowyer on the economics of Jesus. In particular, they discuss how economics played into Jesus’ crucifixion. It’s a fascinating…
174: Shepherding the Wind (22nd Sunday after Pentecost)
Oct 17, 2018 • 40 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 22nd Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
173: The Economics of Jesus, with Peter Leithart & Jerry Bowyer
Oct 12, 2018 • 45 min
In this special edition of the podcast, Peter Leithart interviews economist Jerry Bowyer on the economics of Jesus. Jerry is a friend of Theopolis and has a very broad resume. He is the founder and president of Bowyer Research, has written for Forbes…
172: Biblical Justice and the Foundation of our Assurance (21st Sunday after Pentecost)
Oct 10, 2018 • 36 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 21st Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
171: The Covenant Birthright: Jacob Saves the Covenant
Oct 5, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses several typological pictures in the text, and corrects the common misconception that Jacob did something wrong when he deceived…
170: The Wife Brings Communion and Life to Society
Oct 3, 2018 • 46 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 20th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Time Stamps 1:00 - Gen. 2:18–25 25:00 - Mark 10:2–16 36:00 - Hebrews 2:1–13 (14–18) For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are…
169: Jacob and Esau: Two Trees, What Really Happened when Jacob Deceived Isaac
Sep 28, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses how Jacob and Esau represent two tree, the complexion and hair of Esau, and what really happened when Jacob deceived Esau.…
168: Suffering as a Ministry Within the Church, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Sep 26, 2018 • 51 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 19th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
167: Jesus as the New Jeremiah & The Antidote to Demonic Wisdom
Sep 21, 2018 • 27 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 18th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
166: The Seed of the Woman
Sep 19, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here, Jordan discusses Genesis 25:19-34 including the genealogy & numerology of Jacob’s line, some puns within the passage, and much more. Enjoy!…
165: Isaac And Rebekah
Sep 14, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. After some recap, Jordan delivers some very helpful background on Isaac and Rebekah. Enjoy! _____________ Learn More! Website:…
164: The Tongue is a Fire: The 17th Sunday After Pentecost
Sep 12, 2018 • 41 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 17th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
163: Faith & Works: The 16th Sunday after Pentecost with Peter Leithart & Alastair Roberts
Sep 7, 2018 • 35 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 16th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Time Stamps: 2:00 - Isaiah 35:4-7a 7:45 - Water in the Wilderness 10:07 - Mark 7:24-30, 31-37 10:22 - Jesus’ Use of Saliva in Healing 18:55 - James…
162: Rebekah is a New Abraham
Sep 5, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode we continue our series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Here he deals with subjects such as the Bible being written to be read out loud, Genesis and the multiple Falls of Man, the “seeing” theme in Genesis,…
161: The 15th Sunday after Pentecost, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Aug 29, 2018 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 15th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Time Stamps: 1:34: Deuteronomy 4:1–2, 6–9 7:05: The Global Scope of the Torah and Theonomy 14:40 - Mark 7:14–23 21:36 - Ephesians 6:10–20 23:50 - The…
160: Course Recap & the 14th Sunday after Pentecost with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Aug 22, 2018 • 45 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 14th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Time Stamps: 1:20 – 12:30 - Recap of Esther Meek’s course on Covenant Epistemology 13:00 – Isaiah 29:11-19 20:20 – The Potter and the Clay 24:20 –…
159: Wisdom Is Not Silent: 13th Sunday after Pentecost w/ Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Aug 17, 2018 • 46 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 13th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Learn More!…
158: Prophecy is Always Post-Mortem: The 12th Sunday after Pentecost
Aug 9, 2018 • 29 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 12th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. 1:40 - 1 Kings 19: 1-8 1:55 - The Structure of Kings 12:00 - The Death and Resurrection Theme 14:00 - Prophecy is always Post-Mortem 15:00 - John 6:35-51 15:35 - What…
157: The Context of the Jacob Narrative
Aug 3, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode we launch a series on the life of Jacob with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. A few topics in this introductory episode include: 1:30 - Was Jacob a bad man, or a perfect man? 13:35 - A Survey of the Book of Genesis and the 7-fold…
156: Manna & Pedagogy: The 11th Sunday after Pentecost
Aug 2, 2018 • 47 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 11th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. 2:00 - Exodus 16:2-15 2:20 - The Numerology & Symbolism of the 12 Springs and 70 Date Palms 4:56 - The Bread is rained and the quail “come up” 8:00 -…
155: Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the 10th Sunday after Pentecost
Jul 25, 2018 • 40 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 10th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Time Stamps 1:15 - Genesis 9:8-17 3:30 - The Rainbow and Signs 5:00 - The Theology of Covenant Signs and Memorials 18:25 - Ephesians 3:14-21 30:05 -…
154: The 9th Sunday after Pentecost, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
Jul 18, 2018 • 33 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 9th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Steve are using for this discussion, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583…
153: From Altar To Throne: Revelation 6:1-11 with Peter Leithart
Jul 13, 2018 • 30 min
Occasionally we like to use the podcast to show how a Theopolitan reading of the Bible translates to preaching. Here, we have a sermon from Peter Leithart on Revelation 6:1-11. Enjoy! Learn More! ______________ Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi”…
152: Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the 7th Sunday after Pentecost
Jul 6, 2018 • 43 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 7th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Those texts are: Ezekiel 2:1-5 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Mark 6:1-13 A few topics discussed: 1:10 - Alastair’s recent work with Davenant Institute 5:10 - 2…
151: A Conversation with Esther Meek
Jun 27, 2018 • 58 min
A fantastic interview with philosopher, Esther Meek. A few topics include: (3:25) Meek’s Background & Philosophical Concerns (10:30) Epistemological Therapy & Knowledge as Transformation, not Information. (12:30) Michael Polanyi (30:00) Subsidiary Focal…
150: The 5th Sunday After Pentecost with Peter Leithart & Steve Jeffery
Jun 20, 2018 • 37 min
Peter Leithart and Steve Jeffery discuss the texts for the 5th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Those texts are: Job 38: 1-11 2 Cor. 6: 1-13 Mark 4: 35-41 A Week with Esther Meek! An Intro to Covenant Epistemology We are so very pleased to announce…
149: Peter Leithart on the 4th Sunday after Pentecost (Trinity Season), 2018
Jun 14, 2018 • 27 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 4th Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Those texts are: Ezek. 17:22–24 2 Cor. 5:1–10 (11–17) Mark 4:26–34 A Week with Esther Meek! An Intro to Covenant Epistemology We are so very pleased to announce that…
148: Peter Leithart on the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Trinity Season), 2018
Jun 6, 2018 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 3rd Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Those texts are: Gen. 3:8-15 2 Cor. 4:13-5:1 Mark 3:20-35 A Week with Esther Meek! An Intro to Covenant Epistemology We are so very pleased to announce that Esther Meek…
147: Peter Leithart on the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost (Trinity Season), 2018
May 31, 2018 • 28 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 2nd Sunday in the Trinity Season in 2018. Those texts are: Deut. 5:12–15 2 Cor. 4:5–12 Mark 2:23–28(3:1–6) A Week with Esther Meek! An Intro to Covenant Epistemology We are so very pleased to announce that Esther…
146: Nazirites and Knights Part 3, with James Jordan
May 25, 2018 • 64 min
James Jordan, our Scholar-in-residence, continues his series on Nazirites by explaining the theology of hair, skull crushing, and much more throughout the Bible. Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis…
145: Born of Water & Spirit: Trinity Sunday with Leithart, Roberts, and Barach
May 23, 2018 • 45 min
Peter Leithart, Alastair Roberts, and John Barach discuss the texts for the Trinity Sunday in 2018. Enjoy! A Week with Esther Meek! An Intro to Covenant Epistemology We are so very pleased to announce that Esther Meek will be the instructor for our 2018…
144: Pentecost Sunday, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
May 17, 2018 • 39 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the Pentecost Sunday in 2018. Enjoy! Course Audio for “Theology of the Sexes” with Alastair Roberts and Peter Leithart: bit.ly/2J3CbCr For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Alastair are…
143: Ascension and the 7th Sunday of Easter with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
May 9, 2018 • 39 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the Ascension and the texts for the 7th Sunday of Easter in 2018. Enjoy! Course Audio for “Theology of the Sexes” with Alastair Roberts and Peter Leithart: bit.ly/2J3CbCr For information and to register for our…
142: The Sixth Sunday of Easter, with Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts
May 4, 2018 • 42 min
Peter Leithart and Alastair Roberts discuss the texts for the 6th Sunday of Easter in 2018. Enjoy! Course Audio for “Theology of the Sexes” with Alastair Roberts and Peter Leithart: bit.ly/2J3CbCr For information and to register for our upcoming course on…
141: Introducing Alastair Roberts, Adjunct Senior Fellow at Theopolis
May 2, 2018 • 60 min
We are very excited about this announcement! Beginning this summer, Dr. Alastair Roberts will join the Theopolis Institute as an adjunct Senior Fellow. Dr. Roberts will be a regular on the podcast, teach intensive courses and in the Fellows Program, and…
140: Nazirites and Knights Part 2, with James Jordan
Apr 28, 2018 • 33 min
James Jordan, our Scholar-in-residence, continues his series on Nazirites by explaining their key characteristics and how they are fulfilled in the Lord’s Supper and the work of Christ. For information and to register for our upcoming course on Joshua,…
139: An Introduction to Nazirites, with James Jordan
Apr 25, 2018 • 33 min
Scholar-in-residence gives a helpful introduction to Nazirites by explaining the book of Numbers and the Levitical Sacrifices. For information and to register for our upcoming course on Joshua, Judges and Ruth. Click the link below: bit.ly/1WDAtdy Learn…
138: The Fourth Sunday of Easter, with Peter Leithart
Apr 18, 2018 • 25 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 4th Sunday of Easter in 2018. Enjoy! Course Audio for “Theology of the Sexes” with Alastair Roberts and Peter Leithart: https://bit.ly/2J3CbCr For information and to register for our upcoming course on Joshua,…
137: The 3rd Sunday of Easter, with Peter Leithart
Apr 11, 2018 • 23 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 3rd Sunday of Easter in 2018. Enjoy! For information and to register for our upcoming course on Joshua, Judges and Ruth. Click the link below: https://bit.ly/1WDAtdy For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter…
136: Echoes of Exodus, with Alastair Roberts
Apr 6, 2018 • 71 min
Recently, our friend Alastair Roberts spent an evening with a Friends of L’Abri group here in Birmingham, AL. He gave a talk on the subject of Exodus and introduced some of the issues tackled within his new book with Andrew Wilson (Echoes of Exodus,…
135: The Second Sunday of Easter
Apr 4, 2018 • 17 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 2nd Sunday of Easter in 2018. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Learn More! Website:…
134: Easter Sunday, 2018: Jesus Won’t Stay Put
Mar 28, 2018 • 29 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for Easter Sunday in 2018. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Learn More! Website:…
133: Lenten Elevation, The Fourth Sunday in Lent, with Peter Leithart
Mar 7, 2018 • 15 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 4th Sunday in Lent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 40+ Reasons to Observe Lent: by Peter…
132: The Third Sunday in Lent, with Peter Leithart
Feb 28, 2018 • 21 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 3rd Sunday in Lent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 40+ Reasons to Observe Lent: by Peter…
131: An Introduction to Biblical Liturgy, with Adam McIntosh
Feb 23, 2018 • 54 min
In this VERY helpful episode, Pastor Adam McIntosh gives a concise, biblical introduction to the subject of Liturgy. Adam has been a student at Theopolis, and was one of the first to receipt a certificate of completing 6 of our courses. He is the pastor…
130: The 2nd Sunday in Lent, with Peter Leithart
Feb 21, 2018 • 18 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 2nd Sunday in Lent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 40+ Reasons to Observe Lent: by Peter…
129: On Lent (1st Sunday in Lent)
Feb 14, 2018 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses Lent and the texts for the 1st Sunday in Lent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Fifth Annual Nevin Lectures…
128: Eden, the Land, and the World
Feb 9, 2018 • 19 min
James Jordan gives a birds-eye-view of Eden and the world. The details AND the typology of the Pentateuch come into focus as Jordan explains the layout of the land. To purchase this entire class on Architecture (Liturgical Space), click here:…
127: The 6th Sunday in Epiphany (Transfiguration Sunday)
Feb 7, 2018 • 26 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 6th Sunday in the Epiphany season. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Fifth Annual Nevin Lectures…
126: Song and Music (Wine, Women, and Song Part 4) with James Jordan
Feb 3, 2018 • 75 min
James Jordan gives a theology of song and music in the final part of our series on “Wine, Women, and Song.” For information and registration for the 2018 Nevin Lectures, click the link below: bit.ly/2DlDv0N Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com…
125: The Fifth Sunday of Epiphany, with Peter Leithart
Feb 1, 2018 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 5th Sunday in the Epiphany season. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Fifth Annual Nevin Lectures…
124: On Wine (Wine, Women, and Song Part 3)
Jan 26, 2018 • 57 min
James Jordan gives a theology of wine and the Lord’s Supper in part 3 of our series on “Wine, Women, and Song.” For information and registration for the 2018 Nevin Lectures, click the link below: bit.ly/2DlDv0N Learn More! Website:…
123: The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
Jan 24, 2018 • 26 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 4th Sunday in the Epiphany season. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4583 Fifth Annual Nevin Lectures…
122: A Theology of Women: Wine, Women, and Song Part 2
Jan 20, 2018 • 69 min
James Jordan gives a theology of women and their place in the church and culture in part 2 of our series on “Wine, Women, and Song.” For information and registration for the Nevin Lectures, click the link below: http://bit.ly/2DlDv0N Learn More! Website:…
121: The 3rd Sunday After Epiphany
Jan 17, 2018 • 26 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 3rd Sunday in the Epiphany season. Enjoy! Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
120: Wine, Women, and Song (Part 1) with James Jordan
Jan 12, 2018 • 53 min
James Jordan discusses how Wine, Women, Song, and the church’s warfare and worship are specific points which Satan and evil powers attack. The church is made weak when we neglect the important place of each of these tenets. This is a fun and important…
119: The 2nd Sunday of Epiphany
Jan 10, 2018 • 23 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 2nd Sunday in the Epiphany season. Enjoy! Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
118: 5 Principles We Need to Return To Worship
Jan 5, 2018 • 21 min
James Jordan addresses 5 principles that the church needs to return to her worship. Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
117: Worship from the Reformation to Today
Dec 29, 2017 • 24 min
James Jordan, scholar-in-residence at Theopolis Institute, gives a brief overview of worship from the Reformation through the 20th century. Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on…
116: Worship in the Medieval Church, with James Jordan
Dec 22, 2017 • 21 min
What was worship like in the Medieval Church? What place did the sacraments and the psalms have in worship? James Jordan briefly discusses these issues in this installment of our current series on worship. Enjoy! Learn More! Website:…
115: The Fourth Sunday in Advent, with Peter Leithart and Jeff Meyers
Dec 20, 2017 • 24 min
Peter Leithart and Jeff Meyers discuss the texts for the fourth Sunday of the new church year, the fourth Sunday in the season of Advent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and Jeff are using for this discussion, see the link below.…
114: Worship in the New Creation, with James Jordan
Dec 15, 2017 • 30 min
How has worship changed from the Old Creation to the New Creation (New Covenant)? James Jordan begins to lay out these answers in this 2nd segment of our series on worship. If you haven’t yet, listen to Episode 112 to hear Jordan explain worship in the…
113: The 3rd Sunday in Advent, with Jeff Meyers and Peter Leithart
Dec 13, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the third Sunday of the new church year, the third Sunday in the season of Advent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below.…
112: Worship in the Garden and the Old Creation, with James Jordan
Dec 8, 2017 • 46 min
What can the Old Creation and the Garden tell us about God and the way he wants us to worship? Here we begin to answer those questions in an excellent new series on worship with our scholar-in-residence, James Jordan. Learn More! Website:…
111: The 2nd Sunday of Advent, with Peter Leithart
Dec 6, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the second Sunday of the new church year, the second Sunday in the season of Advent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below.…
110: Rosenstock-Huessy and Time, with Peter Leithart
Dec 1, 2017 • 63 min
What is time? How do temporal creatures relate to time? How has something like the clock changed our perception of the world? Does God relate to time? In our final installment on the work of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Peter Leithart deals with the theme of…
109: The First Sunday of Advent
Nov 29, 2017 • 22 min
Happy New Year! In this episode, Peter Leithart and Brian Moats discuss the texts for the first Sunday of the new church year, the first Sunday in the season of Advent. Enjoy! For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions,…
108: Formed By What We Listen To, Peter Leithart on Rosenstock-Huessy, Part 4
Nov 24, 2017 • 66 min
Our traditional ways of thinking about language embed certain false views of human life and human society. Imperatives are liberating because an authoritative imperative cuts through other voices that tend to crowd in. In this episode, Peter Leithart…
107: The 25th Sunday after Pentecost, with Peter Leithart and Ralph Smith
Nov 22, 2017 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and our guest Ralph Smith discuss the texts for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com…
106: Speech and Reality with Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, with Peter Leithart
Nov 17, 2017 • 60 min
How do individuals and societies deal with the imperatives coming at them from outside and within, from voices that speak from the past and the future? In this episode, Peter Leithart continues his series on the work of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy. Here he…
105: The 24th Sunday after Pentecost, with Peter Leithart and Ralph Smith
Nov 15, 2017 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and our guest Ralph Smith discuss the texts for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com…
104: The Cross of Reality with Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, by Peter Leithart
Nov 10, 2017 • 67 min
How does the cross (death and resurrection) become a daily occurrence in the life of the christian? How does the cross work itself out in history and human life? In this episode, Peter Leithart continues his series on the work of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy.…
103: The 23rd Sunday After Pentecost
Nov 8, 2017 • 23 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
102: An Introduction to Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, by Peter Leithart
Nov 3, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart gives an introduction to the life and work of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy. Rosenstock-Huessy is a very important thinker and writer for our work at Theopolis, and in this episode you’ll begin to see why. Enjoy! _________ Learn…
101: All Saints Day 2017
Nov 1, 2017 • 23 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for All Saints Day in 2017. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
100: Death and Sacrifice, with James Jordan
Oct 27, 2017 • 56 min
At Theopolis, we love the book of Leviticus. In this episode, James Jordan goes deep into the details of the Levitical sacrices to answer the question of why animals were killed in the first place, and how Jesus specifically fulfills these sacrifices.…
099: The 21st Sunday after Pentecost
Oct 25, 2017 • 23 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
098: Liturgical Preaching, Part II with John Barach
Oct 20, 2017 • 53 min
How do liturgy and preaching go together? What is actually happening when a pastor preaches to his congregation? John Barach, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church of Sulphur, Louisiana, deals with these issues and more in the final section of an…
097: The 20th Sunday After Pentecost
Oct 18, 2017 • 21 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussions, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
096: Covenant and Apostasy, Part 2 with Jeff Meyers
Oct 13, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode, Jeff Meyers continues his discussion on the topic of apostasy and covenant. More resources on apostasy: Article: Apostasy and Assurance: by Steve Wilkins http://bit.ly/2hF4zi4 Article: Thoughts on Sovereign Grace and Regeneration, by…
095: The 19th Sunday after Pentecost
Oct 11, 2017 • 24 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussion, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
094: Covenant and Apostasy, Part 1 with Jeff Meyers
Oct 6, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode, Jeff Meyers discusses the topic of apostasy and covenant, especially focusing on the Book of Hebrews. Learn more! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter twitter.com/_Theopolis Facebook: www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
093: The 18th Sunday After Pentecost
Oct 5, 2017 • 26 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussion, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
092: Common Pastoral Pitfalls and Temptations, with Rich Lusk
Sep 29, 2017 • 12 min
Rich Lusk, pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL, discusses common pitfalls and temptations that pastors face. Pastor Lusk recently paid a visit to our Junior Fellows to discuss his faith, work, and pastoral ministry. For more on our…
091: The 17th Sunday After Pentecost
Sep 27, 2017 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussion, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
090: The Sociology of Infant Baptism, Part 2 (Infant Faith, Community Formation, and more)
Sep 22, 2017 • 37 min
Peter Leithart continues his thoughts on the sociology of infant baptism. For the first half of this talk, head back and listen to episode 088 of the podcast. Enjoy! __________ More Resources on Baptism from Theopolis Book: The Baptized Body, by Peter…
089: The 16th Sunday After Pentecost
Sep 20, 2017 • 22 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussion, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
088: The Sociology of Infant Baptism, Part 1 with Peter Leithart
Sep 16, 2017 • 43 min
Peter Leithart discusses the sociology of infant baptism. This talk was originally delivered at the 1996 Biblical Horizons Conference. For information and registration for our regional course on the Trinity, click here: http://bit.ly/2y5CNC1 Learn more!…
087: The 15th Sunday After Pentecost
Sep 13, 2017 • 14 min
Peter Leithart briefly discusses the texts for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter is using for these discussion, see the link below. bit.ly/2w7uPYM Learn More! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi”…
086: Baptism: Water, Testing and Witness with Peter Leithart
Sep 8, 2017 • 77 min
Peter Leithart continues his series on Baptism with a theology of water from Genesis 2 and a biblical theology of water used as a testing and a witness. Enjoy! Learn more: The Baptized Body: by Peter Leithart http://amzn.to/2wfivoj Website:…
085: The 14th Sunday After Pentecost
Sep 6, 2017 • 20 min
Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! Learn More about our work: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
084: The Waters of God and Creation
Sep 1, 2017 • 73 min
Peter Leithart continues his series that we began in episode 082, this time he discusses how words create and act, and he also begins to give a biblical theology of water and baptism. Enjoy! ______ Learn more! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com…
083: The 13th Sunday After Pentecost
Aug 30, 2017 • 21 min
Peter Leithart discusses the lectionary texts for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! _______ Learn More: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow us on Facebook:…
082: Baptism, Odd and Ordinary
Aug 25, 2017 • 72 min
In this lecture from the 1996 Biblical Horizons conference, Peter Leithart introduces this short series on Baptism and discusses the ordinary, and odd nature of baptism from the Scriptures. Enjoy! _______ Learn More: ______ Website:…
081: On this Rock I Will Build My Church: 12th Sunday After Pentecost
Aug 23, 2017 • 26 min
Peter Leithart and Brian Moats discuss the texts for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! Learn More! - Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
080: 11th Sunday after Pentecost
Aug 16, 2017 • 21 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! Learn more: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
079: Liturgical Preaching, Part 1
Aug 11, 2017 • 31 min
How do liturgy and preaching go together? Is the sermon the highlight of the Lord’s Service? John Barach, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church of Sulphur, Louisiana, deals with these issues and more in this first section of an excellent lecture on…
078: The Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
Aug 9, 2017 • 32 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, which are portions of Job 38, Romans 10, and Matthew 14. For more on the “Priest, King, and Prophet” paradigm for reading the Bible, check out episode 008 of the…
077: The Hermeneutics of Ritual, with Peter Leithart
Aug 4, 2017 • 53 min
Peter Leithart dives deep into ritual in Leviticus in this 1992 Biblical Horizons lecture. He deals with our difficulties in understanding the Levitical sacrifices, the 5 fold pattern of sacrifice, and the names of different sacrifices in the Old…
076: Lectionary Discussion, 9th Sunday After Pentecost
Aug 2, 2017 • 26 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the lectionary texts for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost, which are portions from Isaiah 55, Romans 9, and Matthew 14. For the Missouri Synod Lectionary that Peter and James are using for these discussion, see the…
075: The Memorial Sacrifice
Jul 28, 2017 • 58 min
James Jordan gives a careful exposition of the memorial sacrifice from the entire Bible and how it still applies to us today in the Lord’s Supper. ________ To register for our upcoming course on Covenant Epistemology, click here: http://bit.ly/2twcSF9 For…
074: Lectionary Discussion, 8th Sunday after Pentecost
Jul 26, 2017 • 29 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the lectionary texts for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! To become a member of the Theopolitan Society, head to the link below: http://bit.ly/2vJIeX5 More from Theopolis: Website:…
073: Sin Makes You Stupid
Jul 21, 2017 • 30 min
This episode is a little different. Occasionally we use the podcast to show you how we approach the Bible when it comes to preaching. Here, we have a recent sermon from Peter Leithart on 2 Chronicles 16 that he preached at Providence Church in Pensacola,…
072: A Conversation on Isaiah 44, Romans 8, and Matthew 13
Jul 20, 2017 • 30 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! Learn More: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
071: Where Leviticus Fits
Jul 14, 2017 • 25 min
James Jordan discusses where Leviticus fits in our Bibles. In doing so, he also tackles our assumptions about the divisions of Old and New Testaments. Enjoy! For more on Leviticus check out the links below. Post: Learning to Love Leviticus: by John…
070: A Conversation on Isaiah 55, Romans 8, and Matthew 13
Jul 12, 2017 • 32 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! ______ Learn More! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
069. On Covenant Renewal Worship
Jul 7, 2017 • 41 min
What an important talk. James Jordan tackles the topic of Covenant Renewal Worship, both it’s biblical basis and the structure of the service itself. We hope you get a ton of value out of this one. For more information on worship, check out the following…
068: A Conversation on Zechariah 9, Romans 7, and Matthew 11
Jul 5, 2017 • 35 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the lectionary readings for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Enjoy! Learn More: ______ Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
067: Why Presbyterians Don’t Like Liturgy
Jun 30, 2017 • 51 min
This is a great one, friends. Here, Jeff Meyers addresses the issue of why many in Calvinistic and Presbyterian circles either dislike or have a disdain for liturgical worship. Meyers carefully and in a spirit of brotherhood offers his thoughts and…
066: A Conversation on Jeremiah 28, Romans 7, and Matthew 10
Jun 28, 2017 • 31 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan have a conversation about the texts for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Those passages are sections from Jeremiah 28, Romans 7, and Matthew 10. Enjoy! ___________ Learn More! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com…
065: When Did the New Covenant Begin?
Jun 23, 2017 • 61 min
This is an interesting one, friends. James Jordan (scholar-in-residence at Theopolis)tackles the question of when the New Covenant began. While the answer to this question is often assumed, Jordan shows how he believes the New Covenant began after the…
064: Death Transformed
Jun 21, 2017 • 27 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the Third Sunday of the Trinity Season. Honor God with your Body: by, Lindsey Tollefson https://theopolisinstitute.com/honor-god-with-your-body/ _____________ Learn More! Website:…
063: MINISODE: The Firmament and Baptism
Jun 16, 2017 • 6 min
In this short minisode, Rich Lusk gives a few brief thoughts on the connection between the firmament and baptism. This field recording was taken during a discussion group on Calvin’s Institutes that Rich leads in his home. ______ Learn More! Website:…
062: What Pentecost Makes Possible
Jun 14, 2017 • 28 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the Second Sunday after Pentecost. For a download of the lectionary we are using, head to this link: http://bit.ly/2sbDfNo Learn More: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter:…
061: Against Gnosticism: Taking Time and History Seriously
Jun 10, 2017 • 86 min
This is an important one, friends. Here, James Jordan takes head-on the gnostic tendencies that plague the church. With example after example, Jordan reveals many ways that the church is tempted towards downplaying history and downplaying the physical…
060: Trinity Sunday and Modern Trinitarian Debates
Jun 7, 2017 • 32 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan briefly discuss modern trinitarian debates before a conversation on the texts for Trinity Sunday. Learn more! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow…
059: The Book of James, Part V: with Jeff Meyers
Jun 2, 2017 • 60 min
Jeff Meyers concludes his excellent, brief thematic series on the Book of James. Learn More: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis “Like” and Follow on Facebook:…
058: Pneumatology and Pentecost
May 31, 2017 • 25 min
Peter Leithart and Brian Moats sit down to discuss the texts for Pentecost Sunday. Before that talk, Leithart gives a few thoughts on pneumatology and how we need a theology of the Spirit based on both the New and Old Testaments.…
057: The Book of James, Part IV: with Jeff Meyers
May 26, 2017 • 57 min
Jeff Meyers continues his excellent series on the book of James, this time highlighting Chapter 3 and the passage on taming the tongue. Learn more about our work! Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter…
056: The Ascension of the Lord
May 24, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and Brian Moats discuss the texts for Ascension Day and the 7th Sunday of Easter. During this discussion, Leithart mentions two books by Douglas Farrow, and another by Edmund Clowney. These books can be found below. Douglas…
055: Justification by Works: Jeff Meyers on the Book of James, Part III
May 19, 2017 • 63 min
Jeff Meyers examines chapter 2 of the Book of James. This episode contains excellent teaching, as well as a great example of theology done in community during a few Q&A portions. This is the 3rd part of a 5-part series that was originally delivered at the…
054: Baptism Now Saves You?
May 17, 2017 • 25 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 6th Sunday of the Easter Season. The texts are Acts 17:16-31 , Psalm 66:8-20 , 1 Peter 3:13-22 , and John 14:15-21. Learn More: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Facebook:…
053: Jeff Meyers on the Book of James, Part 2
May 12, 2017 • 67 min
Jeff Meyers begins to really dive into the Book of James in this episode. There are fascinating observations around every corner and much practical application as well. This is the 2nd part of a 5-part series that was originally delivered at the 2006…
052: Greater Works than Jesus
May 10, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 5th Sunday of the Easter season. Enjoy! Further Reading and Learning: The Four (Peter Leithart’s book on the gospels)…
051: Jeff Meyers on The Book of James, Part 1
May 6, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode, Jeff Meyers starts his 5-part series on the Book of James. These lectures were originally delivered at the 2006 Biblical Horizons Conference. Learn more: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi” on Twitter…
050: Jesus, the Good Shepherd
May 3, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the lectionary texts for the Fourth Sunday of Easter. For the lectionary from the Missouri Synod, click here: https://www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4077 For more content Website:…
049: The Biblical Doctrine of Paedocommunion, Part 4. Common Objections, Answered
Apr 28, 2017 • 49 min
This episode is the final installment of our 4-part series on the biblical doctrine of paedocommunion. Here, James Jordan answers common objections to the doctrine of paedocommunion. Enjoy! Learn more: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “hi”…
048: The Road to Emmaus, Third Sunday in Easter
Apr 26, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan continue their trek through the weekly lectionary. The texts for this episode are for the third Sunday in Easter. Helpful links Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Say “Hi” on Twitter:…
047: Regeneration, 2nd Sunday of Easter
Apr 21, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 2nd Sunday of the Easter Season. For more on Regeneration and Conversion, check out this recent blog post. https://theopolisinstitute.com/what-is-conversion/ Say “hi” on Twitter…
046: The Biblical Doctrine of Paedocommunion, Part III
Apr 19, 2017 • 59 min
In this episode, James Jordan (scholar-in-residence at Theopolis) continues his series on the Biblical doctrine of paedocommunion. For more on paedocommunion, enjoy the links below. Worship and Ceremony: by James Jordan…
045: The Biblical Doctrine of Paedocommunion, Part II
Apr 14, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode, James Jordan (scholar-in-residence at Theopolis) continues his series on the Biblical doctrine of paedocommunion. For more on paedocommunion, enjoy the links below. Worship and Ceremony: by James Jordan…
044: Easter
Apr 12, 2017 • 18 min
In this podcast, Peter Leithart and James Jordan continue their trek through the lectionary. Here, they discuss the texts for Easter Sunday. For more information: Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook:…
043: The Biblical Doctrine of Paedocommunion, Part I
Apr 7, 2017 • 63 min
In this episode, James Jordan (scholar-in-residence at Theopolis) starts his series on the Biblical doctrine of paedocommunion. For more on paedocommunion, enjoy the links below. Worship and Ceremony: by James Jordan…
042: Palm Sunday
Apr 5, 2017 • 17 min
Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for Palm Sunday. Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @theopolis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
041: Reading the Bible Particularly (Part 2)
Mar 31, 2017 • 34 min
Here, James Jordan continues his “How to Read the Bible” series with a segment on reading the Bible particularly. He gives examples from Genesis 1-2 and other passages where the particulars, the seemingly insignificant details, make the passage open up in…
040: Fifth Sunday in Lent
Mar 30, 2017 • 15 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart discusses the texts for the fifth Sunday in Lent. Website: https://theopolisinstitute.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Theopolis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
039: The Reformational Doctrine of Vocation, with Rich Lusk
Mar 23, 2017 • 44 min
This episode consists of a sermon by Rich Lusk on the Reformational Doctrine of Vocation, delivered to the congregation of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL. Trinity Presbyterian Church http://www.trinity-pres.net/ Website:…
038: Fourth Sunday in Lent
Mar 22, 2017 • 22 min
Peter Leithart and Brian Moats discuss the texts for the Fourth Sunday in Lent. Website: http://www.theopolisinstitute.com Twitter: @_theopolis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theopolisinstitute/
037: Reading the Bible Cumulatively and Particularly
Mar 17, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode, James Jordan continues his “How to Read the Bible” series with an example of how to read the bible cumulatively and particularly. For more on this topic, check out his book titled “Through New Eyes”…
036: Third Sunday in Lent
Mar 15, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the third Sunday in Lent.
035: Reading Holistically, How Does Jesus Fulfill House Leprosy & the Flying Scroll?
Mar 10, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, James Jordan continues his series through “How to Read the Bible.” He gives an example of how to read holistically, giving an example of how Jesus fulfills both house leprosy, and the flying scroll in Zechariah. Website:…
034: Second Sunday in Lent
Mar 8, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode, Peter Leithart and James Jordan discuss the texts for the 2nd Sunday in the season of Lent. For further reading on John 3 and being “born again,” see the links below. Born from Above by: James Jordan…