Miracle as Parable in Mark 8:22-26

June 15th, 2019

In this episode I present a paper that I completed for a Master's level course on the Gospels. In this paper, I analyze the miracle of the two part healing of the blind man found in Mark 8:22-26 from a literary and contextual framework and examine what role this parable may play in the broader "spiritual healing" theme found running through Mark's gospel. 

Freedway Thinker #6 - Burden of the Burden of Proof

June 12th, 2019

In this brief reflection, I discuss the burden of proof and what makes someone shoulder it in a discussion. 

Freedway Thinker #5 - Genesis and Genre

June 5th, 2019

Some thoughts from my commute on and episode of the Steve Schramm show dealing with YEC, hermeneutics and the book of Genesis. You can find his episode here: https://www.steveschramm.com/sss-089/

Freedway Thinker #4 - Quote Mongers

May 29th, 2019

In this Freedway Thinker reflection, I look at the ways that quote mining can serve as a very misleading and troubling way to make an argument. 

Six Bad Ways to Argue for Abortion - Guest Aaron Brake

May 24th, 2019

In this episode, we welcome back friend to the show Aaron Brake as he continues with his mini-series giving a philosophically robust defense for the pro-life position. 

 

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Freedway Thinker #3 - Did Paul Really Mean What He Said in Romans 9?

May 22nd, 2019

In this episode I reflect on some of the discussions around Romans 9 between Calvinism and Provisionism. 

Freedway Thinker #2 - Untangling Entailments

May 16th, 2019

In this reflection during my commute, I talk about the difference between a position and it's entailments and how conversations and debates often derail because people fail to disambiguate them before engaging them. 

Freedway Thinker #1 - So Called “Skepticism”

May 8th, 2019

The Freedway Thinker #1- unscripted, unedited and uncut! Are online skeptics really all that skeptical? Not in my experience. 

Is Calvinism Really Semi-Gnostic?

April 14th, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the accusation that Calvinism is semi-Gnosticism and whether or not that claim has any merit whatsoever.

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The DC World and Internal Critiques

February 27th, 2019

In this short episode I rebroadcast a segment I did several years ago when the movie Batman vs Superman was released. I have been trying to help people understand how internal critiques work and found this illustration to be helpful. 

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