Interview with Matthew Harmon on the Bible, Relationships, and the Christian Faith

Jeremiah interviews Dr. Matthew Harmon, who is a professor of New Testament Studies at Grace Theological Seminary. Dr. Harmon wrote a book called Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible, which focuses on questions to ask in group Bible study. In this conversation we discussed his spiritual story, his…

54 – Looking for the Patterns of God

This episode is a conversational meditation about having a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that we should be looking for patterns of God’s communication to us in our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances. The experiment is to be aware of these patterns, and to talk about them with God, with ourselves, and with others.

51 – Deliver Us From Evil

The hypothesis of this episode is that what happens in this life is not just attributable to God, yourself, or other people, but that there are also supernatural influences of evil. The experiment is to pray the last verse of the Lord’s prayer: “And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” 

Interview with Sy Garte about Science, Faith, and Spiritual Experiences

Jeremiah interviews Sy Garte, a distinguished scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry. His recent book is entitled The Works of His Hands: A Scientist’s Journey from Atheism to Faith. The discussion included Sy’s experiences that led Him to the Christian faith, the interaction between faith and rationality, the miracle of the natural world, his devotional…

49 – A Conversation about Spiritual Experience and Atheism

Jeremiah has a conversation with his friend Seth Schoen about their adversarial collaboration on spiritual experience. Their collaboration explored the nature of spiritual experience as it is studied empirically from a number of perspectives, and was published on the website Slate Star Codex. This podcast conversation also covers such topics as psychological research on spiritual…