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Is Progressive Christianity a false gospel? Randal Rauser & Doug Groothuis

Is Progressive Christianity a false gospel? Randal Rauser & Doug Groothuis

August 5, 2022

Theologian Randal Rauser defends 'progressive' Christians such as Rob Bell, Richard Rohr and Brian Mclaren, against 'heresy hunters' in his new book 'Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too' a response to Alisa Childers' book 'Another Gospel?'.

 

Christian philosopher and apologist Douglas Groothuis explains why he thinks some progressive Christians are outside the bounds of orthodoxy and shares Childers' concerns about their influence.

 

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Podcast special: Matters of Life and Death - The James Webb Telescope & Cosmology

Podcast special: Matters of Life and Death - The James Webb Telescope & Cosmology

August 2, 2022

Justin introduces a taster episode of 'Matters Of Life And Death' one of Premier Unbelievable's new podcast offerings, presented by Christian bioethecist John Wyatt and his journalist son Tim. As the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope are beamed back to Earth, they are joined by theologian Andrew Davison to consider the spiritual value of cosmology and astrophysics.

 

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Mikhaila Peterson & Jon McCray (Whaddo You Meme) • Are Millennials and Gen Z ready to believe in God?

Mikhaila Peterson & Jon McCray (Whaddo You Meme) • Are Millennials and Gen Z ready to believe in God?

July 29, 2022

The Big Conversation - Episode 6 | Season 4

Almost half of Millenials and Gen Z in the USA identify as 'nones' (having no religious affiliation). Mikhaila Peterson who runs a popular Youtube channel and Podcast talks about her own recent journey to faith along with the journey of her father, renowned psychologist Jordan Peterson.

Jon McCray who runs 'Whaddo You Meme' a popular Youtube channel responding to internet atheism and popular culture joins the conversation as he and Mikhaila talk about the spiritual search among Gen Z and Millennials and take questions from the live audience that joined in online.

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Classic Replay: The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Alom Shaha vs Tom Price

Classic Replay: The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Alom Shaha vs Tom Price

July 26, 2022

From the archives: Alom Shaha grew up in a Muslim background in London but became an atheist in his teens. Now a science teacher he has written about that journey in his book "The Young Atheist's Handbook".

He chatted with Tom Price of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics about Love, God, Narnia, Hope and much more...

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The Mystery of Consciousness - Panpsycast event with Rowan Williams, Anil Seth, Laura Gow, Philip Goff & Jack Symes

The Mystery of Consciousness - Panpsycast event with Rowan Williams, Anil Seth, Laura Gow, Philip Goff & Jack Symes

July 22, 2022

We've teamed up with the Panpsycast podcast to bring you this week's episode of Unbelievable? 'The Mystery of Consciousness' was a live audience event recorded at the Tung Auditorium in Liverpool. The panellists are Rowan Williams, Anil Seth, Laura Gow and Philip Goff, moderated by Panpsycast host Jack Symes.

 

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Classic Replay: Did Jesus Exist? Bart Ehrman Q&A

Classic Replay: Did Jesus Exist? Bart Ehrman Q&A

July 19, 2022

In this one-on-one edition of the show, Justin Brierley spoke to New Testament Historian Bart Ehrman about his recent book "Did Jesus Exist?" which argues for the historical fact of Jesus of Nazareth.

Ehrman, whose books are more usually at odds with evangelicals, was this time attacked by atheist proponents of "mythicism" - the view that Jesus never existed.

He responded to the criticisms, including mythicists Bob Price and Richard Carrier and answered questions sent in by Unbelievable? listeners.

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Lord Martin Rees & John Wyatt • Robots, Transhumanism, and Life Beyond Earth

Lord Martin Rees & John Wyatt • Robots, Transhumanism, and Life Beyond Earth

July 15, 2022

The Big Conversation - Episode 5 | Season 4

Is Artificial Intelligence a friend or foe of human flourishing? Does faith have any part to play in the robotics revolution, and the race to upgrade our bodies and even escape our planet? What does the future hold for humans?

Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees author of 'On The Future' and Christian bioethicist Dr John Wyatt author of 'The Robot Will See You Now', discuss these questions alongside clips from interviews with robotics experts Nigel Crooke and David Levy.

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Classic Replay: Atheist convert to Catholicism: Leah Libresco vs Hemant Mehta

Classic Replay: Atheist convert to Catholicism: Leah Libresco vs Hemant Mehta

July 12, 2022

When Leah Libresco became a Catholic her story was featured on CNN. Why? Because up to that point she had been an atheist blogger. Her story was soon being shared on Christian and atheist blogs. 

She talked to atheist blogger Hemant Mehta (aka The Friendly Atheist) about why the moral argument helped her in the journey and he quizzed her over why she chose Catholicism. Listener questions were also included.

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Overturning Roe: A victory for life or step back for abortion rights? Lois McLatchie vs KS

Overturning Roe: A victory for life or step back for abortion rights? Lois McLatchie vs KS

July 8, 2022

Following the landmark reversal of Roe vs Wade by the US Supreme Court, pro-life advocate Lois McLatchie and pro-choice guest KS debate the legal and ethical implications.

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Classic Replay: Jehovahs witness diaglogue: part 2

Classic Replay: Jehovahs witness diaglogue: part 2

July 5, 2022

In the second programme examining the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses, Robert King and Tony Brown discussed whether Christ claims to be God.

Robert is a disfellowshiped JW but still holds to Watchtower doctrine. Tony is a former JW, now a Christian pastor.  They talked about whether JWs rely upon a works-based salvation, return to the 144,000 and discuss whether Jesus is the Archangel Michael and not the son of God, as Robert claims.

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