In this episode, Caleb and Dr. Paulson discuss salvation ex nihilo or "from nothing."
Romans Chapter Four and Abraham
Dr. Paulson continues to talk about trial by observing the different ways the story of Abraham has been taught.
Trials and Tribulations
This episode extends further into questions about certainty and evil. Dr. Paulson discusses the concept of "whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
Preaching God Almighty
As Dr. Paulson works through chapter 6, he explains the difference between God lending out his power and proclaiming God's use of his power.
No More Sleeping God (God's Power)
Dr. Paulson and Caleb continue to outline Luther’s response to Erasmus.
A Little More Melanchthon
Dr. Paulson and Caleb discuss Philip Melanchthon and the 1521 Loci Communes.
Certainty and Evil
Dr. Paulson continues into chapter six of Luther's Outlaw God. In this episode, he further defines what it means for man to "not want God to be God."
No More Sleeping God
Dr. Paulson introduces chapter six of Outlaw God Volume One. Here Paulson uncovers an important assertion from Luther, and we do not want God to be God.
The Hegel Footnote
At the end of chapter five of Luther's Outlaw God, Dr. Paulson fast-forwards from Luther and Erasmus to Hegel.
Is Scripture clear? Dr. Paulson talks about the internal and external clarity of Scripture.
Not Just Any Other Book
Dr. Paulson spends time explaining how Luther and Erasmus approach Scripture.
From Cave to Fountain
Dr. Paulson and Caleb are joined by Adam Guthmiller once again. This time they talk about faith and certainty in Luther's refutation of Erasmus.
A Luther House of Study student Adam Guthmiller joins Caleb and Dr. Paulson to discuss Luther's assertions concerning the faith.
Romans Chapter 10
Dr. Paulson looks at Romans 10 to explain submission and righteousness.
The Cave of Corycos
Quiet meditation in a dark cave, that's what Erasmus thinks will lead to a right relationship of faith in God.
Submission to the Law
As a continuation of the last episode, Dr. Paulson explains that the goal of Erasmus's skepticism is a calculated submission.
Paulson confronts Erasmus's propositions about remaining in unknowing.
The Doors of the Bondage of the Will
Dr. Paulson closes out chapter five of Luther's Outlaw God.
Law and Gospel
Dr. Paulson talks about the importance of distinguishing between Law and Gospel.
Dr. Paulson refutes the charge that Luther is the origin of an ever secularizing culture.
On this episode, Dr. Paulson addresses the critique that Luther unleashed a slide into meaninglessness on society.
The Limits of Freedom
In this episode, Paulson discusses the differences between humanist and scholastic dialoge on the limits of freedom.
Diatribe and Assertion
Dr. Paulson describes Luther's confidence when writing to Erasmus.
Mark Chapter 4
On this episode, Dr. Paulson talks about why theologians have to make distinctions.
Luther Begins to Preach the Bound Will
Dr. Paulson introduces chapter 5 of Luther's Outlaw God and what it means that Luther will try to "preach to Erasmus."