1. Divide by Two, but Add by One. In this episode, we discuss Nestorius’ sermon on whether Mary was Theotokos or not and what happens when one tries to comment on the two natures of God using Greek philosophy to exegete Scripture.
  2. God Has No Skin in The Game? In this episode, we discuss Tertullian’s argument against Marcion about God’s being born flesh and blood in his treatise, On The Flesh of Christ. What’s at stake when well-meaning Christians disembody God and, consequently, Christians?
  3. What We've Got Here Is Failure to Communicate. In this episode, we discuss Karl Barth’s Roman’s commentary, which cast a long and influential shadow over much of twentieth-century theology, and what it can teach today.
  4. The Stuff That Heresies Are Made Of. In this episode, we discuss Ireneaus’ attack on the Marcionite and Gnostic heresies, which sought to divide Christ’s two natures, and the ramifications of this teaching for the churches today.
  5. Blind Faith Is Worthless Unless It’s Blind Faith in Us. In this episode, we discuss Augustine’s Confessions, specifically Augustine’s reflection on the Manichaeans and the effect God’s Word had on his conversion to Christianity.
  6. Today on the Almanac, we remember the saint behind the title of a popular book and miniseries about World War 2.
  7. Today on the Almanac, we head to the mailbag to answer a question about Christianity and facial hair.
  8. Today on the show, we remember the religious aspects of the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
  9. Today on the show, we remember the man who wrote more of the New Testament than anyone else.
  10. Today on the show, we head to the mailbag to answer a question about the “unaltered” Augsburg Confession.
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