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Common Places: A Podcast of Protestant Resourcement, is our fortnightly podcast hosted by David Cooper. (Listen/subscribe below, or on Soundcloud).

 

Common Places: Aaron Denlinger on Being a Christian Historian

Common Places: Aaron Denlinger on Being a Christian Historian

Dr. Aaron Denlinger joins the podcast and discusses some of the dangers surrounding a simplistic understanding of history and how his calling as a Christian historian compels him to be honest about heroes of history and the context of their lives.   Highlights   3:00-5:00 The dangers of a simplistic understanding of the Reformation. 5:00-10:00 […]

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Common Places: Fred Sanders on the Triune God

Common Places: Fred Sanders on the Triune God

Systematic theologian Dr. Fred Sanders speaks of his discovery of theology, then discusses the Trinity. How is Trinitarian theology an act of praise? What do the missions of the Son and Spirit reveal about God? In classical Trinitarianism, what is a “person”? This and more!     Highlights 2:10 Fred Sanders’ advice to prospective graduate students 4:40 Sanders’ journey […]

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Common Places: Gregory Soderberg on Reformed Communion Practices and Church Discipline

Common Places: Gregory Soderberg on Reformed Communion Practices and Church Discipline

Gregory Soderberg (PhD Candidate VU Amsterdam) speaks on the changes that were implemented in communion practice during the Reformation by Bucer, Calvin, and Oecolampadius.   Highlights 1:40-7:00– What were some common communion practices in the pre-Reformation church? 7:30-What did the Reformers want to change about the practice and frequency of communion? 11:00-The importance of understanding the […]

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Common Places: Andrew Fulford on Jesus and Pacifism

Common Places: Andrew Fulford on Jesus and Pacifism

PhD candidate and author Andrew Fulford discusses his new book Jesus and Pacifism: An Exegetical and Historical Investigation. What does it mean to love our enemies? Does Jesus affect our view of war?   Highlights (1:30) Andrew’s church background. (4:00) the six key arguments for pacifism. (10:00) what is natural law and how does it answer […]

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Common Places: Simon Kennedy on Religious Freedom

Common Places: Simon Kennedy on Religious Freedom

PhD Candidate Simon Kennedy discusses the protection of religious expression in the post-Christian west and how different periods of history have viewed liberty of worship. He also explains how different understandings of the doctrine of the fall have influenced Christian views of political theology.

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Common Places: Daniel R. Hyde on John Owen

Common Places: Daniel R. Hyde on John Owen

Pastor and author Daniel R. Hyde discusses the context of John Owen’s life and ministry and explains his lasting impact on Reformed theology and the broader church.

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Common Places: Michael Lynch on John Davenant’s Life and Impact

Common Places: Michael Lynch on John Davenant’s Life and Impact

Dr. Michael Lynch discusses the context of John Davenant’s life and his impact at the Synod of Dort and contributions to our understanding of election and atonement.

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Common Places: E.T.S. Reflections with Joe Rigney And Kevin Giles

Common Places: E.T.S. Reflections with Joe Rigney And Kevin Giles

In this special episode I sit down with Pastors Joe Rigney and Kevin Giles and get their reflections on the discussions about the doctrine of the Trinity that took place at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting in San Antonio, TX in mid November.

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Common Places: Ben Miller on Pastoral Applications of Theology

Common Places: Ben Miller on Pastoral Applications of Theology

In this episode Pastor Ben Miller of Trinity Church Long Island (OPC) describes his call to the ministry and the ways he uses historical and systematic theology to build up the body of Christ.

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Common Places: Brad Littlejohn on Peter Martyr Vermigli and Thomas Cranmer

Common Places: Brad Littlejohn on Peter Martyr Vermigli and Thomas Cranmer

In this special episode Dr. Brad Littlejohn examines the lives of Peter Martyr Vermigli and Thomas Cranmer.

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Common Places: Steven Wedgeworth on the Reformation

Common Places: Steven Wedgeworth on the Reformation

Pastor Steven Wedgeworth discusses the legacy of the Reformation through a number of different lenses including ways to celebrate the Reformation faithfully, his appreciation of Protestant history and ways to grow Reformational churches today. 1:30 Should the Reformation be celebrated or lamented? 5:00 What theological freedoms have been gained because of the Reformation? 7:00 How […]

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Common Places: Eric Hutchinson on Niels Hemmingsen

Common Places: Eric Hutchinson on Niels Hemmingsen

Dr. Eric Hutchinson of Hillsdale College describes his journey into the field of classics and discusses the thought of 16th Century Danish Reformer Niels Hemmingsen.

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Common Places: Brad Littlejohn on Historical Theology

Common Places: Brad Littlejohn on Historical Theology

Dr. Brad Littlejohn discusses the mission and initiatives of the Davenant Trust along with the work of translating historical theology for the church today.

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