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Jack Levison

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Sunday Sit Down - Cultivating the Holy Spirit with Dr. Jack Levison

White Rock UMC

Jack returns to continue the conversation regarding the Holy Spirit, specifically focusing on cultivating the experience of the Holy Spirit. He and Phil share how they each cultivate the Spirit in their own lives, then Jack gives some scriptural advice regarding ways you too can cultivate the Holy Spirit in your own life.   Jack is a wealth of knowledge. You can find out more about him and his work at: jacklevison.com If you prefer to watch this episode of the Sunday Sit Down, you can find it on our YouTube Channel here: https://youtu.be/owhZYLcaVEE

21mins

10 May 2021

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Sunday Sit Down - The Holy Spirit with Dr. Jack Levison Part 1

White Rock UMC

Dr. Jack Levison, W. J. A. Power Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew at Perkins School of Theology, sat down with Rev. Phil Dieke to discuss the Holy Spirit. Jack gives a break down on the Hebrew term ruach translated as "wind," "breath," "spirit," and "Spirit." Jack is a wealth of information, wisdom, and his energy is infection.  Find more about Jack here: https://www.smu.edu/Perkins/FacultyAcademics/FacultyListingA-Z/Levison Also, WRUMC is using his devotional study 40 Days with the Holy Spirit for most recent study. You can join our Facebook Group where we discuss this devotional together: https://www.facebook.com/groups/449094566240790 If you prefer to watch this episode you can find it on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpZzDPUHKWJNQmsKlX1H1vg

19mins

2 May 2021

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Jack Levison: An Unconventional God

Gospel Beautiful Podcast

This episode features return guest, Jack Levison. He is the W.J.A. Power Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. We discuss his recently published book, An Unconventional God: The Spirit According to Jesus (Baker Academic). Jack has been doing field-shaping work on pneumatology for years. This book is profoundly insightful and deeply researched. Many thanks to our sponsors:Baker Academic.Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPELWorship ForwardSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

50mins

21 Feb 2021

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Episode 296 : Jack Levison - To the Bowels

Crackers and Grape Juice

Our friend, Jack Levison, is back on the podcast to talk about his recent book, An Unconventional God, which examines the role of the Holy Spirit in the Gospels. Jack Levison holds the W. J. A. Power Chair of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Raised in a tract house in Levittown, New York, Jack left to attend Wheaton College, followed by an MA at Cambridge University. When he returned from England to pursue doctoral studies at Duke University, Jack fell in love with a divinity student, Priscilla Pope, whose office is now just down the hall from him at SMU. With essays in the Huffington Post, parade.com, relevant.com, and beliefnet.com, Jack's writing and speaking appeal to a wide swath of readers. In the course of his career, he has received the Fitzpatrick Prize for theology at Cambridge University, as well as grants from the National Humanities Center, the Lilly Fellows Program, the Louisville Institute, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Rotary Foundation, the International Catacomb Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jack lives in Lower Greenville, a thriving urban hub of Dallas, with Priscilla--not too far from his adult children, Chloe and Jeremy. Find out more about Jack at jacklevison.com.

1hr 1min

19 Feb 2021

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Holy Spirit: Transforming the ordinary with Jack Levison

Get Your Spirit in Shape - United Methodist Podcast

Many of us have questions about the Holy Spirit. We’ve heard things and assume others, but we’re unsure if any of them are true. Jack Levison, Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Perkins School of Theology and the author of several books, addresses many of these issues and helps us to understand how the Holy Spirit infuses our ordinary days with the extraordinary presence of God. Jack talks specifically about Pentecost, Jesus’s baptism, and the way the Spirit works in our lives today.

30mins

29 Jan 2021

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Spirit In The Gray [feat. Jack Levison]

Life In The Gray

Is God's Spirit only in Christians? What do Christians often misunderstand about the Holy Spirit? How does the Spirit confront injustice in our world? Joining us this episode is none other than renowned biblical scholar Jack Levison in one of our most lively, challenging, and thought-provoking discussions yet.  Timestamps The Faith Journey of a Scholar (1:56) The Spirit Throughout the Bible (16:20) The Experience of the Spirit (30:51) The Spirit In Our Lives (48:38) The Spirit In Our World Today  (1:02:15) Jack Levison holds the W. J. A. Power Chair of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Raised in a tract house in Levittown, New York, Jack left to attend Wheaton College, followed by an MA at Cambridge University. When he returned from England to pursue doctoral studies at Duke University, Jack fell in love with a divinity student, Priscilla Pope, whose office is now just down the hall from him at SMU. With essays in the Huffington Post, parade.com, relevant.com, and beliefnet.com, Jack's writing and speaking appeal to a wide swath of readers. In the course of his career, he has received the Fitzpatrick Prize for theology at Cambridge University, as well as grants from the National Humanities Center, the Lilly Fellows Program, the Louisville Institute, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Rotary Foundation, the International Catacomb Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jack lives in Lower Greenville, a thriving urban hub of Dallas, with Priscilla--not too far from his adult children, Chloe and Jeremy. To Find out more about Jack at jacklevison.com. Pre-Order Jack's latest book An Unconventional God: The Spirit According To Jesus Music Credit: LAKEY INSPIREDTrack Name: "The Process"Music By: LAKEY INSPIRED Official SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspiredOfficial YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOmy8wuTpC95lefU5d1dt2QLicense for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported "Share Alike" (CC BY-SA 3.0)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcodeMusic promoted by: Chill Out Records @ https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ www.ChillOutMedia.com / www.LoFi-HipHop.com

1hr 19mins

2 Sep 2020

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Jack Levison: A Boundless God

Gospel Beautiful Podcast

This conversation features Dr. Jack Levison, W. J. A. Power Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew. We focus especially on Jack's recent publication, A Boundless God: The Spirit According to the Old Testament. Jack is an insightful scholar and excellent communicator. I trust that you will get as much out of this conversation as I did. Thanks to our awesome sponsors: Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPEL Worship ForwardSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

1hr 3mins

17 Jun 2020

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Episode 255 -- Jack Levison: Mouth-to-Mouth Re-Creation

Crackers and Grape Juice

Our guest this week is Professor Jack Levison, author of numerous books including the recent works The Holy Spirit Before Christianity and Boundless God. Jack was a fun, funny, engaging, and insightful guest-- plus, he did his homework enough to know that our producer, Tommie, isn't a dude.Featured in the Huffington Post and on parade.com, relevant.com, and beliefnet.com, Jack Levison’s writings appeal to a wide popular audience. Eugene Peterson, author of The Message, considers him “the most competent scholar and clearest writer on the Holy Spirit that I have known.” Jack is also an internationally acclaimed scholar. With a BA from Wheaton College, an MA from Cambridge University, where he was a Scholar of Christ’s College and winner of the Fitzpatrick Prize for Theology, and a PhD from Duke University, Jack now holds the W. J. A. Power Chair of Old Testament Interpretation and Biblical Hebrew at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. The author of more than a dozen books, both popular and scholarly, he has received grants from the National Humanities Center, the Lilly Fellows Program, the Louisville Institute, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Rotary Foundation, the International Catacomb Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jack lives in Dallas, with an office down the hall from his wife, Priscilla Pope-Levison, who is an associate dean at Perkins School of Theology.

38mins

17 Apr 2020

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Episode 120: Jack Levison - The Spirit, Wind, & Breath of God in the Bible

The Bible For Normal People

If we look under the surface, we find a fascinating conversation about the Spirit of God in the Bible. Considering the word for Spirit, Wind, and Breath of God is often the same in the Bible, how are we to understand the relationship between them? We talk to Jack Levison about this mysterious and interesting intersection.Show Notes →Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-bible-for-normal-people/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

39mins

23 Mar 2020

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Episode 93: Jack Levison on Adam and Eve

Good God

Everyone knows the story of Adam and Eve. But do you know what the biblical text actually says? You might not know the story as well as you think you do! This episode is a deep dive of interpretation into the creation of Adam and Eve and the subsequent temptation story.

30mins

27 Feb 2020

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