This episode we tackle listener questions that ask about Mother Mary, Doubt, and what happens if/when Christianity fades away? Pastor Mike proclaims church decline may be an opportunity to reclaim Christianity away from the emphasis on doctrine. Hear what else he has to say in answer to listener questions.
Was Mary A Virgin and Does It Matter with Kyle Roberts
Can I Say This At Church Podcast
Transcript for this Episode Welcome to the show! If you are here I am so grateful for you...and my spouse would be even more grateful if you could make her sleep better at night. How can you do that...well...by becoming part of the beloved community being developed here. Consider becoming a Patreon supporter of the show. You'll have access to many perks as well as guaranteeing the future of these conversations. http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch Today we discuss the virgin birth and the incarnation of Jesus with Kyle Roberts. This is a topic that is definitely intimidating but so worthwhile. Was she or wasn't she...and does it even matter if she's a virgin. What is the lens in the #metoo and #churchtoo movements. There is much going on here. Kyle has written a book on this topic and it's worth every penny. Find it on Amazon. Kyle Roberts (Ph.D.) is Schilling Professor of Public Theology and the Church and Economic Life at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Roberts has published essays on Kierkegaard and modern theology, including several essays in the series Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources (Ashgate / University of Copenhagen) and other collected volumes on various topics, including Pietism, Karl Barth, eschatology, and Christian spirituality. Roberts has published Emerging Prophet: Kierkegaard and the Postmodern People of God (Cascade, 2013) and has recently completed a co-authored commentary on the Gospel of Matthew (Eerdmans) and a book about the virgin birth (Fortress) Connect with Kyle on the socials at @kyleroberts Special Music for this episode was provided by The Matt Littlejohn Band Selections of today's music came from their newest EP You Are Strong which can be found on iTunes as well as Spotify and Amazon and everywhere else music is enjoyed. Find them on the socials here: Facebook Twitter Instagram You can also find selections from all our episodes on our Spotify Playlist. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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