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By Series

MP3 files currently available, by series:

  • A Case for Biblical Inerrancy. Jack Crabtree makes a case for biblical inerrancy at Reformation Fellowship. What is the purpose of the Bible? What kind of authority does the Bible have? What was Jesus' view of the Bible's authority? These are some of the questions that this series will address. (Also on iTunes)
  • Acts. Jack Crabtree teaches on the book of Acts at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR. (Also on iTunes)
  • Alternatives to Biblical Christianity: Historical. "Historical Alternatives to Biblical Christianity" was part of a year-long McKenzie Study Center (MSC) series titled "Understanding Biblical Christianity," whose goal was to provide a comprehensive introduction to biblical Christianity. The classes on "historical alternatives" help distinguish biblical Christianity from the many counterfeit versions of Christianity that have existed throughout the Church's history. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • Alternatives to Biblical Christianity: Modern. "Modern Alternatives to Biblical Christianity" was part of a year-long McKenzie Study Center (MSC) series titled "Understanding Biblical Christianity," whose goal was to provide a comprehensive introduction to biblical Christianity. The classes on "modern alternatives" help distinguish biblical Christianity from the many counterfeit versions of Christianity that abound today. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • An Anniversary Medley (Oktoberfuss 2004). On the occasion of McKenzie Study Center's 25th anniversary and Gutenberg College's 10th, Gutenberg tutors present "An Anniversary Medley" of talks at the 2004 Oktoberfuss:
    Jack Crabtree reflects on the nature, role, and value of personal Bible study.
    R. Wesley Hurd proposes that all forms of art are formed by the interplay of the artist's beliefs and the effort to create meaningfully.
    David Crabtree argues that our understanding of the oft cited analogy of the human body's "organization" has significant implications for the individual's life in the Church.
    Ron Julian takes a balanced look at the argument of the very popular book The Purpose Driven Life. (Also on iTunes)
  • Authority of the Bible. Talks on the issues related to biblical authority, given at Reformation Fellowship. In modern times, there has been much debate about the nature of the Bible's authority. In the first four talks, Jack Crabtree argues for the absolute authority of the Bible and calls people to a radical commitment to study and follow it. In the last two talks, Curt McKinney contributes to the discussion by looking at how Christian traditions understand authority. (Also on iTunes)
  • Being a Spiritual Person. McKenzie Study Center teacher Ron Julian proposes a solidly biblical foundation for understanding the heart of Christian spirituality. This class explores the role of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life, as well as the biblical perspective on spiritual disciplines such as prayer, Bible study, and so on. (This series was presented in Fall 2006 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College. The third talk in this series is not available.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Bible's Greatest Hits. Teaching on biblical texts that the MSC staff deemed crucial to an understanding of a biblical worldview in general and the biblical gospel in particular. This series was presented in 1997-1998 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • Biblical Christianity 101. What is the message of the Bible? What does the Christian faith mean for our lives in this world and the next? This class, aimed at both those who are new to the faith and those who have been around awhile, discusses what is biblical Christianity. This class was taught in 2000 at McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.
  • Biblical Philosophy (2006). Informal conversations with Jack Crabtree about the content of the biblical worldview. This series was presented in 2006 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College. (Talks 8, 14, and 15 are not available.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Biblical Philosophy: The Message and Worldview of the Bible. At Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR, Jack Crabtree leads a discussion that systematically looks at the teaching, the message, and the whole worldview that is given to us in the Bible. (Also on iTunes)
  • Christianity & Truth. Many people no longer believe "truth" exists. Is Christianity, which claims to be the truth, a meaningful contender for how one should understand reality? This 2001 McKenzie Study Center class explored "truth" and its relation to Christianity. (McKenzie Study Center is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Christianity in America. Gutenberg tutor Tim McIntosh explores the history of Christianity in the United States, including some of the most influential personalities in the American church. (This is a McKenzie Study Center series. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Christianity@Work Radio Program. The radio program "Christianity@Work" aired from 1997 to 2002 and featured a dialogue between Gutenberg tutor Dr. Jack Crabtree and marriage-and-family therapist Christine Barber discussing the implications of the biblical gospel for our lives. Together they created 183 programs covering a range of topics on relationships and key biblical concepts. (Also on iTunes)
  • Christmas. Talks given during the Christmas season and at annual Reformation Fellowship Christmas celebrations. (Also on iTunes)
  • Church History (2007). Gutenberg College provost Peter Wierenga explores the history of the Christian church in order to better understand the roots of the modern church and the modern world. This series was presented as a McKenzie Study Center evening class in Spring 2007. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College. (There is no recording for session 8.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Church History (2009). Talks by Peter Wierenga on Church history, given at Reformation Fellowship. This course explores the history of the Christian church in order to better understand the roots of the modern church and the modern world. (Also on iTunes)
  • Colossians. Talks by Ron Julian on the Apostle Paul's letter to the Colossians, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Coming to Truth. Gutenberg tutors and others within the Gutenberg College community describe the intellectual journey that led them to conclude that Christianity is true. (This series was presented in Winter 2008 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Corinthians (First Epistle). Talks by Ron Julian on 1 Corinthians, given at Reformation Fellowship. The Corinthian church was fractious and troubled; these talks explain Paul's corrective admonitions to the Corinthians concerning worldliness, sexuality, spirituality, and more. (Talks 28, 33, and 36 are not available.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Corinthians (Second Epistle) (2014). Talks by Ron Julian on 2 Corinthians, given at Reformation Fellowship. By the time Paul wrote this letter, his relationship with the Corinthians had deteriorated even further; these talks explore the fine line that Paul must walk between defending his gospel and defending himself. (Also on iTunes)
  • Dealing With Fear and Anxiety. Jack Crabtree offers perspective on the fact that Christian believers experience fear and anxiety in life. These talks were given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Democracy: A User's Manual (SI 2010). We all love America's Founding Fathers, but what did they really say? Does their plan still work? Gutenberg tutors and SI 2010 participants explored through discussion of assigned readings and these lectures the history and future of American democracy. [Works discussed at the Gutenberg College 2010 Summer Institute: The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky); The Federalist Papers (James Madison); Individualism and Economic Order (F. A. Hayek); Democracy in America (Alexis de Tocqueville); The Political Illusion (Jacques Ellul).] (Also on iTunes)
  • Did Jesus Have to Die?. Talks by Jack Crabtree exploring the significance of the death of Jesus, given at Reformation Fellowship. How Jesus' death serves to bring about our salvation has always been a much-argued topic; in these talks Jack Crabtree explores both the Old and New Testaments to articulate his understanding of the reasons for Jesus' death. (Also on iTunes)
  • Disenculturating the Gospel (Summer Institute 2005). Learning to sort out the abiding truths of the gospel from the cultural assumptions of the ancient and modern world is an essential part of being disciples of Christ. The Gutenberg College 2005 Summer Institute, Disenculturating the Gospel, explored explored through discussion of assigned readings and these lectures the power of culture and how we can learn to separate the wheat from the chaff in our own cultural setting. (Also on iTunes)
  • Doing Christianity. What is a follower of Christ supposed to DO? This course presents a three-part picture of Christian discipleship: "Knowing the Truth," "Embracing the Truth," and "Living the Christian Life." (This series was presented in 2003-2004 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Easter. Talks given at annual Reformation Fellowship Easter celebrations. (Also on iTunes)
  • Ecclesiastes. Gutenberg tutor R. Wesley Hurd speaks on the book of Ecclesiastes at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • Environmental Ethics: Does Christianity Have Anything to Say?. The battle over environmental ethics has been a dominant theme during the last fifty years. Dr. Charley Dewberry--a tutor at Gutenberg College, a stream ecologist, and the author of Saving Science--looks at the nature of the battle and examines what Christianity has to say about it. (This series was presented in Spring 2007 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Eternal Life for Dummies. Jack Crabtree discusses what a person must do to inherit eternal life. These talks were given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Ethics of Sex in the Bible. Gutenberg tutor and McKenzie Study Center director Dr. Jack Crabtree explores what the Bible has to say about the right and wrong of sexual behavior: What is right? What is Wrong? And Why? Particular attention is given to contemporary questions and issues. (McKenzie Study Center is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Exodus. Talks by David Crabtree on the book of Exodus, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Faith & Science (Summer Institute 2006). Using the intelligent design debate as a test case, the Gutenberg College 2006 Summer Institute, Faith & Science, explored through discussion of assigned readings and these lectures the relationship between faith and reason, between the principled reading of the Bible and the principled pursuit of scientific inquiry. (Also on iTunes)
  • Foundations of Knowing the Truth. A series designed to promote an understanding of the basis upon which a person comes to know what they know to be true from a biblical point of view. These talks were given as part of McKenzie Study Center's Biblical Worldview Program in 1991-1992. McKenzie Study Center is now an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • Freedom of Thought: Hollow Slogan or Purposeful Practice? (Oktoberfuss 2008). Freedom of thought has been a long cherished tradition in Western society, especially within the academic and scientific communities. Is it still? At Gutenberg College's 2008 Oktoberfuss Conference, Gutenberg tutors survey various arenas where freedom of thought ought to be esteemed and treasured. (Also on iTunes)
  • Fruit of the Spirit. Ron Julian speaks at Reformation Fellowship about the fruit of the Spirit the Apostle Paul lists in Galatians 5. (Also on iTunes)
  • Genesis. Talks by David Crabtree on the book of Genesis, given at Reformation Fellowship. Genesis is foundational to an understanding of the rest of the Bible; David's talks explore the implications of the text as well as the issue of how biblical narratives should be understood. (Talk 16 on Genesis 15 is missing.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Habakkuk. Peter Wierenga speaks on the Old Testament book of Habakkuk at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • Hebrews. Talks by Jack Crabtree on the book of Hebrews, given at Reformation Fellowship. The author of Hebrews writes to persecuted Jewish Jesus-believers who are beginning to grow weary. He exhorts them to keep the faith and argues that Jesus, despite his humanity and death, is the Messiah. (Also on iTunes)
  • History of Christian Thought. David Crabtree teaches a year-long course on the history of Christian thought at McKenzie Study Center's School of Exegesis in 1987-1988. McKenzie Study Center is now an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • How Jewish Was Jesus? (Oktoberfuss 2011). Jesus and all of his Apostles were Jews. Yet by the second century, the church had begun to turn its back on its Jewish origins. The 2011 Oktoberfuss Conference explores the significance that this "divorce" from Judaism and the text of the Hebrew Bible had on the development of Christian thought. (Also on iTunes)
  • How to Follow Jesus When You Cannot Kill the Beast (Summer Institute 2013). American culture is quickly, and inexorably, becoming an anti-Christian state. That's the thesis of a paper by Gutenberg tutor Dr. Jack Crabtree in which he explores what it will look like to exist as a follower of Jesus in the emerging hostile society and how believers can prepare for such a future. Is he right? Gutenberg tutors and others in the Gutenberg community presented responses to Jack's paper. After each presentation, a lively dialog between presenters and participants ensued. The Summer Institute, in the spirit of Gutenberg College's approach to education, was a conversation about ideas and their consequences. [The papers from the Summer Institute will be available on the website as each is ready for publication.] (Also on iTunes)
  • Intelligent Design: Truth or Error?. Dr. Charley Dewberry--a tutor at Gutenberg College, a practicing scientist for over thirty years, and the author of Intelligent Discourse--examines Intelligent Design and the reaction to it. (This series was presented in Spring 2007 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Is the Bible Trustworthy? Responding to Bart Ehrman. In this series given at Reformation Fellowship, Jack Crabtree responds to Bart Ehrman's argument in Ehrman's book "Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them)." (Also on iTunes)
  • Isaiah (1998). Talks on the first part of the book of Isaiah, chapters 1 through 14:27, given by David Crabtree at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Isaiah (2012). Talks on the the book of Isaiah, given by David Crabtree at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Israel and the Middle East: The Last 6000 Years. This class is a two-part presentation that covers the biblical and historical highlights of the land of Israel/Palestine and its neighbors to help in understanding the current political and social issues in this area of the world. An accompanying PDF document contains the PowerPoint illustrations used in the class. (Also on iTunes)
  • Issues in Biblical Interpretation. Ron Julian teaches a four-part series on issues in biblical interpretation as part of McKenzie Study Center's Biblical Worldview Program in 1990. McKenzie Study Center is now an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • James. Talks by Ron Julian on the book of James, given at Reformation Fellowship. James is famous for seeming to disagree with Paul by urging justification by works; in these talks, Ron Julian carefully explains James' argument, showing its coherence with itself and with the rest of the Bible. (Talk 14 is not available.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Jesus' Teachings on Pharisaism. Talks by Larry Barber, Jack Crabtree, and Earle Craig exploring Jesus' view of the Pharisees, given at Reformation Fellowship. Jesus articulated His message to a culture greatly influenced by the teaching of the Pharisees; these talks explore the nature of Jesus' response and the continuing implications of that response for us today. (Also on iTunes)
  • John 3: Jesus and Nicodemus. Talks by Jack Crabtree on Jesus' conversation with Nicodemus in the third chapter of John's Gospel, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • John's Gospel. Talks by Ron Julian on the Gospel of John, given at Reformation Fellowship. John carefully focuses his gospel on key themes concerning the nature of faith; in these talks Ron Julian gives a big-picture overview of the way John weaves these themes throughout the book. (Also on iTunes)
  • John's Letters. Talks by John A. "Jack" Crabtree on the three letters of the apostle John, given at Reformation Fellowship. In his letters, the apostle opposes false teachers by articulating his authoritative eye-witness understanding of Jesus' gospel; in these talks Jack Crabtree explains the apostle's sometimes difficult argument. In the series, Dr. Crabtree refers to his translation of John's letters; a PDF of this translation accompanies the series. (Also on iTunes)
  • John's Letters (2012). Gutenberg tutor Jack Crabtree examines the New Testament books of First John, Second John, and Third John. Accompanying the audios is a PDF of the original Greek and a new English translation by Dr. Crabtree. (This is a McKenzie Study Center series. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Joshua Narrative. Talks by David Crabtree on the narrative portions of Joshua, given at Reformation Fellowship. Joshua is an important transitional book from the books of Moses to the histories of the Judges and the monarchy; these talks explore the implications of the text as well as the issue of how biblical narratives should be understood. (Also on iTunes)
  • Kierkegaard & Artmaking. Gutenberg College tutors Jack Crabtree and R. Wesley Hurd explore Kierkegaard's views on Christianity and culture, as well as his "artful" strategy of communication, issues of great relevance to artmakers. (These talks were given in 2003 at a conference of Art Project, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Kierkegaard's Coffee House. Often called the first existentialist philosopher, Kierkegaard has influenced both Christian and non-Christian thinkers. In these talks (given at Imago Dei Church in Portland, Oregon, on April 14, 2007), Gutenberg tutors explore the relevance of Kierkegaard's project to the Christian believer. (Also on iTunes)
  • Love, Sex, and Marriage. Sexuality is one of the most formidable challenges facing a disciple of Jesus in the modern world. This 2005 McKenzie Study Center class offered a series of lectures on sex, love, marriage, dating, and related topics.(McKenzie Study Center is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Luke. Talks by Jack Crabtree on the Gospel of Luke, given at Reformation Fellowship. Luke describes his Gospel as being the result of careful research and organization; these talks by Jack Crabtree carefully explore the structure and interpretive issues in this important Gospel. (Also on iTunes)
  • Making Sense of the Bible (Summer Institute 2004). The Bible, the written word of God, is a difficult work of literature containing many different genres and styles, each presenting its own set of interpretive problems. How, then, do we decipher the meaning of biblical texts? And how can we know our interpretation is correct? The Gutenberg College 2004 Summer Institute, Making Sense of the Bible, explored through discussion of assigned readings and these lectures the process of biblical interpretation. (Also on iTunes)
  • Mastery Not Factory: How We Learn What Matters. Modern education increasingly resembles a factory-line. Students are shipped in and shaped to populate the market with products and buyers. Gutenberg believes a good education does more than prepare a student for the market: A good education molds our desires toward goodness and provides the skill to pursue goodness. In February 2014, Gutenberg hosted a conference on education. Speakers included Gutenberg tutors Chris Swanson and Tim McIntosh as well as Andrew Kern, founder and president of the CiRCE Institute, and Brandon Vance, two-time U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion. (Also on iTunes)
  • Numbers Narrative. Talks by David Crabtree on the narrative portions of Numbers, given at Reformation Fellowship. Numbers is sometimes a neglected book of the Bible; these talks explore the implications of the text as well as the issue of how biblical narratives should be understood. (Also on iTunes)
  • Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24 & 25. Ron Julian speaks on the Olivet Discourse, Jesus' discussion in Matthew 24 and 25 about the end of the age, at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • Our Times Are In His Hands. Talks by Dave Smith given at Reformation Fellowship. This series looks at the life and character of Joseph (Jacob's son), as recorded in Genesis, and finds valuable life lessons. (Also on iTunes)
  • Peter (First Epistle, Chapters 1 & 2). Talks by Peter Wierenga on the first two chapters of 1 Peter, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Peter (First Epistle). Talks by Ron Julian on 1 Peter, given at Reformation Fellowship in 2009. In Peter's first letter, the apostle addresses the connection between our belief in the gospel and the way we live. (Also on iTunes)
  • Peter (Second Epistle). Talks by Ron Julian on 2 Peter, given at Reformation Fellowship. In Peter's second letter, the apostle urges his readers to hold fast to the true gospel and its implications for our lives. (Also on iTunes)
  • Philippians. Talks by Ron Julian on the Apostle Paul's letter to the Philippians, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Postmodernism, Reason, and the Church (Summer Institute 2003). Postmodernists say there is no single view of truth, that we cannot trust reason and rationality. How then does contemporary postmodern culture affect our understanding of what the Bible is and how it speaks to us today? How can we know--with confidence--whether or not it is even possible to understand the Bible's message? The 2003 Summer Institute addressed these issues through discussion of assigned readings and these lectures. (Also on iTunes)
  • Prayer. Ron Julian looks at several passages in the Bible to build a biblical view of prayer. Talks 1-16 were given in 1998-1999; Talk 17, not originally part of the series, was given in 2001. All the talks were given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Prayer and Perseverance. The parables of the Unjust Judge and the Friend at Midnight are often thought to present the key to getting our prayers answered: perseverance. Ron Julian teaches on petitionary prayer and what these parables really say about it. These talks were given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Psalms. Talks on Psalms by teachers in the Gutenberg community. These talks were given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • Reading Minds: Dialogues Between Two Generations (Oktoberfuss 2007). How does the older generation speak to the new? And the new to the Old? How do two generations communicate ideas and beliefs about truth with each other. At the 2007 Oktoberfuss Conference, Gutenberg tutors and students explore the complex and vital topic of communication between generations today. (Also on iTunes)
  • Reading the Book: Lessons in Understanding the Bible. Reading the Bible with understanding is a skill, one at which every Christian can improve through practice. This 2001 McKenzie Study Center class provides some examples and pointers on gaining and using that skill. (McKenzie Study Center is an institute of Gutenberg College.)
  • Reflections on Spiritual Formation (Oktoberfuss 2003). Attaining authentic spirituality is a perennial quest among Christians. Many voices--with many different suggestions--all teach the methods, practices, disciplines, or techniques to promote true spirituality. The Oktoberfuss 2003 conference offered a biblical perspective on the relationship between spirituality and the practices that are alleged to foster it. (Also on iTunes)
  • Revelation. Jack Crabtree teaches on the book of Revelation at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR.
    Handout 1: Revelation--Symbolism & Interpretive Criteria
    Handout 2: Revelation--Interpreting Symbols
    Handout 3: Revelation Outline
    Handout 4: Revelation Text_Eng1.0.a
    Handout 5: Revelation--Basic Outline of History
    Handout 6: Revelation--Basic Outline of the End of the Great Tribulation
    Handout 7: Daniel 9 and 3.5 years
    Handout 8: Revelation--Timeline During Delayed Judgment
    Handout 9: Revelation--End-Time Events
    (Also on iTunes)
  • RF Talks: GC Board Members. Individual talks and two-part series given by Gutenberg College board members at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR. (Also on iTunes)
  • RF Talks: Guest Teachers. Individual talks and two-part series given by visiting teachers at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR.
  • RF Talks: Jack Crabtree. Individual talks and two-talk series given by Gutenberg tutor Jack Crabtree at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR. (Also on iTunes)
  • RF Talks: Other GC Tutors. Individual talks given by Gutenberg College tutors at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR. (Also on iTunes)
  • RF Talks: Ron Julian. Individual talks given by Gutenberg tutor Ron Julian at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • Romans (2004-2005). Gutenberg tutor Jack Crabtree distills a lifetime of study in this, the most important of Paul's letters. (This series was presented in Fall 2004 and Winter 2005 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Romans (2009-). Talks by John A. "Jack" Crabtree on Paul's letter to the Romans, given at various times from April 2009 to June 2011 at Reformation Fellowship. In the series, Dr. Crabtree refers to his translation of Romans; a PDF of this translation accompanies the series. Appended to this PDF are also other notes Dr. Crabtree produced for the Romans study. (Also on iTunes)
  • Samuel (Book 1). Talks by David Crabtree on 1 Samuel, given at Reformation Fellowship. The story of David and Saul is a fascinating one; these talks explore the implications of the text as well as the issue of how biblical narratives should be understood. (Also on iTunes)
  • Samuel (Book 2). Talks by David Crabtree on 2 Samuel, given at Reformation Fellowship. The story of David and Saul is a fascinating one; these talks explore the implications of the text as well as the issue of how biblical narratives should be understood. (Also on iTunes)
  • Sermon on the Mount. Talks by Ron Julian on the Sermon on the Mount, given at Reformation Fellowship. Matthew 5-7, the Sermon on the Mount, is one of the most significant bodies of teaching in the Bible. (Also on iTunes)
  • Sodom and Sexual Purity. Sexuality is one of the most formidable challenges facing a disciple of Jesus in the modern world. MSC staff discuss aspects of sexuality in this series presented in 2003 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College. (Also on iTunes)
  • Soren Kierkegaard (Summer Institute 2007). Often called the first existentialist philosopher, Kierkegaard has influenced both Christian and non-Christian thinkers. Talks given at Gutenberg College's 2007 Summer Institute explore the relevance of Kierkegaard's project to the Christian believer. The play "Son of Abraham" by Tim McIntosh was also presented. (Also on iTunes)
  • The Bible and the History of Ideas. Gutenberg tutor Jack Crabtree surveys some of the more important moments in the history of philosophy, theology, religion, and culture. And he gives a comparative critique of those various philosophies and ideas from a biblical perspective. (This is a McKenzie Study Center series. MSC is an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • The False Gospel. Jack Crabtree and Larry Barber seek a better understanding of the false gospel that Paul is responding to in Galatians. Talks given at Reformation Fellowship. (Also on iTunes)
  • The Holy Spirit. Ron Julian teaches on the Holy Spirit. These talks were given in 1997 at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • The Holy Spirit at Work. Ron Julian teaches a new series on the works of the Holy Spirit, exploring passages that show the Spirit at work in the world. These talks were given at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • The Mind of Christ. Talks by Ron Julian exploring the major themes in the teaching of Jesus, given at Reformation Fellowship. (Talk 13 did not record, but the material taught was re-recorded in talks 16 & 17.) (Also on iTunes)
  • The Problem of Evil. Can a good God create evil? Jack Crabtree speaks on the problem of evil at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, OR. (Also on iTunes)
  • The Problem of Evil (Summer Institute 2012). Given all the evil in the world, can God be good? Gutenberg tutor Jack Crabtree addresses the problem of evil in four talks at the Gutenberg 2012 Summer Institute, "What the 'Bleep' Can We Know?" (Also on iTunes)
  • The Son. Talks by Ryan Carroll exploring the biblical meaning of "Son of God," given at Reformation Fellowship.
  • Thessalonians (First & Second Epistles). Talks by Ron Julian on the books of 1 and 2 Thessalonians, given at Reformation Fellowship. The letters to the Thessalonians were early letters, written to encourage young Christians in churches only recently started by Paul. In these talks, Ron Julian gives an overview of Paul's admonitions and explores Paul's teaching on the end of the age. (Also on iTunes)
  • Those Who Belong to God. Ron Julian discusses how the Bible describes the people who belong to God. These talks were given in 1996 at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • Understanding and Living with the Dynamics of Sex. McKenzie Study Center staff explore the question of how a Christian deals with the dynamics created by the fact that we are sexual beings. The 9th class, an open discussion, was not recorded. (This series was presented in Fall 2007 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • Understanding Love, Sex, and Marriage. Sexuality is one of the most formidable challenges facing a disciple of Jesus in the modern world. MSC staff discuss love, sex, marriage, dating, and related topics. (This series was presented in Fall 2002 as an evening class of McKenzie Study Center, an institute of Gutenberg College.) (Also on iTunes)
  • What the BLEEP Can We Know? (Summer Institute 2012). Oceans of data now lie at our fingertips, but deep understanding seems farther and farther off. Science and faith seem divorced. Philosophy and everyday life seem completely unconnected. Can we bridge these chasms? Gutenberg tutors explored these questions at the Gutenberg College 2012 Summer Institute, "What the *Bleep* Can We Know?" (Also on iTunes)
  • What We Believe: Answers to Questions. Ron Julian answers common questions concerning Christian faith and practice. These talks were given in 2001 at Reformation Fellowship, a church in Eugene, Oregon. (Also on iTunes)
  • What We Have Learned (Summer Institute 2014). Gutenberg College celebrated its 20th year at Summer Institute 2014. During this time of celebration and reflection, tutors who began the journey with Gutenberg when its doors opened in 1994--David Crabtree, Jack Crabtree, Charley Dewberry, Ron Julian, and Chris Swanson--shared some of what they learned along the way. (Also on iTunes)

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