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Sola Scriptura

Sola Scriptura

April 2010

A collection of podcasts on the role of the Bible and Tradition in the Orthodox understanding.


Episodes

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Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy Nov 03, 2009

The Classical Reformation - Part 1: Sola Scriptura

In the next section of the series, Fr. Andrew begins exploring the "Classical" or "Magisterial" Reformation which adopted the five "Solas." Today he looks at Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone).

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The Illumined Heart Jan 16, 2009

97: Speaking Of Sola Scriptura

Fr. John Whiteford and host Kevin Allen speak about one of American Christianity's defining doctrines - Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone) - and why it is a flawed and non-biblical notion.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Nov 20, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 25

Matthew concludes his series by noting how the rationalism and idealism of western culture prevents seekers from recognizing the true Church.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Nov 13, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 24

Matthew gives us the third obstacle between western believers and the experience of pre-Augustinian Christianity - misconceptions about the nature of the Church.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Nov 04, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 23

Matthew explains how experiencing God requires two elements - asceticism and the mysteries, or sacraments.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Oct 23, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 22

Matthew examines the Western Charismatic movement.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Oct 16, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 21

Matthew outlines the problems inherent in a relationship with God based on rational contemplation or imagination.

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At the Intersection Oct 10, 2008

Scripture and Tradition - Part 2: Proof Texts

Dn. Michael continues exploring the role of Scripture in the Orthodox Church and examines common proof texts used to defend Sola Scriptura—a premise that is not so much erroneous as it is impossible.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Oct 09, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 20

Matthew reveals how the second obstacle to overcome in Western philosophy is in finding intimacy with God.

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At the Intersection Oct 04, 2008

Scripture and Tradition - Part 1: Presuppositions

In his first podcast, Dn. Michael tackles the question of Sola Scriptura and the Tradition of the Church.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Oct 02, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 19

Matthew answers those sects that subscribe to an "annihilation doctrine".

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19:18
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Pilgrims from Paradise Sep 25, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 18

Matthew explains that the Eastern Christian view of punishment lies not in God's actions towards sinners, but in the sinners' reaction to God's love.

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14:52
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Pilgrims from Paradise Sep 18, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 17

Matthew reveals that God shows redemptive love, not vindictive vengeance, to those he punishes-- especially to children.

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21:21
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Pilgrims from Paradise Sep 11, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 16

Matthew examines the wrathful deeds of the loving God.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Sep 04, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 15

Matthew points out how the difference between the God of the Old and New Testaments is actually our own spiritual maturing.

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16:11
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Orthodox Conference on Missions and Evangelism - 2008 Aug 31, 2008

Confronting the Doctrine of Sola Scriptura

Sunday afternoon continued with a talk by Fr. Jon Braun

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Pilgrims from Paradise Aug 29, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 14

In this segment, Matthew notes the true nature of God's "wrath."

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13:30
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Pilgrims from Paradise Aug 11, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 12

Matthew looks at the history of God's actions towards us to see if "legal" theories hold water.

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14:24
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Pilgrims from Paradise Aug 04, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 11

In this segment, Matthew outlines the "ransom theory" of salvation subscribed to by the early Church.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jul 28, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 10

This week, Matthew outlines three ways that the remnants of Augustine's philosophy infect even those who are trying to return to an intimate experience with God.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jul 21, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 9

Matthew continues his discussion of Augustine and his views on predestination.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jul 14, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 8

Matthew shows how a misunderstanding of the story of the Garden of Eden leads to a misunderstanding of our relationship with God.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jul 07, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 7

Looking more closely at the Augustinian view of God, Matthew examines the concept of "original sin".

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jun 30, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 6

Matthew Gallatin continues his examination of the differences between the Eastern and Western Churches, specifically their perspective on the nature of God.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jun 23, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 5

In this segment, Matthew differentiates between the Eastern view of God as opposed to Augustine and the West.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jun 13, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 4

In this segment, Matthew contrasts the mystical experience of the Eastern Church with the rational philosophy of the West.

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Pilgrims from Paradise Jun 05, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 3

Matthew notes how Eastern Orthodox Christians possess both the light (scriptures) and the path (ascetic, sacramental experiences).

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Pilgrims from Paradise May 29, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 2

Matthew continues his examination of sola scriptura and contrasts it with the Apostles decision regarding the circumcision of gentiles.

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Pilgrims from Paradise May 22, 2008

Sola Scriptura And Philosophical Christianity - Part 1

Matthew examines the Orthodox Church's beliefs concerning the Scriptures and its teachings regarding Holy Tradition.

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13:14
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Faith of our Fathers Lutheran Colloquium Sep 10, 2007

The Authority of Scripture

A talk by Reader Christopher Orr, born and raised Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran and received into Orthodoxy in 2001. He is an associate at Heidrick and Struggles, an executive search and leadership consulting firm.

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Our Life in Christ Jul 24, 2007

Sola Scriptura Part Four

Part four of a four part series on "Sola Scriptura".

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Our Life in Christ Jul 24, 2007

Sola Scriptura Part Three

Part three of the four part series on "Sola Scriptura".

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Our Life in Christ Jul 20, 2007

Sola Scriptura Part Two

Part two of a four-part series on an Orthodox response to the doctrine of sola Scriptura.

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Our Life in Christ Jul 20, 2007

Sola Scriptura Part One

Part one of a four-part series on sola Scriptura. Steve and Bill discuss Hank Hanegraaff's (The Bible Answer Man) Christian Research Institute's piece on "What Think Ye of Rome" in which Norman Geisler and Ralph MacKenzie defend sola Scriptura. In this series of programs they show how and why the anti-Roman Catholic arguments for sola Scriptura do not fit within an Orthodox framework.

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Our Life in Christ Jul 14, 2007

Sola Scriptura on the Andrew Tallman Show

Steve and Bill are once again invited to guest host the Andrew Tallman Show on KPXQ, a live Phoenix drive time Christian talk show. We decide to boldly go where no Evangelical talk show host has gone before. We discuss the topic of sola scriptura and during the program get a call from a suprise guest.

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Our Life in Christ May 30, 2005

Sola Scriptura and Tradition - Part 4

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Our Life in Christ May 16, 2005

Sola Scriptura and Tradition - Part 3

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Our Life in Christ Apr 25, 2005

Sola Scriptura and Tradition - Part 2

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Our Life in Christ Apr 18, 2005

Sola Scriptura and Tradition - Part 1

From Hank Hanegraaff's CRI Series "What Think Ye of Rome" (Part 3), Norman Geisler, Ralph MacKenzie

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Our Life in Christ Oct 18, 2004

Holy Tradition and Holy Scripture

An interview with Fr. Chris Salamy

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