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Listen to the best conversations happening at Fuller Theological Seminary—drawn from lecture series, conferences, dialogues, panel discussions, special events, and more. Get a taste of the eclectic richness of Fuller’s intellectual and spiritual life.

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Listen to the best conversations happening at Fuller Theological Seminary—drawn from lecture series, conferences, dialogues, panel discussions, special events, and more. Get a taste of the eclectic richness of Fuller’s intellectual and spiritual life.

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FULLER curated is a podcast of the best conversations happening at Fuller Theological Seminary—drawn from lecture series, conferences, dialogues, panel discussions, special events, and more.

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Walter Brueggemann, Cameron Lee, Michael McBride

Walter Brueggemann on Law That Listens, Cameron Lee on the Listening Stance, & Michael McBride on Racial Justice

In their lectures delivered at the 2015 Fuller Forum, Walter Brueggemann, renowned author and Old Testament scholar, presented the law of Yahweh not as static and totalizing but as an ongoing conversation between God and God’s people; Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, explained how neighborliness has developmental roots in early family relationships, and how this has implications for the ministry and life of the church; and Michael McBride, pastor of The Way Christian Center, talked about the role the church has to advocate for and participate in movements of racial justice, particularly by redeeming broken systems.

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Walter Brueggemann and Amos Yong

Walter Brueggemann on Restorative Grace & Amos Yong on the Spirit Who Bridges the Gap

In their lectures delivered at the 2015 Fuller Forum, Walter Brueggemann, renowned author and Old Testament scholar, explored God’s restorative grace and the ways it necessitates and energizes the restored community’s witness, worship, and work of justice; and Amos Yong, Dean of the School of Theology and School of Intercultural Studies, reflected on the Holy Spirit’s work of reconciliation between God and creation, and of bridging the divisions between people and communities.

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Walter Brueggemann on Justice from Below & Brad Strawn as Confession as Justice

Walter Brueggemann on Justice from Below & Brad Strawn as Confession as Justice

In their lectures delivered at the 2015 Fuller Forum, Walter Brueggemann, renowned author and Old Testament scholar, presented the idea of two kinds of justices—predatory justice from above and transformative justice from below—and contended that the Bible depicts a contestation between both; and Brad Strawn, Everlyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology, spoke to how the acts of confession and truth-telling bring healing not only to individuals but to the world.

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Johnny Ramírez-Johnson on Keeping the Sabbath Holy & John Goldingay on Praying for Justice

Johnny Ramírez-Johnson on Keeping the Sabbath Holy & John Goldingay on Praying for Justice

In their lectures delivered at the 2015 Fuller Forum, Johnny Ramírez-Johnson, professor of anthropology and profesor del Centro Latino, reflected on how the divine command to keep the Sabbath is tied to every dimension of Christian life and community; and John Goldingay, David Allan Hubbard Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, spoke about the need to pray on behalf of the oppressed and how the Psalms help us do so.

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Walter Brueggemann & Kyong-Jin Lee

Walter Brueggemann on the Relational God & Kyong-Jin Lee on Ethics in a Globalized World

In their lectures delivered at the 2015 Fuller Forum, Walter Brueggemann, renowned author and Old Testament scholar, spoke about God being a dialogic partner actively engaged with his people, and how this relationality shapes our understanding of God’s justice, grace, and law; and Kyong-Jin Lee, associate professor of Old Testament Studies, considered the need for new ethical frameworks amidst the shifting powers and advances of globalism.

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Joel Green

Joel B. Green on Science and Scripture

In this “Last Lecture” address to Fuller’s Science, Theology, and Religion Student Group, Joel B. Green, professor of New Testament Interpretation and associate dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies, speaks about reading the Bible with a scientific perspective and the formative role of scripture.

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FULLER archives: Rachel Held Evans on Biblical Womanhood

On her 2012 visit to Fuller, Rachel Held Evans, author, speaker, and blogger, spoke about liberation, the biblical womanhood movement, and the year she spent taking a literal approach to biblical instructions for women.

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Carly Crouch

FULLER curated: The Bible on the Move

Considering what the Bible has to say about migration, Biblical scholars and experts gathered to discuss today’s migration crisis and the church’s response.

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FULLER dialogues: Black Scholars in Post-Civil Rights Institutions

On January 22–24, 2020, the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

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Scott Derrickson

In the Room with Scott Derrickson

Scott Derrickson, director and screenwriter of The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Doctor Strange, has a conversation about storytelling, the horror genre, and the creative process.

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Kutter Callaway

Navigating Digital Spaces among Different Faiths

Fuller faculty, along with scholars from various faith traditions, gather for a roundtable discussion on how technology impacts religious literacy, human connection, and interfaith dialogue.

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Siang-Yang Tan

Siang-Yang Tan on Psychotherapy and Eastern Contemplative Traditions

Siang-Yang Tan, professor of psychology, responds to Carol A. Newsom’s lecture by considering the ideas of self through the lenses of psychotherapy and Eastern contemplative traditions.

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Chris Blumhofer on the Pauline Epistles

Chris Blumhofer, visiting assistant professor of New Testament, poses the question of how Carol A. Newsom’s lectures inform our reading of the New Testament, and particularly the Pauline epistles.

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Kyong-Jin Lee on Modern Beliefs of the Self

Kyong-Jin Lee, associate professor of Old Testament, responds to Carol A. Newsom’s lecture, considering how modern beliefs of the self shape societies.

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Pamela Ebstyne King on Psychological Transformation

Pamela Ebstyne King, responds to Carol A. Newsom’s lecture, speaking on the psychological transformation that happens through vulnerability and dependence on God.

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Carol Newsom

FULLER dialogues: Sin, Spirituality, and the Self

Fuller’s School of Theology hosted Carol A. Newsom to deliver the 2019 Payton Lectures, “The Self and Spirituality in Second Temple Judaism.”

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Paul Schrader Lecture

Rethinking Transcendental Style in Film

Award-winning screenwriter and director Paul Schrader revisits “Transcendental Style in Film” with Robert K. Johnson, professor of theology and culture, and President Emeritus Richard Mouw.

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Justin Chang, Paul Schrader, and Kutter Callaway discussing First Reformed

A Conversation with Paul Schrader on First Reformed

Award-winning screenwriter and director Paul Schrader discusses faith and trauma with Kutter Callaway, assistant professor of theology and culture, and LA Times film critic Justin Chang.

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Conversations with Paul Schrader

Award-winning director Paul Schrader reflects with a community of scholars on film and spirituality, transcendental style, and more.

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Decolonizing Worship for Asian Americans

In this featured podcast, Irene Cho is joined by worship leaders Angie Hong, SueAnn Shiah, and Julie Tai to discuss Asian American worship—what it looks like, where it starts, and what its future is.

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FULLER dialogues: Worship, Theology, and the Arts in a Divided World

Leading theologians and artists explore how the arts can becomes sources of good news in our divided world.

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Dwight Hopkins

The Black Church and the Urban Poor in America | Dwight N. Hopkins

Dwight N. Hopkins, the Alexander Campbell Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, lectures on the tangible lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

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Peter Hill

Humility and Gratitude as Religiously Inflected Virtues | Peter Hill

Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, considers the ways the virtues of humility and gratitude affect everyday human life.

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Peter Hill

Grace as a Religiously Inflected Experience | Peter Hill

Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, explores the question of how grace shapes the ordinary human experience.

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God and Guns panel

FULLER dialogues: The Bible and American Gun Culture

What does the Bible have to say about the use of violence? Can we connect ancient and modern in the case of guns and their prominence in US society?

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C Peter Hill

Religiously Inflected Experiences of the Ordinary | Peter Hill

Peter C. Hill, professor of psychology at Biola University’s Rosemead School of Psychology, lectures on the extent to which faith and religious experience impact ordinary everyday life.

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Vincent Lloyd

The Political Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. | Vincent Lloyd

Dr. Vincent Lloyd, associate professor of theology and religious studies at Villanova University, addresses the role of negative theology in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s thinking.

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Candice Shields (lecture)

Utilizing the Scholar and Preaching Outside the Temple | Candace Shields and Eric Williams

Dr. Candace Shields, bishop and pastor at Twice Called Christian Center, discusses the divide between Black theology and the Black church.

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Crate-Digging through Culture: Hip Hop and Mission in Africa | Megan Meyers

Megan Meyers, adjunct professor of global arts and world religions at Fuller Seminary, lectures on the emergence of hip hop in African youth culture and how churches employ music for witness.

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Let the Sacred Be Redefined by the People | Michelle Roberts and Demi McCoy

Michelle Voss Roberts, professor of theology at Emmanuel College, and Hip Hop artist Demi McCory explore Dalit spirituality, Hip Hop, and a gospel of liberation.

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Wild Wild China: Contemporary Art and Neocolonialism | Joyce Lee

Joyce Lee, assistant professor of digital media at Marist College, lectures on commercial and political forces shaping contemporary art in China and implications for the Christian church.

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James Krabill (curated)

Art and Mission: A Complex Story of Cultural Encounter | James Krabill

James Krabill, senior mission advocate of the Mennonite Mission Network, explores historic approaches of Western mission, indigenous faith communities, and how churches today navigate these issues.

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Gary Haugen New Years Eve lecture

Leading Without Fear | Gary Haugen

Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous dream, considers the ways fear can hinder leadership, and shares how to be courageous leaders.

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Culture Care and Poetry | Dana Gioia and Mako Fujimura

Dana Gioia, the poet laureate of California, discusses his time as director of the National Endowment for the Arts, recites poetry, and considers culture care and poetry.

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Rowan FULLER curated

Rights, Recognition, and the Body of Christ | Rowan Williams

The Right Reverend Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, lectures on the intersection of political discourse and theology and the role of the church to establish human personhood.

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Human Rights and Human Identity | Rowan Williams

The Right Reverend Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, lectures on the complex—and often fraught—overlap between the political language of “human rights” and a theology of human personhood.

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Christena Cleveland

The Practice of Singleness | Christena Cleveland

Christena Cleveland reflects on the freedom of singleness, kinship, and the unique gifts single people can give to the church and society.

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Christena Cleveland

Singleness in American Culture and Church | Christena Cleveland

Christena Cleveland, associate professor of the practice of organizational studies at Duke University’s Divinity School, develops a theological affirmation of singleness in the American church.

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Young People Illustration by Denise Klitsie (FULLER curated)

Voices on Young People | Various Voices

Fuller faculty from the schools psychology, theology, and intercultural studies offer their reflections on emerging adulthood, thriving, and the gift of children.

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Avril Speaks and Kutter Callaway

TV and Theology | Avril Speaks and Kutter Callaway

Filmmaker and Fuller alum Avril Speaks and Kutter Callaway, assistant professor of theology and culture, explore race, theology, and the Netflix Marvel series Luke Cage.

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Ivan Penn at the Culture Care Conference

Culture Care and Journalistic Integrity | Ivan Penn

Ivan Penn, alternative energy reporter for the New York Times, reflects on justice, truth-telling and ethics, and the risks he has faced standing against a culture of greed and power in a public forum.

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Reclaiming Personhood in a Personalized World | Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch, author and Fuller trustee, lectures on the intersection of culture care and the Shema, reflecting on the biblical vision of the complex interconnected reality of personhood and culture.

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Bethany Fox interview

Disabled and Healthy | Bethany Fox and Shane Clifton

Bethany McKinney Fox, adjunct professor of Christian ethics, interviews Shane Clifton, a theology professor with quadriplegia, in a wide-ranging discussion about health and healing.

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Christ at the Checkpoint with Alex Awad and Mark Labberton

Christ at the Checkpoint | Alex Awad and Mark Labberton

Alex Awad, pastor and dean of students at Bethlehem Bible College, lectures on biblical resources for justice and reasons why Christians should be committed to peacemaking in the Middle East.

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Alec Hill

Spiritual Reflections of a Cancer Survivor | Alec Hill

Alec Hill, president emeritus of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, reflects on how a cancer diagnosis has impacted his relationship with God and changed the ways he reads scripture.

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Cameron Lee at the Integration Symposium Lectures

Compassion and Sabbath as Clinical Virtues | Cameron Lee

Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, lectures on on compassion’s power to help therapists connect with clients and Sabbath rest as “a function of therapeutic restoration”

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Cameron Lee at the Integration Symposium Lectures

Hope and Humility as Clinical Virtues | Cameron Lee

Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, lectures on developing imaginations shaped by Christian virtues of hope beyond suffering and an openness toward change.

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Cameron Lee at the Integration Symposium Lectures

Vocation, Vision, and Story: Living Into Shalom | Cameron Lee

Cameron Lee, professor of marriage and family studies, lectures on the complexities of integrating psychology and theology, the narratives that shape our choices, and shalom.

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Love Sechrest at the Missiology Lectures

Waking Up on the Wrong Side of Empire | Love Sechrest

Love Sechrest, associate professor of New Testament, lectures on structural racism and lessons within Romans and Revelations for resisting empire.

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Russell Jeung

Finding Jesus Among Refugees and the Undocumented | Russell Jeung

Russell Jeung, professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University, shares stories from his own family history to develop a lived theology of exile.

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Estrelda Alexander, MLK Lectures

Making His Dream Our Dream | Estrelda Alexander

Estrelda Alexander, president of William Seymour College, lectures on the meaning of Martin Luther King’s life and examines how much of his dream has come true—and how much has still been deferred.

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Andrew Draper

The End of “Mission”: Christian Witness and the Decentering of Whiteness | Andrew T. Draper

Andrew T. Draper, assistant professor of theology and director of the Honors Guild at Taylor University, explores the repentance necessary to de-center “whiteness”

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Andrea Smith

Indigenizing Salvation | Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith, director of graduate studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Riverside, offers an indigenous interpretation of race and mission.

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Pressing Past Racialization in the De-Colonial Missionary Context | Jonathan Tran

Jonathan Tran, associate professor of theology and ethics at Baylor University, discusses racism and the Asian American experience.

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Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

Siempre lo Mismo: Theology, Rhetoric, and Broken Praxis | Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, academic dean and vice president of education at Esperanza College of Eastern University, lectures on broken praxis, racism, and theological education.

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Willie Jennings at the Missiology Lectures

Can “White” People Be Saved: Reflections on Missions and Whiteness | Willie Jennings

Willie Jennings, associate professor of systematic theology and Africana studies at Yale Divinity School, discusses “whiteness,” geography, and theology.

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Very Large Array (FULLER curated)

The Myth of the Science and Religion Wars | Nancey Murphy

Nancey Murphy, senior professor of Christian philosophy, reflects on the coexistence of faith and science and why it matters for the church today.

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Lisa Sharon Harper (FULLER curated)

The Gospel, Governance, and Shalom | Lisa Sharon Harper

Lisa Sharon Harper, chief church engagement officer for Sojourners, lectures on political context of Genesis and the gospels, a theology of shalom, and the kingdom of God.

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Keiko at the tea ceremony

Tea and Communion | Mako Fujimura and Keiko Yanaka

Keiko Yanaka, of Omotesenke School of Japanese Tea Ceremony, and Mako Fujimura, director of the Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts, discuss tea ceremonies and communion.

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Stephen Sandage at the Integration Symposium (3)

The Trinity, Trauma, and Triangles | Steven Sandage

Steven Sandage lectures on Trinitarian theology and human relationships, how therapy can create crucibles for transformation, and the importance of being present with people in the midst of their pain.

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Stephen Sandage at the Integration Symposium (2)

Diversity and Justice in Healing | Steven Sandage

Steven Sandage lectures on the complex relationships among theology, racism and social hierarchies, and the capacity to empathize with the Other.

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Stephen Sandage at the Integration Symposium

Relational Integration and Psychotherapy: A Differentiation-Based Approach | Steven Sandage

Steven Sandage reflects on the integration of psychology and theology and applies it to theories of spirituality, power, differentiation.

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Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray (I'll Push You)

I’ll Push You | Various Voices

Bethany McKinney Fox, director of Student Services, and the filmmakers and subjects of I’ll Push You discuss lessons from a 500-mile pilgrimage.

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J Kameron Carter (Curated)

Naked in the Frequency: Christianity’s Post-Racial Blues | J. Kameron Carter

J. Kameron Carter explores a new language to discuss the complexities of whiteness, theology, and post-racial politics.

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Kameron Carter and Love Sechrest

A Conversation Between J. Kameron Carter and Love Sechrest

Love Sechrest and J. Kameron Carter have a conversation on race, discussing the language of possession, racial capitalism, and more.

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Hero Image for Neighbor

Neighbor | Various Voices

Neighbor explores loving our neighbors through the act of storytelling, pilgrimage, painful cultural histories, and more.

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Martin Accad (Missiology Lectures)

Challenging the Monochromatic View of Islam | Martin Accad

Martin Accad, the director of the Institute of Middle East Studies at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, lectures on the complex interplay among Islam, globalization, and social media.

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Phillip Jenkins (Missiology Lectures)

Current Global Trends in Islam | Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, lectures on Islam and globalization.

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Evelyne Reisacher lecturing at Missiology Lectures

Unity and Diversity in Islam | Evelyne Reisacher

Evelyne A. Reisacher, associate professor of Islamic studies and intercultural relations, lectures on the the diverse and complex lives of Muslim neighbors.

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Kenda Creasy Dean at the Payton Lectures

Re-imagining Church as a Missional Incubator | Kenda Creasy Dean

Kenda Creasy Dean, Mary D. Synnott Professor of Youth, Church, and Culture at Princeton Theological Seminary, explores discipleship and the church’s role as incubator for the visions of young people.

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Voices on Restoration | Various Faculty

Three Fuller faculty members lecture on theology and chronic pain, the struggle of self-love, and the generative qualities of the Sabbath.

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A Conversation on Faith and Film | Martin Scorsese

Academy Award Winning Director Martin Scorsese reflects on “Silence” and religious influences on his films.

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Phillip Yancey at Culture Care (with Mako Fujimura)

Suffering, Art, and Faith | Philip Yancey

Celebrated author Philip Yancey discusses Shūsaku Endo’s novel “Silence” and the role of art and faith to respond gracefully to cultural trauma and suffering in the world.

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Creating Beauty in Exile

Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Seminary, reflects on the themes of exile in Scripture and what it means to live a “faithful exilic life” in a culture shaped by fear and violence.

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It is Fuller’s practice to allow conversations with our guests to be uncensored as a gesture of engagement in civil dialogue—a value to which Fuller Theological Seminary is deeply committed. We invite you to listen with hospitality, realizing that guests reflect their own views and not necessarily views in harmony with the stated mission of Fuller.