“At the Center” Resources

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Light of Life Series Podcasts

Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on “Is It Over Yet?: A Conversation on Revelation” – Part Four, May 5, 2021

In this final installment of the conversation, Dr. Peerbolte considers the violence in Revelation and how groups in Christian history have taken up this violence.

Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on “Is It Over Yet?: A Conversation on Revelation” – Part Three, Apr. 16, 2021

Revelation struggled to be included in the New Testament. In this interview, Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte discusses how the collection of books known as the New Testament came into being, and how Revelation finally found its way into the collection.

Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on “Is It Over Yet?: A Conversation on Revelation” – Part Two, Mar. 10, 2021

In the second part of my interview with Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on the New Testament book of Revelation, we focus especially on the book’s original context and setting. He will also discuss the odd appearance of a pagan myth in the heart of Revelation, as well as the meaning of the mark of the beast—the number 666. Dr. Peerbolte is Professor of New Testament Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on “Is It Over Yet?: A Conversation on Revelation” – Part One, Mar. 1, 2021

In part one of this three-part interview with Dr. Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte on the New Testament book of Revelation, we focus especially on the impact of Hal Lindsey’s book The Late Great Planet Earth on Dutch, European, and American societies. Dr. Peerbolte is Professor of New Testament Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Dr. Zachary Moon on Moral Injury, Part Three, Dec. 10, 2020

This is part three of a three-part interview with Dr. Zachary Moon, Associate Professor of Theology and Psychology at Chicago Theological Seminary.

Dr. Zachary Moon on Moral Injury, Part Two, Nov. 18, 2020

This is part two of a three-part interview with Dr. Zachary Moon, Associate Professor of Theology and Psychology at Chicago Theological Seminary.

Dr. Zachary Moon on Moral Injury, Part One, Nov. 10, 2020

This is part one of a three-part interview with Dr. Zachary Moon, Associate Professor of Theology and Psychology at Chicago Theological Seminary. Dr. Moon has served as chaplain to military personnel and specializes in issues related to moral injury. In this episode, Dr. Moon reflects on his journey from growing up in the Quaker tradition to being a chaplain to the military.


Three-Minute Thought

This series invites listeners to consider the spirituality of moments in our everyday lives. The podcasts will become available every Thursday except on holiday weeks and when the Barton College offices are closed.

March 11, 2021

February 4, 2021

January 14, 2021

December 9, 2020

Special thanks to Maureen O’Neill, Assistant Professor of Art and the Director of Exhibitions and Education Programming at Barton College, for the use of her pastel artwork Trees for this episode’s cover image.

November 19, 2020

November 12, 2020