June 29, 2014

Ingredients for Freedom [06/29/2014]

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What is the basis for freedom of conscience and human rights? We dissect the underpinnings via the "Golden Triangle of Freedom" concept: freedom requires virtue, virtue requires faith and faith requires freedom.

Special Guest: Os Guinness, author of A Free People's Suicide: A Free People's Suicide: Sustainable Freedom and the American Future

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April 13, 2014

Human Rights DEBATE [04/13/2014]

EPISODE #186
What are human "rights"? Where do they come from? Atheist Andre Salais of The Unbelievers Blog and Pastor Vocab discuss the concept of individual rights: freedom of conscience, speech, religious liberty and a brief excursus on the Canaanite judgment.

Special Guest: Andre Salais, President of The Secular Student Alliance at Arizona State University.

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November 19, 2012

Islam and Democracy [11/18/2012]

EPISODE #112

Are Islam and democracy compatible? We bring in current events, such as Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as history and theology to help give us a proper perspective on this timely question.
 

Special Guest: Alvin Schmidt, author of "Great Divide: Failure of Islam and Triumph of the West"
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November 3, 2012

A Mormon President? [11/04/2012]

EPISODE #110
Two days before the presidential election, the Backpack Radio team discusses their thoughts on the possibility of a Mormon president in Mitt Romney. We ask our guests to share their viewpoints about this while keeping Scripture at the center of the discussion. 

Special Guests: Dr. Andrew Jackson, author of The Mormon Faith of Mitt Romney, and Aaron Shafovaloff of Mormonism Research Ministry

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October 13, 2010

The Gospel of Glenn Beck [10/10/2010]

The Gospel of Glenn Beck [10/10/2010]

The recent "Rally on the Lawn" shows the problem with "American Civil Religion". What happened - and is happening - and why is this a problem? What are the reactions from evangelicals? Is "Americolatry" Christian? Is Glenn Beck Christian? The Gospel is the answer to all this - but how?

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