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Talking Theology

Philip Plyming

The podcast of Cranmer Hall, the theological college within St John's College, Durham University. We explore life’s big questions, and look to join the dots between theology, church, and the world. Philip Plyming, Warden of Cranmer Hall, is joined by a wide range of guests with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Recent Episodes

Sanjee Perera - Why is the Church Called to Embody the Good News of Belonging?June 07, 2021 Episode artwork Robert Song - Birth, Death, and Everything In-Between: Why does a Theological Response to Bioethics Matter Today?May 24, 2021 Episode artwork Ian Galloway - How Does the Gospel of John Invite Us into Friendship with God?May 10, 2021 Episode artwork Justin Welby - Why is Reconciliation a Vital Part of Following Jesus Today?April 26, 2021 Episode artwork Helen Collins - How Does Scripture Speak Into Everyday Life?March 29, 2021 Episode artwork Mark Bonnington - How Does the Book of Acts Both Challenge and Inspire the Mission of the Church?March 15, 2021 Episode artwork Hannah Malcolm - Why is a Theology of Climate Grief Necessary for the Church Today?March 01, 2021 Episode artwork Liz Kent - What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?February 08, 2021 Episode artwork Melody Briggs - How Do Children Encounter The Bible? January 25, 2021 Episode artwork Richard Bauckham - Witness History: Do the Gospels Tell Stories from People Who Were There?January 11, 2021 Episode artwork Alasdair Coles - What Can We Learn About the Connection Between Belief and the Brain?December 14, 2020 Episode artwork John Swinton - How Can A Good Theology Of Mental Health Help Us To Understand Ourselves, One Another and God?November 30, 2020 Episode artwork Paula Gooder - What Does Paul’s View of the Body Say to Us and Our World Today?November 16, 2020 Episode artwork Harvey Kwiyani - What is God’s Multicultural Kingdom and How Should It Change The Way We Do Mission and Church?November 02, 2020 Episode artwork Sarah Hills - How Can a Theology of Reconciliation Inform the Church’s Mission?October 19, 2020 Episode artwork Mike Higton - Why Does Doctrine Matter in the Life of the Church?October 05, 2020 Episode artwork Maeve Sherlock - What theology of government can serve us well today? August 10, 2020 Episode artwork Jenny Moberly - What might Dietrich Bonhoeffer have to contribute to ethical decision-making today?July 20, 2020 Episode artwork Samuel Tranter - How does a theology of hope help us live well today?July 06, 2020 Episode artwork Emma Ineson - Is there a theology of ambition?June 22, 2020 Episode artwork Rowan Williams - What does being human look like in a time of pandemic?June 08, 2020 Episode artwork David Wilkinson - How do science and faith help us live in a corona virus world? May 24, 2020 Episode artwork Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death? May 11, 2020 Episode artwork Guli Francis-Dehqani - How is a theology of racial diversity part of the Good News today?April 27, 2020 Episode artwork Glenn Packiam: What is our theology of the Lord's Table, and how does it connect with everyday life? March 09, 2020 Episode artwork