Jul 2nd, 2020
In a world where there is continuing conflict around issues of race, sexuality, identity, and the value of human life, it's clear that there is a lot of confusion about what it actually means to be human. The creation narrative in Genesis 1 offers us way of cutting through that confusion and gives us a paradigm for being the human beings God created us to be. Wesleyans hold in tension both the goodness of God's creation in humanity as well as humanity's brokenness while emphasizing grace as the means by which the image of God can be restored in us. In this episode Bob and Stephanie interview Dr. Bill Arnold, Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, who offers us some insight from the Scriptures and the Wesleyan tradition on how we might reengage the truth and the vocation of being truly human.
Check out Bill's article on a Wesleyan understanding of original sin in the new Firebrand online magazine.
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