Social Justice Series - Defend and Confirm Podcast

Social Justice Series - Defend and Confirm Podcast

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Social Justice Series - Defend and Confirm Podcast
  • Talking About Social Justice - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    In this episode, we wade carefully into the waters of "social justice." We begin by outlining some of the difficulties that arise when talking about this issue, including the importance of defining our terms carefully.

  • The Language of Social Justice - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    In this episode, we continue to build the foundation for discussing social justice. We talk about the way the English language changes over time, how people intuit the meanings of important terms like “justice", and discuss the importance of looking for the Aristotelian mean during these types of...

  • Defining “Church” - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    Continuing our discussion of social justice, we begin to hammer out some fundamental terms. In this episode, we define the word "church." If you want to think rightly about social justice, you have to understand the mission of the church. If you want to understand the mission of the church, you h...

  • Good and Bad Ways to Think About the Mission of the Church - Defend and Confirm

    Much of the current buzz about social justice centers on what the church should be doing in the world. But what is the mission of the church? As we discuss in this episode, the mission of the church is far more specific than many evangelicals believe it to be. When we we add to that mission, even...

  • Defining “Justice” Biblically - Defend and Confirm podcast

    In this episode, we discuss the way the Bible speaks of “justice.” We look at the two Hebrew words translated as “justice” in our English bibles, and use them to build a framework for understanding the use of the word in modern discussion about “social justice”.

  • Is “Social Justice” a Marxist Concept? (Part 1) - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    The term “Social Justice” can be found in almost any discussion about society, politics, and religion, and many evangelicals have fully embraced the word. But what is the history of the term, and how might the ideological origins of “social justice” color its meaning? In this episode, we survey t...

  • Is “Social Justice” a Marxist Concept? (Part 2) - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    Following our analysis of the history and evolution of the term “social justice”, Sean and Russell ask an important question: How should we use this term? We look at the three major conceptions of the term that are popular today, and make the argument that Christians (and especially pastors) shou...

  • Charity, Clarity, Proximity, Speed - Defend and Confirm Podcast

    After a long hiatus, we get back to the topic of social justice. We find that the concepts of charity, clarity, proximity, and speed, give us good biblical categories through which we can discuss issues of justice. Give this one a listen and see if you agree.

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