Episode 29: First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Drs. Jason Duesing, Thomas White, and Malcolm Yarnell join me in a discussion on their book First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty. Dr. Duesing serves as Provost and Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. White serves as President of Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Dr. Yarnell serves as Research Professor of Systematic Theology, Director of the Oxford Study Program, and Director of the Center for Theological Research at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Guest(s): Jason Duesing, Thomas White, and Malcolm Yarnell

Resources:

Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • What brought about the book First Freedom
  • A proper definition of religious liberty
  • The way in which religious liberty arises out of the separation of church and state
  • The difference between freedom of worship and freedom of religion
  • Why Baptists are on the forefront of defending religious liberty
  • The need for religious liberty to be for all and not just Christians
  • Why defending religious liberty is not just for the sake of the church
  • Why Pastors should care about religious liberty
  • The erosion of religious liberty and its effect on the local church
  • The erosion of religious liberty and its effect on Christian Institutions
  • The ultimate end of religious liberty when Christ returns

 

 

Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Stitcher Subscribe on RSS Feed

print

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *