Southern Yankees, low anthropology, Doubting Thomases, and the famine of the Word.
In this episode, I reflect on the scene where the doubt of poor ole “Doubting Thomas” was quelled — and why we, too, can find so much solace in the Christ of God condescending to his disciple’s deepest fears. I also highlight a new book from David Zahl and an essay by longtime friend Obbie Tyler Todd.
“Fearless Thomas Apart From Christ,” Martin Luther
“Tommy Boy and the Case of the Doubts,” Ken Sundet Jones
“Good Friday and Unbelief,” Stephen Freeman
“Southern Yankees: Southern Baptist Clergy in the Antebellum North (1812–1861),” Obbie Tyler Todd
“Why I Wrote Low Anthropology,” David Zahl
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Intro music: “Explorers (Instrumental Version)” by The Midnight, The Midnight Music LLC, 2018.