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The Wade Center Podcast features interviews and discussions with scholars and figures related to Wade Center and our authors: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Dorothy L. Sayers, George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, Owen Barfield, and Charles Williams.
 
“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL and the Lanier Theological Library. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, former Dean of the School of Biblical & Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament, it features language experts discussing the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and showing how reading the Bible in the original “pays off.” Each podcast lasts between seven and eleven minutes and covers a dif ...
 
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In 1988, two attractive young students attending a prominent suburban Chicago religious school disappeared, setting off a frenzied search that lasted months before the truth about what happened to them was revealed. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a review! https://lovethepodcast.com/chicagohistorypod Want to start a podcast of your own? Do it through …
 
“We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to." Dr. Jerry Root, scholar and close friend of the podcast, is back again for our second installment of "Love, Pain, and Grief." This week hosts Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing, along with Dr. Root and and Producer Aaron Hill explore The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis. Because al…
 
Dr. Jon Laansma, the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College, has published works on Hebrews, 2 Timothy, Titus, Sabbath, Lord’s Day, and Greek verbs, among other things, and is in the early stages of a commentary on 1 Corinthians. In this episode of Exegetically Speaking, he uses the Transfiguration narr…
 
Dr. Phil Ryken, Professor of Theology and President of Wheaton College & Graduate School, studied Greek under Gerald Hawthorne at Wheaton College and has authored numerous expository commentaries along with topical studies such as Art for God’s Sake: A Call to Recover the Arts. He discusses a verse that was meaningful for him as a parent. What is t…
 
Dr. John Walton, Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton Graduate School, author of many books and articles relating to the background, literature, and theology of the Old Testament, has contributed several episodes to this podcast. How does the literary structure of Genesis 1, when compared with other creation accounts from the ancient near east as …
 
In the late 1940s and well into the 1950s, Chicago was plagued by fires that had one key thing in common – they took place at often unsafe, downtrodden hotels, injuring and even killing those who were already down on their luck. This is the story of Chicago’s Skid Row Flophouse Fires. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a review! https://lovethepodcast.com…
 
Over the course of his life, C.S. Lewis wrote several books addressing the most complex and universal human experiences—love, pain, and grief. In this week’s episode, Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing sit down with scholar and close friend of the podcast, Dr. Jerry Root, to discuss The Four Loves (1960) by C.S. Lewis. How does Lewis define philia, …
 
It is the venue by the lake that has hosted music concerts, religious events, civil rights protests, sports competitions, and much more for nearly 100 years. In this episode we tackle Soldier Field. Show some love for the podcast for the cost of a cup of coffee and help offset production costs: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chicagohistory Up your co…
 
It is without a doubt one of the most amazing urban-built waterfronts anywhere, and it is right here in Chicago. In their book Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago, authors Joseph D. Kearney and Thomas W. Merrill do a deep dive into how this wonderful area along Lake Michigan came about. Enjoy. The more in-depth YouTube version can…
 
Dr. Amy Peeler, Associate Professor of New Testament, has authored You Are My Son: The Family of God in the Epistle to the Hebrews (T&T Clark, 2015) along with articles on a range of NT texts and topics. Her next book, focused on the Incarnation and entitled Mother of God, will be published in 2022 (Eerdmans). She has team-taught a course on Mary, …
 
Her last name is well known around the city, but do you know the story behind Chicago's Saint, Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini? Listen and learn, Chicago history fans! Show some love for the podcast for the cost of a cup of coffee and help offset production costs: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chicagohistory Up your cocktail game for the holidays with…
 
Is the Incarnation, like other miracles, a suspension or a reversal of the natural universe? Or, as Lewis writes in "The Grand Miracle," is it "the central chapter" of history such that "every miracle exhibits the character of the Incarnation"? Join Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing as they sit down with Producer Aaron Hill on this special Christma…
 
Dr. Daniel Master is Professor of Archaeology at Wheaton College. Since 1992, he has been part of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon, and in 2016 he began a new project at Tel Shimron in Northern Israel. In this conversation with Dr. Capes, he recalls his beginnings in the biblical languages and their ongoing importance for his own work and for s…
 
Chicago Tribune writer Rick Kogan called Mother Chicago: Truant Dreams and Specters Over the Gilded Age “one of the most revelatory, provocative, frightening books I've ever read about Chicago." In this episode, I talk with the book's author, Martin Billheimer, about the Chicago Parental School, Chicago's Tuberculosis Sanitarium, the Dunning Asylum…
 
Amy Nichole Allan, adjunct Professor of Theology at Trinity Christian College, is working on her Wheaton Graduate School PhD dissertation, “Anthropomorphic and Anthropopathic Depictions of God in Hosea, Amos, Micah, and Zephaniah: Rhetoric, Interpretation, and Theology.” In this episode of Exegetically Speaking, Amy weighs carefully the last thing …
 
On October 20, 1974, one of the biggest vault thefts in U.S. history happened here in Chicago. This is the story of the Great Purolator Armored Express Heist. Show some love for the podcast for the cost of a cup of coffee and help offset production costs: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/chicagohistory Up your cocktail game for the holidays with Portla…
 
Before Sam can declare "I'm back" at the end of Book VI, Frodo must destroy the ring and Aragorn must be enthroned. But nailing down the climax of The Return of the King proved challenging for J.R.R. Tolkien. How do you destroy the ring and resolve such an epic adventure that took eleven years to compose? In the sixth and final installment of the I…
 
An EXTRAS episode - a few more stories about The Beatles in Chicago from John F. Lyons, author of "Joy and Fear: The Beatles, Chicago and The 1960s" that didn't make the original episode (#314). Be sure to check out that one as well as episode 217. To purchase John's book and support a local author (and possibly generate a small commission for the …
 
Dr. John Walton, Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton Graduate School, author of many books and articles relating to the background, literature, and theology of the Old Testament, has contributed several episodes to this podcast. In this conversation with David Capes he discusses a passage widely thought to be about the fall of Satan. Where did th…
 
In November of 2020, Chicago’s WTTW debuted a new special called Chicago From The Air, narrated by Geoffrey Baer and produced by Eddie Griffin. Utilizing drones and the skills of local pilots, Chicago From The Air gave viewers a unique look at places many of us know but have never seen from above. Geoffrey Baer and Eddie Griffin are back with Beyon…
 
Dr. Jon Laansma, the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College, co-authored with Randall Gauthier, The Handy Guide to Difficult and Irregular Greek Verbs. He discusses how this tool, combined with healthy doses of reading practice, helps students advance more quickly to “putting roots down” in the language…
 
Jack Johnson not only became the first African American heavyweight championship boxer but who also lived (and loved) in Chicago and opened the wildly popular Café de Champion before tragedy and the government forced its closure. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a review! https://lovethepodcast.com/chicagohistorypod Show some love for the podcast for th…
 
In the opening of Book V of The Return of the King, Beregond gazes out over Pellenor, realizing that soon, "all realms shall be put to the test, to stand, or fall—under the Shadow." In this fifth installment of our series on The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing, along with Producer Aaron M. Hill, explore how ea…
 
Dr. Scott Callaham is Lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament at Baptist Theological Seminary, Singapore. In this conversation with David Capes he introduces the podcast Daily Dose of Aramaic, which, along with his new book, Biblical Aramaic for Biblical Interpreters, helps users build knowledge of this third biblical language. They go on to look clos…
 
2020 marked the 60th anniversary of one of the biggest stories of police misconduct Chicago had ever seen up until then, shocking residents and even city officials. Today we’re discussing The Summerdale Police Scandal. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a review! https://lovethepodcast.com/chicagohistorypod Show some love for the podcast for the cost of a…
 
Jason Barney, the principal of Coram Deo Academy, is an alumnus of both Wheaton College’s Classical Languages major (’09) and its MA in Biblical Exegesis program (’14). He has published two books, A Classical Guide to Narration and The Joy of Learning, and blogs on ancient wisdom for the modern era at www.educationalrenaissance.com. He enjoyed lear…
 
There are approximately 1,500 shipwrecks on the bottom of Lake Michigan. Of those lost, none resulted in as great a loss of life as the one that went down on September 8, 1860, off the shores north of the city of Chicago. Today’s we’re discussing the “Titanic of the Great Lakes” – the Sinking of the Lady Elgin. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a review!…
 
In a 1944 letter to his son, J.R.R. Tolkien shared his surprise at the sudden entrance of Faramir: "I am sure I did not invent him, I did not even want him, though I like him, but there he came walking into the woods of Ithilien." In part four of the Wade Center Podcast's series on The Lord of the Rings, Drs. Crystal and David C. Downing, along wit…
 
Dr. Chris Fresch is Lecturer in Biblical Languages and Old Testament at Bible College SA in Adelaide, South Australia. He has authored A Book-by-Book Guide to New Testament Greek Vocabulary (Tyndale House, 2019) and co-edited with Steven Runge The Greek Verb Revisited: A Fresh Approach for Biblical Exegesis (Lexham, 2016). After recalling his early…
 
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