Serious Answers to Hard Questions


Life presents us with a lot of hard questions. In-this thought-provoking and inspiring course, ten leading theologians address ten issues that are obstacles to faith for many both in and outside of the church. This course encourages the energetic discussion and sustained reflection that are keys to a life of informed discipleship.

The Lessons

  1. Evil – R. Kendall Soulen (27:05)
  2. Religion and Science – John Polkinghorne (31:00)
  3. Other Religions – Sathianathan Clarke (32:12)
  4. Evangelism and Tolerance – Scott Jones (26:14)
  5. The God of the Old Testament – Amy-Jill Levine (31:05)
  6. Jesus and Christianity – Richard B. Hays (30:15)
  7. Resurrection – N.T. Wright (30:52)
  8. The Gnostic Gospels – Ben Witherington (32:52)
  9. The Sins of the Church – Douglas M. Strong (30:44)
  10. Forgiveness – L. Gregory Jones (27:43)


Serious Answers is an outstanding introductory-level course that appeals to a wide audience.  Each lesson is freestanding, so it is easy to adapt the course to your particular needs.

Sample Lessons

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