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37 - The Three Relationships

The God Experiment

Release Date: 12/30/2019

50 - Interview with Sy Garte about Science, Faith, and Spiritual Experiences show art 50 - Interview with Sy Garte about Science, Faith, and Spiritual Experiences

The God Experiment

Jeremiah interviews Sy Garte, a distinguished scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry. His recent book is entitled The Works of His Hands: A Scientist’s Journey from Atheism to Faith. The discussion included Sy's experiences that led Him to the Christian faith, the interaction between faith and rationality, the miracle of the natural world, his devotional practices, and a number of other topics of a metaphysical, scientific, or spiritual nature.

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49 - A Conversation about Spiritual Experience and Atheism show art 49 - A Conversation about Spiritual Experience and Atheism

The God Experiment

Jeremiah has a conversation with his friend Seth Schoen about their adversarial collaboration on spiritual experience. Their collaboration explored the nature of spiritual experiences as it is studied empirically from a number of perspectives and was published on the website Slate Star Codex. This podcast conversation also covers such topics as psychological research on spiritual experience, near death experiences, entheogenic experiences, and how to have conversations across the atheist/theist divide. 

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48 - A Relationship with the Trinity show art 48 - A Relationship with the Trinity

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah delves into the mystery of the Trinity. The hypothesis is that the relationships within the Trinity are examples of the intimate relationship of unity that God wants to have with us. The experiment is to pursue a deeper relationship with each member of the Trinity.

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47 - Interview with Jeremy Tate on the Classics Learning Test, Modern Education, and Christianity show art 47 - Interview with Jeremy Tate on the Classics Learning Test, Modern Education, and Christianity

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah speaks with Jeremy Tate, who is the cofounder and CEO of the Classics Learning Test. The Classics Learning Test, also known as the CLT, is a college entrance exam growing in popularity as a competitor to the SAT and ACT tests. In this interview we talked about Tate's vision behind the CLT, the story of how he became a believing Christian, his views on the modern state of Christianity in the West, as well as a number of other topics.

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46 - The Uselessness of Guilt show art 46 - The Uselessness of Guilt

The God Experiment

In this episode we're talking about guilt. The hypothesis is that the emotion of guilt is not only useless but completely counterproductive in a relationship with God. The experiment is to work on replacing your guilt with actions of trust and listening.

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46 - The Uselessness of Guilt show art 46 - The Uselessness of Guilt

The God Experiment

In this episode we're talking about guilt. The hypothesis is that the emotion of guilt is not only useless but completely counterproductive in a relationship with God. The experiment is to work on replacing your guilt with actions of trust and listening.

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45 - Interview with Justin Sarachik on Christian Hip Hop, Belief, and Family show art 45 - Interview with Justin Sarachik on Christian Hip Hop, Belief, and Family

The God Experiment

Justin Sarachik is the editor in chief of Rapzilla.com, an online magazine covering Christian hip hop and rap. He's been a journalist for many years, and has written for such publications as the Christian Post and Relevant magazine. We talked about the state of Christian hip hop, his personal perspective on Christian belief, the need for more spiritual conversations in the Church, and how becoming a father changes your perspective on God. 

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44 - Let God Work it in You show art 44 - Let God Work it in You

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah discusses a spiritual mechanism of transformation. The hypothesis is that when we address our own internal reactions or problems, we must include God and His power or we will not change. The experiment is to give our problems to God and let Him work the change within us. 

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43 - Hallowed, and Other Amazing Adjectives show art 43 - Hallowed, and Other Amazing Adjectives

The God Experiment

Jeremiah discusses a simple but personal thing we can do to honor God. The hypothesis is that we can expand upon the Lord's prayer as a powerful activity in our relationship with the Father. The experiment is to tell God how cool He is. Like, so cool. 

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42 - The Undertow of Habit show art 42 - The Undertow of Habit

The God Experiment

The hypothesis of this episode is that our lives can easily fall into a routine that does not reflect our priorities. The experiment is to identify where our schedules and habits do not line up to the vision we have for our lives, and to include God as we make a plan to institute change. 

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The hypothesis of this episode is that we must find a proper balance in our relationships with God, with others, and with ourselves. The experiment is to be aware of these three relationships and how they interact with each other.