At The Threshold — Theology 101: Foundations in an Unsettled Season


This third episode in a three-part series, “Back to School: Theology 101,” focuses on the Church, with a “big C.” By that, we mean the Body of Christ, the believers across the world and in our own congregations. Our individual churches — little “c” — are experiencing disruption as we can’t gather in ways that we’re used to gathering. We’ve invited two early church scholars, Dr. Amy Oden and Rev. Austin Rivera to join us to help us look behind us in order to look ahead to a future with hope.

This episode debuted Oct. 7, 2020.


  • Oden, Amy G. Right Here Right Now: The Practice of Christian Mindfulness. Abingdon Press, 2017.
  • Kreider, Alan. The Patient Ferment of the Early Church. Baker Academic, 2016.
  • Compline Prayer:
    • Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or
      weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who
      sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless
      the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the
      joyous; and all for your love's sake. Amen.
    • For the full Book of Common Prayer Compline Office, see here:

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