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How has social media changed friendship? Dr. James R. Thobaben, Professor of Bioethics and Social Ethics, explains how important friendship is to Christianity and how threatened it is in a post-modern age. See this week's Seven Minute Seminary for more.

We continue our Seven Minute Seminary video series with Dr. Bryan Edgar. Edgar confronts topics like IVF, cloning, and trans-species gene transfer. What are the theological implications of these advances in medicine and techonology? Hear what Dr. Edgar has to say. 

Dr. Brian Edgar, Professor of Theological Studies at Asbury Seminary, confronts ethical questions that arise from advances in biology and medicine. Edgar uses in vitro fertilization as an example and proposes a Christian response to the ethical questions one might face following IVF.  
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Is same-sex marriage compatible with Christian faith? Dr. Ben Witherington III addresses this question and explains how Scripture focuses on behavior not inclinations or orientation.    

How should Christians deal with moral conflict? Dr. James R. Thobaben, author and Professor at Asbury Theological Seminary, examines the topic through examples in Scripture and practical examples in churches.
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If you're studying the Gospel of Mark, you will want to watch this week's Seven Minute Seminary. Dr. Joseph R. Dongell gives an overview of the book and highlights the main theme.     

Dr. James R. Thobaben explains the process of two kinds of reasoning: moral and virtue reasoning. He breaks down how we make decisions, and offers some helpful insight for better decision-making techniques. Dr. Thobaben offers a helpful, Wesleyan perspective.
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Should women be in leadership positions in the Church? Today Dr. Ben Witherington III offers scriptural support for women in leadership. He explains the "problem passages" and offers a Wesleyan perspective on the topic.
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http://youtu.be/r2M6HswlH3A Here is Dr. Ben Witherington giving us a biblical perspective on women’s roles in ministry and in the family. He explains women’s roles in...