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Death, Ghosts & Views of the Afterlife

Death, Ghosts & Views of the Afterlife

Episode 31 • Featuring Michael McClymond

On this edition of The Humble Skeptic podcast, we’ll contrast popular beliefs about ghosts and the afterlife with the views presented in the Old and New Testaments. Joining Shane to discuss this important topic is Dr. Michael McClymond, who is the professor of Modern Theology at St. Louis University, and the author of numerous books including Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth, and The Devil’s Redemption: A New History & Interpretation of Christian Universalism.


Resources by Michael McClymond
The Devil’s Redemption & Familiar Stranger (books)
Exploring the Theology of Richard Rohr (article)
Original Sin: A Tool for Decoding Human Nature (article)
The Untold Story of Purgatory (podcast episode)
Does Everyone Go to Heaven? (podcast episode)

Other Related Resources
Unseen Realities, R.C. Sproul
The Story of Us, Shane Rosenthal
What is Faith?, Shane Rosenthal
Why Should We Believe the Bible?, Shane Rosenthal
Karma vs. Grace (podcast episode)
Heaven in Pop Culture (podcast episode)

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Shane Rosenthal was raised in a Jewish home but became an atheist at a very early age. Some years later, however, he ended up losing faith in atheism and converted to Christianity. On this podcast, he talks with people from a wide variety of worldviews and perspectives in order to explore the beliefs and ideas that shape our lives.