In this episode we go back to theological basics. What is a creed? What is a creed for? Co-host Amy Hughes talks with Ben Myers about his book on the Apostles' Creed
and it's companion children's book
. We discuss what it was like to write theology for an adult audience and for children. This episode also features a short interview with the illustrator, Natasha Kennedy.
Ben oversees the higher degree research programs at Alphacrucis (Honours, MPhil, DMin, PhD). He has worked extensively in research and postgraduate supervision, and has been a research fellow at the University of Queensland, a lecturer at Charles Sturt University, and dean of liberal arts at Christian Heritage College. His international appointments hav
e included visiting fellow at Fuller Theological Seminary and member in residence at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton. He's the author (with Natasha Kennedy as illustrator) of The Apostle's Creed for All God's Children
, The Apostle's Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism
(Lexham), Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams
, and Milton's Theology of Freedom.
He is a Research Fellow of the Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre (PaCT) at Charles Sturt University and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Queensland. Ben has published widely in theology, literature, and the history of Christian thought. His current research focuses on poetry and theology in the 17th century, especially George Herbert and John Milton.