In this episode of Theology Matters, Devin & Melissa Pellew of Ratio Christi Apologetics Alliance interview apologist, theologian, best-selling author and professor, Nancy Pearcey. We will discuss Pearcey's newly released book, Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality. In her book, Pearcey fearlessly and with compassion, makes the case that secularism denigrates the body and destroys the basis for human rights. Throughout, Pearcey sets forth a holistic and humane alternative available to all -- one that offers authentic, reality-oriented solutions that embrace the dignity of the human body and provide a sustainable basis for unalienable human rights.
Formerly an agnostic, Pearcey has been heralded as “America’s preeminent evangelical Protestant female intellectual” (The Economist) and in addition to Love Thy Body has authored Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity, which won a 2005 ECPA Gold Medallion Award, and How Now Shall We Live? (coauthored by Harold Fickett and Chuck Colson), which won a 2000 ECPA Gold Medallion Award, in addition to other works.
Pearcey has been a visiting scholar at Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute, professor of worldview studies at Cairn University, and Francis A. Schaeffer scholar at the World Journalism Institute. Currently she is professor of apologetics and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University, a fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, and editor at large of The Pearcey Report.