Conversations with Howard Thurman, Part 2, 1980


This recording is a part of a wider series of conversations from September to October of 1980 where Howard Thurman met with a variety of young men and women who were discerning their calling to ministry. Thurman poses the intent of this group as an opportunity to "open up for one's self the moving, vital, creative push of God, while God is still disguised in the movement of God's self." The majority of this recording is a group of young people working through the nature of temptation, and Jesus' understanding of his sense of self as it pertains to Luke 4:1-13. Towards the end of the recording, the group brings their ponderings on the scripture, to which Thurman responds with ambiguity, "The only thing I know is how the tempter works with me. And that is sometimes just in my imagination, sometimes there's somebody who poses something."

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