Monday, August 09, 2021

Apologetics315 Podcast: The Enneagram with Marcia Montenegro

 

In this podcast, Brian Auten and I chat with Marcia Montenegro about the Enneagram and the influence it is having in Christian circles.  Montenegro is a former astrologer who turned to Christ.

The show notes are as follows:

2:05 – Intro to Marcia Montenegro and her background
4:09 – Why talk to a former astrologer?
10:12 – Welcome to Marcia
11:17 – How Marcia got into the New Age movement and became an astrologer; how God led her out
25:19 – Is New Age fake, false or both? What’s behind it?
29:45 – Is there a spiritual dimension behind psychic readings?
30:31 – A couple stories of special knowledge from spirit guides
40:33 – What is the Enneagram and where did it come from?
59:43 – Marcia’s recent debate with Todd Wilson on the Unbelievable? radio show
1:01:10 – Is Marcia committing the genetic fallacy?
1:02:35 – No scientific evidence for the Enneagram
1:14:14 – What would you say to a Christian that things that the Enneagram is helpful and harmless?
1:20:14 – The swath of books by Christian publishers on the Enneagram
1:27:24 – More debate reflections; is the Enneagram just a passing fad?

You can listen here.

To learn more about Marcia and her excellent ministry, go here.  You can get the book Marcia co-authored on the topic, Richard Rohr and the Enneagram Secret, here.

For more helpful apologetics resources, checkout Apologetics315 here.

Many thanks to Marcia for taking the time to chat with us!

Courage and Godspeed,
Chad


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