THE BIBLE FOR NORMAL PEOPLE
What is the Bible, anyway, and what do we do with it?
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On this week's episode, Pete and Jared speak with Brian Zahnd about violence in the Bible. Brian is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church (Saint Joseph, MO), and he writes, blogs, and Tweets regularly on the problem of violence in the Bible. His next book...
In this week's episode we talk with our guest Matthew Vines about some of the complexities of biblical interpretation concerning human sexuality. Vines is author of God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex...
This week’s episode explores how Judaism engages modern biblical scholarship which is often hostile to that tradition with guest Marc Brettler of Duke University.
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