Episode 63: Pete Enns - What Does the Bible Have to Say about Politics—American or Otherwise?

October 15, 2018
What does the Bible have to say about politics? Nothing, really. On the other hand, a lot—but not the way many tend to think. Rather than supporting a political agenda, the biblical story challenges us to hold those agendas to account when they fail to promote justice. What is needed more then another clever politician with resources to ram things through are prophetic voices that remain distant from adopting wholesale any party ideology.

 

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Episode 62: Brent Strawn - A Gentle Reminder that the Old Testament is Part of Our Bible and You Can’t Avoid It

October 8, 2018
This week, Jared & Pete talk to Brent Strawn about the Old Testament. They discuss some of the common criticisms of the Old Testament and how the modern Church has over-emphasized the New Testament much to its detriment.
 
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Episode 61: Pete & Jared - Creeds, Confessions & Statements of Belief

October 1, 2018

In this episode, Pete & Jared discuss the value that creeds have in shaping the way we practice our faith. And how they can sometimes fall short, as demonstrated by the modern Statement on Social Justic & The Gospel.

 

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Episode 60: Mark Smith - Who Is Yahweh & Where Did Yahweh Come From?

September 23, 2018

In this episode, Jared & Pete talk to Mark Smith about the origin of Yahweh and how the term was understood in the first century.

 

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Episode 59: Jared Byas - How to Talk to People You Disagree With

September 17, 2018

In this episode, Jared tackles the question of how to engage with people that believe differently that we do. Many times we're guilty of shutting down the conversation and alienating people with opposing viewpoints rather than seeking to hear and understand their perspective. Jared shares some excellent tools in helping us move the conversation forward.

 

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Episode 58: Bill Schniedewind - When and Why the Bible Was Written

September 3, 2018

In this episode, Jared & Pete talk to William M. Schniedewind, professor of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at UCLA. They discuss the challenges of accurately capturing the oral tradition of the Hebrew scriptures and what we can learn from looking at the history and context of how it was written.

 

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Episode 57: LIVE from Wild Goose

August 13, 2018

The Bible for Normal People podcast LIVE from the Wild Goose festival

 

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Episode 55: Rachel Held Evans - Unraveling and Re-Raveling the Bible (from Season 1)

July 23, 2018

In this reissue from Season 1, Jared and Pete talk to Rachel Held Evans on wrestling with doubt, how women are portrayed in the Bible and loving the scriptures even through personal doubt and deconstruction.

 

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Episode 54: Jared & Pete - Q & A

July 9, 2018

In this episode, Jared & Pete answer questions submitted from The Bible For Normal People community.

 

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