The Bible For Normal People
Episode 99: Jennifer Knust - The Bible As A Living Document

Episode 99: Jennifer Knust - The Bible As A Living Document

September 16, 2019

This week Pete & Jared talk with Jennifer Knust.

 

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Episode 98: Pete Holmes - Pete Holmes Talks About Comedy, Sex, & God

Episode 98: Pete Holmes - Pete Holmes Talks About Comedy, Sex, & God

September 9, 2019

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, actor, comedian, and enlightened guru Pete Holmes joins Pete & Jared to talk about his interesting journey of faith and the importance of moving from reading the Bible with your head to reading it with your heart.

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Episode 97: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus: Part 4

Episode 97: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus: Part 4

September 2, 2019

In this episode, Pete continues his deep dive into the book of Exodus covering chapters 14-19: the departure from Egypt and three-month journey to Mt. Sinai.

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Episode 96: Jared Byas - Christian Ethics

Episode 96: Jared Byas - Christian Ethics

August 26, 2019

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Jared responds to Skillet lead singer, John Copper, and his public statement, "What in God's Name is Happening in Christianity?" Jared unpacks Christian ethics and the origins of our collective concept of right and wrong.

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Genesis for Normal People: A pay-what-you-can online class about Genesis. For reals?! Get tickets for Sep 23, 2019.

 

 

Episode 95: Cheryl Bridges Johns - The Bible & Women’s Spirituality

Episode 95: Cheryl Bridges Johns - The Bible & Women’s Spirituality

August 12, 2019

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared talk with theologian and professor Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns about how feminism has changed over the years and the importance of both being rooted in your own traditions and staying open to "the other."

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Episode 94: Pete & Jared - Do We Know God is Good From the Bible?

Episode 94: Pete & Jared - Do We Know God is Good From the Bible?

July 29, 2019

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared tackle the question: Do we know God is good from the Bible? If you have a question for Pete & Jared, submit it on the Ask Pete page of the website and it might be featured on an upcoming blog post or podcast episode.

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Episode 93:  Keesmaat & Walsh - Resisting Empire in the Book of Romans

Episode 93: Keesmaat & Walsh - Resisting Empire in the Book of Romans

July 15, 2019

This week Biblical Scholar Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat and Theologian Dr. Brian Walsh talk about what Paul was up to in the book of Romans. We visit topics like salvation and politics and how maybe those words don’t mean what we thought when it comes to the New Testament.

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Episode 92: AJ Levine - Jesus, Judaism, & Christianity (REISSUE)

Episode 92: AJ Levine - Jesus, Judaism, & Christianity (REISSUE)

July 1, 2019
On this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, we look back to our time with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine on understanding Jesus is his Jewish context. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and the author of a number of books including Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi.
 
 
 
Episode 91: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 3)

Episode 91: Pete Enns - Pete Ruins Exodus (Part 3)

June 17, 2019

Pete continues his award-winning (his cat seems to like it) and mind-altering series on Exodus by diving into chapters 5-13: Moses and Aaron’s first confrontation with Pharaoh (which did and did not go well) and the story of the plagues, which are loaded with all sorts of symbolic, theological, and mythic meaning.

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Episode 90: Richard Rohr - The (Biblical) Universal Christ

Episode 90: Richard Rohr - The (Biblical) Universal Christ

June 3, 2019

In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared talk with Richard Rohr about the (biblical) universal Christ and how this concept of Christ can expand our understanding of ourselves, the world, and God.

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