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Kurt Willems

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Kurt Willems (MDiv, MA) is the founding pastor of Pangea Church (Seattle), curator of both Theology Curator Podcast (formerly called, The Paulcast) and Rapture Drill Podcast podcasts and resourcer of an intelligent and humanizing faith at Theology Curator. [More About Kurt]

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Podcast: Paul and Women #4 – A Scribe Added It! (Interpolation) – 1 Cor. 14.34-35 (EP-42)

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1 Minute Read   This is the second of two episodes in this series that will deal with 1 Corinthians 14.34-45. This series explores Paul’s vision for how women fit into the announcement that Jesus is Lord. It argues that Paul was an egalitarian, believing that women should be included (without distinction) in …

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Alice Connor on the Fierce Women in Paul & Scripture (EP-41)

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2 Minute Read   This is an interview with new author, Alice Connor. Her book, Fierce: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex, and Salvation, seeks to excavate the neglected stories of women in biblical tradition. Walter Brueggemann says that… “The “old, old story” concerns “All the …

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Podcast: Learn Greek on Your Own #1 – The Basics Pack (EP-40)

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2 Minute Read   In this series of occasional episodes, Kurt discusses some practical tools for learning biblical Greek on your own. You don’t have to attend seminary or enter a “classics” program to learn this language. You do need a plan. In this first episode, Kurt maps out what he thinks is …

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Podcast: Paul and Women #3 – Stop Talking & Ask Your Husband – 1 Cor. 14.34-35 (EP-39)

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1 Minute Read   This is the first of two episodes in this series that will deal with 1 Corinthians 14.34-45. This series explores Paul’s vision for how women fit into the announcement that Jesus is Lord. It argues that Paul was an egalitarian, believing that women should be included (without distinction) in …

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Podcast: Paul and Women #2 – Greco-Roman Genders & Ephesians 5 (EP-38)

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1 Minute Read   This series explores Paul’s vision for how women fit into the announcement that Jesus is Lord. It argues that Paul was an egalitarian, believing that women should be included (without distinction) in leadership roles within the church and home. Paul did not believe that women were “the same” as …

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Podcast: Paul and Women #1 – Intro & Junia (EP-37)

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1 Minute Read   This series explores Paul’s vision for how women fit into the announcement that Jesus is Lord. It argues that Paul was an egalitarian, believing that women should be included (without distinction) in leadership roles within the church and home. Paul did not believe that women were “the same” as …

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What is “Covenantal Nomism” & Why Does it Matter? (EP-35)

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1 Minute Read   This episode asks the question: What is “covenantal nomism?” It is possible you have never heard of this phrase before, but for anyone studying Paul, it is crucial that you have a basic understanding of this concept as it pertains to second temple Judaism. This episode give a “101” version of …

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End Times in Paul and Others #11 – Revelation in 1 Hour – Nonviolence, John’s World, & Major Themes (EP-34)

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1 Minute Read   Download the Guide (This a free book buying guide) This is the final episode in this series. In one hour (a long episode!) you will get an immersion into the book of Revelation, including how to deal with the question of violence! The end of the world. The end of …

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End Times in Paul and Others #10 – Revelation: “Nones,” Priests, and Kings (EP-33)

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1 Minute Read   Download the Guide (This a free book buying guide for last minute Christmas shoppers!) The end of the world. The end of the ages. The rapture. The Great 7 Year Tribulation. The Anti-Christ. The second coming. All of these themes come out of various versions of Christian theology. Some of …

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End Times in Paul and Others #9 – Revelation: Apocalyptic Imagery, the Eagle, & the Dragon (EP-31)

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1 Minute Read   The end of the world. The end of the ages. The rapture. The Great 7 Year Tribulation. The Anti-Christ. The second coming. All of these themes come out of various versions of Christian theology. Some of them were embraced by Paul. Many of them would seem absurd to him. …

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End Times in Paul and Others #8 – Revelation: Intros, Poetry & Counter-Liturgy (EP-28)

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2 Minute Read   The end of the world. The end of the ages. The rapture. The Great 7 Year Tribulation. The Anti-Christ. The second coming. All of these themes come out of various versions of Christian theology. Some of them were embraced by Paul. Many of them would seem absurd to him. …