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N.T. Wright is right & wrong on Paul – Chris Heilig (EP-56)

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2 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google This is an interview episode with emerging biblical scholar, Christoph Heilig. We spend much of our time discussing a new volume, which engages the work of NT Wright, called God and the Faithfulness of Paul. Seriously, get this book! Here’s a full bio: Together with his wife Theresa, Christoph …

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Angela Parker – Race, Suffering, and Empire in Paul (EP-50)

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2 Minute Read Dr. Angela N. Parker has a Ph.D. in Bible, Culture, and Hermeneutics (New Testament focus) from Chicago Theological Seminary. Angela’s book entitled Bodies, Violence, and Emotions:  A Womanist Study of σῶμα (body) and πτῶμα (fallen body) in the Gospel of Mark is currently under contract with Wipf & Stock. Reading …

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Matthew Bates – “Faith” means “Allegiance” to King Jesus (EP-49)

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2 Minute Read This is a conversation with scholar and author Matthew Bates. We talk about a little word with a big meaning: pistis. This Greek word is often translated “faith” or “faithfulness” but we discuss how it might be better to translate it as “allegiance.” Matthew W. Bates is Associate Professor of …

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Podcast: Michael Strauss on Science, Scripture, Quarks & Paul (EP-46)

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2 Minute Read   This is a fun episode. We talk science, scripture, Jesus, and Paul. Also, there’s a new book coming out that you want to know about: Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science. Here’s a bit more information about Dr. Michael Strauss: …

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Kate Wallace Nunneley on The Junia Project, Women, & Mic Drops (EP-43)

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2 Minute Read     This is an interview with Kate Wallace Nunneley, Co-Founder of The Junia Project and part of a church planting team in Bakersfield, CA. A committed Christian and millennial feminist, Kate enjoys writing and speaking on the intersection of politics, religion, and gender. She holds a Master of Science …

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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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Greg Boyd, Special Edition on Spiritual Warfare in Paul and Others (EP-23)

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1 Minute Read   *Want to listen to this episode, and tons of others from your phone or ipod? Here’s how to subscribe via iTunes! In this episode, Greg Boyd chats with Kurt Willems about spiritual warfare in Paul and others. This is a pastoral and theological conversation, more so than an issue …

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Mark D. Baker on Reading Galatians in a Missional Context, Latin American Readings, and Religiosity (EP-21)

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1 Minute Read In this episode, Kurt Willems interviews Professor Mark D. Baker of Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Mark studied with Richard Hays at Duke and did a contextual project spurred on by his experience as a missionary in Honduras. His work focuses on Galatians, which he breaks down in this episode. Check …