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Sarah Bessey on Miracles & Pain [EP-81]

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Sarah Bessey chats with Kurt Willems about her latest book, Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God. It is the book she never expected to write but is the outpouring of God’s love and work in her very difficult past few years. Listen …

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Scot McKnight Reads Romans Backwards [EP-75]

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Scot McKnight talks about his book, Reading Romans Backwards: A Gospel of Peace in the Midst of Empire. He says “The operative terms for Paul … are Welcome one another to the table as siblings! The whole letter is found in that imperative.” He also says “Ethnicity …

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Gospel Allegiance with Matthew Bates [EP-74]

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Matthew Bates discusses his new book, Gospel Allegiance: What Faith in Jesus Misses for Salvation in Christ with Kurt. They talk about what the word “gospel” would have meant for the earliest Christians and the many problems we have in explaining this word in the church today. Gospel is, …

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VeggieTales Creator Interview – Pain, Joy, and Vegetables [EP-73]

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales, talks with Kurt about his spiritual journey as it pertains to creating, bankrupting, and coming back to his beloved show. This conversation is full of wisdom and fun. Here’s a few resources from Phil to check out: THE LAUGH AND LEARN BIBLE FOR …

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Ronald Herms on Apocrypha and Second Temple Literature | S1 E10 (EP-68) – Paulcast

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 10 (Spring Season, 2018) In the last episode of the season, Kurt chats with Ronald Herms, co-editor of Early Jewish Literature: An Anthology. They talk apocrypha, second temple Judaism, and Jesus. This is a conversation that will help orient us towards the world and narratives …

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Craig Keener on Acts, Paul, and Miracles | S1 E9 (EP-67) – Paulcast

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 9 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt chats with biblical scholar and classicist Craig Keener. He has done extensive research on the book of Acts including producing a massive four volume commentary, which some have said may be the largest commentary ever produced on …

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Rachel Held Evans on the Inspired Book | S1 E8 (E66) – Paulcast

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 8 (Spring Season, 2018) In this episode, Kurt chats with Rachel Held Evans. She has written numerous books on faith and her latest is called: Inspired – Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again. It is a fun conversation full of great …

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Are Men Really in Charge? Women and Headship with Lucy Peppiatt | S1 E6 (EP-64)

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 6 (Spring Season, 2018) The idea of headship is odd to modern readers of the New Testament. Paul’s view of women in the church and home is one of the most challenging teachings to understand. In this interview, Lucy Peppiatt helps us to demystify 1 …

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Paul the Pagans’ Apostle with Paula Fredriksen | S1 E5 (EP-63)

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 5 (Spring Season, 2018) This conversation is with Prof. Paula Fredriksen. She is a well-known scholar of early Christianity and Judaism. She discusses themes from her latest book, Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle. GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE 1) If you would be so kind to …

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Paul within Judaism with Mark Nanos | S1 E4 (EP-62)

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1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google  Season 1, Episode 4 (Spring Season, 2018) This conversation with Mark D. Nanos explores some of the broad themes of Paul within Judaism. How does it contrast with the New Perspective on Paul? What do they share in common? Why is it important for Paul to remain …

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Paul Movie with Director/Writer Andrew Hyatt | S1 E3 (EP-61)

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2 Minute Read  Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 3 (Spring Season, 2018) This is a conversation with Andrew Hyatt, writer and director of Paul, Apostle of Christ, a new film from Sony. We talk about the background of the film, major themes, and why he was compelled to tell part of Paul’s …

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N.T. Wright Talks about Paul’s Biography (Judaism, Empire, Anabaptists, and Jesus) | S1 E1 (EP-59)

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2 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google Season 1, Episode 1 (Spring Season, 2018 [Brand New Format!]) In this episode, N.T. Wright talks about his new book, Paul: A Biography. He discusses the sources we need to do good historical biographical work on Paul. We also might chat about Romans 13 and Anabaptists. You won’t want …

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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 …