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Paul, Creation & Evolution #6 – Original Sin and Paul (EP-57)

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this series, Kurt will explore Paul’s worldview concerning God and creation. What did Paul have in the background? How did this affect how he would think about Adam and Eve? Then, we will end our series looking at Romans 5 and its compatibility with evolution (or lack …

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Reading Paul Against Empire: Guidelines (EP-53)

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this episode, Kurt talks about empire criticism. Some scholars are skeptics. Others are over-sold. So, how do we engage Paul and empire in a way Paul would recognize? This episode offers 4 guiding principles for discerning imperial echoes in Paul’s letters. GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE …

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Paul, Creation & Evolution #3 – 7 Days, Temples, & Poetry (EP-52)

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this series, Kurt will explore Paul’s worldview concerning God and creation. What did Paul have in the background? How did this affect how he would think about Adam and Eve? Then, we will end our series looking at Romans 5 and its compatibility with …

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Toward a Clearer Definition of “Spiritual Warfare” – Ephesians 6 as a Call to Justice and Peace

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17 Minute Read The following is a seminary paper I dug up from the archives. I might say a few things differently today, but I think this paper is quite helpful for understanding “spiritual warfare” from a biblical perspective.  Although there is debate to whether or not the Apostle Paul was the author …

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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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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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End Times in Paul and Others #7 – Jesus: Abominations & Taken and Left (EP-27)

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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. …