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HeBANE (Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East), a Digital Hammurabi production, is an engaging podcast focused on presenting information on the Hebrew Bible and its intersection with the Ancient Near East. Join Dr. Joshua Bowen as he dives into this fascinating world, seeking to understand the context of the Hebrew Bible and those who wrote it.This podcast aims to engage with the latest and greatest in academic research, bringing consensus scholarship directly to you in an easily-understood format, so you can enjoy fascinating content wherever you are!

HeBANE (Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East), a Digital Hammurabi production, is an engaging podcast focused on presenting information on the Hebrew Bible and its intersection with the Ancient Near East. Join Dr. Joshua Bowen as he dives into this fascinating world, seeking to understand the context of the Hebrew Bible and those who wrote it.This podcast aims to engage with the latest and greatest in academic research, bringing consensus scholarship directly to you in an easily-understood format, so you can enjoy fascinating content wherever you are!

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United States

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HeBANE (Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East), a Digital Hammurabi production, is an engaging podcast focused on presenting information on the Hebrew Bible and its intersection with the Ancient Near East. Join Dr. Joshua Bowen as he dives into this fascinating world, seeking to understand the context of the Hebrew Bible and those who wrote it.This podcast aims to engage with the latest and greatest in academic research, bringing consensus scholarship directly to you in an easily-understood format, so you can enjoy fascinating content wherever you are!

Language:

English


Episodes

Rape, Adultery, and other Sex Crimes in the Ancient World: Interview with Jay Caballero

10/5/2020
What were considered rape, adultery, or other sex crimes in the ancient world? Sex and sexuality have always been highly regulated - even in antiquity, legal texts delineated between normative behavior and criminal acts. Ph.D. student, Jay Caballero, joins us to talk about his research into the legalities of sex in the Ancient Near East, focusing on the laws presented in the Hebrew Bible.

Duration:00:45:58

Did MOSES Write the Torah? Interview with Dr. Joel Baden

8/25/2020
Many people hold firmly to the idea of Mosaic authorship - that Moses wrote the first five books of the Old Testament. But is there any evidence for this belief, and if not - who DID write it? The Documentary Hypothesis - people often refer to it as "JEDP" - is one of the most well-known explanations for how the Pentateuch was compiled. But what exactly is it, and what alternative theories have academics developed? Dr. Joel Baden, professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School, kindly...

Duration:00:57:18

VIOLENCE in the OLD TESTAMENT - Examining Biblical Values with Dr. John J. Collins

7/30/2020
It is very easy to see that many of the commands and laws in the Old Testament fall far short of what we would consider to be morally acceptable in today's society. Slavery, genocide, treatment of women... we cringe at many of the passages that concern such issues in the Hebrew Bible. How should we think about these issues and the book that contains them? Should the Bible be an authoritative text for the 21st century? If so, in what way? Join us as we discuss these issues with Dr. John J....

Duration:00:40:48

Slavery in the Hebrew Bible

5/9/2020
Slavery in the Hebrew Bible can be a contentious issue - was slavery permitted? Was it endorsed? What kinds of laws regulated the treatment of slaves? In this episode of HeBANE, Dr. Josh provides an overview of exactly what the evidence says! Dr. Josh's slavery book: https://amzn.to/2YMeXvw

Duration:01:04:16

All About Assyriology, with guest host Skylar Fiction

4/10/2020
Come and join Dr. Josh's friend, Skylar Fiction, and find out what makes Assyriology important! Skylar's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg7TaxaMn6eP721toaV33Lg

Duration:00:53:00

Back to School! Scribal Education in the ANE

3/11/2020
Remember what it was like when you were in school? Listening to the teacher, doing your exercises, eating lunch with your friends... But what was school like in the Ancient Near East? How did students learn to read, write, and assimilate information about the culture in which they lived (and its history)? Join Dr. Josh as he paints a picture of what it was like to go to school in the early second millennium BCE. Hear about a young boy who goes to class, does his work, gets a home visit from...

Duration:00:34:25