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This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.

This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.
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Buffalo, NY

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This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.

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English


Episodes

ST 71 The Church and Bank

4/21/2019
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ST 71 The Church and Bank In today’s episode, Sidetrack Episode 71, Today I have a special episode that was previously released as special bonus episode on Patreon, since I am no longer on Patreon, I wanted to release it as a thank you to everyone for listening. This episode is titled The Church and Bank. I explore the development of banking during the middle ages and how the Church was involved in the movement of money and resources throughout Europe. The Popes of Rome had and have a great...

Duration:00:30:28

ST 70 Medieval Theology and Economics with Phil Magness

4/7/2019
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ST 70 Medieval Theology and Economics with Phil Magness In today’s episode, Sidetrack Episode 70, medieval theology and economics, I am joined by Phil Magness of the American Institute for Economic Research. Dr. Magness is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. He is the author of numerous works on economic history, taxation, economic inequality, the history of slavery, and education policy in the United States. Phil is a Phd in Economic and Policy history...

Duration:00:59:55

Episode 79: Even More about Gregory the Great

3/24/2019
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Episode 79: Even More about Gregory the Great Description: This is the second part of a conversation I had with Ben Jacobs of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast about Pope Gregory the Great. This episode originally aired on Ben’s show. Today we will discuss some of the important issues Gregory weighed in on during his incredibly important Papacy. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:00:42:02

Episode 78: Gregory the Great Background and Bio

3/10/2019
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Episode 78: Gregory the Great Background and Bio Description: This is the first part of a conversation I had with Ben Jacobs of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast about Pope Gregory the Great. This episode originally aired on Ben’s show. We will take a look at Gregory’s early life and early career in this episode. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:00:45:37

Episode 77: Popes of the Mid 6th Century

2/24/2019
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Episode 77: Popes of the Mid 6th Century Description: The mid 5th century is a time of Papal history that is often time glossed over in the history books, but there are so many interesting stories. The popes of this time had many theological, political, diplomatic and military challenges to face. Let’s see how they handle them. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:00:33:24

Sidetrack Episode 69 The Search for the Historical Jesus

2/10/2019
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ST 69 The Search for the Historical Jesus Description: This is the release of an episode I did as a special bonus track on the quest for the historical Jesus. I used the book “Zealot” by Reza Aslan as the jumping off point for a bigger picture discussion of some of the debates revolving around the historicity of Jesus. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:00:45:52

Episode 76: Leo the Great Revisited

1/13/2019
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Episode 76: Leo the Great Revisited Description: Today, we have another great collaboration with Jonathan from the History of the Copts podcast. We revisit the times of Leo the Great and look at his papacy from the perspective of the Copts. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy On Social...

Duration:01:20:45

Sidetrack Episode 68 Early Judaism and Christianity Crossover

12/23/2018
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Sidetrack Episode 68 Early Judaism and Christianity Crossover Description: This is a special double crossover episode. Garry Stevens of the History in the Bible Podcast and I take a look at the relationship between the early modern Jews and Christians. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy On Social...

Duration:01:26:22

Episode 75: Currents of Time Fall 2018

12/9/2018
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Episode 75: Currents of Time Fall 2018 Description: Every day there are current events in the Church that have direct connections to the earliest history of the Church. Let’s stop and look at a current event and trace all the fascinating threads of the past! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy https://www.patreon.com/papacy On...

Duration:00:41:14

ST 67 Agora and the History of the Copts

11/18/2018
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ST 67 5th Century Revisited Copts and Hypatia Description: We are joined by Jonathan of the History of the Copts podcast to talk about the real story of the death of Hypatia and the story of Christianity in 4th and 5th century Egypt. We will also take a critical lens to the 2009 movie Agora, which recounts these events. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:01:14:50

Sidetrack Episode 66 Halloween Special 2018

10/31/2018
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Sidetrack Episode 66 Halloween Special 2018 Description: Enjoy this special Halloween episode of friends sharing great scary stories from the bible and early Christianity. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy https://www.patreon.com/papacy On Social...

Duration:00:17:41

Sidetrack Episode 65 Job Complaint

10/21/2018
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Sidetrack Episode 65 Job Complaint Description: Today I’m joined by Garry Stevens of the History in the Bible Podcast and Ben Jacobs of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast to discuss one of the more interesting books of the Old Testament: The Book of Job. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy https://www.patreon.com/papacy On Social...

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 74: Everyone Hates Vigilius

9/30/2018
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Episode 74: Everyone Hates Vigilius Description: Today we talk about the story behind the conversion of the Franks to Catholic Christianity. What happened and some surprising aspects of the story. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy https://www.patreon.com/papacy On Social...

Duration:00:43:55

Introducing American Scandal by Wondery

9/26/2018
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Today we have a short preview episode from Wondery called American Scandal.

Duration:00:17:11

Episode 73: Speaking Frankly About Clovis

9/9/2018
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Episode 73: Speaking Frankly About Clovis Description: Today we talk about the story behind the conversion of the Franks to Catholic Christianity. What happened and some surprising aspects of the story. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy https://www.patreon.com/papacy On Social...

Duration:00:30:56

Introducing American Innovations Podcast

8/31/2018
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This is a short introduction to the new podcast American Innovations. I hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:11:08

Sidetrack Episode 64 Words For Granted in the Bible

8/26/2018
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Sidetrack Episode 64 Words For Granted in the Bible Description: Today we have a collaboration episode with the Ray Belli, host of the Words for Granted Podcast. Ray did a series on words from the bible. We talk some history of biblical translations into English and some common sayings and idioms that come from the bible. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email:...

Duration:01:04:35

Episode 72 Origen Revisited with Terry Young

8/5/2018
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Episode 72 Origen Revisited with Terry Young Description: Today we are revisiting the important early Church writer, Origen of Alexandria. Origen’s name keeps coming up in Church history, especially in the light of the 5th Ecumenical Council. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy Agora:...

Duration:01:12:22

Episode 71 The Church in the Dark Ages Pt 9 The Ostrogothic Papacy

7/22/2018
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Episode 71 The Church in the Dark Ages Pt 9 The Ostrogothic Papacy Description: In this episode we will wrap up several events we have been talking about over the course of this entire series. A great deal will change in the course of one exciting episode of the History of the Papacy! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy Agora:...

Duration:00:40:50

Sidetrack Episode 63 Samson on Trial

7/1/2018
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Sidetrack Episode 63 Samson on Trial Description: We are putting the biblical figure Samson on trial. Is Samson the classic hero or a monster murderer. That is what this case will be all about. We will use only the strictest rules of television courtroom procedurals, so there is that too. You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ email: steve@atozhistorypage.com http://rss.acast.com/historyofthepapacy Agora:...

Duration:00:42:40