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The Trinity in Biblical Theology: Part 1

12/4/2018
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In this week’s episode we discuss the concept of “the trinity” in biblical theology. This subject arose from the question: is it possible to understand the nature of God from biblical sources? We address this by comparing Jewish and Christian approaches to describing or defining God. One author discussed is Dr. Michael Heiser once interviewed on our show regarding the Ancient Astronaut theory. In his presentations based on his dissertation titled “The Divine Council in Late Canonical and...

Duration:00:31:01

The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: Commentary

12/4/2018
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In this week’s show we continue our study of the book “The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: An Introduction to Early Christianity in its Jewish Context.” Instead of a book narration, we present commentary on the first few chapters and the concepts discussed in the book.

Duration:00:56:29

Democratic Party Successes and Failures 2018

11/30/2018
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In this week’s show we discuss the election results and the gains obtained by the National Democratic Party in the Senate with Tennessee delegate Bob Hayes. He is a member of the Lawrence County Democratic Party, a former church community worker and hospice chaplain.

Duration:01:05:36

The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: Chapter 5

11/21/2018
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Raiders of the Unknown Presents: The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: An Introduction to Early Christianity in its Jewish Context Book Narration, we present the first chapter 5 as part of our audio-documentary series on enigmatic subjects. The Jewish sect which ascribed Jesus the title of Messiah was eventually transformed into a non-Jewish movement wholly separated from its Jewish context. The transformation was not instantaneous, and there were deviating or at the least parallel streams of...

Duration:01:02:53

The Heavenly Torah: An Introduction to Judaism

11/7/2018
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In this week’s show we present a study of Abraham Joshua Heschel’s most important book called "The Heavenly Torah." The civil rights activist who walked with Martin Luther King in Selma, wrote a series of books on Jewish mysticism and tradition which are relevant to our current state of affairs. In the wake of the most gruesome attack on Jewish Americans last week in Pittsburg at the Tree of Life synagogue; we must strive to understand these members of our society. At a time when Jews are...

Duration:00:31:45

The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: Chapter 4

11/7/2018
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Raiders of the Unknown Presents: The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: An Introduction to Early Christianity in its Jewish ContextBook Narration, we present chapter 4 as part of our audio-documentary series on enigmatic subjects. The Jewish sect which ascribed Jesus the title of Messiah was eventually transformed into a non-Jewish movement wholly separated from its Jewish context. The transformation was not instantaneous, and there were deviating or at the least parallel streams of Jesus...

Duration:00:25:26

The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: Chapters 1-3

10/24/2018
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Raiders of the Unknown Presents: The Judaisms of Jesus’ Followers: An Introduction to Early Christianity in its Jewish Context Book Narration, we present the first three chapters as part of our audio-documentary series on enigmatic subjects. The Jewish sect which ascribed Jesus the title of Messiah was eventually transformed into a non-Jewish movement wholly separated from its Jewish context. The transformation was not instantaneous, and there were deviating or at the least parallel streams...

Duration:00:53:23

Middle East Tonight with Zachary Foster-Part 2 Saudi Arabia

10/17/2018
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In this week’s show our guest is Zachary Foster. He is the host of Middle East Tonight a satirical show about the Middle East on YouTube. He discusses the Saudi Kingdom and how timely is his lampooning of the House of Saud based on the latest developments in the news.

Duration:00:56:57

Middle East Tonight with Zachary Foster-Part 1 Palestine

10/10/2018
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In this week’s show our guest is Zachary Foster. He recently finished his Ph.D in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton and has launched a satirical show about the Middle East, his most recent programs are about Palestine and the Saudi Kingdom. Mr. Foster’s dissertation is about the history of the name “Palestine”, history and geography books written about it, maps made of it, and people who identified with it. He is interested in Palestinian identity and how this term became popular in the...

Duration:00:46:48

The Vanishing Crypto-Jew at the 39th Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference

10/1/2018
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This week's show includes a presentation by me at the 39th Texas State Hispanic Geneological and Historical Conference where I spoke on September 29, this last week end. This presentation is called The Vanishing CryptoJew. Enjoy!

Duration:00:54:07

Ayahuasca and Its Properties

9/26/2018
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In this week's show our topic is what is Ayahuasca, its history and the impact it has on those who have experimented with this substance. Our guest is Ryan Ratigan our previous co-host and one of the founders of our program. We delve into the possible healing properties and side effects or risks. We hope this conversation is informational and will give our listeners a first hand account of the way this root/plant combination affects practitioners of South American indigenous spirituality and...

Duration:00:59:59

Singularity and A.I. with Julian Vaughn

9/19/2018
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In this week's show our guest is Julian Vaughn, researcher of consciousness, spirt and technology. He has a very diverse background and is interested in neuroscience, what is known as neurolink, psychology and the relationship between consciousness and technology. He discusses with us the concept of "singularity" and what the futurists and others see as the risks of technology.

Duration:01:00:00

Raiders of the Unknown Audio-Documentary: James Brother of Jesus

9/9/2018
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Raiders of the Unknown Presents: James Brother of Jesus, this is the first audio-documentary of our series on enigmatic subjects. In the past three decades many books have been written about this enigmatic figure and we are still at a loss to understand a complete picture of his person. There is even less historical data on James that there is on Jesus; however he is a crucial character in the saga of Jewish Christianity, early Christian tradition and the bridge between the many Second...

Duration:01:00:39

The Relationship Between Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

9/5/2018
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In this week's episode our guest is Concepcion Miranda, Prevention Educator for the Houston Area Women's Center. We discuss the topic the relationship between violent shootings and domestic violence. This bilingual interview addresses the problem of violent behavior and how it affects individuals and groups of people. For more information on how to support survivors of domestic violence: www. hawc.org Photo Credit: Mystic-Skeptic Media at Santa Fe, TX High School Memorial

Duration:00:39:20

The Lumbrosos CryptoJewish Heritage

8/17/2018
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In this week's show our guest is P. Gabriel Lumbroso. Born in Paris, France, a descendent of a long line of the Lumbroso family who have an extensive Jewish history. Surviving descendants of the Carvajal family killed by the Inquisition in Mexico for practicing Judaism, moved to Italy and finally Tunisia. Mr. Lumbroso, a grandson of the chief Rabbi of Tunis, is a Jewish Christian singer and speaker who shares his experience and struggle to stay connected to his heritage.

Duration:01:00:00

The Gabriel Revelation Tablet

8/17/2018
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In this week's show we discuss "The Gabriel Revelation Tablet" with Israel Khnol. This stone tablet found in the desert, provides us with insights into the development of Jewish mystical writings. This archeological artifact is a historical document that attests to the messianic trends in ancient times. Israel Khnol discusses the connection between the Gabriel Revelation and other mystical books written around the Second Temple period. He also addresses the relationship of this discovery to...

Duration:00:13:37

Current Affairs Show (Final Episode of Season 3)

5/23/2018
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In this final show of the season, democratic delegate Bob Hayes and I discuss current affairs. Our focus is both the democratic primaries in Tennessee and Texas to gun violence in public places in the U.S. Bob brings his unique perspective as a Hospice Chaplain, Progressive Evangelical Christian and supporter of Bernie Sanders and other left-leaning democrats as compared to the centrist establishment of the DNC.

Duration:01:00:00

Bonus Show: Comedy and Cynism

5/18/2018
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In this week’s show we have a special treat for our listeners. Our guest Roy Rodriguez joins us like every year to do a special program for my birthday. We discuss the politics, gangster life, stereotypes and action heroes.In the past years we have done Comedy and Tragedy Comedy and Controversy this time we deal with Comedy and Cynicism.

Duration:00:27:37

An Introduction to Kabbalah

5/17/2018
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In this week's show our topic is Kabbalah or Jewish Mysticism. Our guest is Jay Castro a student of Judaism and someone who has attended classes at the Kabbalah Center. In this show I share research on Kabbalistic thought. The following is my research on Kabbalistic thought.Kabbalah means to receive. According Jewish sources this could be part of the "oral law" a sacred tradition handed down throughout the generations

Duration:00:30:42

The Mitras-Christ Cult Part 1

5/10/2018
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In this week’s show our guest is Sid George a native Houstonian, with undergraduate degrees in physics, economics, and an MBA. He has studied Western Civilization and religious study of religions for many years and leads a discussion group on the historical Jesus. Our topic the Mithras-Christ Cult, according to Mr. George christianity is derived from the Greek mystery religion known as the cult of Mithras his findings come from the books "The Mysteries of Mithra" By Franz Cumont and "The...

Duration:00:58:23