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Interlude - The Devil's Bible

11/5/2018
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The eerie history of the Codex Gigas - The Devil's Bible Sources: Behold the Codex Gigas National Geographic Documentary

Duration:00:14:39

018 - God Is Tried for Murder (Job Part 2 of 2)

10/22/2018
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After a good and righteous man named Job becomes the pawn in a weird bet between God and Satan, he loses everything and his friends try to convince him that he deserved to be punished. This is a good one for the philosophy lovers! Sources: Summary of the Book of Job Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:43:22

BONUS: Blooper Ep 018 - God Is Tried for Murder

10/21/2018
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Answering philosophical questions is almost as hard as pronouncing the word philosophical.

Duration:00:00:37

017 Oozing Sores and Pottery Shards (Job Part 1 of 2)

10/8/2018
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After a good and righteous man named Job becomes the pawn in a weird bet between God and Satan, he loses everything and his friends try to convince him that he deserved to be punished. This is a good one for the philosophy lovers! Sources: Summary of the Book of Job Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:42:05

Biblical Baggage Teaser

10/7/2018
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A comedic podcast dedicated to reading, analyzing, and providing context for the most ridiculous stories in the Bible.

Duration:00:00:53

016 Israelites Gone Wild

9/25/2018
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After Moses disappears for forty days into a forest fire, the Israelites decide to build a new god. An outline of the book of Exodus Sources: Climbing Mount Sinai Our commonly used sources can be found on our website.

Duration:00:59:08

015 Rahab, The Heroic Harlot

9/10/2018
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Military strategy combined with a prostitute that lives in a wall. Once again, everything goes smoothly for those that demolish occupied cities on God's behalf. Joshua 2 Joshua 5:13-6:27 Rahab (center) in James Tissot's The Harlot of Jericho and the Two Spies. Sources: Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:29:46

014 Isaac Gets Axed

8/27/2018
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The Binding of Isaac is a Bible classic which tells the story Abraham's extreme loyalty to God (or severe schizophrenic episode, depending on who you talk to). Genesis 22 Sources: How Old Was Isaac? Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:33:29

013 David and The Foreskin Deal

8/13/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking the most ridiculous stories from the Bible. In this story about David, we get to hear about murder, jealousy, and of course, FORESKINS. (Image source) 1 Samuel 18 Sources: Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:54:39

012 The Life of Jezebel

7/31/2018
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The story of Jezebel: Chelsea and Al's true hero. How to Gird Your Loins. Sources: Finkelstein, Israel; Silberman, Neil Asher (2001). The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts. Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:44:46

011 A Laws Episode!

7/16/2018
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Al and Chelsea discuss some of the wildest laws in the Old Testament! Verses Discussed: Numbers 20 Leviticus 22:24 Deuteronomy 24:1-4 Leviticus 18:21

Duration:00:39:42

010 Of Mice and Hemorrhoids

7/2/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. Of Mice and Hemorrhoids is the amazing tale of what happens when the Philistines capture The Ark of The Lord of The Covenant. What seems like a win for the Philistines turns out being...not so good. A reimaginging of the Ark of The Lord:

Duration:00:49:50

009 Tamar Refuses to Be a Childless Widow

6/18/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking the most ridiculous stories and information from the Old Testament. What happens when every man you marry dies before you can get pregnant? Thankfully, Tamar leads by example. Genesis 38 Judah and Tamar, Horace Vernet Sources: Jewish Women's Archive Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:30:04

008 Balaam: The Prophetic Donkey Beater (2/2)

6/4/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible.

Duration:00:28:52

007 Balaam: The Prophetic Donkey Beater (1/2)

5/21/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. Balaam: The Prophetic Donkey Beater tells the story of a diviner who is hired to curse the Israelites on their journey to conquering the promised land. Balaam and the angel, painting from Gustav Jaeger, 1836. Sources: Our commonly used resources can be found on our website.

Duration:00:23:24

006 Sodom and Gomorrah and Incest

5/7/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. Today's episode, Sodom and Gomorrah and Incest, discusses Abraham's nephew, Lot, Lot's daughters, and a town full of sex crazed sinners. Genesis 19 - 20 John Martin, The Destruction of Sodom And Gomorrah, 1882. Jan Matsys, Lot and His Daughters, 1565. A rock formation near the Sanctuary of Agios Lot venerated as Lot’s wife as a pillar of...

Duration:00:31:58

005 Long Hair Don't Care

4/23/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. Today's episode, Long Hair Don't Care, introduces Delilah AKA the hero of the story. Delilah's main goal? Figuring out the source of Samson's strength. Judges 16 Sources: Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:28:40

004 Samson Has Girl Problems

4/9/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. In this, Samson Has Girl Problems, we get to hear about Samson's first love, and their awful wedding. Judges 14-15 Sources: Our commonly used sources can be found at our website.

Duration:00:33:41

001 Tower Envy

4/1/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. This episode, Tower Envy, is about the Tower of Babel. After mankind is almost completely destroyed by The Flood, they begin to rebuild and create a tower a tower so tall, it makes God nervous. Genesis 11: 1-9 An example of a ziggurat mentioned in this episode: (Reconstruction of the Zigurrat of Er) Sources: Our commonly used sources can be found at...

Duration:00:23:35

003 Samson's Mom is Definitely Pregnant

4/1/2018
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Biblical Baggage is a Podcast which is dedicated to reading, telling, and unpacking stories and information from the Bible. This is the first of three episodes about Samson, the man with super strength and long hair. In this first episode, Samson's Mom is Definitely Pregnant, we learn about Samson's parents and their struggle to conceive a child. Thankfully, Samson's mom hangs out with an angel for a while, and is suddenly pregnant. Judges 13 Sources: Our commonly used sources can be...

Duration:00:19:35