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Bringing you engaging conversations on Bible and theology (hosted by biblical scholars and theologians).

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United States

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Bringing you engaging conversations on Bible and theology (hosted by biblical scholars and theologians).

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English


Episodes
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Nijay K. Gupta – Strange Religion

5/8/2024
Episode: Fighting statues? Mystery cults? Roman religion was strange. Yet in many ways Christianity was even stranger. Nijay Gupta’s Strange Religion explores how Christianity was oddly attractive to Romans. If […] The post Nijay K. Gupta – Strange Religion first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:02:59

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Brent Strawn – Honest to God Preaching

4/30/2024
Episode: Strawn argues that keeping secrets makes us sick, and the Old Testament offers a way to speak honestly about the BIG things like sin, suffering, and violence. Guest: Brent Strawn […] The post Brent Strawn – Honest to God Preaching first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:00:44

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Final Best Archaeological Finds of 2023 (pt 3)

4/18/2024
Episode:In final part of our three-part series (finally!), Chris and Kyle discuss the year’s top ten archaeological discoveries and stories related to the Bible, including in this one, a weird […] The post Final Best Archaeological Finds of 2023 (pt 3) first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:04:09

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Garrick Allen – Words Are Not Enough

4/16/2024
Episode: In this episode, Dru Johnson talks with Garrick Allen about how paratexts (i.e., all the things around and between the biblical texts) have shaped our notions of canon, Gospel, and our reading practices of the […] The post Garrick Allen – Words Are Not Enough first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:49

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Ervine Sheblazm – Abraham’s Bosom, Paul, and the Decline of Postmodernism

4/2/2024
Episode: Back for the 7th time, Prof. Dr. Ervine Sheblazm is here to speak the hard truth about tuff questions. What happens when culture fails to address its own insidious […] The post Ervine Sheblazm – Abraham’s Bosom, Paul, and the Decline of Postmodernism first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:39:21

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N. T. Wright and Michael Bird – Jesus and the Powers

3/18/2024
Episode: Beginning with Jesus’s kingship, Tom Wright and Michael Bird speak about the potentials and perils of contemporary politics. Discover a Christian vision for government not as an overbearing nanny […] The post N. T. Wright and Michael Bird – Jesus and the Powers first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:02:06

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David Tombs – The Crucifixion of Jesus: Torture, Sexual Abuse, and the Scandal of the Cross

3/6/2024
Episode (Trigger Warning): David Tombs lays out his case for the crucifixion of Jesus as a form of state-sponsored sexual violence and considers the theological and pastoral implications of his […] The post David Tombs – The Crucifixion of Jesus: Torture, Sexual Abuse, and the Scandal of the Cross first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:19:54

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Nathan MacDonald – The Tabernacle and Priestly Power

2/13/2024
Episode: Nathan MacDonald argues that four versions of the Tabernacle can be traced through ancient versions of the Old Testament. This episode explores those versions, the significance of Aaron’s garments, priestly […] The post Nathan MacDonald – The Tabernacle and Priestly Power first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:57

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Best Archaeological Finds of 2023 (pt 1)

2/2/2024
Episode: In this three-part series – Chris and Kyle discuss the year’s top ten archaeological discoveries and stories related to the Bible. Part 1 discusses the most important finds related […] The post Best Archaeological Finds of 2023 (pt 1) first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:48:59

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Sandra Glahn – Nobody’s Mother (Live Event!)

1/9/2024
Episode: Recorded live in San Antonio at the Little Rhein Prost Haus with Sandra Glahn, Dru and Erin discuss the cult of Artemis in Ephesus and the way it transforms our […] The post Sandra Glahn – Nobody’s Mother (Live Event!) first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:43:36

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Jason Staples – The Idea of Israel in Second Temple Judaism

12/30/2023
Episode: Lynn Cohick speaks with Jason Staples about concepts of Israel, Judaism, and Jewishness that emerged in the Second Temple period, and their implications for understanding the early Judaism. Staples […] The post Jason Staples – The Idea of Israel in Second Temple Judaism first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:44

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Carmen Imes – Being God’s Image

12/12/2023
Episode: Matt speaks with Carmen about her latest book Being God’s Image, why “being” (not necessarily “bearing”) matters to this subject, what we often misunderstand about the Image of God, and […] The post Carmen Imes – Being God’s Image first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:46:26

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Kristine Garroway – Growing Up in Ancient Israel

11/27/2023
Episode: What do we know about children in ancient Israel, about who they were, the lives they led, and the people in their lives? Kristine Garroway is at the forefront of […] The post Kristine Garroway – Growing Up in Ancient Israel first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:51:52

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Jenny Matheny – The Violence of Judges and Ruth’s Response

11/10/2023
Episode: What happens if you read Ruth and Judges together? What might Ruth say to the violence against women in Judges? Jenny Matheny discusses these questions and more (like how not […] The post Jenny Matheny – The Violence of Judges and Ruth’s Response first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:48:28

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Lisa Powell – The Disabled God

10/26/2023
Episode: Lisa Powell discusses the Trinity and eschatological body through the lens of disability. The episode discusses insights from her book The Disabled God Revisited (T&T Clark). Guest: Lisa Powell is Professor […] The post Lisa Powell – The Disabled God first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:57:05

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Erin Raffety – From Inclusion to Justice

10/11/2023
Episode: In this episode, co-host Amy Hughes speaks with Erin Raffety about her ethnographic and practical theological research into what it looks like for congregations to move away from an “inclusion” model for people with […] The post Erin Raffety – From Inclusion to Justice first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:12:00

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Matthew Novenson – Paul, Then and Now

9/28/2023
Episode: Erin sits down with Matthew Novenson for a lively conversation on the weirdness of Paul, theological and historical approaches, first-century Judaism, and a range of other topics covered in […] The post Matthew Novenson – Paul, Then and Now first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:03:49

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Wolf Gruner – Jewish Resistance in Hitler’s Germany

9/18/2023
Episode: Gruner’s work explores the lives of ordinary Jewish people who lived in Nazi Germany and resisted persecution. From defacing Nazi symbols to bold defiance Gruner explores the complex and fraught […] The post Wolf Gruner – Jewish Resistance in Hitler’s Germany first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:56

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Matt Lynch – Flood and Fury (on Old Testament Violence)

9/6/2023
Episode: Chris Tilling talks with Matt Lynch about Old Testament violence. They take a deep dive into … the flood story in Genesis then traverse the Promised Land to consider the […] The post Matt Lynch – Flood and Fury (on Old Testament Violence) first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:05:10

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Stanley Porter and Bryan Dyer – Origins of New Testament Christology

8/7/2023
Episode: Who is this man? Questions about Jesus are fascinating and perennial. Stanley Porter and Bryan Dyer team up to explore how the New Testament deployed diverse traditions–Jesus as passover […] The post Stanley Porter and Bryan Dyer – Origins of New Testament Christology first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:30