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

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).

Language:

English


Episodes

Lisa Bowens – African American Readings of Paul

5/19/2022
Episode: Dru and Erin chat with Lisa Bowens about her groundbreaking work on African American reception of the Pauline epistles from the early 18th to the mid-20th century. In her book, […] The post Lisa Bowens – African American Readings of Paul first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:00:05

Michael Gorman – Romans in Pastoral and Theological Perspectives

5/12/2022
Episode: Michael Gorman, renowned Pauline scholar, has now penned a commentary on Romans. The commentary is for a diverse audience, including pastors and students. So OnScript co-host Matthew Bates, who is […] The post Michael Gorman – Romans in Pastoral and Theological Perspectives first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:52:34

Egypt and the Bible (part 2): Mark Janzen and Chris McKinny

5/12/2022
Episode: This is the second in a multi-part series on Egypt and the Bible. Mark and Chris discuss Israel in Egypt, evidence of Egyptian influences in the Bible, Israel in Goshen, […] The post Egypt and the Bible (part 2): Mark Janzen and Chris McKinny first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:03:27

Reed Carlson – Possession and the Spirit in the Hebrew Bible

5/5/2022
Episode: Matt talks with Reed Carlson about conceptions of the person in the Old Testament and Second Temple literature, and specifically, the significance of the spirit/Spirit when thinking about the […] The post Reed Carlson – Possession and the Spirit in the Hebrew Bible first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:50:52

Karen O’Donnell – The Dark Womb: Reconceiving Theology Through Reproductive Loss

4/20/2022
Episode: In this episode, co-host Amy Hughes talks with Karen O‘Donnell about her new book, The Dark Womb: Reconceiving Theology Through Reproductive Loss. There are books that re-evaluate or re-imagine or re-invigorate theology, and then […] The post Karen O’Donnell – The Dark Womb: Reconceiving Theology Through Reproductive Loss first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:09:22

Justus Geilhufe – Gnade als trinitarisches Sein

4/13/2022
In this episode Chris Tilling interviews Justus Geilhufe about his book, the Gnade als trinitarisches Sein: Bruce McCormacks Theologie in ihrer Entwicklung aus analytischer und konstruktiver Barthrezeption. Yes, I think this is our first interview about a German language book, but Geilhufe is up to the job and waxes lyrical in conversation with prose many English-only speakers would envy. In this rich episode, we explore Geilhufe’s original account of the development and driving themes of...

Duration:01:01:40

Old Testament Theology, Isaiah’s Metaphors, and Canaanite Genocide: A Conversation with Brittany Kim and Charlie Trimm

4/6/2022
This episode involves a rich discussion with Brittany Kim and Charlie Trimm about three book's they've written. We first discuss their co-authored book about the discipline of Old Testament theology, including the challenges of relating the two testaments and descriptive vs. normative theology. Then we discuss Brittany's book on Isaiah's familial and servant metaphors, including gendered language for God as well as the way that metaphors can help us wrestle with challenging prophetic texts....

Ervine Sheblazm – Child Rearing with the Apostle Paul and the Book of Revelation

4/1/2022
Have you ever longed for a biblically-rooted theology of child-rearing but didn't know where to turn? Prof. Ervine Sheblazm understands the pain that parents feel as they try to rear their offspring in a complex and troubling postmodernistic society. He wrote this book for Dave, his colleague, but Dave isn't the only one who will benefit. Sheblazm's biblically nuanced, scientifically-based approach will give parents, caregivers, grandparents, aunties, uncles, and others some practical,...

Duration:00:32:32

Iain Provan – On Reading the Bible Literally

3/23/2022
Pour yourself a wee dram of whisky and tune in as Matt and Dru talk with Iain Provan about the perils and benefits of literal(istic) interpretation of Scripture and his new book The Reformation and the Right Reading of Scripture (Baylor, 2017). In addition to some great convo, in this episode you'll witness the special guest appearance of an Eastern European thought leader, and a new edition of 'How Scottish Are You?' This is a republished episode. The post Iain Provan – On Reading the...

Duration:01:00:31

David Artman – Grace Saves All: The Necessity of Christian Universalism

3/16/2022
In this episode, Chris Tilling interviews David Artman, author of Grace Saves All: The Necessity of Christian Universalism (Wipf and Stock). Rich in exegetical claims, Artman boldly proposes that Christian Universalism isn’t simply a possible option, but a necessity to adequately account for the goodness of God. Artman is not defending – to quote Brad Jersak in his foreword – a “sloppy pop-universalism that fails to proclaim Christ alone, the necessity of a faith response, or the reality of...

Duration:01:03:05

The Apostle’s Creed – Ben Myers and Natasha Kennedy

3/3/2022
In this episode we go back to theological basics. What is a creed? What is a creed for? Co-host Amy Hughes talks with Ben Myers about his book on the Apostles' Creed and it's companion children's book. We discuss what it was like to write theology for an adult audience and for children. This episode also features a short interview with the illustrator, Natasha Kennedy. The post The Apostle’s Creed – Ben Myers and Natasha Kennedy first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:13:49

Munther Isaac – A Biblical and Palestinian Theology of the Land

2/23/2022
We're digging back into the archives to the very beginning to bring you this inaugural OnScript episode from 2016, which features Dr. Munther Isaac of Bethlehem Bible College in Bethlehem, Palestine. He discusses his book From Land to Lands, From Eden to the Renewed Earth: A Christ-Centered Biblical Theology of the Promised Land (Langham Monographs, 2015). I (Matt Lynch) met Munther in Bethlehem back in 2011, when we met to discuss the relationship between land in the Bible and the current...

Duration:00:36:30

Andrew Lawler – Beneath Jerusalem

2/16/2022
What lies beneath Jerusalem? Join Kyle and Chris as they interview Andrew Lawler about his excellent and exciting new book Under Jerusalem: the Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City (also available via Audible.com as an audio book). In this interview, we discuss a variety of issues that Lawler covers in his book - he also gives some personal reflections on the writing and research involved with a book on Jerusalem’s complicated history (and present). The post Andrew Lawler –...

Duration:01:04:21

Andy Abernethy – Discovering Isaiah

2/9/2022
Andy Abernethy talks about finding new ways of reading Isaiah, his new book Discovering Isaiah, as well as life in the academy, his dad's career in the NBA, influential figures in his life, and much more. The post Andy Abernethy – Discovering Isaiah first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:57:49

Douglas Harink – Resurrecting Justice

2/2/2022
In this episode, Chris Tilling chats with Prof. Douglas Harink about his new book, Resurrecting Justice: Reading Romans for the Life of the World (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2020). The book presents a complete reading of Romans in light of the justice revealed in the gospel. So Harink’s book covers a lot of hotly debated ground relating to definitions of the “good news”, the Holy Trinity, justification, politics, the role of law, the nature of faith and much more besides. This discussion...

Duration:00:57:51

A Poem about Love and Death (Song 8:6-7) – Brent Strawn

1/26/2022
A meditation on Song of Song 8:6-7, a poem about love and death, written and narrated by Brent Strawn. This is from our podcast In Parallel. For future episodes, please subscribe wherever you listen (Apple Podcasts, Spotify). In Parallel is a new podcast that explores biblical and contemporary poetry. The post A Poem about Love and Death (Song 8:6-7) – Brent Strawn first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:15:12

Introducing In Parallel with Brent Strawn – Ecclesiastes 3

1/19/2022
Episode: We’re thrilled to introduce our first episode of In Parallel, a new podcast that explores biblical and contemporary poetry. Our first episode is a poetic reflection on Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 […] The post Introducing In Parallel with Brent Strawn – Ecclesiastes 3 first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:12:43

Chris Green – All Things Beautiful: An Aesthetic Christology

1/12/2022
What role does art play in the forming of our theological imagination about Christ? What does it mean to respond to the cross as witness instead of spectator? In this interview, Chris Green joins co-host Amy Hughes to talk about his new book on art, beauty, and Christology. The topics range widely from the role of story, art, and liturgy in formation to quite the discussion about Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. The post Chris Green – All Things Beautiful: An Aesthetic Christology...

Duration:01:09:27

Charles Halton – A Human-Shaped God

1/5/2022
Episode: Charles Halton joins to discuss divine embodiment and its theological implications. We discuss the role of tensions and diversity in Scripture, Old Testament antecedents to the incarnation, theological method, and […] The post Charles Halton – A Human-Shaped God first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:00:56:21

Chris McKinny and Kyle Keimer – The History and Archaeology of Christmas (Part 1)

12/22/2021
Episode: Biblical World hosts Chris and Kyle talk about the archaeology and historical context of Christmas. They try not to be Grinches. This is part 1 of a two part […] The post Chris McKinny and Kyle Keimer – The History and Archaeology of Christmas (Part 1) first appeared on OnScript.

Duration:01:12:43