THE BIBLE FOR NORMAL PEOPLE
What is the Bible, anyway, and what do we do with it?
Our guest this week is author and speaker Carolyn Custis James, a passionate and pastoral voice in addressing the very real problem of patriarchy in Evangelicalism. James’s books include Half the Church and...
In our continuing effort the corrupt the minds of college students (because college students don't already have currupt minds), Pete and Jared recently took a road trip to Penn State to record an episode of B4NP in front of a live...
On this episode—without any adult supervision whatsoever—I give my own take on divine violence, specificially: the Flood story, the curses in Deuteronomy 28, and, of course, the one every one wants to talk about, God's command to the Israelites to wipe the Canaanites...
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Jesus isn’t true because he is miraculously predicted 700+ years before his birth. Rather, because Jesus is true, Israel’s story gets reframed around him.
The ancient Israelites were as detached from their official religion as are many/most Americans from official Christianity.
Just as the church is made up of all sorts of people with different personalities, different histories, and different and conflicting perspectives, so is the Bible.