THE BIBLE FOR NORMAL PEOPLE
What is the Bible, anyway, and what do we do with it?
This week Pete and Jared look at Womanist Biblical Interpretation with guest Nyasha Junior, author of An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation and assistant professor in the department of religion at Temple University in...
This week, Jared and Pete speak with Beverly Gaventa, Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Baylor University, on that important but often misunderstood letter of Paul to the church in Rome--which actually was a letter, written to real people for real reasons, not...
In this week's solo episode, Pete lays out 5 things to keep in mind when reading the Adam story that will challenge your preconceptions, offer fresh points of view, and likely turn our entire political climate around for the...
RECENT BLOG POSTS
It looks like whoever wrote the Flood story has a bone to pick with the Canaanites.
To say that there are two Gods, one of the Old Testament and one of the New, is Marcionism. To say that the one God is portrayed in various—even conflicting—ways is simply a matter of reading the Bible in English with both eyes open.
The Bible bears the marks of the messiness of the diverse human drama. Christian theology, if it wishes to be compelling and speak into people’s lives, needs to incorporate that fact, not shy away from it.