Naked Bible Podcast Episode 019: Second Temple Texts in Translation

| July 27, 2012

The series on Bible study continues with the emphasis on interpreting the Bible in its own context. The context we’re discussing is the world of the ancient Near East (with respect to the OT) and the Second Temple period with respect to the NT. Interpreting the Bible in these contexts means thinking like a person […]

Taking Genesis 1-3 at Face Value: Is it Compatible with Recent Genome Research?

| July 26, 2012

[Addendum 7/27/2012: I hope readers will have a look at the comments on this post when they are done reading the post. There are some good, coherent questions asked. I hope readers will see that these questions only *appear* problematic *since* they are asked from the perspective of the traditional reading of the Genesis 1-2 […]

Naked Bible Podcast Episode 018: Ancient Near Eastern Texts in Translation

| July 21, 2012

The last episode of the podcast dealt with the need to tap into the intellectual output of the ancient Mediterranean world — the Bible’s own context – in order to start thinking the thoughts of the biblical writers. This episode takes this recommendation further by directing listeners to the best volumes and websites for English […]

Short Podcast Update

| July 18, 2012

Well, my technical ineptitude had me hit a wall in trying to move the podcast. I can’t figure out how to do it without disrupting the iTunes feed (despite the online instructions at iTunes – which assume a lot). So, I ate the $100 that will buy me time until next year, at which point […]

No Podcast Episode for a While

| July 12, 2012

I have to move the Naked Bible podcast to my normal web host. The service I’ve been using for the podcast is already at the point of being too expensive, as I used up my space quota faster than anticipated. That will take a little while; hopefully by next weekend we’ll be back in business, […]