Category Archives: Bible

Theopolis Podcast: Trinity Sunday

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by John Barach to discuss the readings for Trinity Sunday: Isaiah 6:1-8, Acts 2:14a, 22-36, and John 3:1-17. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast … Continue reading

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Video: The Chronology of Genesis 38

This is probably my last video for a month or so. Within it, I discuss the difficult chronology of Genesis 38. I’ve written a lengthy post here, which gets into some of the typology of the chapter in its context. … Continue reading

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Pentecost Posts

Some old Pentecost-related material: Making a Prophet: Acts 2 and the Church’s Mission Pentecost as Ecclesiology The Background of Pentecost The Politics of Pentecost The Politics of Making a Prophet

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Video: Ruth the Moabitess and the Moabite Women of Nehemiah

Today’s question (edited for spelling and clarity): “Having recently read both Ruth and Nehemiah, I was struck by the very different ways they relate to the recurring entanglement of Moabite women and Israelite men. Nehemiah seems to replay the old … Continue reading

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Video: Exegesis, Authorial Intention, and Typology

Today’s question: “Is the task of exegesis limited to discovering the author’s original intention, or can meaning somehow overflow intention? If so, in what way? What guardrails are in place that would enable us to recognize certain readings as off-limits? … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Pentecost Sunday

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1-21, Ezekiel 37:1-14, and John 15:26—6:15. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can read show notes over … Continue reading

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Video: Why is it the Man rather than the Woman who Leaves Father and Mother in Genesis 2:24?

The second installment in my daily answers to questions…

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