Category Archives: John

Theopolis Podcast: Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: Revelation 14:6-7; Romans 3:19-28; John 8:31-36 or Mark 11:12-19. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. … Continue reading

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Video: Why Was Jesus Baptized?

Today’s question: “Why did Jesus have to be baptized? Was Jesus’ baptism a baptism of repentance?” Within my discussion I reference Peter Leithart’s book The Priesthood of the Plebs. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my … Continue reading

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Video: Did the Scriptural Authors Intend their Figural Meanings?

Today’s question: I’m wondering to what degree you believe that the original authors of the text(s) were deliberately employing [analogies, types, themes, metaphors, “word pictures”, etc.]? Was the intellectual complexity that you perceive present in the original authorship context, or … Continue reading

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Video: What’s the Deal With the Weird Healing Pool in John 5?

Today’s question: “What’s going on in John 5 with the pool at Bethsaida? Was there a magical healing pool? Does Jesus sanction this healing method? If Jesus didn’t sanction this pool, why doesn’t he condemn it?” If you have any … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proverbs 9:1-10; Joshua 24:1-2, 14-18; John 6:51-58; Ephesians 5:15-20. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: Exodus 16:2-15, John 6:22-35, and Ephesians 4:1-16. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can … Continue reading

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Video: Some of Jesus’ Encounters With Women in the Gospels

Another clip from my Theopolis Institute lectures, this time on marital themes and some of Jesus’ encounters with women in the gospels.

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