Category Archives: Mark

Video: Why Did the Gadarene Villagers Ask Jesus to Leave?

Today’s question: “Why did the inhabitants of the Gadarene village ask Jesus to leave after he healed the demoniac?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you have found these videos helpful … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 9:8-17, Ephesians 3:14-21, and Mark 6:45-56. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Jeremiah 23:1-6, Ephesians 2:11-22, and Mark 6:30-44. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Ezekiel 2:1-5, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, and Mark 6:1-13. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You … Continue reading

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As One Having Authority

I’ve just posted over on Political Theology Today, discussing the authority with which Jesus spoke and arguing that we need to communicate this authority today: The authoritative word still retains considerable power in our day and age, even though we … Continue reading

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Twin Nativities

A piece of mine has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute’s blog. Within it, I argue that the story of the gospels is the story of two births, that the nativity narratives should be read in parallel with … Continue reading

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Navigating and Celebrating the Complexity of Scripture: A Conversation with Richard Hays

I’m rather excited to share this interview with a ground-breaking scholar who has long been an inspiration to me, and one of the most influential figures in my own theological development: Richard B. Hays. I reviewed his recent book, Echoes … Continue reading

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