Ancient Literature: Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablet 2

Ancient Literature: Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablet 2

Round two of Eric and Scott working through Gilgamesh, this time with more comments and explanation (as requested). In Tablet 2, the fully tamed Enkidu meets and battles Gilgamesh in the city Uruk.

Setting the Stage: Archeology and Biblical Context

Setting the Stage: Archeology and Biblical Context

Scott is hanging out with Nathan and Karen of The Equipping Podcast, as well as his friend John Harmon. They're discussing archeology and how excavations help shed light on the context of biblical events.

Who Wrote It? Authorship & the Old Testament

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Who Wrote It? Authorship & the Old Testament

Scott is hanging out with The Equipping Podcast again. Karen and Nathan continue their conversation with Dr. Scott Booth from the Pillar Seminary on the transmission and reliability of the Old Testament. This time, they geek out about authorship.

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Time to Geek Out: Ancient Writing & the Old Testament

Time to Geek Out: Ancient Writing & the Old Testament

Scott joins Karen Henson and Nathan Wagnon of The Equipping Podcast to talk about writing during the time of Abraham and how that factors into our understanding of the development of the Old Testament.

Clean vs Unclean vs Sin in the NT

Clean vs Unclean vs Sin in the NT

Dan walks Scott through issues of clean, unclean, and sin as they relate to the Second Temple, Gospel, and Early Church world. 

An intro to Ritual ... INTRO

An intro to Ritual ... INTRO

Eric, Scott, and Dan discuss ritual ... kind of. It's an introductory conversation to allow them to discuss clean vs. unclean vs. sin in upcoming episodes. Note: INTRODUCTORY. (This blurb is written by Scott, who is still protesting the episode.)

Story Time: Tell Halaf

Story Time: Tell Halaf

Dan and Eric convince Scott to start sharing crazy stories of things that happen during his travels.

 Apocalyptic as Worldview

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Apocalyptic as Worldview

Dan shows Scott evidence that, in the New Testament world, apocalyptic has expanded beyond a genre to a worldview. He also discusses how this impacts how we understand the Gospels and the Epistles.

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A Bit about the 10 Plagues

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A Bit about the 10 Plagues

Scott sits down with three Pillar students to discuss the 10 plagues, their connection to Egyptian gods, and literary elements that indicate something else is going on.

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Maccabees? Really?

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Maccabees? Really?

Dan and Scott answer a listener question about Maccabees, which leads to a discussion on the importance of the Apocrypha and other writings. Eric is there, too, a bit. a

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What Does "The Son of Man" Mean?

What Does "The Son of Man" Mean?

It's just Dan and Scott on this episode. They work through the meaning of the phrase "Son of Man" from its beginning as a simple classification, to its appearance in Daniel, Enoch, the Gospels, and Revelation.

On the Execution of Jesus and Atonement

On the Execution of Jesus and Atonement

Dan walks Eric and Scott through an answer to a listener question: "In what way did Jesus’ death qualify to be viewed as a Jewish sacrifice versus a normal Roman execution?"