Why Jesus Was Probably Married with Children

Jesus at the Well

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman at the Well

Guest Willy Bekoe and I discuss the controversial book Jesus: A Meditation on His Stories and His Relationships with Women by Andrew Greeley. Strong meat ahead.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Why Does Jesus Get Angry More in Mark?

Jesus cleanses the Temple

Jesus cleanses the Temple

Discover why Jesus gets angry more in the Gospel According to Mark than elsewhere in the NT, and why an Aramaic-to-English Bible is worth more than a camel.

I reference Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why by Bart D. Ehrman and The Language of Jesus: Introducing Aramaic by Stephen Andrew Missick.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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How Jesus Found out He Was the Messiah

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Photo by Doug Robbie

When did Jesus know He was the Messiah, and how did He find out? Jesus: An Interview Across Time by Andrew G. Hodges M.D. has that answer and other plausible speculations in this episode of Jesus in Books.

Discussed with guest Willy Bekoe.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Just How Scandalous Was Jesus?

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Thiiis much

My friend Willy Bekoe and I discuss the ill repute Jesus garnered early on in His ministry. It even got John the Baptist worried! Oh, and we talk about leviathans.

The book we riff from is What Jesus Meant by Garry Wills.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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How Mormons Perceive Jesus in Scripture, Art and Hymn

Painting of Jesus with lamb

Rescue of the Lost Lamb by Minerva Teichert

John Turner’s book tells us how the Church of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. Mormons) perceive Jesus in scripture, art and hymn.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Why Jesus Gave His First Parable on a Boat

Painting by by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

“Jesus predigt am See Genezareth” by Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

This is the introductory episode of Jesus in Books. In this episode I discuss Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin and share a few insights related to the book (like why Jesus gave His first parable standing on a boat).

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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