Just How Scandalous Was Jesus?

Jesus statue with arms outstretched

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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The Son of God Likes to Have Fun Too

Jacob’s Well by Angelika Kauffmann

“Jacob’s Well” by Angelika Kauffmann

According to Joseph Girzone’s masterwork, Jesus likes to party as much as any responsible person who needs to blow off some steam.

Intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

LINKS AND RESOURCES

  • Differing from James Martin’s book, Girzone wrote that Jesus gave His first parable standing on a boat to be safe from the crowds
  • A transcript is available for this episode to subscribers of my e-newsletter (or you can request it via email)

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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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