TWO FAITHS. ONE FRIENDSHIP. A MILLION POSSIBLE INSIGHTS. The combined clergy experience and study of Pastor Danielle and Rabbi Ari make for conversations that are engaging, stimulating, inspiring, and challenging. Together, they model the promise and hope of multi-faith conversations in this pluralistic world, and how to seek the very best of one another. Never afraid to engage with the difficult topics, or to be slightly irreverent, A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In will be sure to challenge your thinking, grow your faith, and expand our love in this world.
32 Tree of Life | Lamentations, Psalms, Jeremiah, and Doing The Next Best Thing
Hi friends and listeners of the Rabbi and Pastor Walked In Podcast. In this episode Rabbi Ari and Pastor Danielle take a break from the Genesis series to sit and lament with each other in the aftermath of the shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg Pennsylvania, October 27, 2018. The normal opening music seemed inappropriate for the tone of this particular episode, and so that’s why I’m just giving this brief preface here. In addition to offering thoughts and prayers for the families and victims, we additionally extend our spiritual, social, and political efforts for societal change. They recorded this episode on November 9, 2018.
31 Down To Egypt | Hungering, Going Up By Jumping Out of an Airplane, and The Shema
As the story of Abraham unfolds, we begin to see how the whole of the Torah—the first five books of the Bible—are weaving a beautiful tapestry of truths. From ravaging hunger, to spiritual awakening, there is a reason why Abraham is an ancestor to so many, and why this narrative still rings true. Hungering, Going Up By Jumping Out of an Airplane, and The Shema, this week on A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In.
30 Lekh Lekha | 25% Bigger, 5 Blessings, and 125 Miles
We now come to the journey of Abram, and like traversing any path, it is important to take it step by step. In this episode, Rabbi Ari and Pastor Danielle read through the opening verses of Genesis chapter 12, stopping along the way to take in the scenery, reflect on the dynamics of story, and consider the connections to which we are drawn. 25% Bigger, 5 Blessings, and 125 Miles, this week on A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In.
29 Abraham | Descendants, Dung Balls, and Discerning the Voice of God
Our next chapter leads us to one of the most prominent figures in the Hebrew Scriptures, Abram, later known as Abraham. In this episode, Rabbi Ari and Pastor Danielle set some ground work, explaining the meaning of the genealogy, and discussing a variety of questions that emerge from this family’s departure from their homeland on their way to Canaan. Descendants, Dung Balls, and Discerning the Voice of God, this week on A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In.
28 Tower of Babel | Mixing Up, 70 Year Time Outs, and "Most People"
In the beginning God made humanity to be fruitful and multiply, and to fill the earth. 10 chapters later, rather than spreading out, they’re building up. The story of the Tower of Babel, in Genesis chapter 11 is an incredibly rich passage full of confusion, nuance, and ultimately a vision for all of humanity. Mixing Up, 70 Year Time Outs, and “Most People,” this week on A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In.
27 Noah, Part 2 | God is 26, Nipping It In The Bad, and Becoming Better Followers
In this second installment of our conversation on Noah, we now discover the ethical and moral teachings, the lessons this text is pointing us toward. Through careful analysis, Rabbi Ari and Pastor Danielle help us all not just know the lessons, but how they can be lived. God is 26, Nipping It In The Bad, and Becoming Better Followers, this week on A Rabbi & A Pastor Walked In.