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A podcast exploring the most read and least understood anthology the world has ever known.

Amateur Exegesis Amateur Exegete

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A podcast exploring the most read and least understood anthology the world has ever known.

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 10: Portraits of Jesus

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 10: Portraits of Jesus

    Recommended Reading: Robert A. Guelich, "The Gospels: Portraits of Jesus and His Ministry," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (June 1981), vol. 24 no. 2, 117-125. Peter R. Henriques, "Don't Print the Legend," American History (December 2018), vol. 53 no. 5, 34-41. Willard Sterne Randall, George Washington: A Life (Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 1997),...... Continue Reading →

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 9: Dirty Hands, Clean Food

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 9: Dirty Hands, Clean Food

    Texts discussed: Mark 7:1-23; Matthew 5:17-42, 15:1-20; Galatians 2:11-16 Recommended Reading: Darrell Bock, Mark, New Cambridge Bible Commentary (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 221.Howard Clarke, The Gospel of Matthew and Its Readers: A Historical Introduction to the First Gospel (Indiana University Press, 2003), 137.Jacob Milgrom, Leviticus 1-16, Yale Anchor Bible (Doubleday, 1991), 920. L. Michael White,...... Continue Reading →

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 8: Walking on Water

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 8: Walking on Water

    Texts discussed: Matthew 14:22-33; Mark 6:45-52 Recommended Reading: Mary Ann Beavis, Mark, Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament (Baker Academic, 2011), 107-109Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, In The Company of Jesus: Characters in Mark's Gospel (Westminster John Knox Press, 2000), 70-99.L. Michael White, Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite (HarperOne, 2010), 182, 406-407.

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 7: No Sign for You!

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 7: No Sign for You!

    Texts discussed: Mark 8:11-13; Matthew 12:38-42, 16:1-4; Luke 11:29-32. Recommended Reading: John R. Donahue and Daniel J. Harrington, The Gospel of Mark, Sacra Pagina vol. 2 (The Liturgical Press, 2002), 248-249.R.T. France, The Gospel of Matthew, NICNT (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2007), 490-492. Norman Geisler and Thomas Howe, "Mark 8:11-12 - Did Jesus Contradict...... Continue Reading →

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 6: Family Issues

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 6: Family Issues

    Texts Discussed: Mark 3:21-35; Matthew 12:22-32, 46-50; Luke 8:19-21, 11:14-23. Recommended Reading: Mary Ann Beavis, Mark, Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament (Baker Academic, 2011), 19. John R. Donahue and Daniel J. Harrington, The Gospel of Mark, Sacra Pagina vol. 2 (The Liturgical Press, 2002), 128-136.Joel Marcus, Mark 1-8, The Anchor Yale Bible (Doubleday, 2000,...... Continue Reading →

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 5: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 2

    Amateur Exegesis – Episode 5: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 2

    Texts Discussed: Mark 1:16-20; John 1:28-2:1. Recommended Reading George R. Beasley-Murray, John, second edition, WBC vol. 36 (Thomas Nelson, 1999), 36-38.Kyle Keefer, The New Testament as Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 23-28.Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, In the Company of Jesus: Characters in Mark's Gospel (Westminster John Knox Press, 2000), 41-69.

Customer Reviews

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That bass line

I hum this bass line all day. Aside from that this show is one of my favs. I love the context, the lack of “opinion”. Just the text, laid out. Well done

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