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I'm Robbie, and I'll be telling family-friendly, fun, and somewhat irreverent retellings of Bible stories for kids who aren't already familiar with them. I couldn't find the stories told as myth without attempts at indoctrination, so I'm trying to do that. The audience I always have in mind for my stories are my two brilliant and sarcastic children, ages 8 and 9. Text versions will be posted for free at https://www.patreon.com/BSFHC .Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content and early access to episodes!

Bible Stories for Heathen Children Robbie

    • Stories for Kids
    • 4.3 • 16 Ratings

I'm Robbie, and I'll be telling family-friendly, fun, and somewhat irreverent retellings of Bible stories for kids who aren't already familiar with them. I couldn't find the stories told as myth without attempts at indoctrination, so I'm trying to do that. The audience I always have in mind for my stories are my two brilliant and sarcastic children, ages 8 and 9. Text versions will be posted for free at https://www.patreon.com/BSFHC .Subscribe to my Patreon for bonus content and early access to episodes!

    41 - The Tower of Babel - Where Languages Come From

    41 - The Tower of Babel - Where Languages Come From

    This week we tell the story of a group of people who got along so well and worked together so well that God decided they had to be stopped. Before that, we revisit the stories of God creating the world, Adam and Eve, and Noah’s Ark, so we can better...

    • 17 min
    40 - Daniel, Part Three: The Writing on the Wall and the Lions' Den

    40 - Daniel, Part Three: The Writing on the Wall and the Lions' Den

    In this episode, Daniel interprets an ominous message for Nebuchadnezzar's heir. Later he must survive threats caused by the jealousy of the other wise men, as well as the hubris of a new king. Free text version is available at patreon.com/bsfhc. Please...

    • 18 min
    39 - Daniel, Part Two: Nebuchadnezzar's Announcement

    39 - Daniel, Part Two: Nebuchadnezzar's Announcement

    A sequel to the last episode from the book of Daniel. In this episode Robbie is interrupted by an important stranger from another time, King Nebuchadnezzar, here to tell a story to the world about his thrilling adventure in which God does bad things to...

    • 12 min
    38 - Daniel, Part One

    38 - Daniel, Part One

    Join us for some stories from the book of Daniel, which tell the adventures of a boy named Daniel and his three friends living in exile in Babylon. Babylon is ruled by King Nebuchadnezzar, who thinks very highly of his own leadership skills and who will...

    • 17 min
    37 - Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

    37 - Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

    This week we tell the story of the Israelites entering the Promised Land, 40 years after their exodus from Egypt. With Moses gone, his assistant, Joshua, steps up to lead the people. It’s a story about spying, subterfuge, and another one of God's...

    • 22 min
    36 - David and Goliath as a Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

    36 - David and Goliath as a Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

    The podcast's one-year anniversary is this month! To celebrate, we're releasing a special episode that was previously exclusive to our $5 Patrons. Robbie's younger child, K, liked the story of David and Goliath and wondered: What might it be like if it...

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

lsl1969 ,

I want Robbie to live near me

Not only is this a thing I have been looking and hoping for, I could not dream it to be any better than what Robbie has made. When I listened to her talk about why she wanted to make this podcast, I cried with overwhelming feelings of understanding and validation.

What I appreciate most is Robbie’s ability to balance irreverence with measured presentation. She is honest about her reactions and thoughts, but never mocks Christians or the system of belief. She really does present the stories the same way I might with myths from any other tradition, but find hard to do when I have so much baggage around the bible stories I was raised believing.

M.Dao ,

Excited!

I am SO excited to have stumbled across this awesome podcast! We have been searching for something easy to digest like this since moving to the highly conservative Inland NW. So far I have been pleased to hear that it is not putting down Christianity NOR does it make my kids feel like our family is wrong for not claiming a faith. Now we will be able to learn the stories of the Bible in a way that is comfortable for us non church-going peeps. Thank you so much for creating this!

SerenityLynne ,

Loving this!

My kids and I both are really enjoying the way these stories are told. It’s nice for us to be able to listen to something together that’s kind of a middle ground, being that I’m an atheist and don’t go to church but they still go to church with their dad. This way we can have something in common without me being worried about the dangerous themes and indoctrination that usually come with bible stories.

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