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Our goal is to make each of our guests exclaim: "hmmm... that's a good question. I don't know the answer." ...because when that happens, it means you, the listener, may be inspired to learn more beyond the interview and to ask great questions yourself that lead to new insights. In this podcast, we cover, Historical and current Anthropology, Comparative Religion and History

The Good Question Podcast Richard Jacobs

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.6 • 58 Ratings

Our goal is to make each of our guests exclaim: "hmmm... that's a good question. I don't know the answer." ...because when that happens, it means you, the listener, may be inspired to learn more beyond the interview and to ask great questions yourself that lead to new insights. In this podcast, we cover, Historical and current Anthropology, Comparative Religion and History

    Digging Into The Past: Unraveling Ancient Biblical Archeology With Jodi Magness

    Digging Into The Past: Unraveling Ancient Biblical Archeology With Jodi Magness

    In this conversation, we sit down with Jodi Magness, an archaeologist, orientalist, and scholar of religion. She currently serves as the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
    Jodi specializes in Classical and Biblical archaeology surrounding ancient Palestine (modern Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories) – from the time of Jesus up to the tenth century. Her research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada, the Roman army in the East, ancient pottery, and more…
    Click play to explore:
    What sparked Jodi’s fascination with archeology? How archeologists learn about the past.   Details on Jodi’s latest archaeological dig. What ancient mosaics can tell us about Biblical history. Jodi’s most recent books include Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth, The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, and her latest: Jerusalem through the Ages: From Its Beginnings to the Crusades. Listen in as she shares her infectious enthusiasm about archaeology now!
    You can learn more about Jodi and her work by visiting her website.
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 46 min
    From Childhood Bonds to Adult Ties: Navigating Relationships for Lifelong Happiness and Health

    From Childhood Bonds to Adult Ties: Navigating Relationships for Lifelong Happiness and Health

    According to one of the world's longest studies of adult life, positive relationships are the most significant indicator of physical and mental well-being. However, you might not need to read this study to understand the truth of its findings.
    Today, we explore this topic in depth with Annie Chen, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and author of the book I Want to Connect: Rewiring Your Nervous System for Stress Resilience and Secure Attachment.
    Chen, a self-described "wounded healer," shares her journey from personal challenges to becoming a therapist, offering insight into the science of attachment and the pivotal role relationships play in adult life.
    Press play to uncover:
    How childhood experiences shape our adult relationships, perceptions, and experiences The reasons behind some people's avoidance of intimacy while others seek it out but often find it chaotic and stressful The factors that turn adult relationships into sources of stress rather than solace A recurring pattern in adult relationships where individuals unwittingly trigger each other, perpetuating a cycle of tumult Don't miss this enlightening conversation shedding light on the intricacies of the human psyche.
    Tune in now and find Chen's book, I Want to Connect: Rewiring Your Nervous System for Stress Resilience and Secure Attachment.
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 19 min
    The Bottom Line Blueprint: Expert Tips from Anders CPAs + Advisors

    The Bottom Line Blueprint: Expert Tips from Anders CPAs + Advisors

    Join us as we talk with John Scott, a seasoned CPA and partner at Anders CPAs + Advisors, a dynamic full-service firm renowned for its expertise in maximizing profits and minimizing taxes. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the business and CPA realm, John shares invaluable insights to help business owners thrive, retain more of their hard-earned money, and achieve their highest potential.
    Tune in to learn:
    What percentage of your expected annual revenue should be for working capital, which is primarily cash The three tiers of services offered by Anders CPAs + Advisors The benefits of maximizing your pension plan The importance of building a business with legacy in mind, creating a valuable asset that can be passed on and perpetuated by others Tips on tax planning, tax minimization, and other financial tactics to safeguard and enhance your bottom line Don't miss out on this invaluable episode—press play now and unlock the keys to financial success. Visit Anders CPAs + Advisors | Business Advisory, Audit and Tax | St. Louis to learn more. 
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 36 min
    Tech & Tactics: The KUWARE Approach To Blending Science And Marketing

    Tech & Tactics: The KUWARE Approach To Blending Science And Marketing

    What happens when you blend science and marketing together? In this case, you get KUWARE Incorporated, the brainchild of Founder and CEO Avi Kumar. Recognized as a person who understands the finer nuances of business and technology, Avi uses his education and training in computer engineering and business to solve real-world business problems. 
    What makes his approach to marketing and advertising so unique? In this episode, he sits down to explain…
    KUWARE is a marketing and advertising agency that focuses on growing businesses through organic and paid media. Founded in 2008, they have helped countless clients increase their exposure and maximize their profits – and they’re constantly refining their techniques.
    Tune in to find out:
    What makes marketing for small businesses different than big ones.  How to effectively combine SEO, Google advertising, and other marketing methods. How Avi’s distinct background has enabled him to pioneer a fresh approach to business and marketing.  Stay ahead of the curve with KUWARE's cutting-edge strategies to unlock your business’ potential. Click play now for an insightful discussion that provides actionable tips to elevate your marketing game!
    You can find more on KUWARE here!
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 29 min
    From Darkness To Sight: The Remarkable Journey Of Dr. Ming Wang

    From Darkness To Sight: The Remarkable Journey Of Dr. Ming Wang

    What happens when an immigrant raised in China during the Cultural Revolution ventures to America to pursue a career in medicine? In this episode, we dive into the intriguing story of Dr. Ming Wang, a world-renowned eye surgeon, philanthropist, and community activist with a passion for helping others. 
    Dr. Wang is the founding director of the internationally renowned Wang Vision Institute and the co-founder of the non-profit organization, the Common Ground Network. He specializes in a spectrum of advanced procedures, including ZEISS SMILE, LASIK, Implantable Contact Lenses, laser cataract surgery, and more…  
    In this discussion, we cover:
    Dr. Wang’s intriguing past, and how he achieved freedom in America.  How eyesight can be restored using laser technology.  The newest surgeries that will replace LASIK. How faith has influenced Dr. Wang’s journey. Dr. Wang has fought many challenges as a Chinese immigrant – and it has only made him stronger and more resilient. How has he overcome adversity to become a leader in his field? Join us now to see for yourself! 
    Don't miss the premiere of Dr. Wang's film, Sight, launching May 24th, adapted from his autobiographical book, From Darkness to Sight. Tickets are now available for a theater near you at angel.com/sight.
    To learn more about Dr. Wang and his work, click here now!
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 36 min
    Rooted Living: A Homesteader's Journey With Kelsey Nightingale

    Rooted Living: A Homesteader's Journey With Kelsey Nightingale

    In this episode, Kelsey Nightingale returns to the podcast to discuss her unique approach to homesteading and organic farming. As a licensed veterinary technician, Kelsey recently relocated with her family to a small homestead in Scottsburg, OR, where they focus on sustainability and living off the land.
    Kelsey became interested in homesteading in 2019. After taking the plunge in 2021, she and her husband Sean became committed to one mission: to become self-sufficient and unreliant upon society to live…
    In this conversation, we explore:
    Why Kelsey and Sean decided to shift their lifestyles. The resources that Nightingale Homestead currently provides.  How long it typically takes to become successful in homesteading and small farming.  The easy and hard parts of self-sufficiency. Tune in now to discover the inspiring journey of Kelsey and Sean as they embrace a lifestyle deeply rooted in sustainability, self-sufficiency, and a profound connection to the land!
    Follow along with Kelsey and Nightingale Homestead here.
    Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/38oMlMr

    • 22 min

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