Meet the Scribes, your personal trainers for getting right with God.
The Magic Box starts to crack open: inside is a little compassion, a little cooperation, and a lot of bodies.
We start a new 12-part series entirely about the Gospel of Mark by looking at its first few sentences with the help of an idea from J.J. Abrams.
What is the point of Good Friday? Why mourn when we know how the rest of the story goes? Why spend this day confronting death when we so quickly move on to the Resurrection?
The crowds betray Jesus. The Kingdom hasn't arrived. Does that mean Palm Sunday is ironic?
"Have you tried unplugging the world and plugging it back in again?" Jesus goes to the wilderness to push the cosmic reset button. But does it work?
If you wear ashes today, you're a hypocrite. And that's okay.
Why does Jesus razzle-dazzle his disciples on top of a mountain? Solar eclipses, Mardis Gras, and tall tales on today's episode.
Let's exorcise some Christian fallacies about Jesus' miracles and who deserves to be helped.
Water is a symbol that leaks. Come plumb the theological depths of chaos, monstrosity, and femininity in creation stories and fish tales.
Why is this podcast called "Skeptical Preacher"? How do skepticism and preaching go together?
Christmas is a haunted holiday. Maybe that's what it's all about, Charlie Brown.
What do you do when the world ends?
Texts: Mark 13 and bits of Revelation