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"How Do I Read the Bible?" --part 2--

In today’s episode, Andrea addresses the question: "How do I read the Bible?" In this part two of a two-episode discussion, Andrea offers a list of suggestions for how to read the Bible.

"How Do I Read the Bible?" --part 1--

In today’s episode, Andrea addresses the question: "How do I read the Bible?" In this part one of a two-episode discussion, Andrea offers a list of suggestions for how NOT to read the Bible.

Bethany Saros on her book, "A Light in the Darkness: Bible Study for Children and Teens"

Andrea interviews Bethany Saros about her new book, “A Light in the Darkness: Bible Study for Children and Teens.”

L'Chaim: To Life

In today's episode, Andrea argues that the Hebrew toast "L'Chaim" is sourced from the Bible. It is a short but powerful expression of Biblical wisdom.

1Corinthians 11:20-26: the Lord's Table

In today’s episode, Andrea reads and discusses Paul's first letter to the Corinthians chapter 11, verses 20-26.

Senior vs. Junior

Andrea explains that in Bible, there is a difference between the senior and the junior.

Codex Sinaiticus

In today's episode, Andrea tells the story of the discovery of the Codex Sinaiticus & highlights features of the manuscript.

History of the Scroll

In today’s episode, Andrea reviews the history of the ancient scroll - its origins & evolution - culminating in the ancestor of our book: the codex.

Form & function: The Biblical Scroll

In today’s episode, Andrea discusses the earliest form of the Bible: the scroll.

Eisegesis vs. Exegesis

In today’s episode, Andrea explains the distinction between eisegesis and exegesis.

10 points: What do we mean by "the Bible as Literature?"

On the Ephesus School Network, when we use the term "the Bible as Literature”, what do we mean? In episode 3, Andrea explores this question. Follow along as she presents 10 points – assumptions – that form the foundation for this approach.

SJ Chrysostom's Paschal Homily: A reading & discussion

Who is St. John Chrysostom? In episode 2, Andrea speaks about St. John Chrysostom & his Paschal homily. She explains what he is trying to say in the homily & how we are meant to hear it.

Welcome to Vexed

In the inaugural episode of Vexed, Andrea explains the meaning of the program's title.

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