Are there Female Disciples?
This is the conclusion of the conversation I had with Dr. Nicholas Schaser on his course Women and Gender in the Bible. We talk about how Eve is portrayed by Paul in the epistles, and we talk about the women who were disciples of Jesus. So why do we always say all of the disciples were male?
Gutsy Leader and Feisty Warrior
Dr. Nicholas Schaser joins us this week to discuss his IBC course called Women and Gender in the Bible. We continue to focus on women in the Hebrew Bible, so I asked about two of my favorites: Deborah and Jael.
Adam was Formed First Then Eve
Dr. Nicholas Schaser joins us to talk about his IBC course Women and Gender in the Bible. We have so many interesting things to talk about, but this week we will limit ourselves to the creation narratives. When we carefully study the Hebrew words, what can we learn about God's design for humanity?
Who is the Samaritan Woman?
Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is the founder of the Israel Bible Center. This week we take a quick look at a character in his audio course The Jewish Gospel of John Part 1. When Jesus met a Samaritan woman at a well, they engaged in a theologically rich conversation. Listen now as we explore the political and theological context of this conversation and learn to see the Samaritan woman in a new light.
Why Doesn't Mary Touch Jesus?
Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is the founder of the Israel Bible Center and the author of many courses. This week we discuss one of many gems found in his course, Jewish Insights Into Scripture Part 1. Why won't Jesus allow Mary to touch him after he rose from the dead when eight days later he invites Thomas to touch him? What is going on?