Tag: Bart Ehrman

Christian Humanist Profiles 15: A Christian Survival Guide

For a generation now we’ve heard the numbers and the lingo. More than half depart the Church after high school, and only a remnant remain after college. They’re the spiritual-but-not-religious, the prodigal generation, the Nones. Many have speculated about why they’ve left and how they choose to leave, but some books are more interested in…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #74: JEPD

General Introduction – What song is in David’s heart? – Good Monday – When does Spring Break start? – Listener feedback Moses in the Desert – God’s three names – What tense is God’s I in? – Self-definition, inscrutability – Ground of being – The past and the future – The Tetragram – Jewish humor…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #62: Aeschylus

General Introduction – Flowin’ like a bottle of Drano – What’s on the blog? – A listener vastly overestimates us Who Is Prometheus? – Deflating Gilmour’s balloon – Zeus as new god on the block – Sympathy for Prometheus Zeus’s Role in the Play – Bodily absent, present via agents – Translating Zeus’s helpers –…

I Did Not Forge This Review: A Review of Forged for HarperOne

Forged: Writing in the Name of God–Why the Bible’s Authors Are not who we Think they Are By Bart Ehrman. 265 pp. $25.99 (hardcover) Normally I don’t have to establish these sorts of things, but this book has me worried, so before I get to the book itself I want to assert these things: Although…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #31: Dogma and Doctrine

This week’s theme music is “An Ecumenical Matter” by Loose Fur, from Born Again in the USA. I like instrumental themes because I don’t have to slice and dice. The clip from “Dog-Mess” Johnny Evans near the top of the show is Vigilantes of Love’s “Bethlehem Steel,” from 1995’s Blister Soul. General Introduction – What’s…