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Rank #1: The Meaning of Mealtime

Aug 19 2018
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Mealtime is a big deal for Jesus, and who we eat with matters a whole lot. Find out why in this episode of Jesus in Books as we discuss "A Meal With Jesus" by Tim Chester.

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Rank #2: The Mystery Behind Meekness

Apr 18 2018
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Does Christ cry for us, and why is the most powerful being in the universe so meek? Answers in this episode of Jesus in Books. The book reviewed is "The God Who Weeps" by Terryl and Fiona Givens.

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Rank #3: The Young and the Reluctant: Stories on the Hidden Years of Christ

Mar 17 2018
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In this episode I look at the creepy "Infancy Gospel of Thomas" apocrypha (and the Twilight Zone episode it reminds me of) and review Son of Man by Welles Bristol.

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Rank #4: Jesus, God of Surprises... and Disguises

Mar 11 2018
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With the help of David Limbaugh's book "The Emmaus Code", we uncover some of the ways Jesus appears (and disappears) in the Old and New Testament.

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Rank #5: What "Utterly Destroy" Actually Means in the Old Testament

Mar 06 2018
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Could the seemingly angry, jealous warmonger God of the Old Testament be the patient loving Christ of the New Testament? Absolutely. The book "Is God a Moral Monster?" by Paul Copan explains why.

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Rank #6: How to Tie Your Shoelaces like Jesus

Feb 24 2018
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In this episode I share four powerful statements from "Jesus Prom" by Jon Weece and two short stories (parables?) about shoelaces.

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Rank #7: Why Jesus Was Probably Married with Children

Feb 18 2018
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Guest Willy Bekoe and I discuss the controversial book "Jesus: A Meditation on His Stories and His Relationships with Women" by Andrew Greeley. Strong meat ahead.

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Rank #8: Black Jesus and the Rastafari

Feb 11 2018
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In Jeremiah Jesus says "I am black". Elsewhere in the KJV He's called JAH. Discover the biblical roots of the Rastafari in this episode of Jesus in Books. Reviewed is Dread Jesus by William David Spencer.

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Rank #9: Why Does Jesus Get Angry More in Mark?

Jan 21 2018
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Discover why Jesus gets angry more in the Gospel of Mark than elsewhere in the NT, and why an Aramaic-to-English Bible is worth more than a camel.

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Rank #10: Getting to the True Character of God

Jan 14 2018
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Words like "judge", "sin" and "advocate" can either draw us closer to Christ and God the Father, or push us away. The beautiful book The Christ Who Heals by Fiona and Terryl Givens explains.

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Rank #11: How Jesus Found out He Was the Messiah

Jan 06 2018
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When did Jesus know He was the Messiah, and how? Did He get into fist fights as a kid? Jesus: An Interview Across Time by Andrew G. Hodges M.D. has those answers and more. Discussed with guest Willy Bekoe.

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Rank #12: Just How Scandalous Was Jesus?

Dec 28 2017
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My friend Willy Bekoe and I discuss the ill repute Jesus garnered early on in His ministry. It even got John the Baptist worried! Oh, and we talk about leviathans. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #13: 7 Reasons Why Jesus Would Be Unemployable in Today’s Job Market

Dec 09 2017
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With the help of Philip Yancey's book "The Jesus I Never Knew", I synthesize a list of reasons why Jesus - the most perfect being to ever walk the face of the earth - would be unemployable in today's job market. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #14: Where Does Jesus Stand on the Issue of Animal Rights?

Dec 02 2017
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Where does Jesus stand on the issue of eating meat and animal rights? Does God love animals? Do they have souls? These questions are answered in "Is God a Vegetarian?" by Richard Alan Young. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #15: Food for Thought Regarding Homeless People

Nov 26 2017
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Want to be kind to homeless people? Then don’t feed them this. It’s food for thought from Scott Saul’s "Jesus Outside the Lines". I riff on it in this episode of Jesus in Books. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #16: Did Jesus Learn from Buddha? The Striking Similarities Between These Two Spiritual Teachers

Nov 19 2017
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Did Jesus learn from Buddha? I discuss the striking similarities between these two supreme spiritual teachers in this episode of Jesus in Books. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #17: How Mormons Perceive Jesus in Scripture, Art and Hymn

Nov 07 2017
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John Turner's book "The Mormon Jesus" tells us how the Church of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. Mormons) perceive Jesus in scripture, art and hymn. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #18: The Son of God Likes to Have Fun Too

Oct 25 2017
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According to Joseph Girzone's book "Jesus: A New Understanding of God's Son", Jesus likes to party as much as anyone... or maybe I'm reading too much into it. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #19: Why Jesus Gave His First Parable on a Boat

Oct 15 2017
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This is the introductory episode of Jesus in Books. In this episode I discuss "Jesus: A Pilgrimage" by James Martin and share a few insights related to the book (like why Jesus gave His first parable standing on a boat). The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

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Rank #1: The Meaning of Mealtime

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Mealtime is a big deal for Jesus, and who we eat with matters a whole lot. Find out why in this episode of Jesus in Books as we discuss "A Meal With Jesus" by Tim Chester.

Aug 19 2018
13 mins
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Rank #2: The Mystery Behind Meekness

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Does Christ cry for us, and why is the most powerful being in the universe so meek? Answers in this episode of Jesus in Books. The book reviewed is "The God Who Weeps" by Terryl and Fiona Givens.

Apr 18 2018
15 mins
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Rank #3: The Young and the Reluctant: Stories on the Hidden Years of Christ

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In this episode I look at the creepy "Infancy Gospel of Thomas" apocrypha (and the Twilight Zone episode it reminds me of) and review Son of Man by Welles Bristol.

Mar 17 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #4: Jesus, God of Surprises... and Disguises

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With the help of David Limbaugh's book "The Emmaus Code", we uncover some of the ways Jesus appears (and disappears) in the Old and New Testament.

Mar 11 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #5: What "Utterly Destroy" Actually Means in the Old Testament

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Could the seemingly angry, jealous warmonger God of the Old Testament be the patient loving Christ of the New Testament? Absolutely. The book "Is God a Moral Monster?" by Paul Copan explains why.

Mar 06 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #6: How to Tie Your Shoelaces like Jesus

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In this episode I share four powerful statements from "Jesus Prom" by Jon Weece and two short stories (parables?) about shoelaces.

Feb 24 2018
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #7: Why Jesus Was Probably Married with Children

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Guest Willy Bekoe and I discuss the controversial book "Jesus: A Meditation on His Stories and His Relationships with Women" by Andrew Greeley. Strong meat ahead.

Feb 18 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #8: Black Jesus and the Rastafari

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In Jeremiah Jesus says "I am black". Elsewhere in the KJV He's called JAH. Discover the biblical roots of the Rastafari in this episode of Jesus in Books. Reviewed is Dread Jesus by William David Spencer.

Feb 11 2018
11 mins
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Rank #9: Why Does Jesus Get Angry More in Mark?

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Discover why Jesus gets angry more in the Gospel of Mark than elsewhere in the NT, and why an Aramaic-to-English Bible is worth more than a camel.

Jan 21 2018
16 mins
Play Now

Rank #10: Getting to the True Character of God

Podcast cover
Read more

Words like "judge", "sin" and "advocate" can either draw us closer to Christ and God the Father, or push us away. The beautiful book The Christ Who Heals by Fiona and Terryl Givens explains.

Jan 14 2018
12 mins
Play Now

Rank #11: How Jesus Found out He Was the Messiah

Podcast cover
Read more

When did Jesus know He was the Messiah, and how? Did He get into fist fights as a kid? Jesus: An Interview Across Time by Andrew G. Hodges M.D. has those answers and more. Discussed with guest Willy Bekoe.

Jan 06 2018
16 mins
Play Now

Rank #12: Just How Scandalous Was Jesus?

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My friend Willy Bekoe and I discuss the ill repute Jesus garnered early on in His ministry. It even got John the Baptist worried! Oh, and we talk about leviathans. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Dec 28 2017
20 mins
Play Now

Rank #13: 7 Reasons Why Jesus Would Be Unemployable in Today’s Job Market

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With the help of Philip Yancey's book "The Jesus I Never Knew", I synthesize a list of reasons why Jesus - the most perfect being to ever walk the face of the earth - would be unemployable in today's job market. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Dec 09 2017
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #14: Where Does Jesus Stand on the Issue of Animal Rights?

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Where does Jesus stand on the issue of eating meat and animal rights? Does God love animals? Do they have souls? These questions are answered in "Is God a Vegetarian?" by Richard Alan Young. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Dec 02 2017
14 mins
Play Now

Rank #15: Food for Thought Regarding Homeless People

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Read more

Want to be kind to homeless people? Then don’t feed them this. It’s food for thought from Scott Saul’s "Jesus Outside the Lines". I riff on it in this episode of Jesus in Books. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Nov 26 2017
15 mins
Play Now

Rank #16: Did Jesus Learn from Buddha? The Striking Similarities Between These Two Spiritual Teachers

Podcast cover
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Did Jesus learn from Buddha? I discuss the striking similarities between these two supreme spiritual teachers in this episode of Jesus in Books. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Nov 19 2017
22 mins
Play Now

Rank #17: How Mormons Perceive Jesus in Scripture, Art and Hymn

Podcast cover
Read more

John Turner's book "The Mormon Jesus" tells us how the Church of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. Mormons) perceive Jesus in scripture, art and hymn. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Nov 07 2017
15 mins
Play Now

Rank #18: The Son of God Likes to Have Fun Too

Podcast cover
Read more

According to Joseph Girzone's book "Jesus: A New Understanding of God's Son", Jesus likes to party as much as anyone... or maybe I'm reading too much into it. The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Oct 25 2017
13 mins
Play Now

Rank #19: Why Jesus Gave His First Parable on a Boat

Podcast cover
Read more

This is the introductory episode of Jesus in Books. In this episode I discuss "Jesus: A Pilgrimage" by James Martin and share a few insights related to the book (like why Jesus gave His first parable standing on a boat). The intro / outro music is Wandering by Lee Rosevere.

Oct 15 2017
16 mins
Play Now