Archives: Podcast

  • J. Richard Middleton – Abraham’s Silence

    Episode: Richard Middleton thinks that Abraham should’ve talked back to God when he asked him to sacrifice his son. Today we discuss lament, the example of Job, and Abraham as a […]

  • Mark Scarlata – The World of Leviticus

    Episode: Leviticus might be the only book in the Bible that many Christians will openly and casually admit that they do not like (or, it’s their “least favorite). Dru Johnson […]

  • Paul Spilsbury – Understanding Josephus

    Episode: Paul Spilsbury knew Josephus personally … or at least he’s spent so much time with him that it’s almost as if he did. In this episode we talk about Josephus’ writings, […]

  • Enoch Okode – Christ the Gift and the Giver

    Episode: If you’ve appreciated John Barclay’s monumental work on grace, Paul and the Gift, then you’ll be delighted to see how Enoch Okode’s work presses beyond Barclay into new territory. […]

  • Aaron Sherwood – Romans

    Episode: Matt discusses Aaron’s whopping huge Romans commentary, discussing the book’s rhetorical aims and literary flow, the troubling “hardening” of Israel in Rom 9-11, and why the real deal is in […]

  • Bill Brown – Psalms in Dialogue amidst Disruption

    Episode: These are times of deep division and disruption. Saying so is almost as obvious as saying, “The sky is blue.” But finding a way to dialogue through division and disruption […]

  • Amy Cottrill – Uncovering Violence in Biblical Stories

    Episode: What happens to us as we read violent stories in the Bible? How do violent stories form us ethically? Amy Cottrill discusses everything from overly violent stories, to places where […]

  • Lisa Bowens – African American Readings of Paul

    Episode: Dru and Erin chat with Lisa Bowens about her groundbreaking work on African American reception of the Pauline epistles from the early 18th to the mid-20th century. In her book, […]

  • Michael Gorman – Romans in Pastoral and Theological Perspectives

    Episode: Michael Gorman, renowned Pauline scholar, has now penned a commentary on Romans. The commentary is for a diverse audience, including pastors and students. So OnScript co-host Matthew Bates, who is […]

  • Reed Carlson – Possession and the Spirit in the Hebrew Bible

    Episode: Matt talks with Reed Carlson about conceptions of the person in the Old Testament and Second Temple literature, and specifically, the significance of the spirit/Spirit when thinking about the […]

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