Episode Archive for July 2012

Episode 011

July 18, 2012

Among all the different versions, translations, and copies of the Bible, which one should you look to if you care about historical accuracy? This week's Human Bible answers that question.

We also look into a prophecy found in Revelation: The end is near! The end is near! Er, or is it? Some might argue that it depends on your definition of near, but it's been some 1900 years and we're still waiting. Listen in to find out what is actually going on here.

Of course this week we again answer a couple listener questions—one from…

Episode 010

July 04, 2012

This week in "Up to Speed" we delve into the Psalms and learn how to actually understand what they're talking about, and where the authors were coming from. We wonder why God changes his mind so much, considering he's unchanging and all that. We answer a few listener questions: one about Noah's fascinating great-grandad Enoch, and one about the 10 Commandments—where did they come from? And 10? Why 10? The answer is much more trivial (and amusing) than you'd think. And, because we have trouble going a week without doing so, we describe another monster found in the Bible—this…