Episode Archive for December 2012

Episode 021

December 26, 2012

This week on The Human Bible, we first get Up to Speed by answering some questions: What is the difference between Isreal and Judah? Between Israelite and Jew? And does Jew mean the same thing as Judean?

We flip things around for this week's Apologetics is Never Having to Say You're Sorry: we pick out something from the Bible that is often called a contradiction—and understandably so—but suggest that it is, in fact, not.

As always, we explore some questions from listeners:

Are there numerological "puns" in the Bible? Does the Number of…

Episode 020: Christmas Special

December 12, 2012

This week, first thing's first: is your humble host actually Santa Claus? Listen and find out!

We get up to speed on the predicted coming of Jesus and the nature of prophecy.

When was Jesus born? Was it during the reign of Harod the Great, or a couple years after Herod died, during the course of a census? The Bible seems to think... both times. But, well, which is it?

Who were the Magi—or, the "Three Wise Men"? Kings, astrologers, or something else?

Finally, the Bible speaks of going into a…