Episode Archive for January 2013

Episode 023

January 23, 2013

This week on The Human Bible we get up to speed on the Torah. What sort of laws does it contain, and who enforces them?

Some critics of the gospels claim that they were written by people playing, basically, a big game of telephone—how do apologists respond?

We answer some listener questions: did Moses part the Red Sea, or just catch it at low tide? Singular vs plural in Genesis—is it the story of creation by one god, or many?

Finally, we look at the claim that "God helps those who help themselves."…

Episode 022

January 09, 2013

This week on The Human Bible, we ask: to whom was the Bible written? Is it meant to be read by anyone that happens to pick it up, or did its authors have a more specific audience in mind?

We take a look at "the day the earth stood still!" The Bible says God lengthened a day for Joshua so he could win a battle—urban legend, or confirmed by science?!

As always we answer some great listener questions: Where do Catholic rituals come from—can you find reference to them in the Bible? While Jesus is…