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Batman V Superman V Theology (with Paul Asay, Stephen Skelton, Bryce Morgan)


Paul Asay (God on the Streets of Gotham) discusses gospel elements in the BATMAN mythos.  Stephen Skelton (The Gospel According to the World’s Greatest Superhero) shows the Christ parallels and imagery in SUPERMAN. A unique, fun and surprising episode – super dope!

Special Guests: Paul AsayStephen Skelton, Bryce Morgan (Captain Sun Comics).

Featured Song: Superman (Issue #1) – JustHIS League

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Jesus and Archaeology (with Paul Maier)

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Paul Maier, a well-known expert of ancient history, answers our questions about:
-Historical evidence for the existence of Jesus
-Remains of a first-century crucifixion victim
-Ossurary (“bone boxe”) of Caiaphas
-Significance of the Pilate Inscription

Special Guest: Dr. Paul Maier, Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University (retired)

Featured Song: Crucifixion Description (Theophanies, 2009) – Hazakim

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Richard Carrier & Christ-Myth Theory, Part 2 (with Chris Winchester)

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Atheist Richard Carrier claims the first Christians believed Jesus was a celestial deity who was crucified in outer space just below the moon. He also claims the gospels are historical allegories and that Jesus never existed. We discuss these claims.

Special Guest: Chris Winchester, PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Featured Song: Yeshua Ha Mashiach – Christcentric feat. Mike Guess, Believin Stephen, B.morr & Righteouz Knight

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Richard Carrier & Christ-Myth Theory, Part 1 (with Chris Winchester)

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Atheist Richard Carrier claims the first Christians believed Jesus was a celestial deity who was crucified in outer space just below the moon. He also claims the gospels are historical allegories and that Jesus never existed. We discuss these claims.

Special Guest: Chris Winchester, PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh 

Featured Song: Eyewitness (Eyewitness Encounter, 2013) – Evangel feat. Monielle

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When Was Jesus Crucified? (+News Update)

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Pastors Vermon, Bob and Vocab give the listeners a few updates so you can know what we’ve been up to lately (as well as what’s coming up). We work our way through a classic and influential 1989 article by historian Paul Maier on the date of Jesus’ crucifixion. We also get some insight on the associated earthquake and mysterious darkness.

Resource: Paul L. Maier’s The Date of the Nativity (pdf)

Featured Song: Were You There? (The Atonement, 2010) – shai linne

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New Age Jesus [09/21/2014]

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What is New Age spirituality? Jesus and the New Age? How do Eastern religions fit in? Dr. Doug Groothuis explains and shares his own journey.

Special Guest: Dr. Douglas Groothuis of Denver Seminary (read his great article on THE NEW AGE JESUS)

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Superman & Jesus: Theology in Comics [07/06/2014]

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Pastor Vermon brings the superhero info on this one! We drop some knowledge on theology in comics. Our guest, Stephen Skelton, breaks down the “Gospel of Superman”. A unique, fun and surprising episode … “super” dope.

Special Guest: Stephen Skelton, author of The Gospel According to the World’s Greatest Superhero

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Is Jesus the ONLY Way? [03/23/2014]

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Are all religions basically the same? Is Jesus the ONLY way? What of those who never hear? What does the Bible say? What can we conclude? Includes a dash of tomfoolery, courtesy of the amateurs our friends over at Apologia Radio.

Special Guest: Sean McDowell of Worldview Ministries

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The Story of the Bible [12/22/2013]

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What is the overall theme of Scripture? From the Torah, Joshua, Kings/Chronicles, the Prophets, to the Gospels, Acts, the Epistles and Revelation – how do we see JESUS? How should this story affect the way we think about our lives?

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Did Jesus Exist? DEBATE part 2 [12/08/2013]

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An in-studio debate between Pastor Vocab and atheist David Fitzgerald.
David is the author of Nailed, a book arguing Jesus never existed. Our focus is the non-biblical evidence for Jesus, such as the Jewish historian Josephus.

Special Guest: David Fitzgerald of the Secular Student Alliance

BPR SPECIAL
Watch uncut interview on video here, we even have the in between break discussion and a special extended discussion after the show… DEBATE VIDEO – UNCUT

 

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