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Critical questions. Faithful answers.
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Podcast: Genre in the Bible with Ben Spackman
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From the New Testament, we learn that Jesus’s favorite mode of teaching was through fiction; he taught parables. Although the characters and events may not be historical, few Christians question the truth in the messages. Despite comfort with parables, some Christians become unsettled thinking about elements of the Bible as being non-historical. Biblical scholar Ben Spackman points […]
Rated 4 out of
Enjoyable, but unpredictable length
Good show - particularly for those hoping for LDS answers to tough questions. My issue is that the shows are sometimes 7 minutes and sometimes 45 minutes. This is a small issue overall - you can skip the ones that you don't want. My problem is that it's tough to dig into a tough problem in 7 minutes. The timing reflects the soul of the podcast - is it attempting to actually answer difficult issues, or is it a superficial attempt to allay the fears of otherwise non-skeptical believers?
Date published: 2014-01-29