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The Broken Book Bible Podcast

Sam and Amanda

Considering the Bible's saintly reputation, it packs surprising gore, horror, and depravity. As well as beauty, wisdom, and tedium. For millennia, the Bible has held Western culture captive to its strange stories of ancient people trying to figure out God.

Maybe you're not religious, but you're curious about the Bible. Maybe you grew up in church, but you're looking for a new way to relate to the Bible.

Welcome! We're Sam and Amanda. We're obsessed with the Bible. Sam is a liberal Presbyterian who became post-modern by studying the Bible too much. Amanda is a mystic naturalist Unitarian Universalist with Reformed and Evangelical roots. We are wrestling with what the Bible can mean in the midst of radical questioning, faith changes, depression, and self-doubt. We hope you'll join us as we appreciate, dissect, criticize, defend, and generally nerd out about the Bible from our progressive religious perspectives.

Where to Find Us

Podcast Directories: Stitcher, iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-broken-book-bible-podcast/id1172672907?mt=2 , Google Play

Email: sam@brokenbookpodcast.com & amanda@brokenbookpodcast.com

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/brokenbookpod

Twitter: @BrokenBookPod

Recent Episodes

The Realities of Social Construction: Interview by Micah Redding, Executive Director of the Christian Transhumanist SocietyNovember 15, 2018 Episode artwork God as Living Liminality: A Queer Nonbinary Theology - Episode 34August 06, 2018 Episode artwork Autism: Finding God on the Spectrum - Episode 33April 28, 2018 Episode artwork Trinity and Biblical Authority: Reclaiming Truth - Episode 32March 15, 2018 Episode artwork Creation in Bondage to Decay: When God cursed the ground after Eden - Episode 31March 01, 2018 Episode artwork The Sentience of the Holy Spirit: How God lives into us - Episode 30February 15, 2018 Episode artwork More Mailbag: Bible TV Shows, the Qur'an, and Empire - Episode 29February 01, 2018 Episode artwork Forgetting the Gospel: The New Testament as Tragedy - Episode 28December 31, 2017 Episode artwork Mailbag Episode: Propecy, Song of Songs, and What would you ask the Historical Jesus? - Episode 27October 09, 2017 Episode artwork Hold the Tension: There are no Good or Bad Religions - Episode 26July 25, 2017 Episode artwork How to Classify Christians: Problematic Messiness - Episode 25July 16, 2017 Episode artwork Satan: The Lie that Rules the World - Episode 24July 03, 2017 Episode artwork Blood: Menstration and Communion - Episode 23June 19, 2017 Episode artwork The Seven Principles: Unitarian Universalism from a Biblical Perspective - Episode 22June 06, 2017 Episode artwork Gospel Authors: How would they write our biographies - Episode 21May 06, 2017 Episode artwork Lamentations Chapter 3: Taking God on a Guilt Trip - Episode 20April 09, 2017 Episode artwork Bible Geekery: Ranking the Minor Prophets by Entertainment Value - Episode 19April 03, 2017 Episode artwork Lamentations: Cry Against an Abusive God - Episode 18March 24, 2017 Episode artwork Atheism: A Progressive Christian Critique - Episode 17March 16, 2017 Episode artwork God Continuity: Reclaiming Christian Ancestors - Episode 16March 05, 2017 Episode artwork Refugee Narratives: The Bible written in Exile - Episode 15February 13, 2017 Episode artwork Media: If the Bible were made today - Episode 14January 25, 2017 Episode artwork Reality God: Existence - Episode 13January 16, 2017 Episode artwork Ezekiel: The Reality Gods - Episode 12January 10, 2017 Episode artwork Elijah's Despair: The Still Small Voice - Episode 11January 01, 2017 Episode artwork
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