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This podcast series explores the Gospel of Matthew as literature, as a story. I make the argument that the story is one of a nonviolent revolutionary peasant leader named Jesus or Joshua (depending on whether you transliterate from the Greek or the Hebrew). The story, therefore, is sociopolitically subversive. Not only is the story subversive in its content, it is also subversive in its form. It parodies an ancient genre of literature common among the upper classes.I will make the argument t ...
 
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Why did Jesus drive the money changers and people selling animals out of the temple? Also, ancient people had their sacrificial rituals, but do we? What are the rituals of modern capitalism, and do we even know that we are performing them? Support the show (https://paypal.me/ParodySubversion?locale.x=en_US)…
 
When we intentionally make appeals in the pulpit, people will respond, and baptisms will increase. In every congregation, there exists someone whose heart is ripe to respond. Whether we are making personal appeals in a Bible study or public ones from the pulpit, there is one essential thing the soul winner must remember: to get decisions, you must …
 
Part of the title for this episode, "Making and Ass Out of Rome," is borrowed from Warren Carter, who entitled the section on this passage in his commentary with those words. In this episode, I mention The Yes Men, modern tricksters who expose some of the more absurd and cruel aspects of capitalism. To find out more about them and see them in actio…
 
When you become Catholic, you being to acquire lots of stuff. Rosaries, scapulars, crucifixes, holy water, etc. What is the purpose of all these? How do they help us in our practice of faith? Joining me to discuss this is the author of the book Slaying Dragons: What Exorcists See & What we Should Know, Charles Fraune. Join us for a fascinating disc…
 
Equality is extremely difficult; there are always people who want to put themselves in positions of power and authority over others. Different accounts of the conquest of Jerusalem by David, Joshua, and Judah: https://www.thetorah.com/article/the-israelite-conquest-of-jerusalem-in-the-bible-when-and-who Support the show (https://paypal.me/ParodySub…
 
Marcos el capitulo 7 (14-23) Jesús volvió a llamar a toda la gente, y les dijo: «Escúchenme todos, y entiendan: 15 Nada que venga de afuera puede contaminar a nadie. Lo que contamina a la persona es lo que sale de ella.» 16 [Si alguno tiene oídos para oír, que oiga.][a] 17 Cuando entró en la casa, luego de alejarse de la multitud, sus discípulos le…
 
What does the Catholic Church teach about the Intercession of the Saints? In this episode of Catholic Feedback, former protestant pastor Keith Nester unpacks the teaching of the Church, answers common objections, and even exposes some abuses. Keith also gives some ideas about the most important question: How can we connect this teaching to our ever…
 
Whew! Finally getting this one out! I worked hard on this episode, and I think you will like it...Jesus warns against meritocracy in this often overlooked parable. A couple of resources mentioned in the podcast are: Clifton Mark's article, "A Belief in Meritocracy is Not Only False, It's Bad for You," can be found at https://aeon.co/ideas/a-belief-…
 
As colleagues in ministry, we need to remember our humanity and the essential need for balance in all things. Jesus has called us to carry Him to the world (Matt. 24:14; 28:19, 20), but before that can be fully achieved, we must develop intimacy with Him, guarding the heart with all diligence.By Vernon T. Waters
 
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