Pen, Parchment, and People - Letters E8


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By BibleProject, Tim Mackie, and Jon Collins. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Writing a letter in Paul’s day wasn’t as simple as grabbing a pen and paper and placing the finished letter in a mailbox. In this episode, Tim and Jon explore the world of 1st century letter writing, including “cosenders,” letter drafts, the cost of production, and delivery. Listen in on this fascinating conversation.

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  • Part one (0:00–19:40)
  • Part two (19:40–29:15)
  • Part three (29:15–44:30)
  • Part four (44:30–57:30)
  • Part five (57:30–end)

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Show Music

  • Defender Instrumental by Tents
  • Scream Pilots by Moby
  • Little Spirit by Delayde

Show produced by Dan Gummel and Camden McAfee.

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