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An English Prof Reads the Bible

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An English Prof Reads the Bible

An English Prof Reads the Bible

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I teach English at a small Bible college. In this podcast I use what I know about reading literature to help you read the Bible.

Latest Episodes

Episode 10: Psalm 62

"Don't be that guy in the DMV line." We study what Psalm 62 says about our reaction (to ourselves, God, and others) in moments of oppression.

21 min2017 AUG 5
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Episode 10: Psalm 62

Episode 9 - Psalm 61

"God is not a cosmic vending machine." Psalm 61 on how God answers our prayers. We're on Facebook at "An English Prof Reads the Bible"; like & follow the page to receive updates whenever a new episode posts! Subscribe to the podcast and share us with your friends! Music is "Where Are Your Friends," by Art of Escapism. Cover art is mine.

17 min2017 JUL 9
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Episode 9 - Psalm 61

Episode 8: Psalm 52

"You cannot hope to win." A look at what this Psalm says about oppression and evil, using connections between the text and pop culture. Like the show? Thanks! Share us with your friends, subscribe to the podcast, and find us on Facebook at "An English Prof Reads the Bible." Music is "Where Are Your Friends?" by the Art of Escapism. Cover photo is mine.

22 min2017 JUL 2
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Episode 8: Psalm 52

Episode 7: Psalm 51

"Mercy first & last shall brightest shine." In this episode I talk about the difference between a literary and a doctrinal approach to Scripture, in order to better appreciate what this psalm says about the nature of sin and forgiveness. Music: Art of Escapism, "Where are your friends?" Cover art mine. Find us on Facebook or on Wordpress at englishprofreadsthebible.wordpress.com.

21 min2017 JUN 25
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Episode 7: Psalm 51

Episode #6: Psalm 46

"God is not your security blanket." I use imagery & structure to discuss what Psalm 46 says about God's role in suffering.

13 min2017 JUN 17
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Episode #6: Psalm 46

Episode #5: Psalm 42

Psalm 42 deals with our response to suffering, and God's. To get at these ideas, I discuss the implied meanings and connections among words.

16 min2017 JUN 10
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Episode #5: Psalm 42

Episode #4: Psalm 23

We look at connections among words and implied meanings to discover what Psalm 23 teaches about God's gracious relationship with us. See englishprofreadsthebible.wordpress.com for more information.

16 min2017 JUN 4
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Episode #4: Psalm 23

Episode #3: Psalm 16

In this episode, I talk about implied & double meanings, as well as more about speaker/audience, to understand how the speaker approaches trouble. I teach literature at a small Bible college, and in this podcast, I use what I know about reading literature to help you read the Bible. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where are your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own image.

13 min2017 MAY 28
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Episode #3: Psalm 16

Episode #2: Psalm 15

I discuss speaker and parallelism in Psalm 15, to understand how the psalm says that humankind draws near to God. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where Are Your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through the Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own photo.

13 min2017 MAY 25
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Episode #2: Psalm 15

Episode #1: Psalm 1

This is the first episode of An English Prof Reads the Bible! I discuss structure, parallelism, and imagery in Psalm 1, in order to understand what it says about blessing. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where Are Your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through the Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own photo.

18 min2017 MAY 25
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Episode #1: Psalm 1
the END

Latest Episodes

Episode 10: Psalm 62

"Don't be that guy in the DMV line." We study what Psalm 62 says about our reaction (to ourselves, God, and others) in moments of oppression.

21 min2017 AUG 5
Comments
Episode 10: Psalm 62

Episode 9 - Psalm 61

"God is not a cosmic vending machine." Psalm 61 on how God answers our prayers. We're on Facebook at "An English Prof Reads the Bible"; like & follow the page to receive updates whenever a new episode posts! Subscribe to the podcast and share us with your friends! Music is "Where Are Your Friends," by Art of Escapism. Cover art is mine.

17 min2017 JUL 9
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Episode 9 - Psalm 61

Episode 8: Psalm 52

"You cannot hope to win." A look at what this Psalm says about oppression and evil, using connections between the text and pop culture. Like the show? Thanks! Share us with your friends, subscribe to the podcast, and find us on Facebook at "An English Prof Reads the Bible." Music is "Where Are Your Friends?" by the Art of Escapism. Cover photo is mine.

22 min2017 JUL 2
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Episode 8: Psalm 52

Episode 7: Psalm 51

"Mercy first & last shall brightest shine." In this episode I talk about the difference between a literary and a doctrinal approach to Scripture, in order to better appreciate what this psalm says about the nature of sin and forgiveness. Music: Art of Escapism, "Where are your friends?" Cover art mine. Find us on Facebook or on Wordpress at englishprofreadsthebible.wordpress.com.

21 min2017 JUN 25
Comments
Episode 7: Psalm 51

Episode #6: Psalm 46

"God is not your security blanket." I use imagery & structure to discuss what Psalm 46 says about God's role in suffering.

13 min2017 JUN 17
Comments
Episode #6: Psalm 46

Episode #5: Psalm 42

Psalm 42 deals with our response to suffering, and God's. To get at these ideas, I discuss the implied meanings and connections among words.

16 min2017 JUN 10
Comments
Episode #5: Psalm 42

Episode #4: Psalm 23

We look at connections among words and implied meanings to discover what Psalm 23 teaches about God's gracious relationship with us. See englishprofreadsthebible.wordpress.com for more information.

16 min2017 JUN 4
Comments
Episode #4: Psalm 23

Episode #3: Psalm 16

In this episode, I talk about implied & double meanings, as well as more about speaker/audience, to understand how the speaker approaches trouble. I teach literature at a small Bible college, and in this podcast, I use what I know about reading literature to help you read the Bible. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where are your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own image.

13 min2017 MAY 28
Comments
Episode #3: Psalm 16

Episode #2: Psalm 15

I discuss speaker and parallelism in Psalm 15, to understand how the psalm says that humankind draws near to God. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where Are Your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through the Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own photo.

13 min2017 MAY 25
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Episode #2: Psalm 15

Episode #1: Psalm 1

This is the first episode of An English Prof Reads the Bible! I discuss structure, parallelism, and imagery in Psalm 1, in order to understand what it says about blessing. Music by Art of Escapism, "Where Are Your Friends?" Used under open-access attribution licensing through the Free Music Archive. Cover art is my own photo.

18 min2017 MAY 25
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Episode #1: Psalm 1
the END
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