The Naked Bible Podcast
The Naked Bible Podcast
Dr. Michael S. Heiser
Biblical theology, stripped bare of denominational confessions and theological systems by exposing context.
Naked Bible 359: The Myth Made Fact
The Myth Made Fact with Dr. Louis Markos Should Christians read classical mythology? Such material is, after all, pagan (i.e., non-Christian) and has a great deal to say about what Greeks and Romans believed about their gods—gods opposed to the God of Israel and Jesus. If we were only to look at how classical mythology […]
Jan 16
1 hr 24 min
Naked Bible 358: Q&A 43
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Jan 9
35 min
Naked Bible 357: The Genealogical Adam and Eve Part 2
Were Adam and Eve historical people? Is their historicity compatible with genetic science’s findings about human origins? This episode continues our discussion of whether a historical Adam and Eve is compatible with genetic science. Our guest is once again Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass. Dr. Swamidass is an M.D. and Ph.D. research scientist. His recent book, […]
Jan 2
1 hr 24 min
Naked Bible 356: The Genealogical Adam and Eve Part 1
Were Adam and Eve historical people? Is their historicity compatible with genetic science’s findings about human origins? This episode is the first of a two-part interview with Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass. Dr. Swamidass is an M.D. and Ph.D. research scientist. His recent book, published by InterVarsity Press, is entitled, The Genealogical Adam and Eve: The […]
Dec 27, 2020
58 min
Naked Bible 355: Revelation 1:7-20
This episode in our series on John’s use of the Old Testament in the book of Revelation looks at Rev 1:7-20. In these verses John repurposes the divine council scene in Daniel 7, specifically the descriptions of the Ancient of Days and the Son of man. He also takes readers to Isaiah 11 and 49 […]
Dec 20, 2020
1 hr 12 min
Naked Bible 354: Revelation 1:4-6
This episode continues our series on John’s use of the Old Testament in the book of Revelation. We resume with material in Rev 1:4 not covered in the previous episode and move the discussion into verses 5-6. What is the relationship of the seven churches to the seven spirits before God’s throne? How do they […]
Dec 12, 2020
1 hr 3 min
Naked Bible 353: Revelation 1:4
Our series on the Old Testament in the book of Revelation opens with Rev 1:4a, where we find the phrase “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” The phrase is repeated in Rev 1:8 where parts of it are defined in an important way. Scholars are in general agreement that […]
Dec 7, 2020
43 min
Naked Bible 352: Introducing The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation
This episode launches our new series on the use of the Old Testament in the book of Revelation. The series will not examine end times theories or systems. It will also not propose a new system for interpreting the book of Revelation for discerning what God is doing now or in the future. Rather, we […]
Nov 28, 2020
1 hr 5 min
Naked Bible 351: The Good News of the Return of the King
In earlier episodes (322, 334) we chatted with Professor Louis Markos about how the cosmologies of The Lord of the Rings and Milton’s Paradise Lost compare and contrast with the biblical worldview described by Dr. Heiser in The Unseen Realm. In this episode we welcome Professor Michael Jahosky to discuss his book The Good News […]
Nov 21, 2020
1 hr 16 min
Naked Bible 350: Loving Loyalty and Believing Loyalty
One of the more important Hebrew words familiar to Christians is ḥesed, usually translated “lovingkindness” or “steadfast love” in English Bibles. The term certainly conveys those ideas, but those translation options don’t convey the basis of God’s lovingkindness. In like manner, when the term is used of how people are expected to respond to God […]
Nov 15, 2020
51 min
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