DiscoverAlmost Heretical48: Old Testament jerks (How The Bible Works)
48: Old Testament jerks (How The Bible Works)

48: Old Testament jerks (How The Bible Works)

Update: 2018-12-12
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Ever notice how all the “good guys” in the Old Testament turn out to be jerks? Tim and Nate talk about a narrative technique Tim calls “snowballing”, where the Biblical authors intentionally try to get us excited about each new hero figure, only to let us down in the end. It is this pattern that allowed Jesus to look back and say all these stories pointed to him.


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Hosts: Nate Hanson / Tim Ritter


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48: Old Testament jerks (How The Bible Works)

48: Old Testament jerks (How The Bible Works)

Tim Ritter & Nate Hanson