Wisdom plays an essential role in human affairs and history, leading God’s people from Adam to the Exodus
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God makes promises to those who pursue wisdom—and weaponizes creation against those who persecute the Just
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We discuss the two paths laid out before us all—wisdom and folly—and the conflict that stirs at the divide
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We’re back with a new series on the Wisdom of Solomon, one of the church fathers’ best-loved, most-quoted books from the so-called Apocrypha
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Discussing key takeaways from 1 Maccabees and answering listener questions.
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Simon’s son, John Hyrcanus, secures the peace of Judea, and we discuss the meaning(s) of history as the narrative comes to a close.
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The primary drama comes to a close as Simon ascends the throne, expels the enemy, and wins freedom for the Jews.
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Jonathan navigates the perils of Greek politics and runs aground. Plus: History has layers!
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Discussing the ongoing relevance of the Apocrypha in church and devotional life
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Jonathan plays Syrian politics and wins big. Plus: We take a deep dive into Jewish festivals.
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Alcimus, a compromising priest, takes the stage; Judas gets the band back together; and Israel allies with Rome. Plus: How the heck did everyone get…
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Antiochus the Madman dies, the Seleucids loosen their grip, and the Jews take another step toward freedom.
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