Rethinking the Bible with Jack Pelham

Rethinking the Bible with Jack Pelham


Latest Episodes

Episode 16: Understanding Our Emotions. Part B
October 11, 2020

DESCRIPTION: Jack continues this 2-part discussion by explaining more of the cognitive science and how it fits in with the way we tend to manage our Bible learning. It ends with a discussion of the “core doctrine” concept,

Episode 15: Understanding Our Emotions. Part A
October 11, 2020

DESCRIPTION: Jack explores what human emotions are and how they work–as well as why not knowing how to manage our emotions well can cause us to “shut down” in conversations about the Bible. He gives a basic description of the standard 2-part theory of ...

Episode 14: The Profile of a Fool, According to Proverbs. Part B
October 07, 2020

DESCRIPTION: In this episode, Jack completes the discussion of the Proverbs passages about fools and foolishness. SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODEFor your convenience, I have listed all the scriptures used in this episode below.

Episode 13: The Profile of a Fool, According to Proverbs. Part A
September 28, 2020

DESCRIPTION: In this “experimental” episode, Jack is off the script with a list of proverbs about fools and foolishness. It’s a frank and down-to-earth discussion comparing our intended role as people created in God’s image and likeness to the schemes ...

Episode 12: Family Discussion: More Challenging Thoughts About the American Mask Crisis
September 25, 2020

DESCRIPTION: After we “finished” the three COVID-19 episodes, Jack kept thinking, and thought of some more very important related issues that Christians need to think about. This family discussion episode brings in Kay and James to consider some of the...

Episode 11: The American Mask Crisis, and How Romans 13 Does Not Prohibit Civil Disobedience, Part C
July 31, 2020

DESCRIPTION: This is the third of a 3-part series on this topic. Also, this entire podcast is designed for you to start at Episode 1 and work your way forward. If you don’t, you’re going to be at a real disadvantage when starting here.In this episode,

Episode 10: The American Mask Crisis, and How Romans 13 Does Not Prohibit Civil Disobedience. Part B
July 31, 2020

DESCRIPTION: This is the second of a 3-part series on this topic. Also, this entire podcast is designed for you to start at Episode 1 and work your way forward. If you don’t, you’re going to be at a real disadvantage when starting here.

Episode 9: The American Mask Crisis, and How Romans 13 Does Not Prohibit Civil Disobedience. Part A
July 31, 2020

DESCRIPTION: If you haven’t listened to Episodes 1-8 yet, you’re going to be at a real disadvantage when starting here at Episode 9. We strongly urge you to start at the beginning. In this episode, Jack jumps ahead of the plan for this podcast series,

Episode 8: Family Discussion About What It Means To Be Created
July 25, 2020

DESCRIPTION: In this episode, Kay and James join me for our second family discussion, generally reflecting on the recent episodes about What It Means to Be Created.  We also get into some meaty discussion of what it means to have a spiritual heritage,

Episode 7: Why I Wish We’d Drop the Terms “Old Testament” and “New Testament”
June 30, 2020

DESCRIPTION: Jack explains something he promised to explain about a comment made in passing in an earlier episode, and it leads into a fuller discussion of the importance of context in Bible study—and not just the immediate context of a passage,