Episode 260: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Judaism before Jesus with Dr. Kelley Coblentz Bautch

Dr. Coblentz Bautch is Professor of Religious and Theological Studies at St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. Her research interests include and her publications take up the history and religions of Israel during the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman periods, nascent Christianity, pseudepigraphical, deuterocanonical and apocalyptic texts, Enochic literature, textual criticism,…

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Episode 252: Mary: The Product of Jewish Folk Religion with Mason Terry, J.D., M.A.T.S.

Mason Terry holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies. This episode is part 1 of Mr. Terry's exploration of Marian traditions. In this episode, he explores Marian theology as a project of Jewish folk religion. Mr. Terry explores Mary's Jewish identity, and how Marian practices and ideas gained wide…

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Episode 191: Women and Power in the Old Testament with Dr. Suzie Park

Dr. Suzie Park is the Associate Professor of Old Testament at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, TX. She has a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. Dr. Park's primary research interest centers on literary and theological interpretations of the Old Testament. In particular, she is…

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Episode 190: Jewish Mysticism, Part 2 with Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe

Rabbi Neil F. BlumofeĀ is the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Agudas Achim in Austin, Texas, a flourishing congregation of 700 families. He holds Rabbinic Ordinations from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York and the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles. Rabbi Blumofe also holds the diploma of Hazzan…

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Episode 187: Jewish Mysticism, Part 1 with Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe

Rabbi Neil F. BlumofeĀ is the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Agudas Achim in Austin, Texas, a flourishing congregation of 700 families. He holds Rabbinic Ordinations from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York and the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles. Rabbi Blumofe also holds the diploma of Hazzan…

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Episode 179: The Challenge of Jesus with Sister Carol Perry

This podcast episode is Part 1 of the Eckhardt Mission Series 2018. Sister Carol is a gifted teacher and was resident Bible scholar at Marble Collegiate Church for thirty-seven years until May 28, 2017. Sister Carol is the Former Chair of the English Department at John A. Coleman High School in…

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Episode 150: Exploring the Ten Commandments with Dr. Steven Bishop

Dr. Steven Bishop is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Seminary of the Southwest. He earned a MTS and a Ph.D. from Boston University. Formerly an ordained minister of the Church of Christ, he served churches in Texas and Massachusetts before beginning graduate studies in the early 1990s. Dr. Bishop's…

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Episode 106: Second Temple Judaism (Part 2) with Dr. Jonathan Kaplan

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching focus on the study of the Hebrew Bible and the history of its interpretation in the Second Temple and early…

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Episode 105: Second Temple Judaism (Part 1) with Dr. Jonathan Kaplan

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching focus on the study of the Hebrew Bible and the history of its interpretation in the Second Temple and early…

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