What can the Bible teach us about sickness and healing, particularly for political leaders? We discussed President Trump's COVID diagnosis in light of the Old Testament.
The Naked Bible Podcast with Michael Heiser (74 minutes)
We discuss the nature of Old Testament law, the heart of biblical theology, and what it's like to be a woman in the world of biblical scholarship.Heath in Pursuit with Heath Hollensbe (48 minutes)
This was such a fun interview! We talk about the Ten Commandments, the beauty of the Old Testament, the power of liminal space, how to find Jesus in the Old Testament, and more.The Shaun Tabatt Show (29 minutes)
Shaun asked such great questions! We talked about the relevance of the OT and what we miss if we "unhitch" from it, the uniqueness of God's personal name, the power of liminal space, the literary structure of Exodus, the Ten Commandments, my favorite Hebrew word, the meaning of Exodus 20:7, and how it relates to the Lord's Prayer. I also tell the story of some miracle french bread.Disrupters Podcast with Esau McCaulley (48 minutes)
Esau and I discussed my journey into biblical studies as a woman and consider ways to encourage women and minorities in scholarship. I tell stories of how I was disruptive as a kid. I claim that the lists of names in Numbers are very good news. We also touch on the book, in particular reconciling my very positive view of the Torah with Paul's view. Esau wants you all to know that he started reading my blog long before I was famous.Food Trucks in Babylon (Western Seminary) with Patrick Schreiner and Todd Miles (51 minutes)
In this interview I show how uncultured I am when it comes to eating out, and I make my best attempt to bridge to the disciplines of theology and New Testament studies. This was a good conversation about what's at stake when we "unhitch" from the Old Testament.Bible Project with Tim Mackie and Jon Collins (56 minutes)
Join us as we talk about the Name Command (Exodus 20:7), how the Israelite high priest is a visual model of the role of Israel as a nation, how this relates to the temple being the "place of the name," and how God's name is profaned and sanctified. We touch on the Lord's Prayer, John's vision in Revelation, and the way the my book breaks new ground in publishing. As a bonus, we also talk about how we met and how Ray Lubeck influenced all three of us. Little known fact: Jon Collins was one of my first students!Remnant Radio with Josh Lewis and Michael Roundtree (66 minutes)
We talk about the OT law and how it applies to Christians, how different denominations count the 10 commandments differently, what's new about the new covenant, and how Jesus relates to the law.Portions with Scott Volk (Part 1, 21 minutes, and Part 2, 31 minutes)
In part 1 of this two-part interview we talk about how the OT law is a gift, not a means of salvation. In part 2 we look at challenging NT texts that seem to characterize the law negatively and we consider whether Christians today must keep the Sabbath.Church Grammar with Brandon Smith (39 minutes)
We discuss the Institute for Biblical Research (2:05), YHWH and Sinai (3:00), God's covenants and the Great Commission (16:43), Gentile inclusion and the "spirit" of the Law (24:58), and practical implications for bearing God's name (34:50).
We address misconceptions about the Old Testament and specifically how the law functions. We talk about the command not to make "graven images" and its afterlife in the church today. And of course we talk about what it means to "bear Yahweh's name."
We talk about the need to understand and love the Old Testament. We also cover women in ministry, biblical theology, liminal space, and of course the name command.
We talk about my doctoral mentor, Daniel Block, how I landed on this topic, and how to read the Name Command. We talk about salvation (in connection with Matthew Bates' 'Gospel Allegiance') and biblical resources for navigating a global pandemic. Then I offer some bonus content, not in the book, showing how the Old Testament can be a means of transformation for Christians.
We discuss what's new about the new covenant, what it means to be God's treasured possession, and how to interpret the command not to "take" God's name in vain. I talk about the influence of my mentor, Daniel Block. We also do a "speed round" in which I answer the question, "How do you solve a problem like Maria?"
I share my church background and how I ended up in as an academic. We talk about what it means to bear God's name and I address potential objections to my interpretation. Josh asks me about the concept of election as blob tag, and I choose one person from the Old Testament with whom I'd love to spend a day (any guesses?).
This is a podcast designed especially for Bible translators, so we went a bit deeper and got more technical than the typical podcast interview. Andrew asked me about passages that may seem to contradict my interpretation of Exodus 20:7, and we talked about the difficult work of communicating the truths of Scripture in another language.
Dru and I discuss how the laws of the Old Testament can inform Christian ethics, using examples.
Augustine gets the award for most enthusiastic reader of Bearing God's Name! His energy is palpable and he's passionate about getting this message to his generation.
Theology Project with Matt O'Reilly (57 min)
Matt asked me about the value of the Old Testament for Christians, how to read the Name Command (Exodus 20:7), and why it becomes an interpretive key for the entire canon.
Prairie Radio with Dan Callaway (17 minutes)
We discuss the release of Bearing God's Name and some of its big ideas.Songtime Radio with Adam Miller (27 minutes)
We talk about why the Old Testament is essential for Christians and how we can find grace in it.