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NT Pod: A Historical Approach to the New Testament Podcast by Mark Goodacre

NT Pod: A Historical Approach to the New Testament Podcast

by Mark Goodacre

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Mark Goodacre's podcast about the New Testament and Christian Origins. Condensed comment from an academic perspective for everyone interested in historical approaches to the the New Testament.


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NT Pod 80: Christmas in John's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Dec 13, 2016


NT Pod 80 asks about Christmas in John's Gospel. It is just over thirteen minutes long.



NT Pod 80: Christmas in John's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: John 1.1-18; John 1.14; John 1.45-6; John 18.5, 7; John 19.19, John 1.29, John 3.24, 6.42, 7.42; Matthew 2.4-6; Luke 2.4, 11.

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NT Pod 79: Santhome Basilica

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Mar 10, 2016


The NT Pod is back on the road! Episode 79 was recorded at Santhome Basilica in Mylapore, Chennai, India. It is twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 79: Santhome Basilica (mp3)

Programme notes are available on the NT Blog here:

NT Blog: St Thomas Basilica

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NT Pod 78: Little Mount

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Mar 03, 2016


The NT Pod is back on the road! NT Pod 78 visits Little Mount, Chennai, India, and looks at the traditional place of Thomas's martyrdom. It is just over twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 78: Little Mount (mp3)

Programme notes are available on the NT Blog here:

NT Blog: Little Mount

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NT Pod 77: St Thomas Mount

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Mar 02, 2016


NT Pod 77 takes the podcast on the road to St Thomas' Mount, Chennai, India. It is just over fourteen minutes long.



NT Pod 77: St Thomas Mount (mp3)

Key texts: John 20.24-29

Show notes are available on the NT Blog: St Thomas Mount.

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NT Pod 76: The Magi in Matthew's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Dec 18, 2015


NT Pod 76 discusses The Magi in Matthew's Gospel. It is 14 minutes long.



NT Pod 76: The Magi in Matthew's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 2.1-12

Clips: Johnny Cash reads Matthew's Gospel; Ella Fitzgerald, "We Three Kings"; The Mediaeval Baebes, We Three Kings.

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NT Pod 75: The Passion (BBC, 2008)

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Feb 26, 2015


NT Pod 75 discusses BBC's The Passion. It is just under twenty-five minutes long.



NT Pod 75: BBC's The Passion (mp3)


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NT Pod 74: Jesus The Movie (1999)

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 16, 2015


NT Pod 74 discusses Jesus (dir. Roger Young, 1999). It is 27 minutes long.



NT Pod 74: Jesus The Movie (1999) (mp3)


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NT Pod 73: Who were Jesus' brothers & sisters?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 16, 2015


NT Pod 73 asks "Who were Jesus' brothers and sisters?"  It is about 15 minutes long.



NT Pod 73: Who were Jesus' brothers and sisters? (mp3)

Key texts: Mark 3.31-35, Mark 6.3, 1 Cor. 9.5, 1 Cor. 15.7, Gal. 1-2

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NT Pod 72: Son of God Movie

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sat, Mar 01, 2014


NT Pod 72 discusses Son of God, which was released in US cinemas on 28 February 2014.  It is twenty minutes long.



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NT Pod 71: Was the ending of Mark's Gospel lost?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Feb 25, 2014


NT Pod 71 discusses the ending of Mark's Gospel. It is just under fifteen minutes long.



NT Pod 71: Was the ending of Mark's Gospel lost? (mp3)

Key texts: Mark 16.1-8

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NT Pod 70: What is the Criterion of "Views common to friend and foe"?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Feb 19, 2014


NT Pod 70 discusses the criterion of "Views common to friend and foe" in Historical Jesus work. It is just over thirteen minutes long.



NT Pod 70: Views Common to Friend and Foe (mp3)

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NT Pod 69: What is the Criterion of Dissimilarity?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 16, 2015


NT Pod 69 asks "What is the criterion of dissimilarity in Historical Jesus research?" It is sixteen minutes long.



NT Pod 69: What is the Criterion of Dissimilarity? (mp3)

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NT Pod 68: Where do we begin Historical Jesus research?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 16, 2015


NT Pod 68 asks "Where do we begin Historical Jesus research?" and discusses the different approaches of E. P. Sanders, John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright.  It is twenty minutes long and was recorded on a snow day when classes at Duke University were cancelled.



NT Pod 68: Where do we begin Historical Jesus research? (mp3)


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NT Pod 67: John's Gospel and the Historical Jesus

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 10, 2014


NT Pod 67 discusses John's Gospel and the Historical Jesus. It is about twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 67: John's Gospel and the Historical Jesus (mp3)


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NT Pod 66: Oral Traditions and the Game of "Telephone"

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Sep 18, 2013


NT Pod 66 discusses Oral Traditions and the Game of "Telephone". It is twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 66: Oral Tradition and "Telephone" (mp3)

See also: NT Blog: The Gospels and the Telephone Game (and further links there).

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NT Pod 65: The Women at the Cross

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Mar 28, 2013


NT Pod 65 discusses the Women at the Cross in Mark's Gospel. It is about 14 minutes long.



NT Pod 65: The Women at the Cross (mp3)

Key texts: Mark 15.21; Mark 15.40-41; John 19.25-27; Luke 8.1-3; Mark 6.3; Mark 3.31-5.

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NT Pod Extended Ep. 6: Myths of Mary and the Married Jesus

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 11, 2013


This is an extended episode of the NT Pod, a recording of the Cadbury Lecture on "Myths of Mary and the Married Jesus" delivered at the University of Birmingham in January 2013. It is about 50 minutes long.



NT Pod Extended Episode 6: "Myths of Mary and the Married Jesus" (mp3)

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NT Pod 64: Is the Virgin Birth based on a Mistranslation?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Dec 20, 2012


NT Pod 64 asks "Is the Virgin Birth based on a Mistranslation?" It is about twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 64: Is the Virgin Birth based on a Mistranslation? (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 1.18-25, Isaiah 7.14, Matthew 2.23.

The brief clip of Francesca Stavrakopolou is from BBC Radio 5 live, 5 Live Breakfast, 20 December 2012.

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NT Pod 63: Conflicting Christmas Stories

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Dec 06, 2012


NT Pod 63 discusses Conflicting Christmas Stories, focusing on the differences between Matthew's and Luke's Birth Narratives (Matt. 1-2 and Luke 1-2).  It is 14 minutes long.



NT Pod 63: Conflicting Christmas Stories (mp3)
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Key texts: Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2

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NT Pod 62: What is the Gospel of Thomas?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Nov 05, 2012


NT Pod 62 asks "What is the Gospel of Thomas?"  It is thirteen minutes long.



NT Pod 62: What is the Gospel of Thomas? (mp3)
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For more on the Gospel of Thomas, see the NT Gateway: Gospel of Thomas.

My new book: Thomas and the Gospels: The Case for Thomas's Familiarity with the Synoptics

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NT Pod 61: The Criterion of Multiple Attestation

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Mar 16, 2012


NT Pod 61 discusses the Criterion of Multiple Attestation in Historical Jesus research. It is just over eleven minutes long.



NT Pod 61: The Criterion of Multiple Attestation (mp3)
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Key texts: Coming soon.

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NT Pod 60: The Criterion of Embarrassment

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Mar 09, 2012


NT Pod 60 continues the series on Historical Jesus criteria and focuses on the Criterion of Embarrassment. It is about 12 minutes long.



NT Pod 60: The Criterion of Embarrassment (mp3)
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Key texts: Mark 15.34 // Matt. 27.46, Luke 23.46, John 19.30, Mark 7.24-30, Mark 1.4-8.

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NT Pod 59: Historical Jesus Criteria

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Feb 22, 2012


NT Pod 59 discusses Criteria in Historical Jesus research. It is twelve and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 59: Historical Jesus Criteria (mp3)
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Key texts: Mark 1.4-8, Matt. 3.11-17, Luke 3.21-2

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NT Pod 58: An Alternative Version of the Christmas Story

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Dec 21, 2011


NT Pod 58 discusses the Protevangelium of James and its alternative version of the Christmas story. It is 14 minutes long.



NT Pod 58: An Alternative Version of the Christmas Story (mp3)
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Key texts: Protevangelium of James

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NT Pod 57: Jesus in John's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Oct 19, 2011


NT Pod 57 discusses Jesus in the Gospel of John. It is 12 minutes and 45 seconds long.



NT Pod 57: Jesus in John's Gospel (mp3)
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Key texts: John 1.1-18, John 3, especially John 3.10-18, John 7.41-3.

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NT Pod 56: The Walking, Talking Cross in the Gospel of Peter

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Oct 11, 2011


NT Pod 56 discusses The Walking, Talking Cross in the Gospel of Peter. It is about thirteen minutes long.



NT Pod 56: The Walking, Talking Cross in the Gospel of Peter (mp3)
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The episode is a sequel to NT Pod 55: The Gospel of Peter.

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NT Pod 55: The Gospel of Peter

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Jul 27, 2011


NT Pod 55 discusses The Gospel of Peter. It is thirteen and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 55: The Gospel of Peter (mp3)
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NT Pod 54: The horror of crucifixion

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sun, Apr 17, 2011


NT Pod 54 discusses the horror of crucifixion, looking at the archaeological and literary evidence and reflecting on its relevance to the Passion Narratives in the Gospels. It is twelve and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 54: The horror of crucifixion (mp3)
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NT Pod 53: Are the Passion Narratives "Prophecy Historicized"?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Apr 19, 2011


NT Pod 53 discusses the origins of the Passion Narratives in the Gospels, asking whether they are "prophecy historized" (John Dominic Crossan) or whether the better described as "tradition scripturalized". It is thirteen minutes long.



NT Pod 53: Are the Passion Narratives "Prophecy Historicized"? (mp3)
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Key texts: Mark 14-15, Psalm 22

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NT Pod 52: Who is this "Son of Man"?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sun, Apr 03, 2011


NT Pod 52 explores what the term "Son of Man" means in the Gospels by going through a series of seven indisputable statements about the term, noting the importance, for the evangelists, of Daniel 7.13-14. Other key texts discussed in the podcast include John 12.34, Mark 2.27-28, Mark 8.31-32, Mark 13.26-27 and Mark 14.61-63.

It is about eleven minutes long.



NT Pod 52: Who is this "Son of Man"? (mp3)
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NT Pod 51: What do we know about the brothers of Jesus?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sat, Mar 19, 2011


NT Pod 51 discusses the brothers of Jesus. It is just under twelve minutes long.

Key texts: Mark 6.3, 1 Cor. 9.5, Mark 3.20, Mark 3.31-35, John 7.1-11, 1 Cor. 15.7.



NT Pod 51: The brothers of Jesus (mp3)
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NT Pod 50: What do we know about the sisters of Jesus?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Mar 09, 2011


NT Pod 50 asks "What do we know about the sisters of Jesus?" It is just under twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 50: Jesus' Sisters (mp3)
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Key texts: Mark 6.3, Matt. 13.56, Protevangelium of James 19, Gospel of Philip 59.6-11, Epiphanius, Pan. 78.8.1, 78.9.6, Ancoratus 60.1.

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NT Pod 49: What is the Third Quest of the Historical Jesus?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Jan 03, 2012


NT Pod 49 asks "What is the Third Quest of the Historical Jesus?. It is about twelve and half minutes long.



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NT Pod 48: Why Study the Historical Jesus?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Jan 17, 2011


NT Pod 48 asks "Why Study the Historical Jesus?" It is just over eleven minutes long.



NT Pod 48: Why Study the Historical Jesus? (mp3)
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NT Pod 47: Did Jesus Exist?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Jan 10, 2011


NT Pod 47 discusses the question "Did Jesus exist?". It is 13 minutes long.



NT Pod 47: Did Jesus exist? (mp3)
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References include: 1 Thess. 2.14-16, Gal. 1.18-24.

Background information (NT Blog).

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NT Pod 46: Was Jesus Born in a Stable?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Jan 03, 2012


NT Pod 46 asks "Was Jesus born in a stable?". It is about eleven minutes long.



NT Pod 46: Was Jesus Born in a Stable? (mp3)
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Key texts: Matthew 2.11 and especially Luke 2.7, but also texts from the rest of Matthew 2 and Luke 2. See also the Protevangelium of James 18-20.

The podcast mentions Stephen C. Carlson, “The Accommodations of Joseph and Mary in Bethlehem: ???????? in Luke 2.7,” New Testament Studies 56 (2010): 326-342, reproduced here.

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NT Pod 45: What did Paul think about the Future of Israel?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, Dec 01, 2010


NT Pod 45 asks "What was Paul's view of the Future of Israel?" It is just under 13 minutes long.



NT Pod 45: What did Paul think about the future of Israel? (mp3)
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Key texts: Romans 9-11

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NT Pod 44: What did Paul know about Jesus?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Nov 11, 2010


NT Pod 44 asks "What did Paul know about Jesus?" It is thirteen and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 44: What did Paul know about Jesus? (mp3)
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Key texts: 1 Cor. 7.10-11, 1 Cor. 9.3-6, 1 Cor. 9.14, 1 Cor. 11.23-26, 1 Cor. 15.5, 1 Thess. 4.15-17.

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NT Pod 43: Were Paul's Ethics Distinctively Christian?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Nov 04, 2010


NT Pod 43 asks "Were Paul's Ethics Distinctively Christian?" It is eleven minutes long.



NT Pod 43: "Were Paul's Ethics Distinctively Christian?" (mp3)
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Key texts: 1 Cor. 6.10-11; 1 Thess. 4.2-5; 1 Cor. 7.25-26, 29; 1 Thess. 3.13; 1 Cor. 10.23-24; Rom. 14.19; 1 Thess. 1.6; 1 Cor. 11.1; 1 Cor. 13; Rom. 13.9-10; Gal. 5.13-14; Gal. 5.22-26; 1 Cor. 6.15-26; Rom. 6.3, 12.

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NT Pod 42: Did Paul think that Jesus was the Pre-existent Son of God?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sat, Oct 23, 2010


NT Pod 42 asks "Did Paul think that Jesus was the Pre-existent Son of God?". It is ten and a half minutes long.



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Key texts: Phil. 2.5-11, 1 Cor. 8.6

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NT Pod 41: Was Paul the Founder of Christianity?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Oct 11, 2010


NT Pod 41 asks "Was Paul the Founder of Christianity?" It is nine and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 41: Was Paul the Founder of Christianity? (mp3)
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Key texts: Romans 15.19, Galatians 1.11-12, Galatians 1.18-19, Galatians 2.1-10, Galatians 2.11-14, 1 Corinthians 15.1-5, Acts 11.26.

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NT Pod 40: "Teeth will be provided": the joke, the hoax, the story

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Jul 28, 2011


NT Pod 40 discusses an amusing agraphon that turned out to be a hoax, and the joke that preceded it. It is just under ten minutes long.



NT Pod 40: "Teeth will be provided" (mp3)
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Key texts: Matt. 24.51

References:

Ehrman, Bart D., Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003): 69-70

Carlson, Stephen C., The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark (Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press, 2005): 17-19

Metzger, Bruce, "Literary Forgeries and Canonical Pseudepigrapha," JBL 91 (1972): 3-24

Coleman-Norton, Paul, "An Amusing Agraphon," CBQ 12 (1950): 439-49.

"Anecdotes", Annie Besant (ed.), Our Corner V (1885): 120.

"Under the Spreading Chesnut Tree," Everybody's Magazine XXIV (January-June 1911): 142.

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NT Pod 39: Fatigue in the Synoptics

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Jul 05, 2010


NT Pod 39 discusses Fatigue in the Synoptic Gospels, an aspect of the Synoptic Problem. It is twelve minutes long.



NT Pod 39: Fatigue in the Synoptics (mp3)
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Key texts: Matt. 8.1-4 // Mark 1.40-45; Mark 6.14-29 // Matt 14.1-12; Mark 6.30-44 // Luke 9.10-17; Mark 4.1-20 // Luke 8.4-15; Matt. 10.11-14 // Luke 9.4-5; Matt 25.14-30 // Luke 19.11-27.

For a more detailed argument, see Mark Goodacre, "Fatigue in the Synoptics", New Testament Studies 44 (1998): 45-58

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NT Pod 38: Who is the Beloved Disciple in John's Gospel?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Sat, Jun 12, 2010


NT Pod 38 asks "Who is the Beloved Disciple in John's Gospel?".  It is the one year anniversary episode.  It is just under twelve and a half minutes long.



NT Pod 38: Who is the Beloved Disciple in John's Gospel? (mp3)
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Key texts: John 19.26-27, John 19.35, John 21.24, John 13.23-25, John 18.15-18, John 21.20-23, Luke 22.8, Acts 3.1, Acts 12.2, Gal. 2.9, John 1.35-42

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NT Pod 37: What is the purpose of the Epistle to the Hebrews?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Jul 28, 2011


NT Pod 37 asks "What is the purpose of the Epistle to the Hebrews?" It is just over 13 minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below or on the new NT Pod Facebook page.



NT Pod 37: What is the purpose of the Epistle to the Hebrews? (mp3)
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Key texts: Hebrews 6.1-4, Hebrews 12.1-3, Hebrews 13.22

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NT Pod 36: Epistle to the Hebrews: First Look

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Wed, May 12, 2010


NT Pod 36 takes a first look at the Epistle to the Hebrews. It is just under twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



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Key texts: Genesis 14.18-19, Psalm 110.4, Hebrews 1.1-4, 10.22, 12.4, 13.23, 13.24,

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NT Pod Extended Episode 5: Mark's Passion Narrative

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 11, 2010


The fifth of the extended episodes of the NT Pod discusses the Passion Narrative in Mark's Gospel. It is 50 minutes long and is an edited version of a class given at Duke University as part of my course on the New Testament in the Dept of Religion in March 2010.



NT Pod Extended Episode 5: Mark's Passion Narrative (mp3)
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Key texts: Mark 14-16

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NT Pod 35: How does John differ from the Synoptics?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 35 asks "How does John differ from the Synoptics?". It is just under eleven minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



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NT Pod 34: Was Luke a Historian?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 34 asks "Was Luke a Historian?".

It is just under thirteen minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 34: Was Luke a Historian? (mp3)

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Key texts: Luke 1.1-4, Luke 2.1, Luke 3.1-2, Luke 4.16-30, Luke 9.51

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NT Pod 33: The Passion Narrative in John's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 33 is the fourth of our episodes on the Passion Narratives in the Gospels, all released this Passion Week of 2010. Its focus is the Fourth Gospel.

It is thirteen and half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 33: The Passion of Jesus in John's Gospel (mp3)

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Key texts: John 12, John 13, John 18, John 19, John 20, John 21.

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NT Pod 32: The Passion of Jesus in Luke's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 32 discusses the Passion Narrative in Luke's Gospel. It is the third of the four back-to-back episodes on the Passion Narratives in the Gospels this week.

It is thirteen and a half minutes long. Please feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 32: The Passion of Jesus in Luke's Gospel (mp3)

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Key texts: Luke 22, Luke 23, Luke 24.

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NT Pod 31: The Passion of Jesus in Matthew's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 31 is the second of four back-to-back episodes on the Gospel Passion Narratives, this one on Matthew's Gospel.

It is thirteen minutes long. Please feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 31: The Passion of Jesus in Matthew's Gospel (mp3)

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Key texts: Matthew 26, Matthew 27, Matthew 28

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NT Pod 30: The Passion of Jesus in Mark's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 30 discusses the Passion Narrative in Mark's Gospel. It is the first of four back-to-back episodes on the Passion Narratives in the Gospels.

It is thirteen and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 30: The Passion of Jesus in Mark's Gospel (mp3)

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Key texts: Mark 14, Mark 15

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NT Pod 29: The Matthean Riddle

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, May 04, 2010


NT Pod 29 discusses The Matthean Riddle, the question of why it is that Matthew's Gospel is apparently so Jewish and yet so anti-Jewish.

It is thirteen and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 29: The Matthean Riddle (mp3)

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Key texts: Matthew 1-2, Matt. 3.7, 5.10-12, 6.7, 8.10-12, 9.20, 10.17, 12.34, 13.52, 21.43, 23.5, 23.23-24, 27.25.

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NT Pod Extended Episode 4: The Messianic Secret in Mark

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


This is the fourth extended episode of the NT Pod. The topic is the Messianic Secret in Mark and it is a slightly edited recording of a lecture given as part of my Introduction to the New Testament course at Duke University on 15 February 2010.

It is 48 minutes long.



NT Pod Extended Episode 4: The Messianic Secret in Mark (mp3)

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NT Pod 28: The Disciples in Mark

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 28 discusses the disciples in Mark. It is the second of three back-to-back episodes on Mark's Gospel.

It is twelve and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 28: The Disciples in Mark (mp3)

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Key texts: Mark 1.16-20, 8.17-18, 8.21, 8.31-8, 14.3-9, 14.10-11, 14.26-31, 14.32-42, 14.47-50, 14.66-72, 15.40-41, 15.47, 16.1-8.

Related podcasts: NT Pod 27: Messianic Secret, NT Pod 5: Simon Peter in Mark.

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NT Pod 27: The Messianic Secret in Mark's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 27 discusses The Messianic Secret in Mark's Gospel.

It is just over eleven minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 27: The Messianic Secret in Mark's Gospel (mp3)

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Key texts: Mark 1.24-25, 1.32-34, 1.43-45, 3.11-12, 4.10-12, 5.43, 7.36-37, 8.25, 8.29-30, 9.9, 10.48, 14.61-63; 1 Cor. 1.22-23.

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NT Pod 26: The Case Against Q

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 26 is the last of our four back to back episodes on the Synoptic Problem. The topic is the case against Q.

It is 13 minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 26: The Case Against Q (mp3)

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Key texts: Matthew 5.1-7.29, Luke 6.20-49, Matthew 2.1-12, Matthew 5.3, Luke 6.20

Programme Notes (NT Blog)

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NT Pod 25: Q

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, May 16, 2016


NT Pod episode 25 introduces the arguments for the existence of "Q", the hypothetical source that lies behind the double tradition material in Matthew and Luke. It is the third of our four back-to-back episodes on the Synoptic Problem.

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod 25: Q (mp3)

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See also: NT Pod 23: What is the Synoptic Problem?, NT Pod 24: Was Mark the First Gospel? and NT Pod 26 (forthcoming). See also the extended episodes of the NT Pod.

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NT Pod Extended Episode 3: The Synoptic Problem 3

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


This is the third of the extended episodes of the NT Pod, and it is part three of our discussion of the Synoptic Problem. It is a slightly edited recording of a class on the topic given as as part of for an Introduction to the New Testament class at Duke University (February 2010).

It is 53 minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Extended Episode 3: Synoptic Problem 3: Q (mp3)

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NT Pod 24: Was Mark the First Gospel?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Thu, Jul 28, 2011


The latest episode of the NT Pod asks "Was Mark the first Gospel?" It is the second of our four back-to-back episodes on the Synoptic Problem (see also NT Pod 23: What is the Synoptic Problem?).

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 24: Was Mark the First Gospel? (mp3)

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There is also an extended episode on this topic available, based on a lecture on this topic, given at Duke as part of my Introduction to the New Testament course (February 2010):

NT Pod Extended Episode 2: The Synoptic Problem 2

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NT Pod Extended Episode 2: The Synoptic Problem 2

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


This is an extra, extended episode of the NT Pod. It is the second of three extended episodes on the Synoptic Problem, edited recordings of my classes on the topic for an Introduction to the New Testament class at Duke University (February 2010).

This episode is 50 minutes long.



NT Pod Extended Episode 2: The Synoptic Problem 2 (mp3)

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The regular NT Pod related to this topic is NT Pod 24: Was Mark the first Gospel?

If you would like to follow along the extended podcast with the class handout, you can download it here:

Lecture Handout: Marcan Priority (PDF)

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NT Pod Extended Episode 1: The Synoptic Problem 1

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


This is an extra, extended episode of the NT Pod. It is 40 minutes long. It is the first of three extended episodes on the Synoptic Problem, edited recordings of my classes on the topic for an Introduction to the New Testament class at Duke University:



NT Pod Extended Episode 1: The Synoptic Problem 1 (mp3)

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Synoptic Problem 1 Handout (PDF)

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NT Pod 23: What is the Synoptic Problem?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod episode 23 is the first of the four back-to-back episodes on the Synoptic Problem. This one introduces the problem and begins to survey the data.

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 23: What is the Synoptic Problem (mp3)

Note: there is an extra, extended episode of the NT Pod available on this topic, an edited recording of a class lecture on the topic. It is forty minutes long, and it is found here:

NT Pod Extended Episode 1: The Synoptic Problem 1

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NT Pod 22: The Anonymity of the Gospels

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 22 of the NT Pod discusses the issue of The Anonymity of the Gospels, exploring some of the issues that surround the relative lack of "authorial representation" in the canonical Gospels, in contrast with some second century Gospels.

It is eleven minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 22: The Anonymity of the Gospels (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 9.9; Luke 1.1-4, John 19.35, John 21.24; Gospel of Thomas Incipit; Protevangelium of James 25.1; Gospel of Peter 15.60; Apocryphon of James.

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NT Pod 21: A Historical Approach to the New Testament

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The latest episode of the NT Pod is all about what is involved in a historical approach to the New Testament.

It is just over ten minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 21: A Historical Approach to the New Testament (mp3)

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NT Pod 20: When Was Jesus Born?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Jan 03, 2012


Episode 20 of the NT Pod asks When Was Jesus Born?

It is eleven and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 20: When Was Jesus Born? (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 2:1; Matthew 2:19; Matthew 2:22; Luke 2:1-2; Luke 3.1-2; Luke 3:23.

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NT Pod 19: Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Tue, Jan 03, 2012


Episode 19 of the NT Pod asks "Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem?"

It is a little over ten minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 19: Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem? (mp3)

Programme Notes (NT Blog)

Key texts: Matthew 2:1-12; Luke 2:1-20; John 7:40-43; Micah 5:2

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NT Pod 18: Was Jesus a Carpenter?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 18 of the NT Pod asks "Was Jesus Really a Carpenter?"

It is eleven minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 18: Was Jesus a Carpenter? (mp3)

Key texts: Mark 6.3; Matthew 13.55; Infancy Gospel of Thomas 11/13; Justin Martyr, Dialogue 88.

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NT Pod 17: Paul's Conversion on the Damascus Road

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 17 is about Paul's conversion on the road to Damascus. Was it really "on the Damascus Road"? Does Paul himself say this? And is it right to call it a "conversion"? Or should it be described as a "call"?

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 17: Paul's Conversion on the Damascus Road (mp3)

Key texts: Acts 9.1-19; Acts 22.1-23; Acts 26.12-23; Luke 10.25-37; Luke 24.13-34; Acts 8.26-40; Galatians 1.11-20; 1 Corinthians 15.8-11.

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NT Pod 16: Did Jesus' Ministry Last Three Years?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 16 of the NT Pod discusses the length of Jesus' public ministry.

It is 11 or so minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 16: Did Jesus' Ministry Last Three Years? (mp3)

Key texts: Luke 3:1-2; Mark 6:39; John 2:13; John 6:4; John 11:55; John 12:1.

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NT Pod 15: The Gospel of Thomas: First Glimpse

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 15 introduces the Gospel of Thomas and looks at the discovery of fragments of this Gospel in Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, in 1897 and 1903, by Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt.

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 15: The Gospel of Thomas: First Glimpse (mp3)

Programme Notes are on the NT Blog.

Key texts: Gospel of Thomas Incipit, 1, 26, 28, 31; Luke 6:41-42; Luke 4:24.

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NT Pod 14: Paul as "Apostle": The Controversy

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 14 of the NT Pod discusses early controversies over whether or not Paul should be described as "apostle".

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 14: Paul as Apostle: The Controversy (mp3)

Key texts: 1 Cor. 9:1-2; 1 Cor. 15:1-11; Gal. 1:1; 1 Cor. 1:1; 2 Cor. 1:1; Rom. 11:13; 2 Cor. 12:12; Acts 1:21-26; Acts 9; Acts 14:4 and 14.

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NT Pod 13: Mary Magdalene: the First Woman Apostle

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Mon, Feb 11, 2013


Episode 13 of the NT Pod discusses Mary Magdalene, the First Woman Apostle.

It is twelve minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 13: Mary Magdalene: The First Woman Apostle (mp3)

Key texts featuring Mary Magdalene: Luke 8:1-3; Mark 15:40-41; Mark 15:47; Mark 16:1-8; Matt. 28:1-10; John 20:1-18.

Key texts not about Mary Magdalene: Luke 7:36-50; Mark 14:3-9 // Matt. 26:6-13; John 7:53-8.11.

Key texts on "apostle": Acts 1:21-26; 1 Cor. 9:1; 1 Cor. 15:3-11.

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NT Pod 12: Junia: the First Woman Apostle?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 12 of the NT Pod discusses Junia: the First Woman Apostle?

It is just over eight minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 12: Junia: the First Woman Apostle? (mp3)

Key texts: Romans 16:7.

Programme Notes (NT Blog); additional note (NT Blog)

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NT Pod 11: Wealth and Poverty in the Gospel of Luke

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The NT Pod episode 11 discusses Wealth and Poverty in the Gospel of Luke.

It is nine minutes and ten seconds long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 11: Wealth and Poverty in Luke's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: Luke 1:52-53; Luke 4:16; Luke 5:11; Luke 5:28; Luke 6:20; Luke 6.24; Luke 12:15-21; Luke 14:33; Luke 16:19-31.

Programme notes: NT Blog.

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NT Pod 10: Did the Apostle Paul have a sense of humour?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 10 of the NT Pod asks "Did the Apostle Paul have a sense of humour?".

It is ten and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 10: Did Paul have a sense of humour? (mp3)

Programme Notes.

Key texts: Galatians 5:12, 1 Corinthians 12:15-26, 2 Corinthians 12:11-13

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NT Pod 9: Jesus' Genealogy in Luke's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 10 of the NT Pod discusses the Genealogy of Jesus in Luke's Gospel.

It is nine minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 9: Jesus' Genealogy in Luke's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: Luke 3:23-38; Matthew 1:1-17; Isaiah 11:1

Previous NT Pods referenced: NT Pod 1: Jesus' Genealogy in Matthew.

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NT Pod 8: The Alternative Number of the Beast

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


NT Pod 8 discusses the famous number of the beast, 666, in Revelation 13:18, and an early variant, 616.

It is nine and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 8: The Alternative Number of the Beast (mp3)

Key texts: Revelation 13:18

Programme Notes: NT Blog.

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NT Pod 7: Simon Peter in Matthew's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 7 of the NT Pod discusses Simon Peter in Matthew's Gospel, suggesting that Matthew develops Mark's portrayal of Simon Peter as the character for whom "Christ crucified" is a skandalon ("stumbling block").

It is eight and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 7: Simon Peter in Matthew's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 13:20-21, 14:22-33, 16:13-23.

Programme notes on the NT Blog.

Previous NT Pods referenced: NT Pod 5: Simon Peter in Mark and NT Pod 3: What is Redaction?

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NT Pod 6: Resurrection and After-life in Paul

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


Episode 6 of the NT Pod discusses Paul's view of Resurrection and the After-life. Are there contradictions between his earlier and later views? Did his mind change?

It is nine and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 6: Resurrection and the After-life in Paul (mp3)

Key texts: 1 Thess. 4:13-18; 1 Cor. 15:50-54; Phil. 1.21-26.

Programme Notes on the NT Blog.

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NT Pod 5: Simon Peter in Mark's Gospel

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The fifth episode of the NT Pod discusses Mark's depiction of Simon Peter and the disciples, noting the use of the language of the skandalon or "stumbling block" with respect to the idea of the crucified Christ.

It is just under eight minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 5: Simon Peter in Mark's Gospel (mp3)

Key texts: Mark 4:16-17; Mark 8:27-33; Mark 14: 27-42; Mark 14:66-72; 1 Cor. 1:23.

NT Blog: Programme Notes

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NT Pod 4: Does 1 Cor. 11.15 refer to a "testicle"?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The fourth episode of the NT Pod discusses Troy Martin's intriguing translation of 1 Corinthians 11.15 as "For her hair is given to her instead of a testicle".

It is six and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 4: Does 1 Cor. 11.15 refer to a "testicle"? (mp3)

The podcast provides a summary of a talk I recently gave in Rome, at the SBL International Meeting, for which I provided a hand-out (PDF), which may be useful to some -- it summarizes the argument and gives the background texts.

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 11.1-16

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NT Pod 3: What is "Redaction"?

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The third episode of the NT Pod begins with the use of the term "redaction" in the recent publication of British MPs' expenses; it then explores the use of the term in New Testament studies.

It is eight and a half minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 3: What is "Redaction"? (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 8:23-27 // Mark 4:35-41

NT Blog: Programme Notes

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NT Pod 2: Paul the letter speaker

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The second episode of the NT Pod explores how Paul wrote his letters -- by dictating to a scribe.

It is just under seven minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 2: Paul the letter speaker (mp3)

Key texts: Romans 16:22, Galatians 6:11.

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NT Pod Episode 1: Matthew's Genealogy

Goodacre@duke.edu (Mark Goodacre)Author: Mark Goodacre
Fri, Jun 11, 2010


The first episode of the NT Pod begins at the beginning of the canonical New Testament and discusses Matt. 1.1-17 (Matthew's Genealogy).

It is six minutes long. Feel free to leave your comments below.



NT Pod Episode 1: Matthew's Genealogy (mp3)

Key texts: Matthew 1:1-17

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