Podcasts

Hebrew Ethics: Radical in the Ancient Near East, Yet So Familiar to Us

In this episode, Dru talks with Dr. Unterman about biblical teaching on ethics. They discuss ancient notions of justice, law-keeping,…

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Genesis as Rationality in the Ancient Near East

Dru talks with Eric about how Hebrews reasoned through concepts in light of the ancient Near East.

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From Christian-hater to CHT Co-founder—Changed by Reading the Bible.

Robert Nicholson is Founder and Executive Director of The Philos Project. He holds a B.A. in Hebrew Studies from Binghamton University, and…

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Ethical Ambiguity, Biblical Vigilantes, and Dr. Shira Weiss (CHT Fellow)

In this episode, Dr. Dru Johnson talks with Dr. Shira Weiss about her research on biblical ethics, the sticky ethical…

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Introducing Dr. Joshua Berman (CHT Fellow)

In this episode, Dr. Berman describes what the intellectual world of the Bible looks like to him.

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Yoram Hazony: “An Individualist Approach To The Hebrew Bible” (NPR)

Yoram Hazony opens the “bottle” of the Hebrew Bible and reads the message inside: there is hope for human political affairs, and the Scriptures are an epic that advocate wariness of great imperial powers and individualism in the face of authority.

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Yoram Hazony on the Bible as Philosophy

In this episode, CHT director Dr. Dru Johnson interviews Yoram Hazony about the recent history of viewing the Bible as a…

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FAQ: Do We Think Like Ancient Folks Did?

Did ancient Israelites think like we do today? Did they have abstract thoughts? If they don’t, then can we understand anything the biblical authors said? Dr. Dru Johnson discusses reasons to trust that we do think similarly to the biblical authors.

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FAQ: What is Hebraic Thought?

“Hebraic thought is more than just religion—it’s a fully-formed cultural tradition. It includes that rich collection of ideas, concepts, stories, and values that emerge from the world of ancient Israel.”

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