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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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FAQ: What About the New Testament?

Abby Smith and Dr. Dru Johnson discuss what “Hebraic thought” has to do with the New Testament and whether we need the Old Testament in order to understand the New.

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FAQ: Why “Hebraic” and not “Jewish Thought”?

Dru Johnson talks about the difference between Hebraic and Jewish Thought.

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FAQ: Justice as an Example of Hebraic Thought

Dr. Dru Johnson and Abby Smith discuss how “biblical justice” has been understood, misunderstood, and a surprising emphasis on the vulnerable that emerges upon closer inspection.

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