No Girls Allowed

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Following is a reflection that is part of a larger Heretic’s Guide to the Bible something weekly lectionary study. CLICK HERE,  or on the banners at the top or bottom of this post,  to learn more or to become a subscriber.    Summer is a relatively slow time in church life, and as such, it is [Read More...]

Which way did he go, George? (Heretic’s Guide sampler for June 23, 2013)

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Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) First Reading 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a Elijah gets in trouble with the King Ahab and Jezebel for killing their prophets. He hides in the woods and waits to die but an angel gives him food. He retreats to mount Horeb for 40 days. God appears to [Read More...]

Game of Thrones, Evil, Suffering and the Gospel

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Following is a clip of a few minutes from our Heretic’s Guide LIVE CHAT today. The full video, along with the study and other content, are on the full Heretic’s Guide to the Bible website. We covered a lot of ground, from the ethics of consuming pop culture (leading to a great talk on Game [Read More...]

Tyler Durden’s Gospel / Kings Behaving Badly (Heretic’s Guide for June 16, 2013)

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Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) First Reading 1 Kings 21:1-10, (11-14), 15-21a King Ahab wants Naboth’s vineyard but he won’t sell. So Jezebel, Ahab’s wife, sets Naboth up and has him killed. Elijah prophesies to Ahab that ruin will come upon him for doing this evil. (and) 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15 King [Read More...]

Elijah to the Baalites: “Your God Sucks!” (Heretic’s Guide Sampler)

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Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) First Reading 1 Kings 18:20-21, (22-29), 30-39 Elijah challenges the prophets of the god Baal to a standoff. Both will prepare offerings to their gods, and will call on them to consume the offerings with fire. Baal does nothing, much to the chagrin of his prophets, but [Read More...]

Hey, Wise Guy! (Heretic’s Guide Study for Sunday, May 26th, 2013)

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This is a sampler of the full content offered at Heretic’s Guide to the Bible. Click the banner above or below to connect with the full weekly studies, live chats, videos and a growing Heretic’s Guide community. Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) First Reading Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Wisdom (a feminine figure) longs [Read More...]

Jesus in Space (Video Run-Down for Sunday, May 12th)

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Holy Rollers and Drunk Disciples

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Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) Gospel John 14:8-17, 25-27 Phillips still doesn’t get that Jesus and God “the Father” are one and the same. But Jesus gets over being annoyed pretty quickly and assures him that he (and we) can and will do even greater things than Jesus when we do them [Read More...]


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