Paul wrote his letters in the shadow of Rome. His words stood in stark contrast to Roman rule and its honor-shame culture. Join Tim and Jon in exploring the cultural context of the New Testament letters and the questions we should consider when reading these texts. 

View full show notes from this episode →


  • Part one (0:00–6:15)
  • Part two (6:15–23:30)
  • Part three (23:30–33:30)
  • Part four (33:30–40:10)
  • Part five (40:10–end)

Additional Resources 

Show Music 

  • Defender Instrumental by Tents
  • Coastal Town by Kupla
  • Clocks by Smith the Mister
  • doing laundry by weird inside
  • Frame by KV

Show produced by Dan Gummel and Camden McAfee. 

Powered and distributed by Simplecast.