Wild Olive

Episode 1: What is the Wild Olive podcast and how is it different from other Bible podcasts? EPISODE 1

The Wild Olive Podcast brings listeners game-changing conversation about literature, culture, and the Bible. Literature Professor Jeanne Petrolle and Biblical Studies Professor Jennifer Bird talk about the Protestant Bible from a literary perspective, connecting biblical texts with other kinds of texts, and with American culture. In this inaugural episode of Wild Olive, Jeanne and Jennifer introduce the new podcast, explaining what it means to read the Bible as literature, and how the concept of myth can help readers understand some parts of the Bible.

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