Recent Episodes

Episode 9: Qur’an Criticism

What is the critical study of the Qur'an and how does it impact the life of faith?

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Episode 8: Sickness and Healing

What sources of hope do we find in the Abrahamic traditions for a time of sickness and quarantine?

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Episode 7: Bible Criticism

What is historical criticism and what are its enduring achievements?

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Episode 6: Afterlife

How do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam envision heaven, hell, and the resurrection?

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Episode 5: Moses

What is Moses' role in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions, and how, in the absence of external historical sources, is he interpreted?

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Episode 4: The Translation of Scripture

Robert Alter and David Bentley Hart discuss their translations of scripture

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Episode 3: Jesus in the Qur’an

How do qur'anic accounts of the prophet Jesus differ from biblical accounts of Jesus?

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Episode 2: The Historical Jesus

Together with John Meier, the hosts explore the figure of the historical Jesus.

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Series Hosts

Gabriel Reynolds

Gabriel Reynolds

Moderator

Francesca Murphy

Francesca Murphy

Christian Scholar

Tzvi Novick

Tzvi Novick

Jewish Scholar

Mun'im Sirry

Mun'im Sirry

Muslim Scholar

Featured Guests

Together with Tzvi Novick, Nathan Eubank explores the development and the significance of historical criticism of the Bible in Episode 7.
Nathan Eubank
University of Notre Dame
Robert Alter joins the team of hosts and David Bentley Hart in Episode 4, where they converse about translating scripture.
Robert Alter
University of California, Berkeley
David Bentley Hart appears in Episode 4 alongside Robert Alter to discuss the challenges of translating Scripture.
David Bentley Hart
University of Notre Dame

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