Recent Episodes

Episode 20: War and Peace

Join our hosts to discuss violence as it is portrayed in the Bible and the Qur’an. Can martyrdom and holy war be reconciled with a scriptural longing for peace...

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Episode 19: Ritual

Both the Bible and the Qur'an teach believers how to worship God, how to seek forgiveness for sins, and how to advance spiritually. What are the rituals of the...

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Episode 18: Noah

What do scriptural depictions of the prophet Noah and the worldwide flood found in the Bible and Qur'an reveal about God's relationship with humanity?

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Episode 17: The Gospel of John with Matt Fradd

Guest star Matt Fradd shares his insights on the Gospel of John according to Aquinas.

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Episode 16: Lust and Chastity in the Qur’an

A conversation about how marriage, chastity, and lust are portrayed in the Qur'an and the Bible.

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Episode 15: Science and Scripture

A conversation with physicist Stephen about physics, materialist cosmology, and scripture.

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Episode 14: Transmission of the Qur’an

A conversation with Shady H. Nasser regarding the transmission and reception of the Qur'an.

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Episode 13: Abraham

Can the figure of Abraham unite Jews, Muslims, and Christians?

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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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