Sacred Tension: Armageddon | Bart Ehrman

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I’m joined by renowned New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman to talk about his new book Armageddon: What the Bible Really Says About the End. We discuss what led him out of the Christian faith, why it’s important to understand the Bible, what the Bible really says about abortion, and the consequences of a fundamentalist reading of Revelation. 

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If You Yourself Have Peace

Last month, the Supreme Court reversed Roe v Wade. People of child-bearing potential across the country — especially in States that have draconian, anti-human, theocratic goals — are feeling the debasement of returning to second-class citizenship. 

This is a catastrophe, and I don’t know if it will stop at abortion. Will gay rights be next? Will other forms of necessary medical care be next? I don’t know enough about law to discern if that is on the table, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it was.  The future is uncertain. 

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