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History in the Bible

Nov 19, 2023

This is the first episode in a series of speculations and alternate histories. This time: what if John the Baptist was bigger than Jesus? What if Paul had split to form his own independent movement?

Nov 12, 2023

Gil Kidron and I announce a brief course about the prophet Isaiah. This will be conducted in two sessions in January 2024. Emnail me for more information.

Nov 5, 2023

In this bonus, Bernie Maopolski of Fan of History ( invites me onto his "Whats New In History" segment. We discuss my ideas about how Bible scholars have it all wrong about the mathematics of the growth of Christinaity in the Roman Empire, and how I have corrected their errors. I...

Oct 1, 2023

In this bonus, I continue my collaboration with Steve Guerra of the "History of the Papacy" show (, and Scott Mcandless of the "Retelling the Bible" podcast ( In this show we revisit Scott’s show on Abraham's three mysterious vistors.

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Aug 5, 2023

The revolt of Bar Kosiva against Rome failed, as had the Great Revolt. The Roman punishment destroyed almost all the many blooms living in the mighty jungle that was Second Temple Judaism. Only two species escaped the immolation: rabbinic Judaism, and Christianity. The imperial punishment also destroyed the Jewish wing...