A104 – Advent 4: Virgin births in Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matt 1:18-25

 
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Rev. Rachel Kronberger joins Fran and Robyn to discuss miraculous births, barren women, and why Mary’s virginity matters (theologically, not gynaecologically!).  Fran references Ben Myer’s book The Apostles’ Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism. You can find out more at bythewell.com.au Follow us on Twitter: @bythewellpod

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A103 – Advent 3: Isaiah 35:1-10 with Kylie Crabbe

 
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Kylie Crabbe joins Fran and Robyn to discuss hope, repentance, and anticipation in Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matt 11:2-11. Kylie issues a “health warning” and we discuss how disability studies might inform how we interpret and preach passages about the blind, lame, or deaf being healed.  You can find out more at bythewell.com.au Follow us on…

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A102 – Advent 2: Isaiah 11:1-10 with Sean Winter

 
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Sean Winter joins Fran and Robyn to discuss the shoot that springs from the “stump of Jesse” passage in Isaiah 11:1-10. Isaiah here offers a vision of a promised, righteous king from the Davidic line; a passage that would be later be applied to Jesus. We discuss the use of Isaiah’s arboreal images as picked…

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A101 – Advent 1: Isaiah 2:1-5

 
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Fran Barber and Robyn Whitaker discuss the meaning of Advent, Jesus’ second coming, and how we live as Christians who believe in the visions of hope Isaiah offers. Robyn tweets @robynjwhitaker. You can read more about her research here. We refer to this commentary on Isaiah by Patricia Tull. You can find out more at…

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