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Episode 86: The Law and the Beatitudes

Episode 86 finds Dr. Charles, Rev. Chris, and Mother Helena…she said I could call her that in this episode… Anyway, we discuss cigars…big shocker there. Then we comment on the State of the Union address. And we talk about the similarities and differences between the Law and the Beatitudes. Does Jesus fulfill the law? Does Jesus make a departure from the Law? Be a mensch and give it a listen.

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Episode 85: The Decalogue & Beatitudes: The Ten Commandments in Popular Culture v. the Bible

In episode 85, The InterfaithED Triumvirate discuss the significant differences between the Ten Commandments we all think we know and the first 10 commandments in Sh’mot 20:1-15. Is this the first in a 613 part series? Stay tuned for music from our Indy House Band “Decalogue and the Beatitudes.”

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Episode 84: The Last Temptation of Trump

Episode 84 finds the intrepid trio discussing “how evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory.” The not-nearly-so holy trinity (we’ll let you figure out who is who) makes a deep dive in an article that appeared in The Atlantic (April 2018 by Michael Gerson. (That’s where we stole that pithy quote at the beginning of this blurb.) This episode was also informed by an article in Salon magazine by Dr. Bandy X. Lee, a Yale Psychiatrist. And to add some levity, even if it is gallows humor, an article in Huffington Post that the Jew found that the Gentile swore came from the Onion.

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