2.67: Is Jesus the Same as God?

This discussion with Jennifer Kaalund centers on a question submitted by an Enter the Bible podcast listener: Is Jesus the same as God?


In the final episode of season 2, Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston talk with Prof. Kaalund, Associate Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, about the question: Is Jesus the same as God?

Show notes

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Mark
  • John 1:1
  • Hebrews 1:3
  • Hebrews 12:1-2

Topics and themes mentioned

  • Humanity of Jesus
  • Divinity of Jesus
  • Hypostatic Union
  • Names and Titles of Jesus in the Bible
  • Son of God
  • Son of Man
  • Forerunner of Faith
  • Immanuel
  • Word of God

Today's Episode Hosted By

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Katie Langston

Katie Langston

Joined by

Jennifer Kaalund

Jennifer Kaalund

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Kathryn M. Schifferdecker

Kathryn M Schifferdecker came to Luther Seminary as an assistant professor of Old Testament in 2006. Ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2001, Schifferdecker was associate pastor for five years at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arkdale, Wisc., before coming to Luther. Schifferdecker is a frequent contributor to workingpreacher.org, Word & World and the author of Out of the Whirlwind: Creation Theology in the Book of Job (Harvard University Press, 2008). She is currently writing a commentary on the book of Esther.

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Katie Langston

Katie Langston is a doubter by nature and a believer by grace. She grew up Mormon in a small Utah town and still isn't sure she fits in anywhere sophisticated enough to have a Target. She's the author of Sealed: An Unexpected Journey into the Heart of Grace, an acclaimed spiritual memoir about her conversion to orthodox Christianity. Katie works as the director of digital strategy for Luther Seminary's innovation team, where she oversees digital projects aimed at cultivating vibrant Christian spirituality in a post-modern, post-Christian cultural context.

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