4.03: Where did the souls of Old Testament believers go? Heaven?

In this episode, Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston speak with Craig Koester, Professor Emeritus at Luther Seminary. They gather to answer the listener submitted question, "Where did the souls of Old Testament believers go? Heaven?"

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In episode 3 of season 4, Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston speak with Professor Emeritus and Asher O. and Carrie Nasby Chair of New Testament of Luther Seminary, Craig Koester. They gather to answer the listener submitted question, “Where did the souls of Old Testament believers go? Heaven?”

Show notes

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Genesis
  • Daniel
  • Hebrews

Topics, themes and figures mentioned

  • Heaven
  • Death
  • Sheol
  • Sadducees
  • Pharisees
  • Cloud of Witnesses
  • Abraham
  • Isaac
  • Jacob
  • Hell
  • Hades
  • Faithfulness of God

Ancient Book and Source

  • Book of Maccabees

Today's Episode Hosted By

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Katie Langston

Katie Langston

Joined by

Craig-Koester

Craig Koester