5.112: Lightning Round Part Five

In episode 13 of season 5, our hosts present their fifth Lighting Round!

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Welcome back to season five of Enter the Bible, a podcast in which we share “Everything You Wanted to Know about the Bible…but were afraid to ask.”

In episode 13 of season 5, our hosts present their fifth Lighting Round!

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Questions answered in this episode

1. What is the call to Abraham?

2. What is a good online Bible? I’d like one I can access on my phone and iPad

  • Dwell app – https://dwellapp.io/ – Scripture Listening app that allows you to choose preferred voice reading your preferred translation of the Bible.
  • Bible Gateway – https://www.biblegateway.com/ (includes NRSVUE: New Revised Standard Version – Updated Edition)
  • NetBible.org – https://netbible.org/ (includes original language alongside the New English Translation (NET) and study notes
  • Bible Hub – https://biblehub.com/ (includes interlinear readings with original language)
  • BibleStudyTools.com – https://biblestudytools.com (multiple translations and multiple languages)

3. I’ve heard there will be two who return prior to Christs return. One is Elijah, who is the second one?

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Genesis 12
  • Genesis 28
  • Exodus 32

Topics, themes and figures mentioned

  • Promised land
  • Covenant
  • Mesopotamia
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Elijah
  • Moses
  • Elijah
  • John
  • Transfiguration

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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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