5.113: Lightning Round Part Six

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


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!

Show notes

Questions answered in this episode

  1. What do you look for in resources about women in the Bible?
  2. Did God instruct Eve directly not to eat the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge?
  3. What does Bible say about female CEO’s where male employees are working for them?

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Ephesians 5
  • 2 Kings 22

Topics, themes, figures and books mentioned

  • Carol Meyer, A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible
  • Jaime Clark-Soles
  • Carol Meye, Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context
  • Feminist/Womanist theology
  • Redemption
  • Jon D. Levenson
  • Hermeneutic of Generosity
  • Augustine of Hippo
  • ELCA – Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
  • Ordination of women

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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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