Robert M. Price


Episode 015

Lately we’ve been hearing a lot in the news about a recently discovered fragment of papyrus that says something about Jesus having a wife. What’s to be made of that? Did he have a wife? Is the scrap of papyrus the real deal, and if so, is this huge news to biblical scholars? We also … [...]

Episode 014

The Pharisees, the scribes, and the Sadducees—all names you’re probably familiar with, but who the Sheol were they really? Tune in to this week’s episode of The Human Bible and find out! We also delve into several of the biggest biblical contradictions and the repercussions they have on some of the Bible’s other big claims. … [...]

Episode 013

This week on The Human Bible we get a little more up to speed on the Psalms-are they lyrics, poetry, or something else entirely? If they’re lyrics, who was meant to sing them?! We look into the truth, or lack of it, in an apologetic attempt to reconcile the confusing multiple genealogies of Jesus. As … [...]

Episode 012

This week we first get up to speed on something very fundamental: Who was Jesus, according to orthodox belief? We delve into the multiple—and conflicting—genealogies of Jesus in this episode’s “Apologetics is Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.” We answer some great listener questions, including: What does the Bible say about marriage? Does it really … [...]

Episode 011

Among all the different versions, translations, and copies of the Bible, which one should you look to if you care about historical accuracy? This week’s Human Bible answers that question. We also look into a prophecy found in Revelation: The end is near! The end is near! Er, or is it? Some might argue that … [...]

Episode 010

This week in “Up to Speed” we delve into the Psalms and learn how to actually understand what they’re talking about, and where the authors were coming from. We wonder why God changes his mind so much, considering he’s unchanging and all that. We answer a few listener questions: one about Noah’s fascinating great-grandad Enoch, … [...]

Episode 009

This week on The Human Bible we do some more Biblical form criticism; this time taking a look at look at parables in the Bible. We follow up on last week’s ‘Audience Inquisition’ question: “Have you ever heard someone ‘quote’ something from the Bible that isn’t in the Bible? If so, what was it?” We got … [...]

Episode 008

The long awaited Human Bible episode eight arrives! This week we look into some of the harsh lessons the Bible teaches, most involving some kind of horrible death. We introduce a new segment called “Audience Inquisition in which we ask you, dear listener, for some answers. This week we ask if you’ve ever heard someone … [...]

Episode 007

This week on The Human Bible we learn some more about Form Criticism and how the Bible tends to repeat itself over, and over, and over. We take an in-depth and critical look at what the Bible actually has to say about homosexuality—and it might surprise you. In this week’s “Apologetics is Never Having to … [...]

Episode 006

In today’s episode, we learn about Biblical Form Criticism—what does scripture have in common with knock-knock jokes and superheroes anyway? We answer a question from the Human Bible Hotline about the Epic of Gilgamesh and whether or not the Bible took some serious notes from it. We also take a look at yet another failed … [...]