Theopolis Podcast: Feeding the Five Thousand (The Gospel of John)

In our current Theopolis podcast series, Peter Leithart, Jeff Meyers, and I are working through the first half of the Gospel of John, focusing on the signs of Jesus. This week we discuss Jesus’ fourth sign, the feeding of the five thousand in John 6:1-14.

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Peter Walking on the Water

Following the land/sea symbology of Israel/nations — when Jesus walks on water (as if it were land) do you think this is a type of the mystery revealed in the gospel (ie: the nations/waters are brought into God’s family/land)? Does Peter’s experience here foreshadow his initial comprehension of the mystery, followed by stumbling with the Judaizers (per Paul’s account in Galatians)?

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Theopolis Podcast: The Healing of the Paralytic (The Gospel of John)

In our current Theopolis podcast series, Peter Leithart, Jeff Meyers, and I are working through the first half of the Gospel of John, focusing on the signs of Jesus. This week we discuss Jesus’ third sign, the healing of the paralytic in 5:1-19.

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Theopolis Podcast: The Healing of the Official’s Son (The Gospel of John)

In our current Theopolis podcast series, Peter Leithart, Jeff Meyers, and I are working through the first half of the Gospel of John, focusing on the signs of Jesus. This week we discuss Jesus’ second sign, the healing of the royal official’s son in 4:46-54.

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Theopolis Podcast: Water to Wine (The Gospel of John)

In our current Theopolis podcast series, Peter Leithart, Jeff Meyers, and I are working through the first half of the Gospel of John, focusing on the signs of Jesus. This week we discuss Jesus’s first sign, the turning of water into wine at the wedding in Cana.

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Theopolis Podcast: Jesus the Word (The Gospel of John)

Peter Leithart and I are once again joined by Jeff Meyers for a discussion of Jesus as the Logos in our new series on the Gospel of John.

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Theopolis Podcast: Introduction (The Gospel of John)

Peter Leithart and I are joined by Jeff Meyers for a new series on the first half of the Gospel of John. In this episode we introduce the book, some of its themes and characteristics, and how it relates to the Synoptics.

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Is the Samaritan Woman Like Hagar and Other Such Questions

The story of Hagar found in Genesis 16 reminds me of the Samaritan woman in John 4. Both accounts involve a woman who is (in some sense) cast out from the Abrahamic community. She is met by God in visible form at a spring/well, and responds by praising his seeing/knowledge about her life. Has anyone else commented on this parallel before, or is it a bit too “fanciful” to be helpful?

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