TanakhCast #99: The Jew, Speak Judean Edition

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 36-39.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of the revival of the language of the Jewish people.

And ICYMI, the Annals of Sennacherib!

 

 

 

TanakhCast #88: The Conclusions Edition

former-prophets

Gotta love that show, but the aesthetics tho!

In this week’s episode: 2 Kings 24-25.  We conclude the Second Book of Kings with a reflection on the Former Prophets and a consideration of sovereignty and its discontents.

 

 

 

TanakhCast #87: The Walking in the Wet Edition

In this week’s episode: 2 Kings 20-23.  We continue in the Second Book of Kings with a consideration of the politics of archaeology.

And here’s an etching of the Siloam Inscription.

 

 

TanakhCast #86: The Get Lost Edition

wheres-waldoIn this week’s episode: 2 Kings 16–19.  We continue in the Second Book of Kings with a consideration of one of the juiciest and most persistent legends of the Tanakh – the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TanakhCast #85: The Small Move Edition

jehoash2

Fake, real, mine or yours?

In this week’s episode: 2 Kings 12-15.  We continue in the Second Book of Kings with a consideration of how the small move might achieve much more than the grand gesture.

And here’s the link to Radiolab’s “More Perfect” podcast about deliberate plaintiff selection.

And here’s a piece from Biblical Archeology Review about the last round of legal shenanigans surrounding the Yoash Inscription.