Biblical and other conversations in Trans/Queer affirming voices

Whose Fall Is It Anyway? Eve & the Serpent — Genesis 3

Diving into Genesis stories again, in this episode, Liam offers us a different view of the so-called Fall story found in Genesis 3. Reading the encounter between Eve and the serpent in a new way, and drawing on Rashi and his commentary on the story, Liam…

Foot-Washing Mary Foils Purse-Snatching Judas–John 12

In this Bible Bash episode, Don invites us into a closer look at what is going on with Judas when he rails at Mary for wasting expensive perfume on washing Jesus’ feet.

Poet, Maya Williams: Judas and Suicide

In mid-August, Liam and Don were joined by Portland Maine’s Poet Laureate, Maya Williams. Maya is not only a creative, gifted spoken word artist and poet, they are also a suicide survivor, theological thinker, and utterly enchanting person.
In this episo…

Baalam and the Truth Telling – Numbers 22

The story of Balaam is a fantastic tale complete with conversations with God, angels with swords drawn, a seemingly stubborn talking donkey, and a seerer’s blessings and curses. What if anything can we learn from this story about our relationships to God…

Isaiah, Immigrants, and Eunuchs–Isaiah 56

In this month’s episode of the Bible Bash podcast, new co-host Don Durham leads us through a deep dive into the layered messages gleaned from Isaiah 56 – the classic text where the prophet proclaims God’s favor for foreigners and eunuchs.
In his studiou…