In this episode, Debb and Deb take a closer look at the apostles, Jesus’ inner circle of disciples–the who, what, and how many of it all. Turns out, we really don’t know all that much….
Encore Episode: The Easter Episode
At the moment, Debb and Deb are taking some time off to deal with Real Life. We’ll be back soon with new episodes, but please feel free to enjoy one of our earlier episodes: The Easter Episode.
Encore Episode: The Mary Magdalene Episode
At the moment, Debb and Deb are taking some time off to deal with Real Life. We’ll be back soon with new episodes, but please feel free to enjoy one of our earlier episodes: Mary Magdalene Truth Bombs.
Episode 17: The Meet the Parents Episode
In this episode, Debb and Deb take a closer look at Mary and Joseph, the people who helped shape the man Jesus became – who they were, who they weren’t, and why there are so many myths and misconceptions about them.
Episode 16: The Star Trek Episode
Episode 15: The Halloween Episode
In this episode, Debb and Deb talk about all things spooky, creepy, and historically Halloween. From pagan rituals to All Souls Day, it’s a fun-filled treat of an episode.
Episode 14: The Parables Episode, Pt. 2
In the second of this two-part episode, Debb and Deb continue their discussion of parables
Dr. Amy Jill Levine
Short Stories by Jesus (CA) | Short Stories by Jesus (US)
Diana Butler Bass
Rev. Dr. William J Barber II
Poor People’s Campaign Website and Facebook
Dr. Barber’s Twitter
Episode 13: The Parables Episode, Pt. 1
In this two-part episode, Debb and Deb discuss the role of parables in culture, education, and the development of faith. Episode One discusses the historical use of storytelling as a tool of cultural development as well as moral and social education. Episode Two will delve into some of the more commonly misinterpreted parables in the Bible.
Episode 12: The Reproductive Rights Episode
In this episode, Debb and Deb discuss women’s reproductive rights and the misuse of Christian doctrine to try to deny those rights. What do two women past child-bearing age have to say on the subject? Quite a lot. (Warning: Deb from the U.S. does drop an F-bomb in the episode if that sort of thing bothers you. Debb from Canada remained, as always, perfectly refined and classy.)
Episode 11: The OG Church Ladies Episode
In this episode, Debb and Deb discuss the leadership role of women in the early Christian Church. No matter how much some try to erase them from history, the archaeological remains don’t lie.
NOTE: As promised, here is the link to the infamous Episcopa Theodora mosaic. Sorry, dude. You can change the name all you want, but she still was a woman and she still was a bishop.
Further Reading: More Collyridian Déjà vu by Ally Kateusz, PhD.