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All Texts Considered

All Texts Considered

By Charles Schmidt
Welcome to All Texts Considered, a podcast advancing the study of religion "Beyond the Hedges."

Presented by undergraduate students at Rice University and produced by Charles Schmidt.

Season 1: “The Apostle Paul” dropping this Winter!

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What Does Paul Actually Say About Homosexuality?
Paul is the only author in the New Testament who mentions homosexuality in his letters. What exactly do these letters say on the topic? Is it even possible to come to a singular consensus on what the text "says"? Listen to this podcast to find out!
May 26, 2021
Weld - Paul's Marriage Guidelines in 1 Corinthians 7
In this episode, we dive into Paul's response to the assembly in Corinth on the topic of marriage and singleness.  I present modern scholarly opinion on the topic and discuss the relevancy of Paul's guidance in modern day society.  
May 26, 2021
Boekelmann: Paul and Slavery
Paul's letter to Philemon in the context of the institution of slavery and the status of enslaved persons in the Roman world.
October 14, 2020