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The TL;DR Bible Show

The TL;DR Bible Show

By Elizabeth Pruchnicki & Rev. Billy Kluttz
A podcast for people interested in the Bible, just not interested enough to read it. Co-hosted by Elizabeth Pruchnicki and Rev. Billy Kluttz. Send your questions, comments, and show requests to tldrbibleshow@gmail.com.
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We've Missed You, Too! Updates on Season Two
We're taking a break while Liz cares for her mom and herself. We'll be back soon with the rest of Season Two. Until then, enjoy the old episodes and join us in praying for Liz's mom and family as they care for one another. Many thanks to Charlie Kluttz for writing our theme song and musical transitions. Support The TLDR Bible Show: https://patreon.com/tldrbibleshow And follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, @tldrbible.
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May 20, 2021
Ruth
Billy and Liz are joined by Rev. Brandan Robertson to talk about the Book of Ruth as we continue our journey of the Megilloth. Find more about Brandan's ministry here: http://www.brandanrobertson.com/. We mention intersectionality early in the conversation and never really define the term if it's new to you. Check out this article by Vox that explains the term coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989.  Many thanks to Charlie Kluttz for writing our theme song and musical transitions! Support The TLDR Bible Show: https://patreon.com/tldrbibleshow And follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @tldrbible
44:39
April 30, 2021
Esther
Liz really carries this conversation with her timely and accurate pop culture references. Listen up for some Selena/Taylor love and spontaneous songs. Billy is also there.  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/tldrbibleshow 
46:39
April 23, 2021
Lamentations
Billy and Liz give Lament 10/10 stars. Billy's microphone is a little loud in this episode so maybe don't turn up the volume too loud.  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/tldrbibleshow Follow us at Twitter and Instagram @tldrbible and Facebook @tldrbibleshow Thanks to Charlie Kluttz for the amazing intro and transition music. 
38:58
April 16, 2021
Season 2 Trailer: Megilloth
Get ready for Season 2, Sinners! We're coming at you every Friday in April with a new episode covering the books of the Megilloth: Esther, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. Email us at tldrbibleshow@gmail.com Follow us @tldrbible on Instagram and Twitter
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March 17, 2021
Christmas 2020 Minisode
It's Christmas, so we're bringing you a special minisode to celebrate the birth of the Baby JC! Billy and Liz read Matthew 1:18-25 and talk about all the fun Christmas things: genealogies, Ariana Grande, and country club culture (CW: a brief conversation of sexual assault). And since this is, above all, a birthday episode, we'd like to extend a special birthday shoutout to our devoted and beloved listener @JackieDaytona, who for this one glorious moment doesn't have to share the birthday limelight with the Baby JC.  Many thanks to Charlie Kluttz for our Christmas edition of the TLDR Bible Theme Song! Hit us up @TLDRBible on Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts on the special tunes. Have a blessed and peaceful Christmas season and we'll catch you in 2021. See you later, Sinners!
31:49
December 18, 2020
Episode Twelve: Hosea
Hosea: a fascinating combination of feminine imagery for God and deeply disturbing depictions of spousal abuse. It's the last episode of season one! Send your questions, comments, concerns, and requests for season two to tldrbibleshow@gmail.com. Intro and outro music composed and recorded by Charlie Kluttz. 
38:59
October 30, 2020
Episode Eleven: Joel
Billy and Liz welcome special guest star, AJ Lenowicz, to talk about the Book of Joel
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October 23, 2020
Episode Ten: Amos
Billy really brings his A-mos game on the podcast this week as we talk about the book of Amos, the Day of the Lord, and try to make some Hebrew word puns. 
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October 16, 2020
Episode Nine: Obadiah
Liz and Billy are joined by Guest Star Pastor Jeff Baker of Chosen Family Church as they discuss the book of Obadiah. Learn more about their congregation here: https://www.chosenfamilychurch.com/  Many thanks to our theme song creator, Charlie Kluttz— follow him on instagram @charliekluttz to reach out for your theme song needs :)
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October 9, 2020
Episode Eight: Jonah
Billy and Liz are joined with their first ever Guest Star extraordinaire— Elijah Ferebee of the podcast Heart, Mind and Jugular. We talk about the Book of Jonah, Mercy, and Whitney Houston.  Many thanks to our theme song creator, Charlie Kluttz— follow him on instagram @charliekluttz to reach out for your theme song needs :) 
50:32
October 2, 2020
Episode Seven: Micah
Billy and Liz do a mike-uh check with the book of Micah! Don't miss the hilarious conversation of Micah's predictions about Jesus (possibly), commands to do justice, and more comments about women. Special thanks to Charlie Kluttz for composing and recording our theme song. 
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September 25, 2020
Episode Six: Nahum
Billy & Liz somehow manage to make jokes and have a good, hope-filled conversation even as they discuss what’s gotta be the worst book of the Bible. (Don’t worry— We’ll keep a running list of contenders!) Further Reading Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, Terence E. Fretheim, and David L. Petersen. A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005. Michael Carden. “Malachi.” In The Queer Bible Commentary, edited by Deryn Guest, Robert E Goss, Mona West, Thomas Bohache, 481-484. London: SCM Press, 2006. Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004. Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley, Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Audre Lorde, “The Master’s Tool Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House.”
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September 18, 2020
Episode Five: Habakkuk
Billy and Liz get super passive aggressive this episode as we debate the importance of historical context. Listen in and tally up the number of times we say “I love that for you…” Further Reading Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, Terence E. Fretheim, and David L. Petersen. A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005. Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004. William Cavanaugh, “Killing for the Telephone Company: Why the Nation-State is not the Keeper of the Common Good.” Beverly Harrison. Making the Connections: Essays in Feminist Social Ethics. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986. New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley, Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012.
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September 11, 2020
Episode Four: Zephaniah
According to Zephaniah... God is ANGRY! Listen in as we discuss all kinds of Judgement, and the dangers of nationalism.  Further Reading:  Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, Terence E. Fretheim, and David L. Petersen. A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005. Michael Carden. “Zephaniah.” In The Queer Bible Commentary, edited by Deryn Guest, Robert E Goss, Mona West, Thomas Bohache. London: SCM Press, 2006. Christine Hays. “Literary Prophecy: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, and Habbakuk.” Lecture, Yale Divinity School: https://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145/lecture-18  Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004. Julia M. O’Brien. “Zechariah.” In Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. Mark Boda. Haggai, Zechariah: The NIV Application Commentary, Book 9. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
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September 6, 2020
Episode Three: Haggai
In this episode, we discuss the book of Haggai— where Bobby from Queer Eye rebuilds the Temple in Jerusalem (if Bobby were really into hierarchies that disenfranchise minority communities). Tell us what you think about the conversation and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook @tldrbible. Further Reading: Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, Terence E. Fretheim, and David L. Petersen. A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005. Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004. Julia M. O’Brien. “Haggai.” In Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley, 342-345. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. Mark Boda. Haggai, Zechariah: The NIV Application Commentary, Book 9. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
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August 28, 2020
What We Meant to Say: Zechariah
Our mid-week check-in on Instagram live where we say all the things we meant to say about the book of Zechariah, but we forgot. This week, we have an entire segment of forgotten content including beloved segments like closet check and how-to prooftext! Enjoy and stay tuned for our next episode on the book of Haggai! Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. 
16:35
August 25, 2020
Episode Two: Zechariah
In this episode, we discuss the book of Zechariah: Flying scrolls, colorful horses, baskets full of women, and so much more. Tell us what you think about the conversation! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook. Special thanks to Charlie Kluttz for our amazing new theme song. Learn more about Charlie and his work by contacting him at charlie@yadkinarts.org. Co-hosted by Elizabeth Pruchnicki (she/hers) and Rev. Billy Kluttz (he/him). References: Bruce C. Birch, Walter Brueggemann, Terence E. Fretheim, and David L. Petersen. A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005. Christine Hays. “Visions of the End: Daniel, and Apocalyptic Literature.” Lecture, Yale Divinity School: https://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145/lecture-23 Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004. Julia M. O’Brien. “Zechariah.” In Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley, 346-349. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. Mark Boda. Haggai, Zechariah: The NIV Application Commentary, Book 9. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
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August 21, 2020
What We Meant to Say: Malachi
Welcome to our first ever "What We Meant to Say" episode where we jump on Instagram Live and revisit our previous discussion of a part of the Bible and say all the things we meant to say, but, well, forgot. This week, we say all the things we meant to say about Malachi, but, forgot. 
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August 18, 2020
Episode One: Malachi
In this episode, we discuss the book of Malachi: Anger, sacrifice, divorce, and more. Tell us what you think about the conversation! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook @tldrbible. Co-hosted by Elizabeth Pruchnicki (she/hers) and Rev. Billy Kluttz (he/him).   References:  Ingrid E. Lilly. “Malachi.” In Women’s Bible Commentary, edited by Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, Jacquline E. Lapsley, 350-353. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2012.  New Oxford Annotated Bible. Edited by Michael Coogan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.  Stacy Davis. Haggai and Malachi. Edited by Barbara E. Reid and Carol J. Dempsey. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015.  Julia M. O’Brien. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004.  Michael Carden. “Malachi.” In The Queer Bible Commentary, edited by Deryn Guest, Robert E Goss, Mona West, Thomas Bohache, 481-484. London: SCM Press, 2006.  Lillian Daniels “Spiritual But Not Religious Please Stop Boring Me,” Huffpost. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/spiritual-but-not-religio_b_959216
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August 16, 2020
Trailer - TLDR Bible Show
Co-hosts Elizabeth Pruchnicki and Rev. Billy Kluttz welcome you to the TLDR Bible Show. The podcast for Bible who are curious about the Bible, just not curious enough to actually read it. Follow along during each episode, as we summarize and offer commentary (sometimes unhelpful) on a portion of the Biblical text. Season one features the the books of the Hebrew Bible starting with Malachi. 
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August 15, 2020