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Category Archives: Interviews

Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!

Update: The live discussion is now complete, and you can watch it here. Join us at 11am EST today on Facebook for a special live discussion with the Institute for Bible Reading! We’ll discuss the challenges of reading and understanding the Bible—and some very good news: Bible reading doesn’t have to be so hard! The […]

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Does the Bible Really Say That…?: An Interview with Mark Woods

Are we missing some of the richness and depth of our faith because we don’t like to ask the questions we ought to ask? Are there different ways of thinking about old truths that might challenge and inspire us? Are there, even, old truths that turn out not to be true after all? Bible Gateway […]

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An Interview with the Editors of The CEB Women’s Bible

Through book introductions, devotional reflections, articles, and character profiles, The CEB Women’s Bible (Common English Bible, 2016) (@CommonEngBible) focuses on stories of women—named and unnamed—in Scripture to help readers become more aware of issues related to gender and justice. [Read the Common English Bible (CEB) translation of the Bible on Bible Gateway] According to the […]

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Devotional Reflections on Handel’s Messiah: An Interview with Jessica Miller Kelley

George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is one of the most beloved musical works of the western world, playing an especially sentimental role in many people’s Christmas traditions. The libretto of the work, taken directly from the King James Version (KJV) text of 14 books of the Bible, has turned many phrases into memorable, singable, cherished lines […]

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When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: An Interview with Max Davis

What would happen if we began seeing others as God sees us all? What would happen if people saw less of us and more of Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Max Davis (@maxdavisbooks) about his book, When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does (Worthy Publishing, 2016). What’s the story behind the unusual […]

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Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans

Archaeological evidence enlightens our understanding of the life and death of Jesus and the culture in which he lived, providing a context for the different periods in time. Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Evans (@DrCraigAEvans) about his book, Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture (Hendrickson Publishers, […]

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Because of Bethlehem: An Interview with Max Lucado

Does the rush of celebrating Christmas get in the way of appreciating its profound meaning? A baby in a manger became the King on the cross. Christmas proclaims the truth of Easter to come. This year seize the significance. Start early. Focus on what matters. [Browse books by Max Lucado in the Bible Gateway Store] […]

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The Bible in Graphic Novel Form: An Interview with Art Ayris

  What if the Bible, a text-based book, were fashioned into a graphic novel, where bold illustrations are the driving force of the narrative? And why would that be an appealing project to undertake? How would it help fight Bible illiteracy? Bible Gateway interviewed Art Ayris (@artayris) about The Kingstone Bible (Kingstone Media Group, 2016). […]

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Tweetable Nietzsche: An Interview with C. Ivan Spencer

Though he died in 1900, Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical sway on modern thinking persists, inspiring numerous movements that weave the tapestries of contemporary culture: existentialism, theology, nihilistic culture, Nazism, 20th century film and art, atheism, ethical egoism, deconstruction, the hermeneutics of suspicion, and the postmodern age. His stark prophecy that “God is dead, and we killed […]

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The Authority Of Scripture: An Interview with Matthew Barrett

Historians and theologians have long recognized that at the heart of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation were five declarations (or solas) that distinguished the movement from other expressions of the Christian faith. Five hundred years later, we live in a different time with fresh challenges to our faith. Yet these rallying cries of the Reformation continue […]

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