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In this episode we continue our interview with Tom Boomershine, New Testament scholar, and the founder of the Network of Biblical Storytellers. Here Tom describes some of the history of ancient people’s oral literacy and how they first experienced scripture as oral performances. He gives us a glimpse into the need for a paradigm shift of how the western church currently understands and experiences the Bible.

In this episode we interview Tom Boomershine, New Testament scholar, and the founder of the Network of Biblical Storytellers. He will introduce us to the culture of biblical storytelling by telling the story of his personal growth in awareness of the oral origins of scripture and the revival of the medium of what we now call the Bible.

In this episode we interview Steve Heinrichs, the Director of Indigenous-Settler Relations with Mennonite Church Canada. Steve is passionate about the church’s call to solidarity and reconciliation with our host peoples. A former pastor in the Carrier territory of northern British Columbia, he loves to help congregations grapple with the important issues that keep peoples and nations apart, and with the great hope and promise of life done together.

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