Podcast: A Behavioral Ecomonomic Reading of Ruth

Jump directly to A Behavioral Economic Reading of Ruth Ruth is a Hebrew Bible book that is easy to read in one setting. With only four short chapters, the narrative details cultural and social practices in ancient Israelite society, including social welfare, harvest production, treatment of immigrants, property rights, legal procedures, and more. Ruth is…

Podcast: Theological Ethics of Sexbots

Jump directly to Theological Ethics of Sexbots Podcast In an age of quick-paced technological developments, it’s no surprise we are seeing tv-series and films address ethical issues surrounding human interaction with robots. Even though Artificial Intelligence (AI) still has a ways to go before a synthetic being may be able to interact fully and free…

Podcast: Religion in 12-Monkeys Series

When I first launched this blog, the world was entering lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic. My partner and I sued up Twelve Monkeys, the tv series streaming on Hulu at the time. Viewing sci-fi as a biblical scholar has me thinking about many religious themes like salvation, apocalyptic hope, science, humanism, love, death and rebirth,…