Season 1: Episode 15
The Messiah—Not What You Think!
Date Aired: 02/17/2023
Return guest Matthew Novenson drops some absolute bombs in this eye-opening episode about messiahs. Pretty much everything you’ve been told about ancient beliefs about the messiah is wrong (in varying degrees). As Matt patiently explains, many things got lost in translation (and transliteration) from the Hebrew mashiach to the Greek khristos to the English messiah/Christ. But a close reading of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament in their original languages reveals some stunning insights.
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