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Banned Books

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Welcome to Banned Books, where we read and converse with the rebel children, the holy mischief-makers of God, who fight against the kind of useless religious, spiritual, and moral methods of life improvement that seeks to smother the glory of God in Jesus Christ. We want to introduce you to those who forgot everything except Jesus Christ and him crucified. We all struggle with fear of being last, lost, least, littlest, and dead, and so we are here to encourage, challenge, provoke, and maybe even offend you by introducing you to theologians who at one time or another were banned by their church, declared dangerous, or simply vilified for daring to confess that Christ alone is the way, truth, and life. Welcome rebel children, holy mischief makers, and fools for Christ. This podcast is for you.

Customer Reviews

Calling Things What They Are

Pastors Riley and Gillespie call a thing what it is, in good Lutheran fashion. This show is an incisive exegesis of the human bondage to sin and the unbinding Word of the Gospel of Christ. This podcast doesn't waver from its theological core, but it also never gets redundant, thanks to the hosts' clear friendship and seasoned chemistry. When I listen, I am reminded how readily we cover up the naked gospel with conditions, and I appreciate how steadily the hosts work through the best and the worst of Christian writings to identify the law and the gospel in operation. Keep up the good work, gentlemen! Thank you.

A new favorite?

I was hooked on The Thinking Fellows podcast after a friend shared it on Facebook. Their analysis and wisdom has been a joy to listen to week after week. I believed I had found a new favorite show or book. However! It took the equally brilliant discussions of this podcast, Banned Books, mixed with an invigorating historical element of literally banned books to top them. The great thinking of modern and historical minds that rises from this show teases your own thinking with its combination of history, theology, and in this case, a hint of scandal.
- always an avid reader, I’m not sure how to finish Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s “The Idiot” in time to pick up next week’s book too.

Must listen

These guys give you Jesus only in a wacky and wonderful way.

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