Tangled Roots at the Edge
(Dr. Diana Butler Bass)

“The genealogies in Matthew and Luke underscore a fundamental struggle in early Christianity, a conflict that runs through the texts of the New Testament: Was Jesus the Jewish Messiah, or the Savior of the whole world?”

When you think of the Christmas story, what Jesus do you see?

This episode was written and recorded by Dr. Diana Butler Bass, an author, speaker, and independent scholar specializing in American religion and culture. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Relinquish by Podington Bear, Cosmos by Acreage, and Heavy by Kurtis Parks.

Click here to let us know the impact this podcast has made on your faith.

Click here to make a donation and support this podcast and other digital resources from The Riverside Church that integrate spirituality and social justice.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Diana Butler Bass.

Click here to read the transcript of this episode in The Cottage, Diana’s email newsletter.

Click here to return to the Be Still and Go home page.

Listen to more episodes of Be Still and Go:

Email Marketing by Benchmark