In this series of 33 podcast episodes, the Christian mythic narrative is presented in its entirety: from a God who pre-exists time to the unending destiny of the human race. The story begins in "Part 1: Creation."
Christianity is an historical religion: to be converted in mind to Christianity – or, put differently, to begin to see the world anew through the Catholic imaginative vision – one must understand this story of redemption.
Episode 9: The Jews, the Chosen People
"Now therefore, if you will obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my own possession among all peoples; for all the earth is mine, and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel" (Exodus 19:5-6).
Episode 10: The Call of Abraham
"Now the LORD said to Abram, 'Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who curses you I will curse; and by you all the families of the earth shall bless themselves'" (Genesis 12:1-3).
Episode 11: Jacob, Joseph, and Slavery in Egypt
"Then the LORD said to Abram, 'Know of a surety that your descendants will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and will be slaves there, and they will be oppressed for four hundred years; but I will bring judgment on the nation which they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions'" (Genesis 15:13-14).
More in Christian Mythic Narrative: The Deep History of the World
Part 2: Fall
Created to be in communion with God, the first parents of the human race choose separation, resulting in a moral and spiritual collapse even as human civilization expands and grows.
Part 4: Exodus
Freed from slavery in Egypt but not their bondage to disobedience, God leads the Israelites through 40 years of desert wandering to prepare them to enter the Promised Land.