Dr. Randy Richards is the retired Provost and Chief Academic Officer and is now the Research Professor of New Testament at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has authored several books and articles, including Inscriptions and Papyri in the forthcoming ALNTS series (with James Harrison) and Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes (with Richard James). Luke 12:20 is often translated something like, “Your soul will be required of you.” But the Greek verb is active and plural: “They will demand your soul from you.” Who or what is “they”?
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Dr. Randy Richards on Misreading Scripture Through Individualist Eyes
The Clarity Podcast
Dr. Randy Richards returns to the podcast today to continue our discussion on Misreading Scripture. This time we dive into his book and look at individualist and collectivist cultures and how they shape our perspective. Back Channel with Foth- email@example.com
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Misreading Paul: Podcast Series
Randy Richards and co-author Brandon O’Brien discuss how our cultural lenses can cause us to misinterpret the writings of the apostle Paul—and what to do about it.
Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes:
Randy Richards and co-author Brandon O’Brien maintain that living in a Western culture can put blinders on us that affect how we read the Bible. In this series of conversations, they help the hosts remove those blinders by shedding light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the Eastern cultural dynamics of the Bible.