Historical Heresies


Download this episode (right click and save) After answering a short, fun, and humorous Patreon backer question, Grant and Peter dig into one of the most fascinating, important, and gameable events in all of church history: the First Council of Nicaea. In addition to establishing a lot of church orthodoxy […]

Episode 90: The First Council of Nicaea (Historical Heresies 5)




Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter are back at it with part three of our Historical Heresies series. This time, we introduce a major competitor to Christianity in the Western Roman Empire, and a particularly interesting (read: complex and imaginative) Gnostic tradition: Manichaeism! We also provide […]

Episode 76 – Manichaeism (Historical Heresies, Part 3)


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Download this episode (right click and save) Our holiday fundraiser for The Bodhana Group has officially begun! Grant and a recuperating Peter kick off this episode with a plug for that, before diving into the complex structure and philosophy of Gnosticism in order to lay a foundation for further episodes on […]

Episode 72 – An Introduction to Gnosticism (Historical Heresies, Part ...



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Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter kick off a new Historical Heresies series, analyzing heresies from the early Church! Without much additional news, we dive right into our Scripture and topic, starting with Adoptionism and Ebionism. Along the way, we explain what we hope our listeners can learn from this new series […]

Episode 70 – Adoptionism and Ebionism (Historical Heresies, Part 1)