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February 26, 2021

Hour 1: Study the Bible with Dr. Jim Coakley: Poetic Diamonds

Take your seat in the radio classroom with Dr Jim Coakley as we learn another important tool to use in studying scripture. Dr. Coakley has us searching for those “poetic diamonds” in the narratives and how the biblical authors use poetry to highlight themes. Grab your Bible and dig into both Genesis and 1 Samuel to find these scriptural gems.

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Hour 2: The Equality Act: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Caleb Smith

President Biden has said that one of his top priorities within his first 100 days in office was the passage of the Equality Act. We visit with political expert and teacher Dr. Mark Caleb Smith who will educate us on what this bill says and what it will mean for people of faith. Will this bill infringe on our religious liberties? Listen to this vital conversation with Ken and Deb in the Morning.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Dr. Jim Coakley
Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley has taught at Moody Bible Institute, specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages, since 1999. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years. He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. He was a contributor to The Moody Bible Commentary.

Dr. Mark Caleb Smith | Cedarville University
Dr. Mark Caleb Smith | Cedarville University

Dr. Mark Caleb Smith | Cedarville University

Dr. Smith teaches courses in American politics, constitutional law, and research methodology/data analysis at Cedarville University in Ohio. He has authored numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. His primary research interest is in the field of religion and American politics, and serves as the Director of the Center for Political Studies. Before joining the faculty at Cedarville, Dr. Smith taught at Tulane University and Calvin College.

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