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Maybe I'm Amazed

Jan 20, 2022

Dr. James Howell talks to Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of Jewish Studies and New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School. Jesus was Jewish. Did he invent a new religion, asking people not to be Jewish? Why did being Jewish and being Christian split and get complicated? AJ is always smart, witty, and inspiring.


Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Howell talks with Professor Ben Witherington, a child of our church and renowned New Testament scholar, on “Jesus and…the Gospels.” Are they reliable? Are there others? Should we read them literally or figuratively? Why does the historical Jesus matter?


Jan 4, 2022

Host James Howell talks to Kaley Crawford, park ranger at the Reconstruction Era National Park in Beaufort, SC. Kaley tells the incredible story of Robert Smalls, who was born under bondage in Beaufort, but managed to free himself by commandeering a Confederate transport ship and sailing it to Union territory. He would...


Dec 9, 2021

To celebrate and better observe the season of Advent, host James Howell reaches out to longtime friend and colleague Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo to discuss Mary, the Mother of Jesus. 

James and Alisa talk about the history of Mary, but also why she matters today - and in what ways. They engage her depictions throughout...


Nov 30, 2021

Barbara McKay is an author, TV personality, fashion and design maven, and former neighbor of host James Howell. McKay joins James on today's episode of Maybe I'm Amazed for a conversation that touches on some of Barbara's favorite topics including cooking, fashion and faith.

Barbara has interviewed plenty of famous...