The Simpsons and Progressive Christianity | A Bee Interview With Michael J. Kruger

On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to Michael J. Kruger about The Ten Commandments of Progressive Christianity, the theology of the Simpsons, and how Christians can survive college with Root Beer Pong. Michael J. Kruger is President and Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary. He has written several books, including his latest Surviving Religion 101: Letters to a Christian Student on Keeping the Faith in College. He also runs his website, where he talks about exploring the origins of the New Testament canon and other biblical and theological issues.

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Check out Michael J. Kruger's book on Progressive Christianity here: https://www.amazon.com/Commandments-Progressive-Christianity-Cruciform-Quick/dp/194925321X

Check out Kruger's website: https://www.michaeljkruger.com/

Kyle and Ethan give Michael a few icebreaker questions to help get to know him better. Michael gives some surprising answers to what he would be doing if he wasn’t a president of a reformed university. Kyle and Ethan dive in deep to the 10 commandments of Progressive Christianity. Michael gives his explanation for the origin of where these commandments came from. 

After hearing about the book, Kyle and Ethan dive into a game of Root Beer pong with Michael. They each take turns shooting ping pong balls and asking Michael questions about Theology, personal questions, and monkeys. Once they finish drinking all the cream soda, Kyle and Ethan transition to playing a Theology Simpsons trivia game with Michael. 

In the Subscriber Portion, Ethan finds out about Michael’s views on canonization of the bible. Kyle finds out if Michael had a God’s Not Dead experience while he was in college. Michael gives his grade on Church leadership in our current culture. Ethan and Kyle ask Michael the ever amazing 10 questions.