Give and Take

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

201 episodes of Give and Take since the first episode, which aired on March 30th, 2017.

  • Episode 9: Reclaiming The Word "Jew", with Mark Oppenheimer

    April 26th, 2017  |  57 mins 29 secs

    Today's guest Mark Oppenheimer is the co-host of one of Scott's favorite podcasts, "Unorthodox". He's written numerous books and is an op-ed contributor to the LA Times. He's also got more daughters than Rush Limbaugh has had wives.

  • Episode 8: The Bible For Normal People, With Pete Enns

    April 25th, 2017  |  49 mins 48 secs

    My guest today is Pete Enns. Dr. Peter Enns (PhD, Harvard University) is Abram S. Clemens professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University, St. Davids, PA. He has taught courses at several other institutions including Harvard University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary. Enns is a frequent contributor to journals and encyclopedias, and is the author of several books, including, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It (HarperOne).

  • Episode 7: Talking Religion and Politics with Molly Worthen

    April 21st, 2017  |  35 mins 42 secs

    Today's guest is Molly Worthen. Molly is a historian whose specializes in American religious intellectual history. She also is a contributing Op-Ed writer for the NY Times.

  • Everything Belongs To Us, With Yoojin Grace Wuertz

    April 20th, 2017  |  43 mins 44 secs

    Today's guest is Yoojin Grace Wuertz. In her debut novel, "Everything Belongs To Us", two young women of vastly different means each struggle to find her own way during the darkest hours of South Korea’s “economic miracle” in a striking debut novel for readers of Anthony Marra and Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie.

  • Episode 5: Things To Do When You're Goth In The Country

    April 17th, 2017  |  50 mins 13 secs

    My guest today is Chavisa Woods. She's a Brooklyn based award winning literary writer. Her most recent book, "Things To Do When You're Goth In The Country & Other Stories" comes out in May of 2017.

  • Episode 4: Rockstar Lilly Inman

    April 16th, 2017  |  17 mins 1 sec

    My guest on this Easter Sunday special episode is Lilly Inman, rockstar. She's also my niece. She's 6 years old and she's awesome.

  • Episode 3: Fully Belly Laughs, As Do I With Brian Durkin

    April 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 14 mins

    My guest today is Brian Durkin. He's a comedian and he's the creator and curator of www.fullbellylaughs.com. He also hosts the Full Belly Laughs podcast.

  • Episode 2: The Animators

    April 4th, 2017  |  55 mins 1 sec

    My guest this week is Kayla Rae Whitaker, author of The Animators. “A wildly original novel that pulses with heart and truth . . . That this powerful exploration of friendship, desire, ambition, and secrets manages to be ebullient, gripping, heartbreaking, and deeply deeply funny is a testament to Kayla Rae Whitaker’s formidable gifts. I was so sorry to reach the final page. Sharon and Mel will stay with me for a very long time.”—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest

  • Episode 1: Welcome to Give and Take!

    March 30th, 2017  |  1 min 34 secs

    Give and Take is where Scott Jones interviews artists, activists, authors and a wide array of other thought leaders that help make our world the interesting place it is.