Scripture Uncovered

Scripture Uncovered
Former UCLA professor Dr. Bill Creasy has been ca…

Jun 14 • 18 min
We’re back with Dr. Creasy and his Logos students in the Holy Land!
The Annunciation
Jun 5 • 30 min
Dr. Creasy teaches live from the Holy Land!
The Golden Calf
May 31 • 22 min
Dr. Creasy teaches live from the Holy Land!
Israel Tour - Mount of Beatitudes
May 28 • 29 min
Dr. Creasy teaches live from the Holy Land.
Holy Week, Resurrection!
Apr 21 • 28 min
The crucifixion, death, burial and resurrection of Christ is the single most important event in human history. In the final Podcast for Holy Week, Dr. C. explores Jesus’ physical, bodily resurrection.
Holy Week, The Harrowing Of Hell
Apr 21 • 16 min
Jesus hung on the cross from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM in Good Friday, and then he was placed in the tomb. At 7:00 AM on Easter Sunday morning, he was raised from the dead. What happened during the 40 hours between his death and resurrection? Dr. C. explores…
Holy Week, At The Foot Of The Cross
Apr 19 • 10 min
Dr. Creasy’s thoughts on Jesus’ crucifixion, Good Friday morning.
Holy Week, Judas
Apr 19 • 32 min
Holy Week liturgies typically portray Judas as the archetypical betrayer, a malignant figure responsible for Jesus’ arrest, trial and crucifixion. But Judas is a far more complex character than that. In this Podcast, Dr. C. investigates Judas and he…
Holy Week, Close Encounters
Apr 18 • 25 min
After Jesus’ dramatic entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday he spent the night in Bethany, the home of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. The next morning, he returned to Jerusalem … and that’s when trouble really began!
Holy Week
Apr 14 • 22 min
Today is Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week. In the liturgical churches, Holy Week remembers Jesus’ last week on this earth. It remembers—through prayer, liturgy and contemplation—Jesus entering Jerusalem on the week of Passover, A.D. 32; of his being…
Christ, Our Redeemer
Apr 2 • 32 min
Learn more about Ruth for FREE in the Logos Online Classroom: As we head into the fourth week of Lent, Dr. Creasy explores Deuteronomy 25: 5-6, two short verses on the…
A Lenten Reflection
Mar 25 • 38 min
Dr. C. reflects upon the meaning of Lent. Is it a time to give up trivial desires (“I’m giving up desserts for Lent!”), or might we take a deeper look at the season? Dr. C. explores the story of king David to chart the course.
Truth And Consequences
Feb 24 • 30 min
Last week Dr. C. talked about “reading the gaps” of Scripture, and he used the “Sacrifice of Isaac” and the “David and Bathsheba” stories to illustrate the technique. This week, Dr. C. follows up on those stories, exploring the consequences of Abraham’s…
Reading the Gaps
Feb 19 • 35 min
Dr. C’s back from his “Israel HIGHLIGHTS” teaching tour, and what a tour it was! Dr. C. taught many of our favorite bible stories onsite, where they happened, adding color, tone and texture to the narratives. Once you travel “In the Footsteps of Jesus”…
On the Road with Logos - Ein Gedi: David On The Run
Jan 31 • 20 min
When the young David killed Goliath, he became a national hero, and within five years, David was commanding a fierce band of king Saul’s army. Saul—a man who looked like a king, but didn’t have the heart of a king—grew increasingly jealous of David,…
On the Road with Logos: Nazareth and the Annunciation
Jan 24 • 21 min
Mary lived in Nazareth, a young girl of perhaps 13 or 14 years old. She was betrothed to Joseph, a young man from Bethlehem working in the building trades, perhaps at Sepphoris, a town being newly rebuilt by Herod Antipas, just a few miles away. They…
On the Road with Logos: The Mount of Beatitudes and Capernaum
Jan 16 • 41 min
Early in the morning, Dr. Creasy and his intrepid Logos pilgrims visited the Mount of Beatitudes, a place important place for Jesus, a place where he found solitude, a place where he prayed, and a place where he taught multitudes of people. Here he taught…
On the Road with Logos: In the Footsteps of Jesus (Part 1)
Jan 10 • 37 min
Follow Dr. Creasy and his Logos students In the Footsteps of Jesus through the Holy Land. Visit to find out more about upcoming trips and ways to study with Dr. Creasy.
Pilgrimage: a Journey of the Heart
Jan 7 • 27 min
As we look forward to 2019, Dr. C. ruminates on the idea of Pilgrimage, of our journey through life, of developing a deeper relationship with Christ and of traveling to the Holy Land to experience uniquely the place and the person of Jesus. Dr. C. will…
Joseph: The Quiet Man at the Manger
Dec 26, 2018 • 30 min
In this week’s Christmas Podcast, Dr. C. offers you a reflection on Joseph, “The Quiet Man at the Manger.” Featuring Michael Card’s “Joseph’s Song”:
“Promise Made and Fulfilled,” an Advent Reflection
Dec 21, 2018 • 38 min
This past Sunday marked the 3rd week of Advent, the month-long run-up to Christmas, the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Advent is from the Latin, adventus, which means “coming”; Advent is the four weeks anticipating the “coming of Christ,” a celebration…
In Memorium: Dr. John X. Evans
Dec 2, 2018 • 30 min
On this week’s Podcast, Dr. C. remembers his colleague, mentor and friend, Dr. John X. Evans, who passed away on December 1, 2018 after a long illness.
Meet The Women Of The Bible - Ruth
Nov 12, 2018 • 30 min
Over the past several weeks, Dr. C. has been taking a look at women in the Bible. This week he turns his eyes on Ruth, his favorite woman in the Old Testament. This week’s Podcast will be a real treat!
Meet the Women of the Bible - Deborah & Jael
Nov 5, 2018 • 29 min
“Meet the Women of the Bible—Deborah and Jael” After the conquest of Canaan in Joshua, we settle the “Promised Land” in Judges. The Israelites are little more than a loose confederation of twelve tribes, however, living separate lives, more or less…
Meet the Women of the Bible - Sarah
Oct 31, 2018 • 29 min
If we’re to understand Scripture within its proper historical and cultural context, we must recognize that the world of the Bible is profoundly patriarchal: men control everything, men are the “head”; but women are the “neck,” and they can turn the head…
Meet the Women of the Bible—Eve
Oct 21, 2018 • 34 min
If we’re to understand Scripture within its proper historical and cultural context, we must recognize that the world of the Bible is profoundly patriarchal: men control everything, men are the “head”; but women are the “neck,” and they can turn the head…
Prophecy and Prophets
Oct 16, 2018 • 29 min
In this week’s podcast, Dr. C. continues cleaning up his Q&A inbox, looking closely at a question about Isaiah the prophet! In answering the question, he investigates how biblical prophecy in general works, and specifically how Isaiah should be read.
Questions & Answers
Sep 25, 2018 • 30 min
Over the past several podcasts Dr. Creasy has offered a 4-part series on Mary and last week’s discussion on “Who Wrote the Bible,” in which he explored how the canon of Scripture took shape in the early days of the Church. All during that time, your…
Who Wrote The Bible?
Sep 17, 2018 • 27 min
In this week’s Podcast, Dr. Creasy introduces a new course, one that he has never taught before: The Deuterocanonical Books. Those are the books of Scripture that are in Roman Catholic and Orthodox Bibles, but are not in Jewish or Protestant Bibles. In…
Mary, Mother of Jesus (Part 4)
Sep 9, 2018 • 30 min
In Part 4 of Dr. Creasy’s Podcast series on “Mary, the Mother of Jesus,” he explores the role of Mary in Scripture, starting with Jesus’ crucifixion, resurrection and ascension and moves into how the Church has thought about Mary over the many centuries…
Mary, Mother of Jesus, Part 3
Sep 2, 2018 • 31 min
In Part 1 of Dr. Creasy’s Podcast series on “Mary, the Mother of Jesus,” he explored the Annunciation, God’s offer to Mary to become the mother of God’s son, Jesus. Her “yes” demonstrated not only her great faith, but her great courage as well. In Part 2,…
Mary, Mother of Jesus (Part 2)
Aug 27, 2018 • 33 min
Last week Dr. Creasy began a 3-part Podcast on Mary, the Mother of Jesus, focusing on the Annunciation. We learned that Mary’s “yes” not only demonstrated great faith, but great courage, as well. With the Annunciation, Mary was the first person to place…
Mary, Mother of Jesus (Part 1)
Aug 20, 2018 • 34 min
Last Wednesday was the Feast of “The Assumption of the Virgin Mary,” a teaching in the Roman Catholic Church that Jesus’ mother, Mary, “having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.” The teaching was…
Aug 12, 2018 • 34 min
This past Monday we celebrated the Feast of “The Transfiguration of the Lord.” The feast remembers when Jesus took his inner circle of disciples—Peter, James and John—to a high mountain, and there in the presence of Moses and Elijah, Jesus was…
Announcement: Through the Bible in 60 Minutes
Aug 9, 2018 • 1 min
Dr. Creasy announces our first Webinar session, coming September 15!
Dr. Creasy’s Birthday!
Aug 5, 2018 • 32 min
Another year has rolled by … and they seem to be picking up speed, as they do! Yes, this week was Dr. C.’s birthday, which got him to thinking about birth, our walk across the stage of life, and our inevitable exit. What’s it all mean … and what awaits us…
The Fabric Of Scripture
Jul 29, 2018 • 34 min
At Mass this Sunday (the 17th Sunday in Ordinary time) the Old Testament reading was the very short story of the prophet Elisha feeding 100 people with five barley loaves and some “grain in the ear” (2 Kings 4: 42-44), and the Gospel reading was the story…
The Blessed Man
Jul 22, 2018 • 29 min
After last week’s episode on “The Big Lie”—that success brings happiness—Dr. Creasy continues thinking about the problem, arriving at a very simple solution … thanks to advice from a very old and wise man. Plus, we have an audio question from Frances in…
The Big Lie
Jul 16, 2018 • 33 min
In this week’s episode, Dr. Creasy takes on contemporary American culture and the mantra that “Success brings happiness.” It’s a lie. Wait until you hear what he has to say! He’s on a roll with this one, folks! And Dr. Creasy also answers listeners’…
Summer Slam
Jul 8, 2018 • 30 min
Last week Dr. Creasy finished the Logos Bible Study spring quarter, teaching “St. Paul’s Prison Epistles” (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon); this week he begins the Logos summer quarter, teaching “The Return from Captivity” (Ezra,…
St. Paul in Arabia?
Jul 1, 2018 • 28 min
This week Dr. Creasy will finish his teaching his spring quarter live classes on “St. Paul’s Prison Epistles” (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon). In the great “Christ Hymn” of Colossians 1: 15-20, St. Paul elevates Christ to a position of…
Israel with Dr. Bill Creasy
Jun 24, 2018 • 30 min
This coming January Dr. Creasy will lead his 59th teaching tour to Israel. Over the years more than 2,000 of his Logos Bible Study students have traveled with him to the Holy Land and throughout the Mediterranean world. For many, Dr. C’s teaching tours…
On the Road with Logos, Pt. 5 - Ephesus
Jun 19, 2018 • 44 min
In this podcast, we bring you the final episode walking in the footsteps of St. Paul in Greece. Dr. Creasy teaches live from Ephesus! Sign up for our upcoming tour, in the Footsteps of Jesus: Israel Highlights. Visit
On the Road with Logos, Pt. 4 - Back in Corinth
Jun 10, 2018 • 15 min
In this week’s podcast, we’re back in Corinth with Dr. Creasy and his Logos travelers. Don’t forget to checkout our new online course on Corinthians in the Logos Online Classroom!
On the Road with Logos, Pt. 3 - St. Paul in Corinth
Jun 4, 2018 • 10 min
“St. Paul Arrives in Corinth” Leaving Athens, St. Paul made his way southwest to Corinth, the ultra-modern, cosmopolitan city straddling the isthmus linking the mainland of Greece to the Peloponnesian Peninsula. In 44 B.C. Julius Caesar rebuilt Corinth to…
Bonus Episode: Introducing the Psalms
May 28, 2018 • 41 min
In this bonus episode, we’re airing Dr. Creasy’s introduction to the Psalms, part of his new release, The Psalms: A Journey through the Poetry of Experience - available now at
On the Road with Logos, Pt. 2 - Thessaloniki & Athens
May 28, 2018 • 32 min
Dr. Creasy and his intrepid Logos students arrive in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, where St. Paul had little success. St. Paul spent only three Sabbath days there … and he was chased out of town. Not to be discouraged, St. Paul, Silas,…
On the Road with Logos, Pt. 1 - “St. Paul Meets Lydia and her Friends”
May 20, 2018 • 29 min
Dr. Creasy just arrived in Greece with his intrepid Logos students, traveling “In the Footsteps of St. Paul.” Their first stop is Philippi, where St. Paul, Silas, Timothy and Luke set foot on the continent of Europe for the first time. In St. Paul’s day,…
In the Footsteps of St. Paul
May 13, 2018 • 19 min
Dr. Creasy is leaving this week with 38 of his intrepid Logos students on a teaching tour of Greece, walking (and sailing) “in the footsteps of St. Paul.” Teaching tours to the Holy Land and the Mediterranean world are an integral part of the “Logos…
Introducing Revelation, Part 2
May 6, 2018 • 47 min
This week, we bring you part two of Dr. Creasy’s Introduction to Revelation. We’ll be back next week with the regular programme, when Dr. Creasy will discuss our latest Logos teaching tour, In the Footsteps of St. Paul - in Greece! Podcast listeners can…
Introducing Revelation
Apr 29, 2018 • 48 min
This week, Dr. Creasy is preparing for the upcoming Logos Teaching Tour, “In the Footsteps of St. Paul - in Greece”. Fifty Logos students are traveling with Dr. Creasy, and one of the places they will visit is the Island of Patmos, where the Book of…
Reflections on Death
Apr 22, 2018 • 29 min
As we moved through Holy Week and Good Friday, Jesus’ impending death and crucifixion loomed large, casting a deep, dark shadow, only to explode into a burst of light on Easter morning. Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection set the pattern for all who…
Denial, Guilt and Regret: Thoughts on St. Peter
Apr 15, 2018 • 28 min
Last week Dr. Creasy explored Judas and his betrayal of Christ. This week he turns the lens on St. Peter. When Jesus and his disciples end the Passover meal, leave the upper room and head toward the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus tells Peter that Satan is…
Judas, the Betrayer (A Closer Look)
Apr 8, 2018 • 30 min
On Good Friday, we read the story of Judas betraying Jesus, of Jesus’ arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane, of his trial and of his crucifixion and death. Judas played a central role in the drama. Historically, Judas has been portrayed as the archetypical…
Easter Special: Reflections on Jesus’ Resurrection
Apr 1, 2018 • 28 min
As Holy Week is the pinnacle of the liturgical year, Easter is the pinnacle of Holy Week. Easter remembers and celebrates Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. The resurrection is the central event of Christianity, for without Jesus’ physical, bodily…
Welcome to Holy Week!
Mar 25, 2018 • 27 min
Lent is a time of preparation, a time of stripping away the clutter, chaos and concerns of our daily lives and of focusing on the essentials. During Lent, we “imitate Christ,” who—after his baptism by John in the Jordan River—entered the wilderness for…
Who Does Jesus Think He Is?
Mar 18, 2018 • 31 min
When we are born into this world, we begin the pilgrimage of life; when we step out of this world, we complete the journey, arriving at our destination. Like any pilgrimage, our journey of life is a process of self-discovery, of seeking answers to…
Who is Jesus Christ? What does it mean to be in a personal relationship with him?
Mar 11, 2018 • 31 min
On today’s episode, Dr. Creasy addresses from a very personal perspective who Jesus is. Looking closely at the Gospel according to John’s “Prologue”, Dr. C. explores the person of Christ and what it means to be in a relationship with him. In the second…
Did God really create the world in seven days?
Mar 4, 2018 • 28 min
In Episode 1, Dr. Creasy looks at the story of the prophet Elisha and the floating axe head (2 Kings 6: 1-7), a charming tale that gets to the heart of the relationship between a teacher and his or her students. He also answers one of the most often-asked…
Scripture Uncovered with Dr. Bill Creasy - Announcement
Mar 1, 2018 • 0 min
In his new podcast, Dr. Bill Creasy engages in a personal, intimate discussion on Scripture. Each week, he looks into key passages and stories in the Bible, allowing his decades of studying and teaching Scripture to bring these stories to life. He also…