– Episode 1793 –

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road, Theologically?

Todd Friel presents fourteen answers from various theological perspectives on “Why did the chicken cross the road?” and then analyzes nine Bible action figure offerings which actually exist on the market.


Segment 1 (0:00) – Various answers from different theological perspectives are presented to the question “Why did the chicken cross the road?” including from the perspectives of Greg Boyd, Pelagius, John Piper, a Universalist, and John Wesley.

Segment 2 (9:01) – Additional answers from different theological perspectives are presented to the question “Why did the chicken cross the road?” including from the perspectives of Rob Bell, a preterist, Jim Wallis, an Emergent, N.T. Wright, a Fundamentalist, John Shelby Spong, Katherine Jefferts Schori, and a member of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR).

Segment (16:51) – Todd Friel discusses the gospel and the transcendence of God, followed by working through an article by Martin Saunders entitled “9 Christian action figures you won’t believe exist”.  The action figure products include Almighty Heroes (includes David, Noah, Moses, and Samson), Daniel with a Lion and Lioness, Deluxe Miracle Jesus, Bible Greats: Esther, Jesus Action Figure, Noah and some animals, Jesus and the Tomb play set, Moses, and God Almighty.