How The Image of God Made Us All Atheists (w/ Tomer Persico)


Tomer Persico, religious scholar and Israeli intellectual, talks to us (in our inaugural podcast — woohoo!) about what he considers to be one of the most impactful ideas in the modern world: The Image of God.

On the agenda:

  • How Tomer found religion [5:16]

  • What is “The Image of God”? [14:38]

  • How St. Paul broke Judaism. [29:27]

  • Let there be atheism. [48:30]

  • The cult of authenticity and Donald Trump. [56:20]

  • Identity politics is just another strand of Christianity. [1:14:46]

  • What’s going on in Israel? [1:31:10]

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