This is Sean Williams, the writer and producer of Almelem, which is a re-imagining of the very beginnings of a new Religious and political movement that became Christianity. This is Episode number 4, titled "The Mother." In the first three episodes, we met a group of behind-the-scenes political operatives, including Mary Magdalene and Salome, who had been rallying the Jewish people behind John, dubbed "John The Baptist." Just before this episodes, they've decided instead that Jesus should be the leader of the movement. The action "begins with the team worried that their message will fail and brainstorming a new approach.

Thank you for listening."

cw: There are characters who are deeply dismissive of religion (both Judaism and nascent Christianity)

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