1. Did Paul really think women should be silent in church or was that a later interpolation?
  2. Did Early Christian woman have more authority in the Church that was slowly taken away from them by ecclesiastical patriarchy?
  3. Did the Early Christians do vicarious baptisms for those who died without baptism?
  4. Did Paul really write 1 Corinthians?
  5. What is the earliest evidence of the Christian belief of Jesus’ death and Resurrection and how close is that story to the actual life and death of Jesus of Nazareth?
All of these questions and more are discussed in this episode of The CES Podcast with Dr. Sheldon Greaves.
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Dr. Sheldon Greaves received his Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Studies with an emphasis in Hebrew Bible from UC Berkeley in 1996. He is a co-founder of Henley-Putnam University, a private university catering to the intelligence and counterterrorism communities. He has taught Old and New Testament and similar subjects at Stanford University. At present, Dr. Greaves leads seminars on biblical and related topics as Scholar-in-Residence at the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Corvallis, Oregon. He is also the founder of Guerrilla Scholars (501(c)(3) status pending), a loose association of learners, thinkers, teachers, artists, and recovering academics that can best be described as, "a bunch of geeks who want to save the world."

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