1. Why is taking in Syrian refugees a GOOD IDEA with regards to a country’s national security?
  2. What are some similarities with the very cosmopolitan city of  Corinth and some modern LDS congregations with regards to different ethnicities and economic statuses?
  3. What are some the problems Paul is addressing with 2 Corinthians that he did not have to address in 1 Corinthians?
  4. Why would Judaizing Christians have any influence in such a cosmopolitan city like Corinth?
  5. How many letters did Paul write to the Corinthian Church?
  6.  Are there any LDS congregations in Corinth?
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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