1. How was the Epistle to Philemon used by pro-slave holders and abolitionists in the antebellum U.S.A.?
  2. Does slavery still exist in the U.S.?
  3. What are the similarities regarding the debates in the first century regarding slavery and the modern day debates in the U.S. regarding undocumented immigrants?
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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