• Is “The Word” in John 1 possibly referring to Mother in Heaven?
  • Why does the Gospel of John seem to know so much about Judaism yet is so anti-Jewish?
  • What exactly is “The Word”?
  • Why didn’t the Christians help fight the Romans along side the Jews prior to the temple being destroyed?
  • When Dr. Greaves was a studentĀ at BYU, what did Hugh Nibley tell him about The Gospel of John?

All of these questions and more will be discussed in this Episode of The CES Podcast with Dr. Sheldon Greaves.

Welcome to episode 21a of Rational Faiths’ podcat series, The CES Podcast (for the rest of us), with Bible scholar, Dr. Sheldon Greaves and his co-host, Michael Barker. Dr. Greaves and Mike Barker will be looking at this year’s seminary and institute curriculum, which covers the New Testament, and will be distilling a week’s worth of lessons and readings down to a half hour podcast. Episode 21a will cover justĀ the beginning of The Gospel of John, chapter 1
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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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