The CES Podcast: An Introduction to Paul’s Letter to the Hebrew (episode 51; 194)
by Sheldon Greaves | Dec 13, 2017 | Bible Scholarship, Education, Featured, Institute, Jesus, Jesus Christ, New Testament, scripture, scripture translation, Seminary, Sunday School, The CES Podcast (for the rest of us) |
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- Was Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews actually written by a woman?
- Does Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews have the Hebrew literary form known as Chiasmus?
- Or does Paul’s letter to the Hebrews follow more closely the literary style of Greek?
All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which is an introduction to The Letter to the Hebrews.
Correction from podcast: Arius is being eaten by a serpent
Icon from the Mégalo Metéoron Monastery in Greece, representing the First Ecumenical Council of Nikea 325 A.D., with the condemned Arius in the bottom of the icon.
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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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Sheldon Greaves is a brilliant textual reader/critic. Having someone with his insight, experience and skills is like having one’s own private tutor. This is especially true of his help with Paul. As I told my gospel doctrine class, “Sometimes even Jesus dosen’t know what Paul is saying!”