• What does 666 REALLY mean?
  • Is Barney the Dinosaur the Beast signified by the number 666?
  • Was John the Revelator dropping acid or taking shrooms?
  • What do all the crazy numbers mean in the Revelation to John?
  • Why are there so many animals with so many heads and so many eyeballs?
  • What does actress, Bo Derek, have to do with the Apocalypse of John?

All these questions and more are answered on this podcast episode which covers The Apocalypse of John, chapters 5-7.

If you would like to read the transcript to which Miguel was referring, click here.  As noted in the podcast, Dr. Greaves and Miguel had recorded this episode a week ago and lost the recording.  This discussion about the Koran was in that lost recording. Sounds very much like the lost manuscripts of the Book of Mormon, doesn’t it.

To read a bout the Titan II missile crisis to which Miguel referred, click here.

Click here and here to be taken to the Joseph Smith Papers pictured below.

Click here to read the Rational Faiths blog post about one possible reason that Wilford Woodruff was willing to give up polygamy was because Jesus Second Coming was just around the corner.
Click here to read The Atlantic article to which Dr. Greaves referred in this episode.
If you would like to email Dr. Greaves a question, fill in the form below.  We would love to play and answer your voice mail questions if you choose to go that route

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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