The Weird & Wild Old Testament: Abraham’s Covenant (episode 8; 260)
by Sheldon Greaves | Jul 2, 2018 | Education, Featured, Institute, Old Testament, Patriarchy, scripture, scripture translation, Seminary, Sunday School, Sunday School, The Weird and Wild Old Testament |
- What is a covenant within the context of the Hebrew Bible?
- Why were covenants so important to the people of the ancient world?
These questions and more are answered by Dr. Sheldon Greaves in this episode of The Weird and Wild Old Testament Podcast.
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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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