• Why would Abraham lie to King Abimelech about Sarah being his (Abraham’s) wife?
  • Why would King Abimelech send Sarah and Abraham away with gifts if he (Abimelech) had done nothing wrong?
  • What are the many problems with the story of Abraham being commanded, by God, to sacrifice Isaac?

 In this episode of The Weird and Wild Old Testament Podcast, Dr. Greaves discuss these and other questions.

 

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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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