• Why would Rebekah favor Jacob over Esau?
  • Why would Rebekah lie to Isaac so Jacob could receive the greater blessing?
  • Why would Jacob go along with Rebekah’s plan?
  • Why would Laban lie to Jacob?

All these questions and more are discussed in this episode of The Weird and Wild Old Testament with Dr. Sheldon Greaves and Miguel.

 

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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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