Genesis 18 & 19 - Sodom, Gomorrah, & Hospitality

Genesis 18 must be read before understanding Sodom and Gomorrah.

Abraham, as the first act of the covenant, practices extravagant generosity to three strange travelers. Abraham and God argue out what should be done if there are 10 righteous men, a village tribunal, in Sodom.

Lot, who chose the prized land, does not have extravagant hospitality and, in fact, his village practices humiliation, dominance, and powerful violence toward the travelers.

We also explore how this text has been read throughout history to help us understand how it ought to be read today.

About the Podcast

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The Bible Archives
A scholarly yet accessible guide to the Bible and Theology. What does the Bible actually say? Consider this an audio library to cover an extensive breakdown of the books of the Bible and some main concepts of theology.

About your host

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Tyler Kleeberger

Originally from Toledo, Ohio.

Then East Ohio — studying "Interpersonal, Organizational, & Peace Communication" at The University of Mount Union.

Then Pasadena, California — studying at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Then back to Toledo, OH before setting up in the rural Toledo area (technically Metamora, OH in the Evergreen School District) where he lives, works at "The Farmhouse", and creates.

Find more about Tyler and see the latest articles and podcast episodes: tylerkleeberger.com

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