"LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE": Liars and the Lies They Tell in the Bible


Melton & More



Date & Time

Fridays, 10:00-11:30am November 20 - January 8

Lies? Fibs? Tall Tales?
Explore the role of misrepresenting the truth in the bible. 


Course Description :

Does God tell lies in the Bible? What about Moses, Abraham, Sarah, Rebecca, Isaac, Jacob, Saul, Samuel, David, just about every major biblical character? This class will not focus on the personalities of the liars, or their politics, only on the lies and why the characters might have been resorted to lying.

Dates: Nov. 20; Dec. 4, 11, 18; Jan. 8
Fridays, 10:00-11:30am
About the Instructor:

Dr. Rafael Goldstein received his Doctorate in Ministry (Spiritual Counseling) from Hebrew Union College (HUC)  in 2014. He was ordained by the Academy for Jewish Religion in 1994. He was Board certified by the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) in 2004 and by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2011. He has served as the Vice President for Jewish Affairs of Jewish Family and Children’s Service in Phoenix and the Jewish community Chaplain in San Diego. Dr. Goldstein is the author of 4 books, including Being a Blessing: 54 Ways You Can Help People Living with Illness. He is lead or co-author of 4 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. His newest book, Psalms of Healing will be published in 2020.