Giants of Ancient America

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On this episode of Expanded Perspectives the guys start the show off talking about Kyle’s recent trip up to Oklahoma for a baseball tournament and Cam’s remodel of both bathrooms at his home. Then they get into the news with a person working in a factory during the graveyard shift had a terrifying encounter with a black eyed senior! And a listener sends in his story where they believe they had an encounter with a woman in a white dress in the middle of a Texas forest. After the break they speak with Adam Stokes about the Giants of Ancient America.

authorprofilefadamAdam Oliver Stokes obtained his B.A. in Religion at Duke University and his Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School. His scholarly interest include ancient American civilization, the Old Testament and Greco-Roman history and folklore. He is the author of Perspectives on the Old Testament and Essentials in Classical Literature published by Cognella Press.

Adam’s work has been featured in various journals and publications including Ancient American magazine, the Classical Outlook, Journal of the Hebrew Scriptures, the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies and BYU Studies Quarterly. For Ancient American magazine, Adam contributed several reviews-one on the work of Richard Dewhurst dealing with the archaeological evidence for the existence of giants in pre-Columbian America. His most recent review for the magazine examines the work of Mark Lynott on Hopewell Ceremonial mounds in Ohio.

Adam also serves as a reviewer for the journal Advances in Anthropology. He has taught courses on the Old Testament and world religions at Meadville Lombard Theological Seminary and Alvernia University and he currently teaches Old Testament as an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s University. He also teaches classical languages at STEMCivics Charter School in Ewing, NJ. He is a native of Baltimore, MD but has lived in Burlington County, NJ for the past 5 years with his wife Dafney and two sons.

All of this and more on this installment of Expanded Perspectives!

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