Meets Sunday Morning at 9:15
in the South Parlor
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enrich your faith journey!
What does our faith find in new scholarly understanding? As scripture is the most influential piece of literature ever written, this book is a source of constant wonder, inspiration, and intrigue. We continue the video series with Biblical scholar and engaging speaker Amy-Jill Levine, who relates the cultural and religious context of some of the Bible’s most treasured passages. As Professor Levine observes: “The Old Testament is endlessly fascinating because it offers everything to explore… tragedy, comedy, and farce; miracles and sometimes heavenly silence; answers that satisfy and answers that may not; destruction and rebuilding; despair and hope.”
Sept. 15 Isaac . The accounts of Abraham’s son Isaac and daughter-in-law Rebecca from Genesis 21-24.
Sept. 22 The Jacob Saga. Genesis 25.
Sept. 29 Folklore Analysis and Type Scenes. This will help us understand common Biblical plot lines or “type scenes’ that reveal narrative art and teach about community heroes and values.