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Altar Guild Meeting
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday Painters
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Bible 101
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

An introduction to the Bible

 

Thursday evenings at St. Philip’s Church,

Beginning September 20, 2018

 

 

 

This course is an overview of the whole Bible. Participants will learn what is in the Bible, how the Bible is put together, and how Episcopalians generally interpret the Bible. The class will meet once a month for two hours and will be led by Father Eric. You do not need any prior knowledge or experience of the Bible, but even those who are pretty advanced will find new insights and information. Sign up online below.

 

DATES

 

2018

September 20 – How the Bible was written

October 18 – History in and behind the Bible

November 15 -- Torah

December 13 -- Prophets

 

2019

January 17 -- Writings

February 21 – The Apocrypha

March 14 (Lent) – Mark and Matthew

March 21 (Lent) – Luke and Acts

March 28 (Lent) – Johannine Literature

April 4 (Lent) -- Letters of St. Paul

April 11 (Lent) – Other Letters

May 9 – Reading the Bible through many lenses

 

Some questions we will address—what questions do you have?

 

  • Who wrote the Bible?
  • Why are there so many translations of the Bible and how are they different?
  • Is everything in the Bible literally true?
  • Is everything in the Bible in chronological order?
  • How can I keep all those names straight?
  • Is the God of the New Testament the same God as in the Old Testament?
  • Why are there four different Gospels?
  • How do I understand Revelation and the other weird stuff in the Bible?

 

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