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November 2020

Biblical Study Break: Minor Prophets in the Hebrew Bible

Mon 2 November, 1:00 pm to Thu 5 November, 2:00 pm
What can we learn from the Minor Prophets in the Hebrew Bible? This online course over four days explores and examines the literary world of the minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible. With a focus on Amos, Jonah, Zephaniah and Malachi in particular, we will discuss the importance of these texts, question how to make sense of them, and better understand the significance of minor prophetic literature in our world today. Minor prophetic texts are an understudied and often misunderstood… Read more

December 2020

Reading Scripture Together: The Four Marys

Sat 5 December, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
This conversational half-day course will re-read selected sacred texts in detail and consider the ways they have been interpreted, both in the written word and in art, and on their relevance and meaning to us today. The voices of women are thin on the ground in the Gospel texts. Four of the most significant female presences within these texts are, coincidentally, all named Mary; Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Martha, and Mary the wife… Read more
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