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March 2021

Exploring Theology: Exploring Modern Developments in Theological Conversations

Tue 9 March, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 16 March 2021

Exploring Theology Winter 2021 weekly sessions will run according to the following schedule: 1) Each lecture will be presented on Tuesday evenings online via Zoom. Lectures will start promptly and will run from 7:00-7:45pm.  Each lecture will last no more than 45 minutes.  The Zoom link for each session will be available on SarumLearn. 2) We will take a break between 7:45pm-8:00pm. The Zoom room will remain live during the break. 3) We will then gather again at 8:00pm for… Read more

April 2021

Reading the Bible with People Who Don’t Read the Bible

Fri 16 April, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
More and more people today have little or no familiarity with the Bible. Have you struggled with how to help them understand the Bible’s relevance? This course is for anyone working with individuals and groups who are unfamiliar with the Bible and the various ways it can be read and understood. This day will be spent exploring various reading practices, such as dialogical and contextual methods, for approaching the Bible in fresh, exciting ways. The aim of the online day… Read more

Reading Scripture Together: The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

Thu 22 April, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
There is perhaps no better known New Testament story than that of ‘The Good Samaritan.’ We think we know what this story means, but recent writings by New Testament scholars bring a whole new layer of understanding by exploring the story’s Jewish roots. This session will explore the Jewish assumptions underlying this story and what it might have meant to Jesus’s audience at the time. We will look at the role parables played in Israelite teachings of the time; ancient… Read more

When God’s Face is Hidden: Theology in Times of Crisis

Wed 28 April, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This interactive day course will use art and photography, as well as ancient and modern literary sources, drawing specifically upon the Jewish tradition and the Hebrew Bible, to discuss the rich interplay between God’s hiddenness and self-revelation in the theological imagination. Our study will be prefaced by an overview of the relation between voices of protest and praise in the Hebrew Bible and wider Jewish tradition; between God’s personal attributes as one who, in the rabbinical literature, weeps and jokes… Read more
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