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June 2021

Reading Scripture Together Series: The Great Flood

Wed 23 June, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Many ancient cultures have stories of a primordial great flood. The Biblical story does more, however, than describe a physical catastrophe. It contains deep theology where God radically changes how human beings and the divine will relate to one another. In this session, we will do a careful reading of this story and its implications, including: the first Covenant, the Noahide laws, the end of vegetarianism, the first case of PTSD, and the curse of Canaan (and its terrible implications… Read more

December 2021


Reading Scripture Together: Elijah, the Miracle Man

Thu 2 December, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Elijah the Prophet is portrayed in Judaism and Christianity as a prophet who never died. The biblical Elijah was a zealot who performed miracles and ascended to heaven in a chariot of fire. But his legacy has carried on in Jewish tradition in specific ways that are not as heavily emphasised in Christianity. He is the prophet who metaphorically visits every Passover seder and every circumcision. He appears in medieval stories as a miracle man who saves innocents. And he… Read more
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