Course begins Oct. 25, 2017. In this course, participants will learn how to approach the Bible in a manner that bridges the gap between church Bible study and formal academic Biblical interpretation. The intent of this approach is to create a safe space for both critical engagement and spiritual transformation. Over the course of six weeks, the participant will be encouraged to wrestle with his or her own theological reflections as well as develop skills in applying exegetical methods and biblical interpretation for today’s theological and practical concerns. Participants will be encouraged to examine how their own social location impacts his or her reading of the Bible.
Course dates: October 25 ~ December 12, 2017
Facilitator: The Rev. Dr. Ruth Shaver
Tuition: $325 + $50 Distance Learning Fee as applicable. (Occasional Participants’ tuition is $275)
This course is open to all.
For inquiries, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please register by making a payment by no later than October 23, 2017.
This course is limited to 10 participants.
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This course is designed to address the Marks of Faithful and Effective Authorized Ministers in the United Church of Christ.