ADULT FAITH FORMATION SERIES - The World of the Bible - Resumes September 5

 
ADULT FAITH FORMATION SERIES:
THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE
 
Tuesday Nights
7:00 – 8:45 pm – SSFP Parish Center
 
Our new series – The World of the Bible – covers the world of the Bible – its geography, history and archaeology; the religious concepts of the Hebrew people, the religious life and political climate of Jesus’ day; the human identity of Jesus and more.
 
Each evening includes a DVD presentation by Elizabeth McNamer and Virginia Smith and includes maps, charts, graphical text and footage from the Holy Land and time for discussion. See below for information about resources for the series.
 
OLD TESTAMENT SESSIONS
 
Jul 11   On the Road Again: Geography in the Hebrew Scriptures
Jul 18   Vocabulary of Faith: Religious Concepts in Hebrew Scriptures
Aug 1   Tracing Our Family Tree: The History of the Hebrew People
Aug 8   Piecing It Together: What Archaeology Can Tell Us
 
 
NEW TESTAMENT SESSIONS
 
Sep 5    People, Places and Feasts: Religious Life in Jesus' Day
Sep 12  Under the Roman Boot: Politics in First-Century Palestine
Sep 19  Bed, Bread and Business: Daily Life in First-Century Judea
Sep 26  Carpenter, Rabbi, Messiah: Jesus in His Own Times
 
Order your Study Guide for the Series: $10
 
The study guide will help you to absorb and remember the abundance of material contained in the video programs as well as maps and other resources. the study guide also looks at the Catholic approach to Scripture and a bibliography for further study. 
 
Please send a completed copy of this order form and payment
($10 each) to the Rectory: 
 
 
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Please your order soon with your payment
to reserve your Study Guide.