Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

DATES Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 26, and April 23, 2020 OVERVIEW Preachers may be reluctant to mention current events from the pulpit. But not speaking to the concerns people bring with them into church implicitly communicates that the church – and worse, God – doesn’t care. Together, we will discuss both our resistance and …

Introduction to Christian Apologetics: The Art and Science of Christian Persuasion

Wycliffe College

This course is an introduction to Christian apologetics and its relationship to evangelism. The course will teach the biblical, theological and historical foundations of Christian apologetics. Additionally, the course will serve as a primer of cultural exegesis and cultural hermeneutics, the goal of which is to equip students with the critical analytical tools to engage …
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Quarterly Gathering – School of Celtic Consciousness

Five Oaks Centre

Theme – Peregrinations pro Christo Participants will be invited into the call of wandering in search of the Christ in the world. We will delve into the concept of pilgrimage as an openness to being led by the Divine in our wandering search. Like St. Columbanus and other Irish monks of his time who might have declared that they would “rove to rest”, …
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Healing and Wellness: Spiritual Wholeness in Light and Shadow

Five Oaks Centre

With David Giuliano, Renee Thomas-Hill and Amira Ayad Come join us for a time of learning and renewal at Five Oaks this fall. This 2.5 day program is led by three speakers from different cultures and faith traditions. It is a time of shared learning, being deeply rooted in one’s own faith or spiritual tradition, …
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Jane Austen in a Week

Gladstone's Library

Ethics, aesthetics, women’s agency, print culture, theology, landscape conservation, education – these are some of the topics with which Jane Austen’s characters wrestle in her six major novels. Austen represented key cultural debates through the varied and, at times, clashing perspectives of iconic figures such as Marianne Dashwood, Fitzwilliam Darcy, and Emma Woodhouse. In this …
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