Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes

Gladstone's Library

Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes 18th May – 18th May 2019 10:30 am Pastor and Theologian Mitri Raheb gives this year’s Robinson-Spong lecture exploring the Bible and contemporary Christianity from a Palestinian perspective. Mitri Raheb is the Founder and President of Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture …
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Can We Find an Original Interpretation of Genesis 1 – 4?

Gladstone's Library

Can We Find an Original Interpretation of Genesis 1 – 4? 29th July – 2nd August 2019 Many people assume that there are two very different stories of creation which contradict each other and that the ‘Sin and Fall’ interpretation of Genesis 2 – 3 is the original one. However, the ‘Sin and Fall’ interpretation …
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In Search of the Historical Jesus

Gladstone's Library

In Search of the Historical Jesus 20th September – 22nd September 2019 Around the year 30 AD, in an insignificant province of the Roman Empire, a Jewish prophet, teacher and healer met a shameful and brutal end on a Roman cross. 2,000 years later, this obscure figure has over two billion followers and is acknowledged …
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“Seek Peace and Pursue It:” A Weekend Retreat on the Psalms of Peace, Justice and Creation

Kirkridge Retreat Center

“Seek Peace and Pursue It:” A Weekend Retreat on the Psalms of Peace, Justice and Creation John Dear Posted By: Kirkridge Type: Retreats Share: Time: October 11, 2019 6:30 PM until October 13, 2019 Location: Kirkridge Contact: More Info: Who among you loves life? Keep your tongue from evil, your lips from speaking lies. Turn …
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The Book of Esther

Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (The) (SSJD)

Friday–Sunday, November 1–3, 2019 The Book of Esther is a beautifully written story named after Esther, the young Jewish Queen who risked her life to save Jews from the decree of death orchestrated by the Hitler-like anti-Semite Haman. In spite of the book’s lack of religious language, it speaks powerfully into our modern context. We …
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