The Madawaska Institute for Culture and Religion
Where Spirit & Life Meet
Series on Transforming Theology for the sake World and Church
Reading The Bible As If It Matters
Oct 12 to 14, 2011. The event begins on Wednesday Morning and ends on Friday at 5 p.m.
We will use the seminar and interactive methods. Meet each day from 9 to 5 and lunch is included. We limit the event to the first 20. A deposit of $25 is needed.
Leader: Ronald L. Farmer was the Irvin C. and Edy Chapman Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel and Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Chapman University. He chaired the Bible and Contemporary Theologies Group of the Society of Biblical Literature, serves on the Advisory Council of the Process and Faith Program at Claremont School of Theology. His publications include Beyond the Impasse: The Promise of a Process Hermeneutic (1997); Revelation in Chalice Commentaries for Today (2005); and a mystery/suspense novel, Awakening (2009), Currently, he is working on his second novel and co-editing a collection of essays promoting interfaith dialogue and cooperation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. If you go to Process and Faith, and check Creative Transformation, you can read some of his work.
We will cover these topics:
* An Introduction to Process Hermeneutics. How this will help us read the Bible so we transform the church for the sake of the world.
Applications to Revelation; the recovery of the idea of Paradise.
Application to the Hebrew Scriptures
Examination of New Testament texts and application for preaching.
New Testament Christology: Looking through Different Lenses
COST: $225 - Members- $190 Lunches included - Oct 12 to 14 Burnstown (Ottawa) Ontario
To register firstname.lastname@example.org Because we limit the number so it is an intimate event a deposit of $25 is required:140 Fleming Dr. Burnstown Ont. K0J 1G0 ph 613 432 8852