A Life-giving Story:
How to Read the Bible
a course by
Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat
The Bible is first and foremost a story — of hope and heartbreak, surprising betrayals and audacious faithfulness. Come and rediscover why this story of God and the world has fired the imagination and given hope for faith-filled resistance throughout history.
Cost: Full fee: $150
Cost assistance is available. Please enquire.
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2021
This course is for anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of the Bible. All are welcome, regardless of denominational or religious affiliation. No prior knowledge of the Bible is necessary.
Course Format and Requirements
Each class will run on zoom for two hours with a 5 minute break half-way through. Although the bulk of the class will consist of Sylvia teaching about biblical passages, Sylvia will also pose questions and seek input through the chat. Participants will also be able to post questions in the chat which Sylvia will monitor and answer. Powerpoint will be used periodically to show biblical texts and illustrations.
Each class will be recorded. Students who miss a class can request a link to watch the recording. The recordings will not be posted in any other context.
There are no assignments and no required reading for this course, although suggestions for further reading will be made as the course progresses.