Old Testament Bible Study
Bible Study With a Difference: The Old Testament
Take a new look at the very old roots of our faith: The Old Testament
The Old Testament, or Tanakh, was written in ancient Israel over 1,000 years by many authors. What can this book teach us about the ancient Israelites? What does our faith find in new scholarly understanding? The Old Testament is a source of constant wonder, inspiration, and intrigue. Join us in exploring.
Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8:30 pm
Meeting Room 2, begins September 6
Our Video Presenter: Dr. Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the College of Arts and Sciences. She is also an Affiliated Professor at the Woolf Institute, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. Those who have taken her courses say she, “has a very personable way of teaching, and it is very fun to listen to her talk about stories and characters from the Old Testament…She brings the people and events of the Old Testament to life while deftly explaining the technical nuances of form and text criticism and other tools of Biblical analysis."
Each session, we will watch 2 video lectures of approximately 25 minutes, and discuss the books/concepts presented. There is no cost to attend. An optional workbook is available for $10. If you want a workbook, please order it when you register, so it will be ready for you.
To register, please fill out the online registration form below.