Returning to Sacred Texts and Finding Stories You Can Live In begins on Monday, February 4, and runs through Friday, April 5, 2019. This course will be held entirely online and will be led by Dr. Pamela Shellberg, Scholar-in-Residence at the BTS Center.
Brief Course Description: Reading scripture can feel intimidating and complicated and its message is often difficult to comprehend and to relate to in today’s world. In light of these challenges, this course will give you the opportunity to:
- Discover what happens in the act of reading and what the implications are for reading the Bible, so that the Bible can become a source of wonder, wisdom, and inspiration for you;
- Learn some specific tools to increase your competence and strengthen your confidence in reading and interpreting the Bible;
- Spark your spiritual imagination so that you might understand and appreciate more deeply the circumstances of your own life by finding your story in the sacred stories of the Bible;
- Become better equipped to respond to and lead today’s changing church by engaging your community’s stories with the sacred stories of the Bible.
All are welcome! There are no pre-requisites for this course, though participants must have access to high-speed internet to participate. Click here to access the online registration. The course fee is $250.Register here