A Study of Genesis Online Course

Starts: January 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Ends: February 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM

St Joseph of Arimathea’s Online Courses for Winter/Spring, 2014

Our Province’s seminary, St Joseph of Arimathea, will again offer online lecture courses on weekday evenings for interested clergy and laity. The three courses offered in the winter/spring term encompass, as usual, a broad range of topics. The online program has been restructured so that there will be one course designed especially for postulants and deacons, another for the continuing education of clergy, and a third one for a general audience. The course descriptions tell you which is which — but, of course, anyone is free to take any or all classes. Each class may be viewed at the time of broadcast or later in recorded form, and on either a computer screen or a mobile device. The fee for The History and Use of The Book of Common Prayer, a 15-week course with written assignments, is $250. The other two courses, for auditors, we offer at the ridiculously low price of $50. Please email Fr. Smith at the address below to sign up and make arrangements for paying.

A Study of Genesis

The Rev’d Michael Mautner, St Peter’s Anglican Church, Oakland, California Wednesdays, 6-7 pm (Pacific Time)

This high-level Bible study is designed mainly for the continuing education of clergy, yet will also be of interest to laity with some familiarity with the Old Testament. A solid grasp of Genesis, the book of beginnings, is essential for understanding the rest of the Biblical story. It introduces all the main themes: God as sovereign over his creation and yet intimate with it, human rebellion, Divine redemption of mankind through the election of Israel, the Abrahamic Covenant and patriarchal foundation of the chosen people, and Divine Providence. Let Father Mautner, a Messianic Jew who is now an Anglican priest, help you see those and other themes in the narrative. There are no written assignments, and the fee is $50. Begins January 29 and ends May 14.

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