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Invitation to the Old Testament (Participant's Book) (Disciple Short-term Studies Series)

Celia Brewer SinclairJames Tabor

Invitation to the Old Testament (Participant's Book) (Disciple Short-term Studies Series)

Celia Brewer SinclairJames Tabor

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Participant Guide: guides daily study and preparation for discussion in the weekly group meeting. The expectation for daily study will be no more than thirty minutes.


Invitation To the Old Testament
8 sessions, 60-90 minutes
Experience required: Moderate

Explore the Old Testament's story of God and God's calling of the people of Israel through the many "voices" of the biblical text. Hear the magnificence of a Creation hymn, discover the law and wisdom teachings, listen to the warning of the prophets and explore the poetry of the Song of Solomon.

In the two weekly video segments, first gain insight from biblical scholars and then take a visual tour of archaeological sites, ancient artifacts, and other physical remains, related to and illuminating scripture and events.

Participants gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Old Testament as an integral part of the Christian Bible and a renewed discovery of our identity in God and God's vision for all things.

This study is ideal for adults with a strong Sunday school or personal study background.

Sessions:
1. The Making of the Hebrew Bible
2. The Creation Story of Israel
3. Out of Bondage
4. Promise and Problem in the Land
5. Israel Has a King
6. Division and the Rise of Prophecy
7. Exile and Response
8. Restoration and Renewal

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About "Invitation to the Old Testament (Participant's Book) (Disciple Short-term Studies Series)"

Click here to read session one

Participant Guide: guides daily study and preparation for discussion in the weekly group meeting. The expectation for daily study will be no more than thirty minutes.


Invitation To the Old Testament
8 sessions, 60-90 minutes
Experience required: Moderate

Explore the Old Testament's story of God and God's calling of the people of Israel through the many "voices" of the biblical text. Hear the magnificence of a Creation hymn, discover the law and wisdom teachings, listen to the warning of the prophets and explore the poetry of the Song of Solomon.

In the two weekly video segments, first gain insight from biblical scholars and then take a visual tour of archaeological sites, ancient artifacts, and other physical remains, related to and illuminating scripture and events.

Participants gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Old Testament as an integral part of the Christian Bible and a renewed discovery of our identity in God and God's vision for all things.

This study is ideal for adults with a strong Sunday school or personal study background.

Sessions:
1. The Making of the Hebrew Bible
2. The Creation Story of Israel
3. Out of Bondage
4. Promise and Problem in the Land
5. Israel Has a King
6. Division and the Rise of Prophecy
7. Exile and Response
8. Restoration and Renewal
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Celia Brewer Sinclair

Celia Brewer Sinclair is a lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and adjunct faculty at Queens University. She holds degrees from Duke University and Yale Divinity School and is author of three books: "A Guide Through the Old Testament, A Guide Through the New Testament", and" Genesis. " Sinclair is a writer of curricula for The United Methodist Publishing House and is the author of the "Disciple" Short-Term Bible Study on the Old Testament.

James Tabor

James Tabor is chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the author of The Jesus Dynasty.

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  • Catalogue Code 242828
  • Product Code 0687495903
  • EAN 9780687495900
  • Pages 112
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Ministry Resources
  • Sub-Category Courses
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Aug 2005
  • Dimensions 227 x 154 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.200kg

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