This fall, our our traditional Monday Night Class series continues, and, in a partnership with William Jewell College, we are also offering some Tuesday night class options. More information below.
Monday Night Classes
7:00 p.m. In-person only but recorded
Imposing and Impossible Texts
October 17, 24, 31: Rabbi Michael Zedek, Rabbi in Residence, Saint Paul School of Theology
The first five books of the Bible (aka, the Torah) are full of wonderful, heartwarming stories. They are also full of some of the most troubling stories, the kind that result in people not even wanting to read their Bibles. In this deep dive with respected scholar and rabbi, Michael Zedek, we’ll explore some of these narratives together.
The Future of Christianity and the Church
November 7 and 14: Dr. Mike Graves, Scholar in Residence, Country Club Christian Church
Even before the pandemic, religion scholars were debating the future of faith communities in the United States, most of them in decline. In a post-COVID world the question may be more pertinent than ever. What will the faith look like? What will congregations look like in the days and years ahead? Together, we’ll explore these questions and more.
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A Life Worth Living
October 18, 25, November 1, 8: Dr. Mike Graves, Scholar in Residence, Country Club Christian
What makes for a life worth living, a full and meaningful one? This question has been asked for millennia, by philosophers and ordinary people alike. The question raises another important one as well, How does one decide on an answer to the first question? We will wrestle with these questions and more, with weekly readings from a host of sources and in small-group discussions.
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