Dr. John Shumway’s class meets following our regular Church Services in the Oak Room (so around 11:15 a.m.) ON BREAK FOR THE SUMMER, BUT WILL RETURN THIS FALL on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
Here is a basic outline of the topics this class will cover in the coming year:
1.The Gospels and the History of Jesus
1.Who was this Jesus; what was the Messiah of Israel?
2. The History of the “Jesus of History”
3. The Good News in Mark; Matthew; & Luke
4. The Community of the Beloved Disciple
1. John’s Version of the Good News
3.What is the meaning of Jesus’ death and resurrection?
4.The Challenge of Jesus in the 21st Century
5.What Is The Kingdom of God?
6. Christ and Modern Culture
7. Christ and Modern Physics
8. What does trust in Christ mean today?