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Wednesday Evening Bible Study

Wednesday Evenings through May 16

7 to 8 PM

Kerygma: Bible Study of Exodus

Exodus is a unique book in the Bible. In it we find the description of the formation of the people whose story provides the narrative framework of the Old Testament. Several key events in the life of this people are first mentioned here, e.g. the liberation of Israel from Egypt and the gift of the law at Mt. Sinai. These events shape the identity of God's people and become signposts for reflection and renewal in Israel's later history and the early decades of the Church. 

 - From the foreword to the Kerygma program study resource book, by Donald E. Gowan

Fr. Jeff Shankles started this Bible study program in February, and Fr. Paul Moberly continues it in the Easter season. It is a lively, informal, and conversational exploration into the roots of our faith in the Jewish tradition, as we read through the themes of the book of Exodus in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament.) Join us! We meet in room 11 on Wednesday evenings at 7 PM.

The schedule for Eastertide is as follows:

  • April 11 - Law: Instruction for Living - Exodus 10:1-17; 21:1 - 23:19 - "God's people can be identified on earth by how they live."
  • April 18 - The Tabernacle: God Chooses to Dwell Among His People - Exodus 29:42-46; 40:1-38
  • April 25 - The Golden Calf: Israel's 'Fall Story' - Exodus 32:1-35; Acts 17:22-31
  • May 2 - Forgiveness: Foundation for the Future - Exodus 33 & 34
  • May 9 - NO CLASS
  • May 16 - Exodus as a Basis for Theological Reflection - Summary and Wrap-up of the Study