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Genesis

Duration: 8 week

Free

Genesis

The magnificent beginning of the Bible tells the story of the creation of the universe through the cataclysmic flood. These stories have been told and retold for thousands of years.…

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Exodus

Duration: 8 week

Free

Exodus

Exodus is the second book of the Pentateuch, and it continues the narrative of how the nation of Israel came to be. The book picks up in Egypt at Joseph's…

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The Books of Samuel

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Books of Samuel

The story of the Hebrew people moves from the time of nomadic tribes governed by Judges who emerged in the time of crisis to the era of Israeli monarchy. The…

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Psalms

Duration: 8 week

Free

Psalms

The well-know and beloved poetry of the Hebrew Bible is discussed in this eight-session study. You will learn that this scripture clearly expresses the widest range of human emotions: from…

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Wisdom Literature

Duration: 8 week

Free

Wisdom Literature

Wisdom literature is a rather large swathe of the biblical text. This category traditionally includes Proverbs, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth) and Job in the Hebrew Bible and Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) and the…

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Second Isaiah

Duration: 8 week

Free

Second Isaiah

Perhaps the most frequently quoted prophecy in scripture is the book of Isaiah. We hear of one sent to “Prepare the way of the Lord” and of one who will…

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The Book of Daniel

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Book of Daniel

Daniel is a youth who is kidnapped in Jerusalem and taken as a prisoner to Babylon, 650 to 700 miles from home. His story traces his journey from kidnap victim…

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The Gospel of Matthew

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Matthew

Matthew has some of the most familiar stories of Jesus’ life, making it a great study for beginners. It is also beautifully nuanced which should appeal to those who have…

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The Gospel of Mark

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Mark

This study will delve into Mark’s storytelling. The Markan Gospel depicts a Jesus of both good news and urgent challenge. The clever author of this book masterfully weaves together episodes…

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The Gospel of Luke

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Luke

The Gospel of Luke is undoubtedly a masterfully woven narrative filled with skillful characterizations and beautiful poetic verse. Contained within its chapters are some of the most theologically significant parables…

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The Gospel of John

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of John

The Gospel According to John has long been a favorite of Christian readers of scripture. The Gospel's presentation of the life of Jesus is distinctive, the theological perspective is remarkable,…

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The Acts of the Apostles

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Acts of the Apostles

Written by the same author as the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles is a continuation of the story of Jesus' followers.  Luke, traditionally identified as a physician…

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Romans

Duration: 8 week

Free

Romans

Paul's letter to the Romans has been enormously influential in the development of Christian faith, Christian theological reflection, and Christian practice.  This course seeks to examine why Paul wrote to…

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First Corinthians

Duration: 8 week

Free

First Corinthians

Paul's often-quoted pastoral letter addresses many issues related to living in Christian community.  Problems facing the Corinthian congregation of the first century are remarkably applicable to life in Christian community…

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Second Corinthians

Duration: 8 week

Free

Second Corinthians

This is a rich letter full of powerful imagery; however, it seems to be a collection of fragments, lacking a theme of a theological argument or addressing a particular issue. …

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Galatians & Philippians

Duration: 8 week

Free

Galatians & Philippians

Galatians addresses a time when the early Christian movement was struggling with its identity and mission. Paul is angry and direct in his “advice”. His passionate effort to solve the…

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Thessalonians 1 & 2

Duration: 8 week

Free

Thessalonians 1 & 2

These letters are shorter than some Pauline writings and sometimes do not receive the attention that Romans and Corinthians get.  However, the first letter to the Thessalonians is likely the…

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Hebrews

Duration: 8 week

Free

Hebrews

Historically, Hebrews is thought of as a letter from Paul and is grouped with his other letters in the New Testament.  However, this assumption has been questioned from as early…

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Revelation

Duration: 8 week

Free

Revelation

The Book of Revelation has often been quoted out of context, not necessarily conveying the meaning intended by the early Christian author.  Apocalyptic literature like Revelation is challenging to understand. …

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Reformation History

Duration: 8 week

Free

Reformation History

It seems like everyone has heard of the Reformation, but have you ever wondered how this 16th century movement affected the church and the texts we read? What were the…

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Formation of the Biblical Canon

Duration: 2 week

Free

Formation of the Biblical Canon

Who decided which writings would be in the Bible? When were these decisions made? Is Jewish scripture included in the Bible? What was the original language used to record the…

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Reading the Bible

Duration: 2 week

Free

Reading the Bible

“The Bible is very widely revered because of its status as the Word of God, but it is also a remarkable work of literature, that is, on the whole, exceptionally…

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Genesis

Duration: 8 week

Free

Genesis

The magnificent beginning of the Bible tells the story of the creation of the universe through the cataclysmic flood. These stories have been told and retold for thousands of years.…

Details
Exodus

Duration: 8 week

Free

Exodus

Exodus is the second book of the Pentateuch, and it continues the narrative of how the nation of Israel came to be. The book picks up in Egypt at Joseph's…

Details
The Books of Samuel

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Books of Samuel

The story of the Hebrew people moves from the time of nomadic tribes governed by Judges who emerged in the time of crisis to the era of Israeli monarchy. The…

Details
Psalms

Duration: 8 week

Free

Psalms

The well-know and beloved poetry of the Hebrew Bible is discussed in this eight-session study. You will learn that this scripture clearly expresses the widest range of human emotions: from…

Details
Wisdom Literature

Duration: 8 week

Free

Wisdom Literature

Wisdom literature is a rather large swathe of the biblical text. This category traditionally includes Proverbs, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth) and Job in the Hebrew Bible and Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) and the…

Details
Second Isaiah

Duration: 8 week

Free

Second Isaiah

Perhaps the most frequently quoted prophecy in scripture is the book of Isaiah. We hear of one sent to “Prepare the way of the Lord” and of one who will…

Details
The Book of Daniel

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Book of Daniel

Daniel is a youth who is kidnapped in Jerusalem and taken as a prisoner to Babylon, 650 to 700 miles from home. His story traces his journey from kidnap victim…

Details
The Gospel of Matthew

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Matthew

Matthew has some of the most familiar stories of Jesus’ life, making it a great study for beginners. It is also beautifully nuanced which should appeal to those who have…

Details
The Gospel of Mark

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Mark

This study will delve into Mark’s storytelling. The Markan Gospel depicts a Jesus of both good news and urgent challenge. The clever author of this book masterfully weaves together episodes…

Details
The Gospel of Luke

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of Luke

The Gospel of Luke is undoubtedly a masterfully woven narrative filled with skillful characterizations and beautiful poetic verse. Contained within its chapters are some of the most theologically significant parables…

Details
The Gospel of John

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Gospel of John

The Gospel According to John has long been a favorite of Christian readers of scripture. The Gospel's presentation of the life of Jesus is distinctive, the theological perspective is remarkable,…

Details
The Acts of the Apostles

Duration: 8 week

Free

The Acts of the Apostles

Written by the same author as the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles is a continuation of the story of Jesus' followers.  Luke, traditionally identified as a physician…

Details
Romans

Duration: 8 week

Free

Romans

Paul's letter to the Romans has been enormously influential in the development of Christian faith, Christian theological reflection, and Christian practice.  This course seeks to examine why Paul wrote to…

Details
First Corinthians

Duration: 8 week

Free

First Corinthians

Paul's often-quoted pastoral letter addresses many issues related to living in Christian community.  Problems facing the Corinthian congregation of the first century are remarkably applicable to life in Christian community…

Details
Second Corinthians

Duration: 8 week

Free

Second Corinthians

This is a rich letter full of powerful imagery; however, it seems to be a collection of fragments, lacking a theme of a theological argument or addressing a particular issue. …

Details
Galatians & Philippians

Duration: 8 week

Free

Galatians & Philippians

Galatians addresses a time when the early Christian movement was struggling with its identity and mission. Paul is angry and direct in his “advice”. His passionate effort to solve the…

Details
Thessalonians 1 & 2

Duration: 8 week

Free

Thessalonians 1 & 2

These letters are shorter than some Pauline writings and sometimes do not receive the attention that Romans and Corinthians get.  However, the first letter to the Thessalonians is likely the…

Details
Hebrews

Duration: 8 week

Free

Hebrews

Historically, Hebrews is thought of as a letter from Paul and is grouped with his other letters in the New Testament.  However, this assumption has been questioned from as early…

Details
Revelation

Duration: 8 week

Free

Revelation

The Book of Revelation has often been quoted out of context, not necessarily conveying the meaning intended by the early Christian author.  Apocalyptic literature like Revelation is challenging to understand. …

Details
Reformation History

Duration: 8 week

Free

Reformation History

It seems like everyone has heard of the Reformation, but have you ever wondered how this 16th century movement affected the church and the texts we read? What were the…

Details
Formation of the Biblical Canon

Duration: 2 week

Free

Formation of the Biblical Canon

Who decided which writings would be in the Bible? When were these decisions made? Is Jewish scripture included in the Bible? What was the original language used to record the…

Details
Reading the Bible

Duration: 2 week

Free

Reading the Bible

“The Bible is very widely revered because of its status as the Word of God, but it is also a remarkable work of literature, that is, on the whole, exceptionally…

Details