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This is the syllabus for the Bible study for the fall of 2008.  This semester we are doing a two-part series on Paul.  The first half of the semester consists of a book by N.T. Wright called "Paul: In Fresh Perspective".  The second half of the semester consists of a study of Colossians.
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== Schedule ==
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=== September 7 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Faith and Politics: From the Left
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==== Readings ====
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* Jim Wallis - High Stakes For Church and State
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** [http://biblestudy.definingterms.com/Readings/high_stakes_wallis.pdf Printable Version]
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** [http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&mode=printer_friendly&issue=soj0411&article=041110 Original Web Version]
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* Ariel Sabar - Barack Obama: Putting faith out front
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** [http://biblestudy.definingterms.com/Readings/csmonitor_obama.pdf Printable Version]
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** [http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0716/p01s01-uspo.html?page=1 Original Web Version]
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=== September 14 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Faith and Politics: From the Right
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==== Readings ====
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* [http://www.firstthings.com/article.php3?id_article=5358 Evangelicals and Catholics Together - That They May Have Life]
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* [http://www.eppc.org/printVersion/print_pub.asp?pubID=2108 George Weigel - Religious Conviction and Democratic Etiquette]
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=== September 21 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Paul in Fresh Perspective: Introduction
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==== Readings ====
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* Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 1 & 2 (pp. 1-39)
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=== September 28 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Paul in Fresh Perspective
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==== Readings ====
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* Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 3 & 4
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=== October 5 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Paul in Fresh Perspective
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==== Readings ====
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* Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 5 & 6
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=== October 12 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Paul in Fresh Perspective
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==== Readings ====
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* Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 7 & 8
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=== October 26 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Colossians 1:1-14
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==== Readings ====
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* Colossians 1:1-14
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* Thompson pp. 1-27, 131-143
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=== November 2 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Colossians 1:15-29
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==== Readings ====
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* Colossians 1:15-29
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* Thompson pp. 27-47, 111-123
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* John Howard Yoder, "Christ and Power" from ''The Politics of Jesus''
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=== November 9 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Colossians 2
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==== Readings ====
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* Colossians 2
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* Thompson pp. 47-68, 143-154
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* Martin Luther "On Christian Freedom"
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=== November 16 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Colossians 3:1-3:11
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==== Readings ====
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* Colossians 3:1-3:11
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* Thompson pp. 68-80, 125-131, 155-163
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* Michael Barram "Colossians 3:1-17"
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=== November 23 ===
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==== Topic ====
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Colossians 3:12-4:1
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==== Readings ====
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* Colossians 3:12-4:1
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* Thompson pp. 80-97, 163-177

Latest revision as of 23:45, 10 April 2014

This is the syllabus for the Bible study for the fall of 2008. This semester we are doing a two-part series on Paul. The first half of the semester consists of a book by N.T. Wright called "Paul: In Fresh Perspective". The second half of the semester consists of a study of Colossians.


Schedule

September 7


Topic

Faith and Politics: From the Left

Readings


September 14


Topic

Faith and Politics: From the Right

Readings


September 21


Topic

Paul in Fresh Perspective: Introduction

Readings

  • Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 1 & 2 (pp. 1-39)

September 28


Topic

Paul in Fresh Perspective

Readings

  • Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 3 & 4

October 5


Topic

Paul in Fresh Perspective

Readings

  • Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 5 & 6

October 12


Topic

Paul in Fresh Perspective

Readings

  • Paul in Fresh Perspective, Chapters 7 & 8

October 26


Topic

Colossians 1:1-14

Readings

  • Colossians 1:1-14
  • Thompson pp. 1-27, 131-143

November 2


Topic

Colossians 1:15-29

Readings

  • Colossians 1:15-29
  • Thompson pp. 27-47, 111-123
  • John Howard Yoder, "Christ and Power" from The Politics of Jesus

November 9


Topic

Colossians 2

Readings

  • Colossians 2
  • Thompson pp. 47-68, 143-154
  • Martin Luther "On Christian Freedom"

November 16


Topic

Colossians 3:1-3:11

Readings

  • Colossians 3:1-3:11
  • Thompson pp. 68-80, 125-131, 155-163
  • Michael Barram "Colossians 3:1-17"

November 23


Topic

Colossians 3:12-4:1

Readings

  • Colossians 3:12-4:1
  • Thompson pp. 80-97, 163-177