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weeWONDERBOX: Saving Jesus
October 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2017
A series of faith explorations on the rescuing of Jesus today
Ever feel like Jesus has been kidnapped by the Christian Right and discarded by the Secular Left?
Saving Jesus is a 12-session DVD-based small group exploration of a credible Jesus for the third millennium, led by Jo Love, Graham Maule and others.
Produced by Living The Questions, it has contributors including Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass, and Robin Meyers join Marcus Borg, Walter Brueggemann, John Dominic Crossan, Matthew Fox, Amy-Jill Levine, and a host of others for a conversation around the relevance of Jesus for today.
“We’re having a culture war and Jesus happens to be one of the weapons tossed about by both sides.” – Amy-Jill Levine
The 12-session series (plus orientation session) will run in two series of weekly Tuesday evening meetings @ 7.00-9.00pm, the first seven in October / November 2016 and the second six in February / March 2017.
The basic format for each one and a half hour session includes conversation around the readings, a 30-minute video segment and guided discussion. Cakes will be provided.
The full schedule of dates (Tuesdays) with session themes are as follows:
- 11th Oct: Orientation session
- 18th Oct: (1) Intro – Jesus through the ages
- 25th Oct: (2) Who was Jesus?
- 1st Nov: (3) What can we know about Jesus (and how)?
- 8th Nov: (4) The world into which Jesus was born
- 15th Nov: (5) Jesus’ birth – Incarnation
- 22nd Nov: (6) Teachings of Jesus – Wisdom tradition
- 7th Feb: (7) Jesus’ programme: the Kingdom of God
- 14th Feb: (8) Jesus’ ministry of compassion
- 21st Feb: (9) Who killed Jesus?
- 28th Feb: (10) The Atonement
- 7th Mar: (11) The Resurrection of Christ
- 14th Mar: (12) Why Jesus is worth saving?
You can view a short taster video of Saving Jesus here …
Leaders: Jo Love, Graham Maule & others.
Cost: £20 concessions/ £40 (suggested donation for all 12 sessions)
Venue: 21 Carlton Court, Glasgow, Scotland G5 9JP, Scotland.
Attending: If you’d like to enroll for the Saving Jesus series, please email us here or phone us on 0141 429 7281.
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weeWONDERBOX is a programme of events organised by the Iona Community’s Programme team and the Wild Goose Resource Group.
0141 429 7281