Adult Formation

Adult Formation

How Matthew Elbowed Mark Aside and Became the #1 Gospel

How Matthew Elbowed Mark Aside and Became the #1 Gospel Robert M. Fowler, Ph.D. Biblical scholar and Trinity member Bob Fowler leads an examination of the Gospels of Matthew and Mark. This multi-class study will focus on Matthew's re-write of the baptism of Jesus, the walking on the water, Peter's confession at Caesarea Philippi, and the ending of the gospel. How Matthew Elbowed Mark Aside and Became the #1 Gospel Most scholars believe that Mark is the oldest of our four canonical gospels, and that Matthew and Luke independently wrote their gospels primarily by revising Mark's. Matthew especially embellished Mark…
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July 6, 2022
Adult Formation

The Lord’s Prayer Nobody Knows

The Lord's Prayer Nobody Knows There are two versions of the Lord's Prayer in the New Testament. The one that "everybody knows" is Matthew's version, which is recited in church every Sunday. The version that "nobody knows" is in Luke's Gospel. This class considers the strong possibility that Luke's version is more original and therefore more authentic than Matthew's. Session 1: A comparison of the Lord's Prayer in Matthew and Luke. Lords Prayer Notes PDF Lords Prayer Comparison PDF Session 2 Two-Source Hypothesis Diagram Q Source Chart  Session 3 In this session, Bob reflects on Jesus’ call to us to…
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February 1, 2022
Adult Formation

The Spirituality of the Enneagram

The Spirituality of the Enneagram The Rev. Adrienne Koch will lead a multi-week in-depth exploration on the spirituality of the enneagram. This course takes place every other Sunday through September 6 at 11:15 a.m. Please contact Adrienne for the access link and/or more information. In the meantime, you can enjoy videos of previous sessions on our YouTube channel.
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July 8, 2021
Adult Formation

Know My End: Conversations on Death and Dying

Know My End: Conversations on Death and Dying We all know we will die but few believe it. In this video series, Dr. Jeff Spiess will explore our mortality and how we can plan for a dignified and peaceful ending. Introduction   Session #1 -- Advance Care Planning in the Era of COVID-19 Class materials: HANDOUT: Session 1 Session #2 -- Suffering; Controversial Options at the End of Life Class materials: HANDOUT Session 2 Session #3 -- Religion and Spirituality at the End of Life Class materials: HANDOUT Session 3
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November 12, 2020
Adult Formation

The Gospel of Mark: An Unfamiliar Gospel of an Unfamiliar Jesus

The Gospel of Mark: An Unfamiliar Gospel of an Unfamiliar Jesus As the oldest of our gospels, Mark has often been obscured by the later gospels. In this four-video series, Bob Fowler will explore “Mark: An Unfamiliar Gospel of an Unfamiliar Jesus.” Introduction -- The Gospel of Mark: An Unfamiliar Gospel of an Unfamiliar Jesus The first of the videos will be an introduction to the class, an overview of what we know, and don’t know, about the first gospel written. Class materials: Mark Series Fall 2020 INTRODUCTION (PDF) Session #1 -- The Gospel of Mark: Who, What, When, Where,…
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September 10, 2020