Wednesday Adult Ed
The Elliot Room, 7:00PM - 8:30PM
14 Trauma and the Police - Community Relationship -Jim Johnson discusses his essay featured in The Washington Post followed by a conversation about the local effects for the mission of First Church.
21 Meditations for Peace - The United Nations declared September 21st World Peace Day. Harriette Mandeville will lead a meditation followed by a discussion of world issues and our hopes for international peace.
28 Dying to Live / Theologies of the Body and Embodiment - An introduction to a series of conversations about embodiment, words made into flesh, and the body in theological expressions.
05 Dying for God/Christian martyrdom - The story of Perpetua and Felicitas explores the complexities of gender in the constructions of Christian martyrdom and sainthood.
12 Dying for God/Christian martyrdom - The story of Blandina and the martyrs of Lyon and Vienne explores how the torture and confession of slaves helped shape Christian martyrdom.
19 Dying for God/Latin American Liberation - A discussion of selected writings by Oscar Romero and John Sobrino whose death shaped the underpinnings of liberation theology within the histories of Latin America.
26 Living for God through Dance - An exploration of liturgical movement and religious inspired choreography including sections from Alvin Ailey's Revelations.
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