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The Eucharistic Prayer

‘Hoc Est’ © Elizabeth Wang 1992

You are a researcher sent from the planet Zog with special responsibility for studying human religions. You have noticed that every day (and especially on Sundays) millions of humans gather around a text and some food stuffs. (more…)

Paul’s Views of Salvation

In previous discussions we looked at the purpose of salvation and whether it was a gift or a task. With this discussion we begin to look at the how of salvation rather than the why, and since the Gospels only really give a description of the Resurrection we take our Biblical point of departure at Paul’s Epistles. Of the following key passages we explored both ‘What does salvation consist in?’ and ‘What are we saved for?’ (more…)

The Resurrection in John and Paul

This is a summary, you can read the full discussion here.

In line with our equivalent textual comparison from the Synoptic Gospels, this session focuses on the depictions of Jesus’ return from the grave found in John and Paul. As before we are asking what the author wants to say about the Resurrection and what that might mean to us today. We begin with the appearence of Jesus to his disciples in a house from the Gospel of John. (more…)

The Resurrection in John and Paul [Full Discussion]

How often we forget that the Resurrection not only made possible our salvation, but also some pretty windows.

In line with our equivalent textual comparison from the Synoptic Gospels, this session focuses on the depictions of Jesus’ return from the grave found in John and Paul (but not George and Ringo). As before we are asking what the author wants to say about the Resurrection and what that might mean to us today. We begin with the appearence of Jesus to his disciples in a house from the Gospel of John. (more…)

The Resurrection in the Synoptic Gospels [Full Discussion]

Of the following passages we asked:

  • What does the author want to say to us about the Resurrection event? (and why?)
  • What might the Resurrection mean for us?  (more…)

The Resurrection in the Synoptic Gospels

The following is a summary, you can read the full discussion here.

You can read the following references by clicking on the headings. Of these passages we asked:

  • What does the author want to say to us about the Resurrection event? (and why?)
  • What might the Resurrection mean for us? (more…)

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