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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…)

The Origin of Jesus

In this session we look at the fourth Gospel (sometimes called the ‘Spiritual Gospel’) through the most famous part, the prologue. (more…)

The Song of Songs

Suggestive art by Marc Chagall

Like Job and the Psalms this small book, also called ‘The Song of Solomon‘, is an example of biblical wisdom literature. It is also of a more specific genre, an epithalalium- a wedding song common in the neighbouring Egyptian and Babylonian cultures. You could get a quite a shock if you read it with no introduction as, as the image above implies, it is rather sexual. (more…)

Prophesy

Not all prophesies are this exciting.

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