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Finding the Treasure Within
Parables in the Gospel of Luke: What is God’s Kingdom Like?
The parables that are unique to Luke’s Gospel are some of the most vivid and memorable of all the parables. These parables tend to focus more on human relationships than on elements of nature. During the institute we will examine how the parables invite us to identify with the different characters. Placing ourselves into the story is meant to throw us off balance and bring about a new understanding of what relationships in the kingdom of God need to look like. Our study will explore how these parables can help us to become kingdom people.
Presenter: Timothy Carmody, PhD, has been a Professor of Theology at Spring Hill College since 1989 and currently is the Director of Graduate Programs in Theology and Ministry. He is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and a long-time member of the Catholic Biblical Association. In 2018, he was awarded a CCD/CBA Grant by the USCCB for developing and teaching Biblical courses in the Deacon Formation Program for the Diocese of Jackson, MS. His book, Reading the Bible (Paulist Press 2004), is a well-used textbook in college courses and Bible study groups.
Fee: $190.00 (includes $60.00 non-refundable deposit)
Registration begins Friday, July 10th at 7:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)