January 26-27, 2015 N/A
A Catholic Introduction to the Bible
Mondays, Jan 26, Feb 2 & 9, 7-8:45pm OR
Thursdays, Jan 29, Feb 5 & 12, 1:30-3:15pm
Presented by Fr. John Kenny, CSP
Catholic Information Center Grand Rapids
The 1:30 sessions of this program will be live streamed at catholicinformationcenter.org
Week 1- THE BASICS: God talk. Divine revelation. Inspiration. Inerrancy. Authorship. Does the Bible teach science? History? English translations.
Week 2- HISTORY OF INTERPRETATION. The Fathers. Formation of the Canon. Use of Allegory. Renaissance and Reformation. Proof-text method. “Lower” criticism of the text. “Higher” criticism: literary and historical analysis. Conservative reaction.
Week 3- RECENT CATHOLIC DEVELOPMENTS. Vatican I. Modernism. Pontifical Biblical Commission. Vatican II. New issues: Evolution. Feminist critique. Dead Sea Scrolls. End time speculations. CFD: Theology ($10.00 donation per session requested)
To register call 616-459-7267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org