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Adult Education presents: Sola Scriptura
January 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - January 13, 2019 @ 10:45 am EST
In the Reformed tradition, Martin Luther coined the term Sola Scripture to emphasize the importance and centrality of Scripture. Luther believed that Scripture was the only infallible source for revelation and decision-making. He considered that only the Bible could shape doctrine. Thus, Sola Scriptura was a founding principle of the Reformation. On two Sundays this month, church member Tom Robinson will lead discussion around this teaching. Members will be invited into Bible study together as topics are explored.
Sunday January 6 Sola Scriptura I: Imago Dei
Tom will build on the well-known readings from the Old Testament regarding the “Image of God” as a way to progress to the New Testament readings that do not receive the attention they deserve, especially when studied theologically.
Sunday January 13 Sola Scriptura II: Solus Deo
During this discussion, Tom will discuss how the Old and New Testaments highlight the range of possible relationships with God. The outcomes in the narrative vary widely: some could be considered successes, some failures, and others mixed. However, since the stories of Scripture have value for anyone trying to reconcile themselves with God in this day and age, each will be analyzed with regard to the factors influencing or determining those outcomes.
Please join us at 9:45 a.m. in the Living Room on the Third Floor of the Parish House. All are welcome; bring friends and enjoy the coffee and light breakfast items beginning at 9:30a.m. Childcare is provided on the Youth Floor beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, please contact Rev. Rebekah McLeod Hutto at firstname.lastname@example.org.