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Book of Genesis
May 3 Adam and Eve Story Part 2
April 26 Adam and Eve Story Part 1
The story of Adam and Eve is a parable, not to be taken literally, It is embraced by Christianity, Jewish and Islamic religions, each with their own interpretations. From the Aramaic we will visit the story in light of the Ancient Near Eastern culture and literary styles of speaking and writing.
April 19 Creation Story Genesis 1:1-2:3 Pg. 5 - 22
The purpose of the "Creation Story" (Genesis 1:1-2:3) was not to explain God's creations from a scientific point of view. It presents the realization that behind the material appearance of the universe is the "One God" , the God of all creation. It presents God, the world, and humankind in relationship to each other and reveals the basic and unalterable dependence of the world on the presence of God.
April 12 Introduction Introduction Pg. xviii - 2
These sessions are presented by Rev Martin and Penny via the internet using Zoom. Each session will be a 20-30 minute presentation followed by questions and discussion. Participants may choose how to interact via chat box, audio, or video.