The Teachings of Jesus Program
At no other time in history has it been so essential to understand and practice the teachings of Jesus that he showed us more than 2000 years ago. Our efforts to establish peace over these many years have failed. Wars and fighting will not bring peace. Only the practice of Jesus’s teachings from the hearts and minds of individuals will bring peace and love to the world. Our mission ,then, with this program is to return to ancient days when Jesus walked the earth as a man and teacher and take a closer look at what his mission was and what he taught. Through the understanding of his teachings , we will learn how to put them into practice now and together we can make a difference in this world. The program will consist of three (3) five week courses and a final sharing and discussion session which will be scheduled as needed.
Students will register and pay for each course individually.
This course is an introduction to the Aramaic translation of The Bible and The Ancient Near Eastern culture of the time using “The Seven Keys" (Aramaic language, Idioms, Mysticism, Psychology, Culture, Symbolism and Amplification), essential tools for knowing how to read the Bible and develop a meaningful understanding of The Bible. Through lecture, online class and discussion, independent study and written assignments, students will learn to read The Bible and apply “The Seven Keys”. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate from The Aramaic Bible Institute.
There is no set length for completion of the course. The course is taught online over a period of 12 weeks (Term) with six live lectures. (Lectures are recorded). The live portion of the course (six lectures) is taught 3 times each year. However you may enroll at anytime as the lectures are not sequential. The course may be completed as independent study viewing the lectures and videos online. There is no time limit, but we encourage attendance at live lectures and immediate completion of written assignments.
*Live lectures are recorded for those who cannot participate in the live lectures and will be available on the website for viewing.
In addition to the live lectures, Six lectures by Dr. Errico can be viewed on the website. .
Students can interact via the chat mode during the lectures.
There will be six written assignments and a final assignment. Questions will be short sentences and short essay type questions. There will be a final project assigned which will be essay format one to three pages.
Written assignments will be posted on the website. Assignments should be completed using Microsoft Word and e-mailed.
** Those who are not particularly computer saavy may make arrangements with us to submit by postal mail and/or to submit legibly hand written assignments. Students will receive written comments by e-mail.
Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory. Every effort will be made to work with students toward successful completion.
Open to anyone interested and willing to complete the assignments.
The Holy Bible from Ancient Eastern Text....... George Lamsa (available in ABI store or e-book from Amazon)
King James Bible or other Bible
Let There Be Light-The Seven Keys….Rocco A. Errico (available in ABI store or e-book from Amazon)
And There Was Light…Rocco A. Errico (available in ABI store)
Books may be purchased online when registering. We offer a special discount for both of Dr. Errico's books as well as a discount on the Lamsa bible.
We are committed to serving everyone who has an interest in taking this course. There are no qualifications except interest in learning. We will be accessible by e-mail and telephone to all students to answer questions or discuss any concerns. Our goal is enlightenment.