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by Adrian Smale last modified 28 Mar, 2020 10:00 PM

Reading the Bible with People who do not read the Bible

More and more people today have little or no familiarity with the Bible.

More and more people today have little or no familiarity with the Bible.
More and more people today have little or no familiarity with the Bible.Have you struggled with how to help them understand the Bible’s relevance? This course is for anyone working with individuals and groups who are unfamiliar with the Bible and the various ways it can be read and understood. This day will be spent exploring various reading practices, such as dialogical and contextual methods, for approaching the Bible in fresh, exciting ways. The aim of the day is for participants to add skills to be able to make the Bible accessible and meaningful for those who don’t normally read it.In collaboration with The Centre for Encountering the Bible

Paul Burden is the Centre Coordinator and Director of Contextual Learning. He brings long parish experience to his particular interests in homiletics, mission and leadership. Jayme Reavesis the Exploring Theology Programme Leader and is Coordinator for both the Centre for Encountering the Bible and the Short Course programme at Sarum College. She is a public theologian, with a specialist interest in making the Bible, theology, and theological methods more accessible to the public and helping congregations and communities reflect on the public impact of their theology. She is also an Honorary Fellow at the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education.

This course is run by Sarum College. Visit our courses and events diary to view the full course programme

Course details

Where Sarum College, 19 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EE
When 10:00 - 16:00, Monday 16 November 2020
Led by Paul Burden and Jayme Reaves
Course suitable for Clergy
Course category CMD
Department Discipleship & Training
Availability Places available
Cost per place FREE
Booking deadline Sunday, 8 November 2020, 12:00am
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