Item description for Invitation to the Old Testament: A Short-Term Disciple Bible Study (Disciple Short Term Studies #2) by Celia Brewer Sinclair & James Tabor...
Overview Invites participants to listen afresh to the various narrators of stories from the Torah, the Law, the Prophets, and the Wisdom writings. Participants gain a broad perspective of how the Old Testament clarifies God's call in the Bible and encourages our response.
Publishers Description Click here to read session one The Leader's Guide provides process guidance for weekly group sessions and understands the role of leader as facilitator of small-group sessions. Procedures for guiding sessions include: directions for using related video segments, and questions for discussion.
Invitation To the Old Testament 8 sessions, 60-90 minutes Experience required: Moderate
Explore the Old Testament s story of God and God's calling of the people of Israel through the many "voices" of the biblical text. Hear the magnificence of a Creation hymn, discover the law and wisdom teachings, listen to the warning of the prophets and explore the poetry of the Song of Solomon.
In the two weekly video segments, first gain insight from biblical scholars and then take a visual tour of archaeological sites, ancient artifacts, and other physical remains, related to and illuminating scripture and events.
Participants gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Old Testament as an integral part of the Christian Bible and a renewed discovery of our identity in God and God s vision for all things.
This study is ideal for adults with a strong Sunday school or personal study background.Sessions: 1. The Making of the Hebrew Bible 2. The Creation Story of Israel 3. Out of Bondage 4. Promise and Problem in the Land 5. Israel Has a King 6. Division and the Rise of Prophecy 7. Exile and Response 8. Restoration and Renewal"
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2005
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Teacher's Guide
Series Disciple Short Term Studies
Series Number 2
ISBN 0687493900 ISBN13 9780687493906
Availability 0 units.
More About Celia Brewer Sinclair & James Tabor
Celia B. Sinclair is a lecturer in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds degrees from Duke University and Yale Divinity School and has taught in the field of Bible and Religion since 1978. She is author of three books published by Westminster John Knox Press: A Guide Through the Old Testament, A Guide Through the New Testament, and Genesis.