S-116. Surprised by Scripture Part I (Introduction to Exegesis)


Description

This workshop will provide an easy and accessible introduction to exegesis. The sessions will be based on a book by Fee and Stuart (How to read the bible for all its worth). It may occasionally challenge pre-existing assumptions and even interpretations (hence the “surprise”) but will provide important common-sense principles on how to read the bible. Following topics will be covered: Epistles, OT narratives, The gospels

Interested participants are expected to make an effort to attend all sessions. This is critical not just for content reasons but to facilitate a sense of community and enable free and active discussions among the workshop attendees. Also, there will be limited but mandatory homework (primarily reading and preparing a presentation).

Depending on interest, a second series of workshops can be offered on the Psalms, OT law, Revelation.

Speaker

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Enoch H.

Enoch's greatest accomplishment is to be married to Grace and to father four boys. During weekdays, he pretends to be a data scientist and computational biologist to support vaccine and cancer research. He is a regular preacher at his home church, hence his great interest in sound exegesis.


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