Date posted: Mar 10, 2021
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In this course, access some of the best modern scholarship on encountering Jesus in the Scriptures. This course, based on the C21 Resources issue edited by the late Rev. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., and Dr. Christopher R. Matthews, looks at Jesus's birth, ministry, death, and resurrection as recorded in the Gospels. It also introduces contemplative approaches to reading Scripture for a deeper encounter with Jesus. Join the conversation to learn not only who Jesus was in his 1st century Jewish context, but also what he might mean for us in the 21st century world.
Week 1: Encountering Jesus in His Birth and Ministry
Spiritual Practice: Lectio Divina
Week 2: Encountering Jesus in His Death and Resurrection
Spiritual Practice: Contemplation of the Gospels
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Materials Needed
Everything you need for this course is provided on the course web site. View this issue of C21 Resources, "Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures." If you prefer a hard copy of this issue, email The Church in the 21st Century Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.
Certificate Requirement Categories
Content Scholars: Various scholars contributed articles, under the editorship of the late Rev. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., and Dr. Christopher R. Matthews.