Date posted: Jul 22, 2020
featuring video with Rev. Michael J. Himes and articles by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
Let the Scriptures enrich your spiritual life! In this course, explore the Gospel of Luke. In the first week, an article by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham will help participants gain an overview of the Gospel's features, learn about its setting, the Evangelist who wrote it, and the community for which it was written. In the second week, a video featuring Fr. Michael J. Himes will focus on key insights. Then, explore practices to use the Gospel in prayer and reflection about your life. No previous experience in Scripture study is necessary.
Introductory Week: Article and video: "The Writing of the Gospels"
Week 1: "The Healing and Reconciling Savior: Luke's Portrait of Jesus"
Week 2: "A Closer Reflection on Key Themes in Luke"
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Materials Needed
Although a Bible is available online, you may also wish to have a Bible available in hard copy. For online Bibles, we recommend:
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.
Dr. Philip A. Cunningham (text), professor of theology and religious studies, St. Joseph's University, and Rev. Michael Himes (video), priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, and professor of theology, Boston College Theology Department.
Updates on Boston College's preparations for the fall semester can be found at bc.edu/reopen