Date posted: Jul 22, 2020
featuring video with Rev. Michael J. Himes and articles by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
Luke sends us on a journey with Jesus, a revolutionary mission to bring down the powerful and lift up the lowly, to release the captives and heal the broken. Itâs a revolution of tearing down the boundaries of hate, and ushering in a peace where all are neighbors. As he meets his destiny in Jerusalem to fulfill Godâs promises, will we recognize the Lord?
Join us to learn more about this Gospel, its literary style, unique stories, and message of prayer. This course explores the Gospel's setting, the Evangelist who wrote it, and the community for which it was written. It will also introduce practices for using 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.