Date posted: Mar 22, 2018
Featuring video with Rev. Michael J. Himes and articles by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
Discover Mark’s vision of Jesus as the mysterious figure “the Son of Man,” misunderstood and rejected by all. Learn of this gospel’s direct and stark portrayal of the power revealed through suffering and crucifixion, and Mark’s call to professed believers: What will you do with your faith? Dr. Philip A. Cunningham and Fr. Michael Himes offer an overview of the gospel’s origins, features, and key insights. No previous experience in Scripture study is necessary.
Check the course schedule for future offerings of this course.
Introductory Week: Video and/or Article: The Writing of the Gospels
Week 1: The Suffering Son of Man: Mark's Portrait of Jesus
Week 2: A Closer Reflection on Key Themes in Mark
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Materials Needed
Although a Bible is available online, you may wish to have a Bible available in hard copy also. 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 J. 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