Date posted: Oct 23, 2019
Check the course schedule for future offerings of this course.
featuring video with Rev. Michael J. Himes and articles by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham
Let the Scriptures enrich your spiritual life! Explore the Gospel of Matthew in this course. In the first week, an article by Dr. Philip A. Cunningham helps 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 on your life. No previous experience in Scripture study is necessary.
Introductory week: Video and/or Article: The Writing of the Gospels
Week 1: "The Living Wisdom of God: Matthew's Portrait of Jesus"
Week 2: "A Closer Reflection on Key Themes in Matthew"
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 J. Himes (video), priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, and professor of theology at the Boston College Theology Department.
Updates on Boston College's preparations for the fall semester can be found at bc.edu/reopen