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Leaving Eden: Grace and Brokenness in Christian and Contemporary Art.

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 19, 2010, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How are we to encounter God in Art that fails to honestly confront the brokenness and god-forsakenness in the world? An artist and psychologist suggest we must "leave Eden" to find God in the world."
Date: September 19, 2010
Creator: Beck, Richard & McGregor, Dan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Becoming Integrated Bilingual: Taking Spanish Outreach to a New Level - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "If your church has a Spanish outreach or has considered starting one, this class will provide you with tools to begin or improve this new work. This class invites congregation to consider integration as a solution."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Gonzales, Carlos & Gonzales, Paul
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Best Practices in Church Financial Management: Taking the High Road with Church Finances - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class identifies several financial "must do's" - specific policies and procedures that each church needs to put in place. We will also identify and discuss problem areas where churches may struggle."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Mullican, Jon; Porche, Dickie & Orr, Roland
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Big Picture Jesus - Spitting Camels & Swatting Gnats: Four for the Road - Justice, Mercy, Faithfulness, and Love - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The Gospel of Matthew was the favorite for centuries, partly because it brings together Jesus' teachings on "big picture" truths. Rather than "majoring in minors," we'll try to sit at Jesus' feet and let Him remind us of what is important."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Ware, Phil
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Identity in a Non-Christian World: Forming our Identity: Baptism in First Peter - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We will explore how Christian identity developed within the larger Greco-Roman world. We will focus on how 1 Peter uses baptism to create Christian identity and to appropriate a non-Christian ethic. What can we learn from how 1 Peter urges Christians to both distance themselves from and identify with society?"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Christian Race: Reconnecting Diversity and Discipleship.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Early Christian communities participated in the emergence of an alternative "racial" option. This unprecedented multicultural life was not accidental; it was fundamental to discipleship. Separating discipleship from diversity has resulted in separation into racially homogeneous congregations. Help reconnect them, and re-energize Christ's body."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Kirby, Russ
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coffee House: Film Dialogue

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The fifth anniversary of hurricanes Katrina and Rita provide opportunity to engage "Trouble the Water," the Sundance Film Festival's Documentary of the Year for 2008. Filmmaker, actress and rapper Kim Rivers Roberts speaks about the film and takes audience questions"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Roberts, Kimberly Rivers
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Do Liturgy and Ritual have a Place in Worship in Churches of Christ? History and Theology of Christian Worship - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "These classes explore the interesting history of Christian worship, contemplate a theology of worship, and present guidelines and tools toward planning a liturgy with a particular theme."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Walters, Marla
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library