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Wednesday Evening Bible Study Class, April 30 & May 7,6:30-7:30 PM

Saint Joseph's Hall


This year we will be reading

The Acts of the Apostles

 

Peter Baptizes Cornelius

Francesco Trevisani (1656-1746), "Peter Baptizing Cornelius the Centurion" (1709)

 

The class is led by Father Jay Smith and is open to all.

No prior experience is necessary.



 

Sunday Morning Adult Forum

Sunday, May 4, 11 & 18, 10:00  AM

The class will NOT meet on April 20 or 27.

Location: Arch Room, Mission House, 2nd Floor


Scripture into Verse:
Readings in Scripture Inspired by the Bible

T.S. Eliot, ca. 1956 

T.S Eliot, ca. 1956. Photo by Cecil Beaton. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London.

 

This class is led by Deacon Rebecca Weiner Tompkins.


Perhaps Milton got it right when he wrote, "There are no songs comparable to the songs of Zion;/no orations comparable to those of the prophets;/and no politics like those which Scriptures teach"; and Ezra Pound certainly had a point when he said that T.S. Eliot preferred "Moses to Muses." In these three sessions we will make our way from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, through and into some prime examples of poems that are clearly in relationship with passages from Scripture, the latter always being our starting point.

 

 

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