F17B5 Pictures of God

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2017-2018

Dates:October 17 - November 14, 2017
Meets:Tu from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hours:10.00
Location:Sunnyside Retirement Community Sunnyside Room
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, this course is full.

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Description

All language about the Divine is metaphorical. Various pictures or metaphors are found in the teachings and traditions of Christianity (or any other religion). Which "pictures of God" fill your mind? This makes a tremendous difference in how you feel about the Divine and about how you treat yourself, other people, and the world. We will look at several ways of picturing the Divine and see how each of these influences our lives. This course is presented from a Christian perspective, but people of any religious tradition (or none) are welcome. The recent book The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr is one of the inspirations for this course.

Instructors: LLI member Mary Lou McMillin is a Certified Christian Educator with the Presbyterian church (USA) and served as Resource Coordinator for Shenandoah Presbytery for 31 years. She has previously taught a number of LLI courses on religious topics.

LLI member William (Bill) Painter is a retired Presbyterian minister, educated at Union Presbyterian Seminary and San Francisco Theological Seminary. A long-time member of LLI, he has taught several courses previously.

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Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.



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