S18B6 Women Who Made (Biblical) History

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2017-2018 or Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2018-2019

Dates:March 14 - April 11, 2018
Meets:W from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Hours:10.00
Location:Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Detweiler Aud.
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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Description

The Jewish and Christian Bibles (Old and New Testaments) emerged in patriarchal societies, yet stories of women throughout this literature challenge the status quo. Step into the lives and cultures of Hagar, Tamar, Mary, Rhoda, Lydia, Phoebe and more. Class sessions will include storytelling, artwork, presentations, and discussion. Whether you are a man or a woman, a person of a particular faith tradition or no faith, this class is an opportunity to learn about and evaluate the contributions these women's stories have made to ancient people and how these women's lives and voices echo in today's world.

Instructor: Rev. Jennifer Davis Sensenig is a teacher and storyteller. She teaches occasional Bible courses for Eastern Mennonite University and has served as a congregational pastor for 19 years in Iowa, California and now Harrisonburg, Virginia. She is a member of the Network of Biblical Storytellers International, and belongs to the Shenandoah Valley Biblical Storytellers. She has been lead pastor of Community Mennonite Church since 2008. She received her M.Div. in 1998 from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.

Suggested Reading: Bible--New Revised Standard Version

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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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