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F16A13 A "Run" Throught the Bible

Join in an informative and enjoyable "run" through the entire Bible, including the Apocrypha, as we explore the uniqueness and messages of each book. We will begin with how the Bible came to be and then consider the context, themes, highlights, stories and issues of each book. We will identify persons you want to know and some that you may wish that you did not! If you have read and studied portions of the Bible, this course will help you see how it all fits together and perhaps whet your appetite to read even more. If you do not know much about the Bible, this course will help you see what all the fuss is about. This will be a fast-moving, "hit the highlights", and "help me make sense of it" run through this amazing book, which is important to people of faith as well as to any literate person in our society.

Suggested Reading: Participants will need to bring to class a Bible or two, including one with an Apocrypha, if possible. Various translations will enhance our discussion.

Instructor: LLI member Mary Cline Detrick is a semi-retired ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren. She has developed and led eight-hour "Bible Marathons" for the past six years. She offers a relaxed yet scholarly approach to the Bible with humor and insights growing out of her 49 years of continuing Bible studies, which include graduating from Bethany Theological Seminary with Master's of Religious Education and Master of Divinity degrees.

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Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

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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