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TQQ: Can This Be the Son of God?

  • Course Dates: Tue 1 March 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In the ancient world one way of conveying the conviction of a person’s specialness was to tell stories about his/her birth, and two of the Gospels do just that.

Each in its own way majors on the idea of Messianic Sonship, and both leave behind clues as to how that conviction was achieved. We will investigate Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2 and begin to see how the potentially related ideas of Messiahship and Sonship can be detected in the self-awareness of Jesus himself.

Advance booking not required, simply come along on the evening.

For further information about Theology Quest and Questions, visit our TQQ page or contact
Alison Ogden (aogden@sarum.ac.uk; 01722 424826) or 
David Catchpole (davidcatchpole538@gmail.com; 01722 424800).

Course Details

Date:
Tue 1 March 2016
Time:
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Tutor:
David Catchpole is Professor Emeritus of Theological Studies at the University of Exeter and a Scholar in Residence at Sarum College. He has long experience in adult education. Among his publications are Resurrection People: Studies in the Resurrection Narratives of the Gospels (2000) and Jesus People: The Historical Jesus and the Beginnings of Community (2006), both published by Darton, Longman & Todd.
Course Code:
4015
Course Price:
£6, includes refreshments