Scripture

For the word of God is living and active…

Hebrews 4:12

S1 The Gospel of Matthew

One session
An introduction to the context, character and themes of the Gospel
Father James O’Brien or Father John Lumley or Jane Cook

S2 The Gospel of Mark

One session
An introduction to the context, character and themes of the Gospel
Father James O’Brien or Father John Lumley or Jane Cook

S3 The Gospel of Luke

One session
An introduction to the context, character and themes of the Gospel
Father James O’Brien or Father John Lumley or Jane Cook

S4 The Gospel of John

One session
An introduction to the context, character and themes of the Gospel
Father James O’Brien or Father John Lumley

S5 The Gospel of Matthew

Four sessions
Deeper examination of the Gospel featuring: The Nativity, The Person of Christ, The Sermon on the Mount, The Jewish context of Matthew
Father James O’Brien

S6 The Gospel of Mark

Four sessions
Deeper examination of the Gospel featuring: the Person of Christ, Parables and Miracles, Discipleship and the Cross, and Conflict in Mark
Father James O’Brien

S7 The Gospel of Luke

Four sessions
Deeper examination of the Gospel featuring: The Nativity, Luke’s special stories, Luke’s themes: the poor and marginalised, women, prayer and the Holy
Spirit (x2)
Father James O’Brien

S8 The Gospel of John

Four sessions
Deeper examination of the Gospel featuring: Why is John different? The Person of Christ, The Last Supper, Unique Features of John
Father James O’Brien

S9 Scripture in Advent/Christmas

One session
Exploration of the major themes of the Liturgy of the Word during Advent and Christmastide
Father James O’Brien or Father John Lumley or Caroline Dollard

S10 Scripture in Lent/Easter

One session
Exploration of the major themes of the Liturgy of the Word during Lent, Holy Week and Eastertide
Father James O’Brien or Caroline Dollard

S11 Introduction to the Old Testament

One session
An introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures
Father James O’Brien or Father Robin Duckworth SM or Jane Cook

S12 The Old Testament

Four sessions
Deeper investigation of the Hebrew Scriptures focussing upon Pentateuch
(2 sessions), Psalms and Wisdom, and The Prophets
Father James O’Brien or Father Robin Duckworth SM

S13 An Introduction to the New Testament

One session
An introductory overview
Father James O’Brien

S14 The New Testament

Four sessions
Deeper investigation into the Synoptic Gospels, Johannine writings, Acts of the Apostles and St Paul
Father James O’Brien

S15 Women in the Old Testament

One session
An introduction to some of the inspirational women found in the Hebrew Scriptures

S16 Lesser Known Women of the Bible

One session
An opportunity to hear their stories and know them better
Caroline Dollard

S17 Unnamed Women of the Gospels

Four sessions
Women whose ministries and witness enhanced the life and mission of Jesus (also suitable as a Lent Course)

S18 Introducing St. Paul

One session
An introduction to the life, writings and theology of the Apostle to the Gentiles
Father Paul Farrer or Father Robin Duckworth SM

S19 St. Paul in Depth

Four sessions
Including an introduction to Saint Paul, his conversion, his theology of the Eucharist and his conflict with St. Peter.
Father Paul Farrer or Father Robin Duckworth SM

S20 St. Paul’s Understanding of Jesus

Two sessions
An examination of key texts to discover how St Paul described and explained the person of Christ to the first Christians
Father John Lumley

S21 The New Testament in Context

One session
The social and historical background of the Gospels and early Church
Father James O’Brien

S22 Jesus the Jew

One session
Jesus was born at a time when Judaism was developing and changing, and he lived his entire life under Roman occupation. An examination of the influences on Jesus’ life before he began preaching
Marion Tulloch

S23 Ethics in the New Testament

One session
An introduction to the diverse approaches to morality in the New Testament
Father John Lumley
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