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Apocalyptic Writings, St. Ann (Coppell)

Saturday, October 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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Course #610 The apocalyptic writings are a collection of prophecies and symbolic visions representing the struggle between good and evil. These writings arose in times of religious persecutions and oppression. They were written using symbolic language to protect the authors and their audience. These writings admonish the readers to stand firm in faith and to await patiently the fulfillment of God’s promise.

Objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define apocalyptic literature
  • Describe the historical context of the apocalyptic writings
  • Identify the repeated themes of apocalyptic writings
  • Explain the symbolism and understand the meaning of symbols used in apocalyptic literature
  • Identify the theological themes present in apocalyptic literature
  • Understand the implications of these writings for our times

 

This is an advanced level course that is a Scripture elective.  Click here for a chart of the Continuing Faith Formation plan.


About this Class: Apocalyptic Writings

Language

English

Dates /Times:

Saturday Oct. 4 9:00 AM-2:30 PM

Who may attend:

Since this is an advanced course in the area of Scripture, it is recommended, though not required, that attendees have prior knowledge of Scripture.

Location:

St. Ann, 180 Samuel Blvd. Coppell, Texas 75019, TX 75238    Map it

Instructor:

Dorothy Jonaitis, D.Min.

Credit Hours:

5

Questions about the Course or Costs involved

Cost for materials and lunch: $20/each  -   St. Ann Catechists: $10/each

Contact Tena Allain 

To Register

Register through the St. Ann parish website http://stannparish.ivolunteer.com/event_009_001_025

Other classes offered at St. Ann are listed at http://www.stannparish.org/ccf

What to Bring
Bring a bible, a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.