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Intro to Scripture: Mary Immaculate (Farmers Branch) July 18

Saturday, July 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Introduction to Scripture (#612)   Participants in this course will obtain an overview of the Bible. It is a great place to start a more in depth Bible study program.  This course will provide the participants with the basic concepts they need to begin the journey of navigating into the world of the scriptures. This course covers topics such as how the Bible came about, what were some of the cultural factors which influenced the events around the writing of the Old and New Testaments, and which Church Documents tell us about the Bible.

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

  • Understand the process of Bible composition and authorship
  • Understand the meaning of Scripture’s oral and written tradition
  • Describe the meaning of covenantial love
  • Identify the Bible’s literary forms
  • Identify the books of the Old and New Testaments
  • Identify the “Synoptic Gospels”
  • Explain the uniqueness of John’s Gospel
  • Understand how to read and how not to read the Bible
  • Be familiar with the Church Documents related to the study of Scriptures


This is an elective course

Introduction to Scripture at Mary Immaculate  (Farmers Branch)



Dates /Times:

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 9:00 - 3:30

Must attend full session to receive credit.

Who can attend:

Catechists from all grades, adult faith formation catechists  and anyone interested in Scripture or in becoming a catechist.


Mary Immaculate Parish - Imy Lounge (next to Parish Hall)

2800 Valwood Parkway, Farmer's Branch  75234 


JoAnn Webb

Credit Hours:


$10, includes book and lunch; checks made payable to Mary Immaculate
Questions about the Course

Maria Jimenez 972-243-7104 X34

How to Register

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What to Bring

Bring  a Catholic Bible and a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.


In-house Course

Instructor: JoAnn Webb

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