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Introduction to Scripture- St Martin of Tours, Forney-10/ 17 & 10/31

Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location(s): Building 1

# 612 Introduction to the Scriptures

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, 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 Biblical composition and authorship
  • Understand the meaning of Scripture’s oral and written tradition
  • Describe the meaning of covenantal 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 a Level II Course required for the Basic Certificate

Introduction to Scripture  at St. Martin of Tours



Dates /Times:

Saturday October 17 & 31, 2015 

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Must attend the complete10 hour session to receive credit for this class

Who may attend:

Who may attend: Include- Anyone interested in learning more about the Old Testament.


St Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 9470 C. R. 213 ,Forney, TX  75126


Jeff Vehige

Credit Hours:


Questions about the Course or Costs involved

Beth Wright:  Phone: 972-564-9114;

To Register

Please go to the button that says "Register Here" and click the button.  It will open onto the registration form Only register once for this class

What to Bring

Bring a sack lunch "Light refreshments" will also be available.  Also bring Your Bible and  a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.


In-House Course

Instructor: Jeff Vehige

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