Redemptorist International Pastoral Centre England

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Retreats and Short Courses 2014

Two Week Winter Scripture School
Week 1: Major Theme: Themes of the Pentateuch: The Faith & Culture of Ancient Israel

This 10-session morning module will offer a brief introduction to the history and archaeology of Ancient Israel. It will pay attention to the major themes of the Torah (Pentateuch) such as: Creation, Ancestors, Exodus, and Settlement in the Land of Canaan. Particular emphasis will be given to Exodus Theology.

Minor Theme: Exploring the Holy Land: Galilee

This 4-session afternoon module will use lecture and multimedia to explore some key New Testament locations in the Galilee.

Week 2: Major Theme: The Gospel of Matthew : Emmanuel – God-is-with-us

While Matthew’s Gospel is located first in the Canon of the New testament, it was actually written some 10—15 years after Mark’s Gospel. This 10-session morning module locates Matthew’s Gospel in its historical and religious context and explores some of its unique features.

Minor Theme: Exploring the Holy Land: Judaea & Samaria

This 4-session afternoon module will use lecture and multimedia to explore some key biblical locations in Judaea and Samaria.

19 January – 1 February 2014

Fr Ciaran O’Callaghan CSsR

The Hawkstone staff are pleased to welcome individuals and small groups for their own personal time of quiet.

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For further details of any courses please contact:

The Secretary
Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley, Shrewsbury, SY4 5LG, England
tel: +44 (0)1630 685 242
fax: +44 (0)1630 685 565

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