Friday, October 19 @ 7:00 pm - Biblical Narrative: Representing the Ambiguities of Human Existence.
Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - Biblical Poetry: The Artful Expression of Passion.
Saturday, October 20 @ 1:00 pm - Narrative and Poetry Working Together in the Book of Ruth.
Sunday, October 21 @ 9:00 am - Adult Forum
Sunday, October 21 @ 10:30 am - Sermon
Tod Linafelt is professor of biblical literature at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He has also served as a Cardin Family Chair in the Humanities at Loyola College in Baltimore (housed in the English Department) and as the Alexander Robertson Fellow at the University of Glasgow. He is author or editor of nine books, mostly recently An Introduction to the Old Testament (co-authored with Walter Brueggemann; Westminster John Knox, 2012) and A Very Short introduction to the Hebrew Bible as Literature (Oxford, 2016). He has published some three dozen scholarly articles and essays. Several of these have been reprinted or anthologized, including two chapters from his book Surviving Lamentations (Chicago, 2000) in the annual reference work Poetry Criticism (vol. 44, 2003). His primary scholarly interests revolve around the disctinctive literature resources of biblical narrative and poetry.
Coming in May 2019. The author of 8 Habits of Love, Ed Bacon has been a regular guest host on Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series, on Oprah & Friends Radio, and a guest panelist in the Spirituality 101 segment of The Oprah Winfrey Show's "Living Your Best Life" series. Ms Winfrey recently named Ed Bacon a "Soul Teacher" on her "SuperSoul 100" list, a collection of "100 awakened leaders who are using their voices to elevate humanity."
Ed is an Episcopal priest and a national voice on issues of the Oneness of all creation; rethinking Christianity as non-bigoted, science-friendly, and love-based; as well as promoting faith and justice for all regardless of race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.