Launching Septemeber, 2023
Venture into the depth and richness of Paul's letter to the Romans in this dynamic five-session online course. Guided by the acclaimed biblical scholar Dr. J. R. Daniel Kirk, participants will be introduced to the central themes, historical background, and transformative messages of this pivotal New Testament text. Having published two books on Romans, Kirk will bring clarity and fresh perspectives to one of the most foundational Christian writings.
Everyone will be invited to join the private online group to connect with other nerds and have access to everything in Audio/Video on the class resource page.
Embark on this transformative journey to navigate the profound truths of Paul's magnum opus. Whether you're a seasoned theologian, a faith seeker, or simply someone intrigued by the origins of Christian thought, this course promises insightful revelations and a deeper connection to the heart of Romans.
Orienting to Romans & Diving In
A glimpse into the world of first-century Rome. Understanding Paul's motivations and the letter's central message.The socio-political backdrop and the importance of context.
Session 2: Justification by Faith - Redefining the People of God
Unraveling Paul's revolutionary vision of faith-based justification.The reimagining of God's covenantal community.Addressing misconceptions and exploring the broader implications for the church.
So, About Israel
Living the Jesus Story
The transformative power of Christ's resurrection in shaping believers' lives.Living in the Spirit: From theological concept to practical reality.How the resurrection redefines life, identity, and purpose.
Unpacking Paul's nuanced relationship with Israel and its role in God's redemptive plan.Exploring controversial passages and their implications.Israel's ongoing significance in the unfolding narrative of redemption.
Drawing parallels between Jesus' teachings and Paul's exhortations in Romans.How to embody the message of Romans in the modern world.Romans as a guide for ethical living, communal relationships, and societal engagement.