Fall Adult Education: Reformation Roots
Sundays, Sept 3 – Nov 19
9:30 am in the Chapel
Do you ever wonder why we have so many Christian denominations and if there is really much difference between them? The answers to these questions lie in the dramatic and turbulent times of the Reformation. This series brings to life the stories and struggles of history and the interesting people who were instrumental in it that still impact us today.
Featured presenters in this series include: Martin Marty, Hans Wiersma, Victoria Christman, Darrell Jodock, Laruel Carrington, and Kirsi Stjerna.
The weekly sessions’ topics include:
Sept 3 From Night to Dawn: The Stage is set for the Reformation
Sept 10 From bondage to Freedom: Luther Rediscovers Grace
Sept 17 From Scholar to Provocateur: Luther Takes on the Church
Sept 24 From Priest to Outlaw
Oct 1 From Heretic to Hero
From Scholar to Father: The Domestic Luther
Oct 8 From Simple to Complex: The New Church Finds Common Ground
Oct 22 Swiss Reformation: A Rationalist’s Revolt
Nov 5 Radical Reformation: Revolution and Withdrawal
Nov 12 English Reformation: The Political Reformation
Nov 19 The Catholic Reformation: Reaction and Renewal
Join us for the sessions you are able; you don’t need to be present at earlier sessions to follow the subsequent week’s topic.