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May Forum Series with Dr. Celene Lillie: An Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels

May 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 27, 2018 @ 10:15 am

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All are invited to a special May Forum series with Dr. Celene Lillie: “Mark, Matthew, Luke and Q:
An Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels.”
Over the four Sundays in May, this series will explore the following questions:

What are the synoptic gospels?
Why are they so similar?
What makes them different?
And what does Q have to do with it?

The schedule for these Forum program is as follows:
May 6 – Introducing Mark
May 13 – Introducing Matthew
May 20 – Introducing Luke
May 27 – Introducing Q

Celene Lillie
Celene Lillie, M.Div., Ph.D. is the Director of Adult Education and Spiritual Formation at First United Methodist Church in Boulder, Colorado, an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, and a member of the Jesus Seminar. She is the author of The Rape of Eve: The Transformation of Roman Ideology in Three Early Christian Retellings of Genesis, the director of translations for A New New Testament, and a co-author of The Thunder Perfect Mind: A New Translation and Introduction.

Forum is one of the weekly adult education offerings at First United Methodist Church of Boulder. We meet from 9:00–10:15 AM every Sunday, usually in the church parlor, to learn together about topics of shared interest including spirituality, health and wellness, the environment, social justice concerns, community issues, and more.

Please join us at 9:00 am in the church parlor on these upcoming Sundays to learn about the synoptic gospels with Celene Lillie. Forum is free of charge and open to all.


May 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am
May 27, 2018 @ 10:15 am
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