STUDY PROGRAM 2014
March 9-11, 2014
All Events in Fellowship Hall
Lewinsville welcomes Christine Roy Yoder, Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary as this year’s Lenten Study speaker. Professor Yoder will present a study entitled: In the Beginning…: A Study of Genesis 1-11, in four lectures:
- Sunday, March 9:
- 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.: “There was evening, there was morning…”: Creation in Genesis 1
- 6:00 p.m. - Reception with light hors d'oeuvres
- 6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.: The Garden of Eden (Genesis 2-3)
- Monday, March 10:
- 7:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.: “The Great Deep Burst Forth…”: Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6-9)
- Tuesday, March 11:
- 7:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.: From Babel to Blessing (Genesis 10-12)
Christine Roy Yoder received her B.A. from Swarthmore College and her M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary. A teaching elder in the PC(USA), she serves as Professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Exegesis at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA.
She is the author of Wisdom as a Woman of Substance: A Socioeconomic Reading of Proverbs 1-9 and 31:10-31 published by Walter de Gruyter (2001) and Proverbs (Abingdon Old Testament Commentary Series) published by Abingdon (2009), in addition to many articles and chapters in books.
Her current projects include a book tentatively titled Contours of Desire in Israelite Wisdom Literature (Baylor University Press), a co-authored introduction to Israelite wisdom literature (Fortress Press), and a commentary on Ruth for Illuminations, a new commentary series published by Eerdmans. She also serves as an editor of the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (Walter de Gruyter), a 30-volume and online resource on the history of reception of the Bible, particularly in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities.
February 5, 2014