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LECTURE SERIES

Continue to enhance your knowledge

of the history of our faith.

 

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HEROD THE GREAT AND THE POLITICS THAT DIVIDE US

An enlightening lecture series from Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College

Part 1: How Rome Made Herod into the King of the Jews

Part 2: Slaughter of the Innocents

Part 3:  Roman Power Politics and Why Herod's Son Antipas Sought to Execute Two Jewish Teachers - John the Baptist and Jesus

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Part 4: The Roman Trial of Saint Paul and

How Herod's Great-Grandson Agrippa

Tried to Save His Life 

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Part 5: The Jewish Empress in Waiting

The Little-Known Story

of Herod’s Great-Granddaughter Bereniké

WOMEN OF FAITH

An important lecture series from Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College

Part 1: The Biblical Period

Miriam, the sister of Moses

Mary Magdalene

Part 3: The Early Modern Period

Francesa Sarah of Safed

Theresa of Avila

Part 2: The Medieval Period

Hildegaard of Bingen

Inés Esteban

Part 4: The Twentieth Century

Eleanor Roosevelt

Trude Weiss-Rosmarin

LIBERATION THEOLOGY

Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College offers a four-part series on Liberation Theology

Part 1:

Exodus and the Demand for Liberation

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Part 2:

Crucifixion, Resurrection, and the Power of Liberation

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Part 3:

FDR'S Vision for Liberation

with special guest Paul Sparrow

FDR Presidential Library & Museum

Paul Sparrow is the Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, which is part of the National Archives. Before moving to the FDR Library, he was the Deputy Director and Senior Vice President for Broadcasting and New Media at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. He was a founding partner in the University of Maryland’s Future of Information Alliance, and a pioneer in interactive digital media. Prior to his work at the Newseum, Sparrow was an Emmy-Award winning television producer. He began his television career at KPIX, the CBS affiliate in San Francisco.

Part 4:

Practical Liberation

PENTECOST

Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College offers a four-part series on Pentecost

RESURRECTION LOGIC

Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College offers a series of video lectures on the resurrection

PRAYING WITH JESUS

Dr. Bruce Chilton of Bard College

offers a two-part series on the Lord's Prayer.

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