Program

Event Title

The Bible and Politics

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This session will involve reading sample biblical texts and discussing how people who view The Bible as authoritative may translate them into political positions. The format will be guided group discussion. The texts sampled will include both those privileged by liberal and conservative believers. The problem of misinterpretation will also be discussed and when appropriate cultural and historical context will be addressed.

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Sep 20th, 11:00 AM Sep 20th, 12:15 PM

The Bible and Politics

This session will involve reading sample biblical texts and discussing how people who view The Bible as authoritative may translate them into political positions. The format will be guided group discussion. The texts sampled will include both those privileged by liberal and conservative believers. The problem of misinterpretation will also be discussed and when appropriate cultural and historical context will be addressed.