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Course on Engaging Young People in Bible Study, February 27-28


Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary will offer “Because the Bible Tells Me So: Putting the Bible Back in Bible Study,” February 27-28, on the seminary campus. This course will focus on the major themes in the Old Testament, Synoptic Gospels in the New Testament, and ways to appeal to young people by weaving together Bible study and popular culture. Course leaders are Elizabeth Johnson, J. Davison Philips Professor of New Testament; and William P. Brown, professor of Old Testament. Designed for pastors and lay leaders, this course is part of a certification program for youth leaders offered through the Youth Ministry Leadership Initiative, a joint effort of Columbia and the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta. Occasional students are invited to participate in the course. Program fee is $150 and includes two meals. Registration is due by February 20, 2009. To register, go to and scroll to the date of the event. Or call 404.687.4587. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, GA, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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