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Beyond Sunday School

Beyond Sunday School

By Daniel Rose
Many of us grew up hearing the good old stories. Noah's Ark, David and Goliath, and the like. But how do we go beyond those? How do we engage the Bible as adults beyond the Sunday School lessons?
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What's Up With Resurrection? Easter Origins
We take a look at the eight presuppositions that we have about the resurrection in the Gospel narratives. 
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April 07, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection: A Pauline Easter, Part 4
This week we look at what Paul says about resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15. 
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March 24, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection: A Pauline Easter, Part 3
We explore what Romans has to say about resurrection and its ongoing impact in our lives. 
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March 17, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection? A Pauline Easter, Part 2
We take a dive into Ephesians and Colossians to see what Paul has to say about the resurrection and its impact on our lives. 
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February 24, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection - A Pauline Easter, Part 1
In this week's episode we look at what the Apostle had to say about resurrection. 
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February 17, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection? - Post Biblical Judaism
We explore the writings of post biblical second Temple Judaism and their views of the after life. 
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January 27, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection? - The Old Testament
In this week's episode we look at what the Old Testament has to say about life after death. 
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January 20, 2022
What's Up With Resurrection: The Greeks and Romans
In the season 5 premiere we take a look at some of the Greek and Roman conceptions of what happens when you die. 
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January 13, 2022
Putting Jesus in His Place: Why Did Jesus Die?
This week we take a deep dive into Jesus' death on the cross. 
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November 11, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Who Did Jesus Think He Was? Part 4
We ask the question, "Did Jesus think he was God?"
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November 04, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Who did Jesus think he was? Part 3
We do a deep dive into the question of whether or not Jesus understood himself to be the Messiah. 
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October 21, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Who Did Jesus Think He Was? Part 2
This week we explore the Jesus' self understanding as the "son of man."
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October 14, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Who Did Jesus Think He Was? Part 1
We begin a deep dive into the self-identity of Jesus. 
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September 30, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - The Temple
In this week's episode we explore Jesus' relationship to the Temple and how engages as prophet. 
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September 23, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Prophet, Part 2
In this week's episode we continue our dive into Jesus as prophet. We look at how understanding the idea "kingdom of God" in its context helps give shape to Jesus prophetic ministry and message.
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September 16, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Prophet, Part 1
In this week's episode we begin our deep dive into Jesus as prophet. We begin by looking at some indisputable facts, then a look at John the Baptist, and finally we lay the groundwork for Jesus as prophet. 
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September 09, 2021
Putting Jesus in His Place - Why Study Jesus in History?
In the season premiere we set the stage for our dive into the history of Jesus. We ask the question, "Why study Jesus in history?"  We will be using NT Wright and Michael Bird's text, The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians as our guide.  You are welcome to join us in the Zoom Room on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm for the live recording: Beyond Sunday School: Putting Jesus in His Place
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September 02, 2021
Putting the New Testament In Its Place: Reading the New Testament as Theology
We explore what it means to read the New Testament as theology in this week's episode. We will return July 21!
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June 24, 2021
Putting the New Testament In Its Place: Reading the New Testament as Literature
In this week's episode we look at what it means for the New Testament to be a text. How do we engage it as such? We also do a little case study on Isaiah 52-53. 
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June 18, 2021
Putting the New Testament in its Place: Reading the New Testament as History
In today's episode we wrestle through the questions of why do we read the New Testament as history and how do we do it? We also walk through a case study of Mark 12:13-17. Some resources to help you access the history of the New Testament:  Bible Handbook Study Bible The New Testament In Its World
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June 10, 2021
Putting the New Testament in its Place: What is the New Testament?
In the opening episode of this season we will take a look at the nature of the New Testament and what makes up the New Testament.  We would encourage you to grab The New Testament in its World by N.T. Wright and Michael Bird as it will be our textbook for this season. 
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June 03, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: The Text
How did we get the New Testament? We explore this question in this week's Beyond Sunday School. 
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May 13, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: Judaism, Part 2
We explore the education, literature, sects, and the what does "diaspora" mean around the time of the New Testament. 
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May 06, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: Judaism, Part 1
In this episode we begin covering Judaism at the time of the New Testament. We spend a little time discussing the seven Jewish feasts and thought it might be helpful to provide a little outline of them here. Nisan (April) - Passover: The celebration covers two Sabbaths and celebrates the leaving of Israelites from Egypt. Iyar (May) - No feast. Sivan (June) - Pentecost (or the Feast of Weeks): This is the celebration of the giving of the law from from Mt. Sinai. Tammuz (July) - No feast. Ab (August) - No feast. Elul (September) - No feast. Tishri (October) - The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah): This the beginning of the civil new year. It was celebrated with the sounding of trumpets from morning to night in the Temple and the reading of the Law. The Day of Atonement: The was the festival when the High Priest would go into the Holy of Holies one day a year to make sacrifice and also atone for the sins of the people by laying his hands on the head of the scapegoat. The Feast of Tabernacle: A remembrance of the wandering in the wilderness and it covered two Sabbaths. The second Sabbath was the "last great day of the feast." Marchesvan (November) - No feast. Kislev (December) - Feast of Lights (Hanukkah): A celebration of the dedication of the Temple under the Maccabes and the miracle of the oil. Tebeth (January) - No Feast. Shebet (February) - No feast. Adar (March) - The Feast of Purim: Remembrance of Esther and functioned as a national holiday.
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April 29, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: Non-Jewish Religion and Philosophy
This week we explore the religious and philosophical context of the first century. We focus on the non-Jewish religions this week and will look at Judaism over the next two episodes.  The book we are using: New Testament Survey
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April 21, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: Society and Economics
In this episode we explore the structure of society and economics in the time of the New Testament.  The book we are using: New Testament Survey
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April 08, 2021
The Background of the New Testament: The Roman Empire
We take a quick look at the Roman Empire and its leaders during the times of the New Testament.   I am using the provided by Merrill C. Tenney in his New Testament Survey.
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April 01, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy: The Southern Kingdom
We explore the history of the kings of the Southern Kingdom
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March 25, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - The Northern Kingdom
We explore the history of the Northern Kingdom.
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March 18, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - Solomon
We explore 1 Kings 1-11 and look at the life and influence of Solomon. 
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February 25, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - David (Part 2)
We explore David, "the man." His flaws and strengths and try to answer the question, "How could he be a man after God's own heart?"
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February 11, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - David (Part 1)
In this week's episode we look at the reign of David from the perspective of his government, structure, and military. We focus our attention on the first part of 2 Samuel. Next week we look more in depth at David, the man. 
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February 04, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - Saul and David
In this week's episode of Beyond Sunday School we look at 1 Samuel 16-31. This is the time when Saul and David were active together. We see the downfall of Saul and his heartbreaking end.
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January 28, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - Saul
In this episode of Beyond Sunday School we look at the first king of Israel, Saul. We cover 1 Samuel 9-16.
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January 21, 2021
The History of Israel's Monarchy - Samuel
On Sundays I am teaching through Micah and to really grapple with what Micah's talking about we need to have an understanding of his context. The story of Israel's monarchy brings us that important context. I hope you find it helpful.   I am recording these on Wednesday night via Zoom. So you might hear some other voices and a question or two. If you would like to be part of the live recording let me know.
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January 14, 2021