This study has 7 sessions, incorporating an introductory session and 7 lessons. The Study Set includes the Study Guide by Clifford M. Yeary and a commentary A Window into the Spirituality of Paul, by Patrick J. Hartin (Liturgical Press).
Patrick J. Hartin is an ordained priest of the Diocese of Spokane, Washington. He presently teaches courses in the New Testament and in Classical Civilizations at Gonzaga University. He is a contributor to Give Us This Day and the author of numerous books, published by Liturgical Press, including: A Spirituality of Perfection: Faith in Action in the Letter of James, James (Sacra Pagina series), James of Jerusalem: Heir to Jesus of Nazareth (Interfaces series), James, First Peter, Jude, Second Peter (New Collegeville Bible Commentary series), Apollos (Paul's Social Network series), and Exploring the Spirituality of the Gospels.
Explore key biblical passages from the early church's most influential evangelist and discover the rich spiritual tradition of Paul that continues to influence believers today. This study draws us into the power of Jesus' cross and resurrection not only in our lives but in the lives of key historical figures who embodied Paul's spirituality.
Lecturers: Clifford M. Yeary, John Hall, David LeSieur, Karen Wenzel, Catherine Upchurch, Betsy Wiederkehr Huss, and Matthew A. Glover.
Lesson 1—Introduction: Context for Exploring Paul's Spirituality
Lesson 2—Paul's Call and Mission
Lesson 3—The Decisive Significance of the Cross and Resurrection
Lesson 4—God's Transforming Grace
Lesson 5—Faith in Christ: Covenant Relationship with God Restored through Christ, and Humanity Renewed in Christ
Lesson 6—Community-Oriented Spirituality: Role of the Spirit and the Body of Christ
Lesson 7—Spirituality Lived in Expectation of the End Times: The Goal of the Spiritual Life, and Conclusion
These lectures correspond to the seven sessions outlined in the Study Set for A Window into the Spirituality of Paul.
Wrap-Up Lectures on DVD or CD may be ordered separately.
Only one Answer Guide is needed per small group facilitator. Order all Study Sets for participants separately, as well as one set of the Wrap-Up Lectures.