Adult

Adult Education Fall 2017

The Adult Education fall series will welcome a diverse array of speakers, and be edified by the union of hearts gathering to better know the God of our understanding. Join us and then head back out to love the world with a fuller and deeper knowledge of the holiness that BEAUTY, GOODNESS AND TRUTH reveal to us.

The Adult Ed forum meets at the A-Frame in the Sanctuary
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 200 24th Ave South.

 

Beauty

SEPTEMBER - KNOWING GOD THROUGH BEAUTY

9/10: An opening discussion led by Ian Cron

9/17: Dave Perkins will facilitate a dialogue around the ways that beauty can become a doorway to spiritual transcendence.

9/24: Nita Andrews will offer suggestions on how to notice beauty and how that discerning can help us relate to one another.

 

Truth

OCTOBER - KNOWING GOD THROUGH TRUTH

10/1: An opening discussion led by Ian Cron

10/8: Retreat/No Forum

10/15: A.J. Levine will guide our exploration of “What is Truth?”
The truth, however defined, is not always obvious. Luke’s “parable of the dishonest steward” (Luke 16.1-13 generously) raises questions of “truth” in various ways.

10/22: Don Welch will guide a discussion on how different assumptions about the Christian faith influence different understandings of "discipleship" among believers.

10/29: David Hutchens will point us back to our experiences and help use these stories to supports the sense of community.

 

Goodness

NOVEMBER - KNOWING GOD THROUGH GOODNESS

11/5: An opening discussion led by Ian Cron

11/12: Lee Camp will facilitate
“Truth, Beauty, and Goodness: Reflections on Rowan Williams’ meditation on aesthetics."

11/19: Becca Stevens will lead a discussion about the connection between goodness and justice, using the story of the Good Samaritan.


Concluding Sessions

DECEMBER - CONCLUSION

12/3 - Ian Cron will lead a concluding discussion on Beauty, Truth, and Goodness in light of liturgy.

12/10 - Scott Owings will help us explore how contemplative justice nourishes and informs Beauty, Truth, and Goodness.

 


"Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation..."
Psalm 25:4-5

 

All Adult Education sessions are held at
St. Augustine's Chapel, 200 24th Ave. South, Nashville, TN  37212
conveniently located on the Vanderbilt University campus