Sign up now for the Early Christian Texts online course, Healing Violence in the World: Letter of Peter to Philip.
We offer live online hybrid courses taught by Shirley Paulson with recorded lectures and several online live discussions, or a self-led study available from the online site Udemy.com. Learn more below.
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This course, the second in the Nag Hammadi series, explores some of the practical and enduring ideas the early Christ people had about facing violence.
Presenters Dr. Shirley Paulson and her co-instructor, Dr. Hal Taussig, guide you through some surprising new ideas about Jesus in this little-known text, the Letter of Peter to Philip. Jesus gives his ambassadors (i.e. disciples) instructions in six steps that lead his followers (from long ago and now) to experience peace, joy, and even healing in the face of violence.
The course offers you cutting edge scholarship without the need to enroll in a university course. It creates a more vivid and relevant picture of what Jesus meant in the first two centuries, providing you with your own new tools for confronting violence in the twenty-first century.
If this course sounds interesting to you, watch the introductory video above.
Can also be presented as a private Bible and Beyond Presentation or an Online Hybrid Course with online learning and a series of live discussions. Great for small groups or organizations of various sizes.
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