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SC502 Interpreting the New Testament:  Six week evening course starting 23 July, 6pm at Chanel Centre Hamilton 


The New Testament witnesses to the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth and the beginnings of the Christian church. It was written (in the light of faith in the Resurrection) by a number of people using a variety of literary forms. This course is designed to familiarise students with the content and world of the New Testament. 

(Image: Amiens Cathedral West Facade. Central Portal Tympanum  Wikimedia Commns) 


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SC612 The Letters of Paul:  3 August, 9.00am – 4.00pm at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Gisborne. 

The Letters of Paul arose from the real needs of his audience as well as the triumphs and tribulation of his ministry. This course will examine the historical circumstances that gave rise to ‘the Pauline corpus’ and explore the use of Paul’s writings in contemporary liturgical settings as they speak to the Church of today. The form, content and authorship of these letters will form an essential part of the course. 





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TH102 What is Theology? Evening course,23, 30 Aug; 20,27 Sept;18,25 Oct;  6pm -9pm at Chanel Centre Hamilton 

St Anslem claimed that Theology is ‘faith seeking understanding’. This course will explore questions about God, Jesus Christ, creation and being human in light of scripture, tradition and experience. Students will be encouraged to explore the Christian theological Tradition and examine the contexts in which theology is done. (Image:

Interested? For more information contact: Cynthia Piper, or call: 0800217411