Understanding the Book of Revelation
Theme of presentations can fit needs of audience. Topics might include:
- A Common Sense Approach to Understanding Revelation s Imagery
- A Pacifist Reading of Revelation s Violent Imagery
- Revelation s Message for Today
- Revelation as Atonement Image
- A Pacifist Reading of War in the Old Testament
- Atonement Images and Violence
- A Nonviolent Atonement
- Why a Nonviolent God
- What About the Classic Creeds and Violence?
- Is There An Anabaptist Theology?
- Two versus One Kingdom Theology
The Amish and America
Explores the enigmatic relationship between American and Amish culture in light of Amish history and American consumerism.
Gerald J. Mast
Mennonites and war
Describes evolving Mennonite pacifist responses to war, including the transition from two-kingdom theology to a view that stresses Christ s lordship over the whole creation.
Gerald J. Mast
Gerald J. Mast
Swimming with the Web: Then Internet and congregations
Explore the Internet as an opportunity to unfold a congregation's identity in ways that both proclaim the Good News in a new idiom to new peoples and help congregants better understand themselves and their community. Ways that congregations can grow by beginning to swim with (rather than against) this current of culture change will be illustrated and demonstrated.
Understanding the Book of Ezekiel
Ezekiel is among the most fascinating, awful, hopeful, imaginative, faithful and applicable book of the Old Testament. This presentation looks at the aspects of the book and attempts to probe their significance for Christians today.
The arts in life and worship
What does art show us about who we are as individuals and as a community? What does it show us about who God is? Are there ways we can discern what a faithful approach to a broad variety of artistic endeavors would look like?
This presentation introduces several cutting edge technologies that exist now or are in development and explores questions about what kind of culture we are shaping with these tools. This presentation can include tutorials and introductions to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, podcasts, etc.
Christian approaches to time
What do the terms Modernity and Postmodernity mean? What happened before Modernity? How do the church and the state fit in? What about God, Jesus, Creation and the End Times? This presentation suggests one way of thinking about these questions; timeline included!
Creation is an increasingly controversial topic. This presentation explores ways to think about creation and ecology without abandoning faith or science.
The Sacred Circle: A symbol of transformation through art history
The last dance at Drigung Dundro: The Tibetan Sky Burial
This 30-minute slide talk introduces the audience to the traditional Tibetan sky burial rite from the first prayers in the courtyard of the monastery to the final mantras and cracking of the skull. Copies of an article by the same title, written by Philip and published in The Explorers Journal, will be made available to members of the audience.
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