September 12, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Moderator: Dr. Peter Bedford, Director of Religious Studies, Union College
Co-sponsored by Christ’s Church Albany
Some think of sacred, holy wordsâ€”words of truth, comfort, and inspiration. Some think of words indicating confusion, question, and doubt. Others think of words of exclusion, bigotry, and restrictive laws. And a growing number of people prefer not to think about it at all.
This series of town-hall style discussions about the Bible is traveling to four cities that surveys claim are the least â€œBible-mindedâ€ in America. Presented by the Massachusetts Bible Society, we will have real talk about this book that is both the bestselling book in the world and the most challenged.
Tom Krattenmaker, Yale Humanist Community, USA Today
Rev. Anne Robertson, Executive Director, Massachusetts Bible Society
Fr. Warren Savage, Catholic Chaplain, Westfield State and Amherst College
A follow-up six week study class on the Bible led by Rev. Trumbore and Karen Greene starts on October 4th at 7pm.
See http://massbible.org/experiment for details.