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Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop 2021 – Professor Voelz in Mentor, OH
Principles of Biblical Interpretation for the Parish
Dr. James W. Voelz is currently working on a book designed to teach hermeneutics to interested laypeople in a parish setting. He would like to present this material to pastors and receive feedback on its propriety for their parishioners. Lay people also will benefit from workshop participation. After the workshop, pastors will have material to use as a basis for a course in interpreting the Bible that is suitable for their flock.
Graduate Professor of Exegetical Theology and Dr. Jack Dean Kingsbury Professor of New Testament Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
Dr. James W. Voelz, a Concordia Seminary faculty member since 1989, has served as chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology (2013–15), dean of faculty (2006–10) and dean of the Graduate School (1996–2002). His areas of focus are the Greek language, hermeneutics (theory of interpretation) and the Synoptic Gospels. He also has taught the Pauline epistles and Acts of the Apostles. He served as an adjunct faculty member of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, the Roman Catholic diocesan seminary in St. Louis, from 2009 to 2014, and from 2005 to 2015 was coordinator of the Institute of Theology at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des Peres, Mo., at which he also taught a Sunday morning Bible class for 24 years.
|Day one||1-4 p.m.|
|Day two||9-11:30 a.m.|
|Day three||9 a.m.-noon|
Note: The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the workshop presenters.