Gwydyr Rd, Crieff, UK, PH7 4BS
April 24, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm
April 25, 2015
10:00 amto11:00 am
11:15 amto12:30 pm
2:30 pmto4:00 pm
6:00 pmto9:00 pm
April 26, 2015
10:00 amto11:30 am

verrecchia2The Crieff 2015 Study Weekend was presented by Dr Jean-Claude Verrecchia.


Dr Verrecchia is Principal Lecturer in New Testament at Newbold College where he specialises in the Gospels, Hebrews and Biblical Hermeneutics.

His subject was

“Reading and Interpreting Scripture”

and more specifically

“Adventists: Between a mere reading and the risk of interpretation”

The schedule ran as follows:

  • Friday
    • 6pm, soup and bread at the church
    • 7-8:30pm, ‘The Reliable Bible, but God is not the Author’.
      Manuscripts, variants, authorship, the ‘myth’ of the original text, translations.

  • Sabbath (Saturday)
    • 10am: ‘The End of the Gutenberg Galaxy’. The Bible as an oral piece of literature.
    • 11:15am: ‘Do You Understand What You Are Reading?’
    • 2:30pm: ‘Reading Behind the Text’. The author-centred approach of the Bible (with examples).
    • 6pm: General discussion!  Informal gathering at Steve and Muriel’s house
    • PowerPoint slides for various Sabbath presentations
  • Sunday

 

Reading List

Jean-Claude recommends the following titles: