Monday, December 31, 2007

March 16, 2008 Workshop on Jewish and Christian Interpretation of Psalms and Prayers

I am thrilled to announce a workshop on Psalms and Prayers in Jewish and Christian Interpretation and Worship on March 16, 2-6pm at the Center for Religious Inquiry at St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, NYC which I will be team teaching with Marcie Lenk (New York Director of Me'ah).

Our workshop will explore Jewish and Christian interpretative traditions of the Hebrew and Greek texts of Psalms 23, 71, 137; Hannah's Prayer and Song (I Sam 1-2); and the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6 and Luke 11). Since the workshop will include performance of these Psalms and prayers, we will assess ways worship shapes their corporate and individual interpretation.

Speaking personally, I can't think of a better way to spend Palm Sunday in preparation for Holy Week.

3 comments:

Pastor Pam Szurek said...

So where do we find the information to sign up?

Deirdre said...

To register for this event, please email central@stbarts.org or call 212-378-0222. The office will probably be closed on New Year's Day.

In the new year, course information (including costs) at the Center for Religious Inquiry of St Barts NYC for Spring 2008 will be available at this site where you will also be able to register on line:
http://www.stbarts.org//religiousinquiry.asp

Rev Dr Mom said...

That sounds really interesting! Unfortunately an impossible time for clergy :(

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