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August 2019

Learn New Testament Greek

Monday, 26 August @ 09:30 - Saturday, 31 August @ 15:00
Sarum College, 19 The Close
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EE United Kingdom
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This summer sees the return of this popular course which takes place at Sarum College in Salisbury. The format remains unchanged and offers a fun but intensive introduction to the Greek of the New Testament. The course follows John Dobson's excellent tutor and takes the student from zero to being ready to begin reading St Mark in just 6-days. Booking will be through Sarum College, for more information contact: Alison Ogden aogden@sarum.ac.uk | 01722 424826 | 01722 424800 (main reception).

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September 2019

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

Wednesday, 4 September - Friday, 6 September
Sarum College, 19 The Close
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EE United Kingdom
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Reading the Old Testament in Hebrew provides a much stronger sense of the original culture and perspective of its writers and their communities. Such insights can help us to appreciate better not only the Old Testament text but also its pivotal role as ‘scripture’ for the 1st century Jewish communities from which the New Testament and the early church emerged. Hebrew I and Hebrew II together form “An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew”. Hebrew I is designed for the complete beginner whilst…

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Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

Monday, 9 September - Wednesday, 11 September
Sarum College, 19 The Close
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EE United Kingdom
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Reading the Old Testament in Hebrew provides a much stronger sense of the original culture and perspective of its writers and their communities. Such insights can help us to appreciate better not only the Old Testament text but also its pivotal role as ‘scripture’ for the 1st century Jewish communities from which the New Testament and the early church emerged. Hebrew I and Hebrew II together form “An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew”. Hebrew I is designed for the complete beginner whilst…

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Consider the Heavens

Monday, 16 September @ 19:30 - 21:00
The Digby Church Hall, Digby Road
Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL United Kingdom
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£5

Dame Jocelyn Bell-Burnell - courtesy RSE Faith and Science are often thought as mutually exclusive. Moreover, science is commonly seen as gradually whittling away the space left in our world for God. The discovery of the so-called 'God particle' at CERN in 2012 and the sheer immensity of the universe we see in the night sky can all conspire to question the place, even the need for God in our society. We welcome this evening the renowned astro-physicist Prof Dame…

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Robots of Good Character

Monday, 30 September @ 19:30 - 21:00
The Digby Church Hall, Digby Road
Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL United Kingdom
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Professor Nigel Crook is head of Robotics and Machine Learning at Oxford Brookes University. In this talk he will explore whether we can build robots that have good moral character – and whether or not we should. He will broadly outline some existing approaches to building ‘autonomous moral machines’ and offer his own thoughts on what should be the key components to such machines. The idea of robots being able to make decisions based on a form of moral code…

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November 2019

Holy Stardust

Monday, 4 November @ 19:30 - 21:00
The Digby Church Hall, Digby Road
Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3NL United Kingdom
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Angela Tilby spent 22 years as a producer with the BBC's religious affairs department before being ordained. She served as the vicar of St Bene'ts church in Cambridge and is Canon Emeritus of Christchurch Cathedral Oxford. She is a regular contributor to Radio 4's Thought for the Day and the Daily Service. The title of her talk is taken from her essay published in Living the Mystery, edited by Jeffrey John. In the essay she explored the apparent conflict between…

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Forthcoming Events
  1. Learn New Testament Greek

    Monday, 26 August @ 09:30 - Saturday, 31 August @ 15:00
  2. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

    Wednesday, 4 September - Friday, 6 September
  3. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

    Monday, 9 September - Wednesday, 11 September
  4. Consider the Heavens

    Monday, 16 September @ 19:30 - 21:00
  5. Robots of Good Character

    Monday, 30 September @ 19:30 - 21:00