The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts
by Karen Armstrong, led by Terri Bourne.
Armstrong shows in this chronicle of the development and significance of major religions that “a narrow and literalistic reading of Scripture is a relatively recent, modern phenomenon. For most of their history, the world’s religious traditions have regarded these texts as tools that enable the individual to connect with the divine, to experience a different level of consciousness, and to help them engage with the world in more meaningful and compassionate ways. At a time of intolerance and mutual incomprehension, The Lost Art of Scripture shines fresh light on the world’s major religions to help us build bridges between faiths and rediscover a creative and spiritual engagement with holy texts.” Continue reading
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 p.m.
The Blue Mosque/The Dialogue Institute and Christ the King members and friends continue to join together for study and conversation on parallel texts from the Bible and the Qur’an. All are welcome to participate. “Bring your own dinner” if you’d like while we share online.
To participate, please email the church office and we will send the zoom link and passcode, as well as the appointed texts for conversation.
The CTK’s Creation Care Team invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2020 is the wonders of nature.
Thank You for Biting: Can non-lethal predation help prey?
Sunday, September 20, 6:00 p.m., online
Join Professor Adrienne Correa of Rice University to learn about coral reefs & their relationship with their predators. Coral reefs are biodiverse ecosystems that are constructed by partnerships between coral animals and their resident microorganisms (i.e., the coral microbiome). Healthy reefs remain covered by corals because consumers, such as some fish and urchins, eat algae and other organisms that compete with corals for space. Continue reading
Come join us Sunday mornings at ten with a cup of coffee and “get lectured” on good books!
Look for the zoom link in your Sunday morning email.
Contact the church office if you are not receiving our Thursday evening and Sunday morning e-blasts.
August 30 Kathryn Haueisen presents
Mayflower Chronicles: The Tale of Two Cultures
Ever wonder whatever became of Pastor Kathy Haueisen after her time on staff at Christ the King? Wonder no more. She spent seven years researching the Mayflower story from both the perspective of her English ancestors who sailed on the ship and the Natives who worked out a treaty with them. Mayflower Chronicles: The Tale of Two Cultures will be out in October. Join us to learn more from the author herself as we welcome Kathy back to CTK in this Zoom forum. Visit Pr. Haueisen’s website.
Come join us Sunday, August 30th at 10:00 a.m. with a cup of coffee/tea to listen to Kathryn Haueisen and her work. Look for the zoom link in your Sunday morning email. Contact the church office if you are not receiving our Thursday evening and Sunday morning e-blasts. Continue reading