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Mini-Course: Searching for Jesus in the Gospel of Mark

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October 27, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 28, 2023

Professor James Edwards, a fascinating speaker and a leading biblical scholar from USA, will lead a five-day mini course for those who are searching for Jesus.

Using the Gospel of Mark as his base, Prof. Edwards will show how Jesus fits into the history of first century Palestine, and using literature and archaeology from the period will help those who are looking for Jesus to find and encounter him. Get your ticket here.

  • The course will run from 7pm-9pm each evening from Monday 23 October to Friday 28 October 2023.
  • Prof. Edwards will give two inputs each evening and there will be an interval and time for discussion every evening.
  • The cost for the whole course is £50. The cost for an individual evening is £15.

Prof Edwards

James Edwards is a native of Colorado.

He speaks in church, conference, and community settings, for two decades he was Contributing Editor at Christianity Today.

He has authored more than one hundred articles, both scholarly and popular, and New Testament commentaries for Community Bible Study.

His books have been translated into Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.

He also has led a dozen study tours to Israel, Turkey, and Greece. He was named to the North Dakota Humanities Council for his studies on the Holocaust.

He has received teaching and research awards from Sears-Roebuck, Templeton Award in Science and Religion, German Academic Exchange Service, Pew-Gordon, and Membership in the Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton. At Jamestown and Whitworth, he received awards from both faculty and students for teaching excellence.

Get your ticket here.



October 27, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh
Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh, Charity No. SC008540