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Knox students and faculty enjoyed an exciting, informative and sunny trip to Cuba over the winter reading week. This annual trip is an option available to students taking the Mission Practicum course.
Students (from left to right)
Back Row: Seaton Brachmayer, Robert Henderson
Middle Row: Sun Jin (Leah) Ju, Trish Heidebrecht, Young Mee Yae, James Clark, Noel Ramsey, Euikyun (David) Chang, Seung-Ho (Charles) Baik, Dae Hyon (James) Kim
Front Row: Sanghun (Steven) Yoon, Jessica Foy, Mi Hoa (Michelle) Yoon, Meghan Patterson, Torrey Griffiths, Soong Nyung Huh, Julio Miranda
Photo credit: Jessica Foy and Dr. Brian IrwinREAD MORE
The next Ewart Centre for Lay Education course “AMOS: SOCIAL REFORMER FOR OUR TIME” starts March 16th and runs to April 20th. The course instructor will be Dr. Brian Irwin.
Details: This online course uses the book of Amos as a means of introducing the covenantal values that lay beneath Israel’s approach to social justice. Students will reflect on the Church’s call to social justice and the way in which this can be realized in the lives of individuals and congregations. Additional emphasis will be placed on the content and shape of the book of Amos and the task of interpreting it as Scripture of the Church.
Instructor: Brian is Associate Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures at Knox College. He enjoys assisting students achieve a better understanding of the culture and setting of the Bible, and helping them acquire the tools to exegete and apply it in a responsible and life-changing way. Dr. Irwin is frequently invited as a guest lecturer and preacher in a variety of denominational settings. He is an active member of Glenbrook Presbyterian Church, Mississauga.
For more information about Ewart Centre for Lay Education and the Certificate in Christian Faith and Life, see Lay EducationREAD MORE