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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

Events (Archive)

6/19: The Book of James: An Introduction

Seattle Presbytery

The Book of James: A One-day Introduction

Local church leaders, alumni, Lectio readers, and anyone else interested in learning more about Scripture: Don’t miss an opportunity to spend a day exploring the book of James with SPU’s Associate Professor of New Testament Dr. Dave Nienhuis.

Date: Wednesday, June 19 
Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 
Cost: $20 (includes lunch)
Location: Upper Gwinn, SPU campus

The James Lectio will begin August 2013, and anyone interested in teaching from, preaching from, or studying James alone or in a small group would benefit from participating in this seminar. 

An engaging New Testament scholar, Dr. Nienhuis is the author of Not by Paul Alone: The Formation of the Catholic Epistle Collection and the Christian Canon (Baylor University Press, 2007), and co-author with Dr. Rob Wall of Reading the Epistles of James, Peter, John & Jude as Scripture: The Shaping and Shape of a Canonical Collection (Eerdmans, Nov. 2013). 

Don’t miss this opportunity to dig deep into a challenging and fascinating New Testament text!

Three ways to register:

About Seattle Pacific University's Center for Biblical and Theological Education (CBTE): 

Our goal as a center is to encourage and equip members of our community to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Bible and Christian Theology.  As summer approaches, we wanted you to be aware of the upcoming events we are hosting.  Each one represents an opportunity to engage  the scripture in a deep and meaningful way.