Ecstasy and Intimacy: Transformation and Transfiguration

Speaker(s): Edith Humphrey
Date: July 16-27, 2007
Length: 19:43:41
Product ID: RGDL3722S

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This course will engage in a close study of those scriptural passages that highlight God's transforming energies in the community of the faithful and in the world. Special attention will be given to the transfiguration narratives of the synoptics, the theme of glory in the fourth gospel and select passages from Romans, 2 Corinthians, Ephesians, the Petrine epistles, the Johannine epistles, and the book of Revelation, as well as ancient and contemporary meditation and commentary upon these sections. Lectures include:

  • The God of Intimacy and Ecstacy, Biblical Foundations
  • The Hidden Face of God and the Hope of Transformation in the Old Testament
  • Jesus: The Face of God and Transfiguration in the Synoptic Gospels
  • God's Face, Suffering, and Glory in the Fourth Gospel
  • New Humanity's Glory and Transformation
  • The Great Exchange
  • Mutuality and Transformation Together
  • Growing Into Glory
  • Identity, Communion, and Transformative Suffering
  • The World God Loves, The Scope of Transformation, The New Creation, Revisit Biblical Passages

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Edith Humphrey is William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She is author of The Ladies and the Cities: Transformation and Apocalyptic Identity in Joseph and Aseneth, 4 Ezra, the Apocalypse and The Shepherd of Hermas, Ecstasy and Intimacy: When the Holy Spirit Meets the Human Spirit, and And I Turned to See the Voice: The Rhetoric of Vision in the New Testament.

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