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Grafted In: Monthly Talk Series with Dr. Don Swenson

March 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 27, 2019

One event on April 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm


Join Dr. Don Swenson in the monthly talk series Grafted In: Reflections on the Jewish Roots of the Christian-Catholic Tradition and the Relationship Between Gentile and Jewish Believers in Jesus.

This series of presentations is pastoral in nature and aims to assist everyone to be open to enjoying the rich root of Israel, from Genesis down through and including the Messiah, Jesus.

The talks will be on Wednesdays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on the following dates:

  • January 30: Basic concepts and the voice of God in the First Testament
  • February 27: The Mothers of all Churches: The Jerusalem Church or the Church of the circumcision
  • March 27: The First wound of division: The separation of the gentile and Jewish believers in Jesus rooted in the anti-semitism of the ancient world of Egypt, Greece, and Rome being migrated to the Gentile believers in Jesus
  • April 24: A short history of the relationship between Christianity and Judaism from the fourth century to modern times
  • May 15: Initial signs of healing and reconciliation between Christianity and Judaism through Messianic Judaism
  • June 12: Eschatology

About the presenter

Don S. Swenson, PhD, earned his Bachelor of Theology from the University of Ottawa in 1969, and a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Calgary in 1974. In 1989, Swenson earned his PhD in Sociology with a focus on the family and religion.

Currently, he is Professor Emeritus at Mount Royal University on the subjects of sociology of religion, family, research methods, statistics and introduction to sociology.




March 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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