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Moravian Theological Seminary offers a little TLC

The Lay Academy of the Moravian Theological Seminary is offering a course, Theology, Literature and Coffee (TLC), that explores theological themes in selected literature. The course consists of three lunchtime classes that will be held on September 25, October 9, and October 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Luther Crest Church in Allentown.

Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and enjoy a time of fellowship as they discuss literature and its meaning. On September 25, Dr. Robert Everett, Institute for Jewish/Christian Understanding, Muhlenberg College, will lead a discussion of Stephen Wylen’s book, Jews in the Time of Jesus, published by Paulist Press. On October 9, Susan Steinhaus, St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, will lead a discussion of Christopher DeVinck’s book, The Power of the Powerless, published by Zondervan. On October 23, Judith Helm, Pastor, Nativity Lutheran Church, will lead a discussion of James A. Michener’s book, Recessional, published by Fawcett Crest, Ballentine Books. Rev. Diane Kareha, Chaplain, Luther Crest, is coordinator.

The Lay Academy of the Lehigh Valley provides ecumenical adult education courses and workshops. The organization, which is based at Moravian Theological Seminary, includes representatives from several local denominations. Instructional resources are drawn from area churches, colleges, and community groups. Registration cost is $30. For registration information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at Moravian Theological Seminary at (610) 861-1519.