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Institute of Advanced Theology Presents

Friday, March 18, 2016
"Resurrection: the Case of Jesus"
Church of St. John the Evangelist
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The Insitute of Advanced Theology offers the 2016 Lentent Lecture Series, Resurrection:  the Case of Jesus," led by Bruce chilton. The series begins on Friday, February 19th and continues on February 26, March 4, March 11, and March 18.  The 2016 Lenten Lecture Series will be held at the Chruch of St. John the Evangelist at 1114 River Road, Barrytown, NY, across the street from Montgomery Place.

 Issues concerning the possibility of afterlife have provoked perennial controversy, especially since the Enlightenment.  Because Jesus is the most famous case of t he claim that a person rose from the dead, partisans ahve drawn up sides between those who insist his Resurrection was physical and those who argue it was an hallucinogenic metaphor.  Most of that discussion will reverse that approach, and develop a properly exegetical understanding of how the Resurrection was experienced and interpreted before asking whether it might attract belief.

All lecutures in the series are sponsonsor by the Bard College Insititute of Advanced Theology, and are free and open to the public.  The presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer period. Lunch is offered at noon in the fellowship hall of the Church of St. John the Evangelist at a cost of $7.00.  For reservations, please call 845-758-7279 or e-mail

For more information, call 845-758-7327, or e-mail

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Church of St. John the Evangelist