St. James the Apostle Parish

Bible Study Schedule

St. James Bible Study Jan-April 2018

Women in the Old Testament

Mondays 7:00-8:30PM and repeated on Tuesdays after Mass 9:15-10:45AM
Program: Little Rock Scripture Study, Liturgical Press
Commentary: “Women in the Old Testament” 1997 Edition, Author: Irene Nowell, OSB - $10.00 for book
Contact Sr. Zoe Ann Reiter for more information.
All are welcome!

Session Date: 2018 Title of Session Chapters in Bible to Read Pages in Commentary DVD Presenters
Overview Jan 22/23 Overview of Women in the Old Testament Overview Fr. Downs  
Intro Jan 29/30 Introduction to Women in Old Testament Introduction p. 1 Catherine Upchurch
Lesson 1 Feb 5/6 Women of Israel's Beginnings: Sarah and Hagar Genesis 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21-23 Chapter 1 pp. 3 – 20 Stephen Binz
Lesson 2 Feb 12/13 More Women of Israel's Beginnings: Rebekah, Leah and Rachel, The Maids, Dinah, Tamar Gen 24-31, 34, 35, 38 Chapter 2 pp. 21 – 46 Judy Hoelzeman
Lesson 3 Feb 26/27 Women of Israel's Passover: Midwives, Moses' Mother, Pharaoh's Daughter, Miriam, Zipporah Exod 1,2,4,15,18 Num 12,20,27,36 Josh 17    Mic 6:4 Chapter 3 pp. 47 – 58 Catherine Upchurch
Lesson 4 Mar 5/6 Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Rahab, Deborah and Jael, Jephthah's Daughter, Samson's Mother, Samson's Wife, Delilah Josh 2, 6:20-25 Judg 4,5,11,13,14,15,16 Chapter 4 pp. 59 – 84 Judy Hoelzeman
Lesson 5 Mar 12/13 More Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Ruth, Naomi, and Orpha, Hannah and Peninnah Book of Ruth 1Sam 1, 2 Chapter 5 pp. 85 – 102 Jerre Roberts
Lesson 6 Mar 19/20 Women of Israel's Monarchy: Michal, Bathsheba, Tamar, Queen of Sheba, Jezebel 1Sam 18,19 2Sam3,6,11,12,13 1Kgs 1,2,10,16,18,19,21    2Kgs 9 Chapter 6 pp. 103 – 130 David LeSieur
Lesson 7 Mar 26/27 Woman, Image of God: Eve, Wisdom/Sophia Gen 1-3  Prov 8, 9, 31 Sir 1,24,51 Chapter 7 pp. 131 – 152 Catherine Upchurch
  April 2/3 NO SESSION – EASTER WEEK      
Lesson 8 Apr 9/10 Women of Courage and Strength: Judith, Susanna Judith 8-16 Daniel 13 Chapter 8 pp. 153 – 184 Stephen Binz
Lesson 9 Apr 16/17 Queen Esther Book of Esther Chapter 9 pp. 185 – 205 Jerre Roberts
Make-up Apr 23/24 Hold this date for a make-up session, if needed