Ethnicity & Slavery: Setting the Historical Record Straight: Slaves of God & Messiah?


Mar 6 & 13

Setting the Historical Record Straight on Ethnicity & Slavery: Slaves of God & Messiah? is an ONGROUND ONLY mini course held at the Messianic Studies Institute (4950 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43230) from 7:00–9:30pm TWO WEDNESDAYS: Mar 6 & 13.

Course Description:
Almost from the beginning of civilization human beings thought to enslave other human beings. Does the Bible describe or prescribe slavery? Where did the idea of being a slave of God come from? How can being a slave of God and/or Messiah in the Bible be thought of in a positive sense? Come and discover what true freedom is from the perspective of slavery to God and Messiah.


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Course Dates:
Mar 6 & 13

2018–2019 MSI Course Brochure

Your Instructor

Henri Louis Goulet
Henri Louis Goulet

Henri’s primary interests include the Biblical languages (specializing in Biblical Greek), the study of the New Covenant Scriptures from the "Within Second Temple Judaism Perspective", hermeneutics, the Jewish-Greco-Roman milieu of the New Covenant Scriptures, Paul's theologizing, the kingship of God, ancient rhetoric, conceptual metaphor, and the Jewish Pseudepigrapha. He is a member of the SBL and has served as an Adjunct Instructor of Biblical Greek and NT at Ashland Seminary. Henri currently serves as the Executive Director and Academic Dean of MSI, as well as the Education Coordinator of Beth Messiah Congregation.

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