Biblical Studies - Gospels and Acts

Simon Woodman's Biblical Studies class returns in 2021 with a new focus - Gospels & Acts - and a new pattern - two per month (not quite fortnightly due to bank holidays / Easter etc). Register in advance at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOmgrTgsHt2ceY7LepLhQYqQxS1G1ix9

Simon grew up in Sevenoaks in Kent, and has degrees from Sheffield, Bristol and Cardiff Universities. He is Minister of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in the West End of London, and has previously been a market stall holder on Camden Market, a Baptist Minister in Bristol, a Tutor at South Wales Baptist College, and a lecturer at Cardiff University. 

The new series is as follows:

  • 11 Jan: Lecture 01 Mark’s Gospel
  • 25 Jan: Lecture 02 Mark’s Gospel
  • 8 Feb: Lecture 03 The Synoptic Problem
  • 22 Feb: Lecture 04 The Synoptic Problem
  • 1 Mar: Lecture 05 Form, Redaction & Literary Criticism
  • 15 Mar: Lecture 06 Form, Redaction & Literary Criticism
  • 12 Apr: Lecture 07 Matthew
  • 26 Apr: Lecture 08 Matthew
  • 10 May: Lecture 09 Luke-Acts
  • 24 May: Lecture 10 Luke-Acts
  • 7 Jun: Lecture 11 Luke-Acts
  • 14 Jun: Lecture 12 Luke-Acts
  • 12 Jul: Lecture 13 Parables and The Kingdom of God
  • 26 Jul: Lecture 14 Parables and The Kingdom of God
  • 9 Aug: Lecture 15 The Quest of the Historical Jesus
  • 23 Aug: Lecture 16 Christological Titles in the Synoptic Gospels
  • 6 Sep: Lecture 17 The what, why and where of the Fourth Gospel
  • 27 Sep: Lecture 18 The purpose of the Fourth Gospel
  • 11 Oct: Lecture 19 John's Gospel The Book of Signs 1
  • 25 Oct: Lecture 20 John's Gospel The Book of Signs 2
  • 15 Nov: Lecture 21 John's Gospel The Book of Glory
  • 29 Nov: Lecture 22 The Crowd in the Fourth Gospel
  • 6 Dec: Lecture 23 The  Dead Sea Scrolls and the Fourth Gospel
  • 13 Dec: Lecture 24 Four Gospels, One Jesus