Ecumenical Bible Week 2015 Asks What the Spirit is Saying to Churches

By Lynn Glanville

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Details of Ecumenical Bible Week 2015 have been announced. The week, which runs from Pentecost Sunday to Trinity Sunday
(May 24 to 31) will see 32 events taking place in 15 venues in counties Dublin,
Kildare and Wicklow involving 18 presenters.

The theme of this year’s Ecumenical Bible Week is ‘What is the Spirit saying to the Churches?’ During the week a series of presentations will be offered in a range of venues. They are aimed at the interested ordinary believer or enquirer. Some of the presentations are offered more than once in different locations and others are once off events.

Obviously the focus is on the Bible but it will be looked at from different perspectives. Some will use the lens of film,
music, ethics and law to examine the Bible. But there will also be traditional approaches such as prayer (lectio divina), how to open the Bible and how to organise a Bible study group.

At a special event on Thursday May 28 the Church of Ireland and Catholic Archbishops of Dublin will join other church leaders for ‘Thinking Allowed’ in All Hallows College in Drumcondra. The chaired panel discussion with audience participation will centre on the theme of Bible Week, …read more

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