How do we understand scriptural authority today, and how do we distinguish ourselves from the assumption that “the Bible says” therefore we must obey?
Join us as we talk with Christianity Seminar scholars Elli Elliott and Celene Lillie and delve deeper into how — and if — we should interpret scripture as relevant today. We’ll talk about what became known as the canon, as well as how newly-discovered extra-canonical texts factor into these conversations.
As Marketing and Digital Education Director, Alexis Waggoner works closely with both Westar’s Marketing Committee and the Executive Director to advance the presence and value of Westar in our culture through social media and the use of digital media in public education. Alexis brings to Westar a unique blend of digital marketing and religious education experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary.
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