L.I.V.E. – Kin-dom and the Reign of God
With Sr. Mary Forman, OSB
October 13, 2022
This presentation will address the four strands of understanding the reign of God in the First Testament, that is, the Hebrew scriptures; next the various ways the reign of God is portrayed in the New Testament in Jesus’ exorcism, healings, and teaching; interpretation of the reign of God via-a-vis the church; and characteristics of parables, the key ways that Jesus taught about the reign of God. Then two examples of parables will be explicated. Finally, the expression “kin-dom” will be explored.
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Sister Mary grew up in Boise, Idaho, where she was employed as a pharmacist after graduating from Idaho State University in 1970. Before entering the Monastery in 1973, and afterward, she continued her work as a pharmacist. She also taught release time classes and served in various parishes as a youth minister, pastoral associate, DRE, and as retreat minister at the Monastery. Her interest in monastic studies has guided much of her work, beginning with teaching Latin at the Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She was a councilor for the Federation of St. Gertrude and the past…
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