Curious about a topic in religious studies? Below are some of our tentative upcoming Saturday workshops.
All are open to the public, but reservations are required.
- Sat, Apr 15St. Bartholomew Episcopal ChurchImmerse yourself into an Indiana Jones adventure as we unlock clues and complete challenges while discussing what the film franchise says about faith & religion.
Description: For Trans* Awareness month, an affirming Saturday Session on biblical figures and themes that reflect the unique experiences of transgender, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming communities.
Description: What does the Bible say about Homosexuality? Probably not what you think! Through the use of history, narrative, theology, and modern biblical scholarship, Russ Tripi will teach us how to deconstruct/respond to the biblical passages that have often been used to combat gay and lesbian people. A special LGBTQ+ Pride-Month workshop!
Description: “Mass Confusion” – an immersive behind-the-scenes look at the liturgy. Ever wonder why we do what we do? Accompany religious studies educator Russ Tripi as he guides his audience into the sanctuary of the church to deconstruct the liturgical rituals, symbols, vessels, linens, and even the architecture, to uncover the hidden meaning of what each says about tradition and theology.