Every Tuesday, from 11/13/2018 to 12/18/2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: All Saints Catholic Church, St. Theresa Roon, Kamel Life Center, Arapaho Entrance, 5231 Meadowcreek Drive, Frisco, TX US 75034

Group: Church

The Infancy Narratives: Bible Study for Advent

Class 1: November 13, 2018

  • Thoughts on Reading the Infancy Narratives
  • Luke 3: The Universal Genealogy & Baptism of Jesus
  • Luke 1:5-24; 57-66: Of Zechariah, Elizabeth & John

Class 2: November 20, 2018

  • Luke 1:26-38:   The Anunciation: Mary and Gabriel
  • Luke 1:39-45:   The Visitation: Mary Visits Elizabeth
  • Luke 1:46-56:   The Magnificat: Mary Prays

Class 3: November 27, 2018

  • Luke 1:67-79:   The Canticle: Zechariah Prays
  • Luke 2:1-7:      The Decree of the “Savior” Augustus
  • Luke 2:8-20:    Nativity, Manger, Angels & Shepherds

Class 4: December 4, 2018

  • Luke 2:21-39:   The Nunc Dimittis: Simeon & Anna
  • Luke 2:40-52:   Jesus is Found in the Temple

Class 5: December 11, 2018

  • Matthean Interlude: What was the Star?
  • Matthew 1:1-17:    The Messianic Genealogy of Jesus

Class 6: December 18, 2018

  • Matthew 1:18-25: Joseph’s Dream & the Virgin Birth
  • Matthew 2:1-12:  The Adoration of the Magi
  • Matthew 2:13-23: The Flight and the Return from Egypt


Teacher: Charles R. Helms, D.Phil.
Charles R. Helms is a parishioner and commercial attorney in private practice with interests in Patristics and the Johannine corpus of the New Testament. He holds an A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University, an M.A. in Theology from the University of Dallas, a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, and a D.Phil. in Theology from Oxford University, England. Dr. Helms taught an earlier version of this course to students at a Dallas diocesan high school. He and his wife, Rachel, have five children.

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