Anne Robertson leads AC 16 Bible study

June 22, 2016

The 2016 Bible study at Annual Conference was led by the Rev. Anne Robertson, executive director of the Massachusetts Bible Society.

Rev. Robertson, who is a member of the New England Conference, talked about how people in a text-based culture like ours should understand the
Rev. Anne Robertson
scriptures, which were written in a time when storytelling was the traditional way of conveying truth.

During the Friday, June 17, study Rev. Robertson focused on the distinction between truth and fact, and what that means for understanding the Scriptures, particularly in the Old Testament.

Hear an excerpt from Friday morning

On Saturday, June 18, Rev. Robertson talked about Paul's letters and how letters were conceived, disseminated, and understood by those who lived in the oral culture of biblical times.

Hear an excerpt from Saturday morning