The Lord's Prayer
What you'll learn
- Develop a deeper understanding of how the Lord's Prayer can enrich your daily life.
- Consider the deeper meaning that Jesus intended when he taught the disciples what we call the 'Lord's Prayer.'
- Explore the meaning of the Lord's Prayer in the greater context of Jesus' life and work.
- Incorporate the Lord's Prayer into your own spiritual practice to draw closer to God.
- Curiosity about what Jesus meant when he taught his disciples The Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer has been an important part of the lives of Christians for centuries. This course can help you gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples to pray.
In this enriching video course, Prof. N.T. Wright offers insight into the context and meaning of the Lord’s Prayer. Immerse yourself in this beautiful prayer, and you could experience a deeper joy and closer walk with God.
Who this course is for:
- People interested in enriching their lives through the wisdom of the Bible, New Testament, or the teachings of Jesus
- Clergy looking for resources or inspiration to enhance their sermons and other work in the church, as well as their ongoing personal spiritual journeys
- Religious scholars looking to further their own research and studies or supplement their lectures and lessons on the Lord’s Prayer
- Fans of N.T. Wright interested in Prof. Wright’s insights on this much-loved prayer
N.T Wright received his BA, MA and D.Phil. from Oxford University. He taught New Testament at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities 1978-1993. He was Dean of Lichfield, then Canon of Westminster, then Bishop of Durham (Church of England), 1994-2010. Prof. Wright is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and is currently Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. He has published over 85 books and hundreds of articles. In 2014 Prof. Wright received the Burkitt Medal from the British Academy for services to New Testament scholarship. He enjoys music, golf the Isle of Harris, and spending time with his family in the midst of a busy schedule of writing and travelling.
David Seemuth has a Ph.D. from Marquette University in the field of Religious Studies with an emphasis on New Testament Theology. He has taught at the graduate level for over 30 years at numerous universities and seminaries. He also has 21 years of on-line teaching experience. His passion is to see that people not only understand the Scripture, but also apply them to daily life.
Jennifer Loop is currently a doctoral candidate at Durham University. She is the Director of Ministry Engagement for the Wisconsin Center for Christian Studies, and plays a critical role in the online education, both organizational and theological, by guiding the online student experience. Jennifer enjoys engaging with a ‘virtual community’ of diverse students and learners to explore how theology, faith and practice intersect.