J.D.Institute was established in 2005 as a Public Intellectual Institute which provides training, lectures and seminars in social and cultural thought from a biblical perspective. J.D.Institute takes an ecumenical approach to Evangelical Christian thought, life, and practice, which also takes the task and focus of social justice serious.
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DEAD SEA SCROLLS LECTURE AND TOUR
Dr. Jamal-Dominique Hopkins, the only known Dead Sea Scrolls scholar of African Descent, will offer several lectures and tours of the Dead Sea Scrolls which are currently on loan in Southern California. Dr. Hopkins received his Ph.D. on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran Studies from the University of Manchester, in Manchester, England.
Lectures will take place weekdays (Thur & Fri) - mornings from 9:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., or evenings from 6:15 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. Saturday seminars are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Or you can arrange for Dr. Hopkins to lecture to your Church group or organization. Click here to register or for more details.
LECTURE TOPICS INCLUDE:
The Discovery and Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Mar - Aug)
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (Mar - Sept)
Women, Sexuality and the Dead Sea Scrolls (May-Sept) - New Lecture Topic
Race, Ethnicity, The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls (May - Jul)
The African Link at Qumran and in the Dead Sea Scrolls (May - Sept)
Jesus, John the Baptist, and the People of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Apr - Jul)
Purification, the Temple and Sacrifice in the Dead Sea Scrolls (May - Sept)
The Dead Sea Scrolls and Southern California (Jun - Sept)
The Institute Campaign:
J.D.Institute honors your support. J.D.Institute invites you to explore and take part in the work of educating and preparing individuals who are training for ministry. Students and Fellows at J.D.Institute are trained in the theological disciplines (Bible, Preaching, Church History) and critical thinking as relates to social-cultural engagement and vocational ministry.
Learning takes place via course work, seminars, lectures, workshops and symposiums. Fees and costs are listed under programs. J.D.Institute is a privately owned and operated entity.