Dr. Susan M. Elliott, Ph.D.

Elli Elliott

Writer & Speaker

Calendar

Mon. 3/2 4:15 PM A Strange Mother ... The Cult of Cybele and Attis Red Lodge Community United Church of Christ Women's Group "Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore." When Paul traveled through central Anatolia (modern-day Turkey) and established churches in Galatia, he was in a unique place, the land of the Mountain ... more
Sat. 5/2 7:30 AM How Would Jesus Teach? Absarokee, MT (Place TBA) Jesus used parables as a way to open his contemporaries’ minds to new worlds of possibility. Removing the crust of traditional interpretations of his teachings can open our minds, too. This workshop explores family metaphors in Jesus' par... more
Wed. 5/27 5:00 PM God's Great Family: Reclaiming Early Christian Vision(s) RED LODGE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Register by April 1st) Early Christians had a different view of "family" than the one on which the Roman Empire was built. Their view of God's family meant a whole new way of relating to one another and... more
Wed. 6/3 5:00 PM God's Great Family: Reclaiming Early Christian Vision(s) RED LODGE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Register by April 1st) Early Christians had a different view of "family" than the one on which the Roman Empire was built. Their view of God's family meant a whole new way of relating to one another and... more
Wed. 6/10 5:00 PM God's Great Family: Reclaiming Early Christian Vision(s) RED LODGE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Register by April 1st) Early Christians had a different view of "family" than the one on which the Roman Empire was built. Their view of God's family meant a whole new way of relating to one another and... more
Fri. 6/12
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Sat. 6/13
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4:00 PM
Overview of the New Testament -- Lay Ministry Institute of Montana Association of Churches See MAC Lay Ministry Institute on the Links page. Course description: Church leaders need skills to read, interpret, and assist others in the studyof the Bible as the book of God's people. This course offers tools to study the New Testament as a r... more
Wed. 6/17 5:00 PM God's Great Family: Reclaiming Early Christian Vision(s) RED LODGE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Register by April 1st) Early Christians had a different view of "family" than the one on which the Roman Empire was built. Their view of God's family meant a whole new way of relating to one another and... more
Wed. 6/24 5:00 PM God's Great Family: Reclaiming Early Christian Vision(s) RED LODGE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Register by April 1st) Early Christians had a different view of "family" than the one on which the Roman Empire was built. Their view of God's family meant a whole new way of relating to one another and... more
Sat. 8/1
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Tue. 8/4
All day Jesus' Teachings about God's Family Empire vs. Caesar's Family Empire - Catholic Biblical Association Research Paper, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska Family metaphor grounds assumptions in much political and moral discourse. Linguist George Lakoff has discerned different family models at the root of current political divisions. Family models in the first century also framed understandings of nat... more
Sun. 4/3 7:00 PM Family Empires Family Empires: The Roman Family Empire and Early Christian Responses “Family values” has become a code word for a conservative perspective. “Whose family values?” the rest of us may well ask, and “What form of family... more
Sun. 4/10 7:00 PM Family Empires Family Empires: The Roman Family Empire and Early Christian Responses “Family values” has become a code word for a conservative perspective. “Whose family values?” the rest of us may well ask, and “What form of family... more
Sun. 4/17 7:00 PM Family Empires Family Empires: The Roman Family Empire and Early Christian Responses “Family values” has become a code word for a conservative perspective. “Whose family values?” the rest of us may well ask, and “What form of family... more
Sun. 4/24 7:00 PM Family Empires Family Empires: The Roman Family Empire and Early Christian Responses “Family values” has become a code word for a conservative perspective. “Whose family values?” the rest of us may well ask, and “What form of family... more
Fri. 10/6
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Sat. 10/7
7:30 AM
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4:00 PM
Changing Perceptions: Earth, Self, God

For more information: https://www.westarinstitute.org/upcoming-events-calendar/fonddulac-2017/

Thu. 11/2
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Sun. 11/5
7:30 PM
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1:00 PM
The Spirit of Jesus, Then and Now ?Super? Jesus Seminar on the Road

For more information: https://www.westarinstitute.org/upcoming-events-calendar/auburn-2017/


Fri. 5/11 5:30 PM Family Empires - Book Signing A book-signing event for Family Empires, Roman and Christian, Volume 1: Roman Family Empires: Household, Empire, Resistance. Elli Elliott will speak about the book and answer questions at 6pm and 7pm. (There will be treats, and you can also order fro... more
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