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Theme: “Sources of Compassion and Courage”

Faculty: Dr. Frank Rogers and Rabbi Helen Cohn

Contact: Jerry Haas, jndhaas@gmail.com

Sponsors: Desert Southwest Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries

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BOOKS: Faculty presenters are asked to recommend two books for each Five-Day Academy, one of which is a bit more accessible for the average reader and the other which may be a bit more academic. You will find reading some of the material will make your Academy experience more worthwhile.  Jerry Haas

Dr. Frank Rogers list of resources:

  1. Frank Rogers, Compassion in Practice: The Way of Jesus
  2. Andrew Dreitcer, Living Compassion

Rabbi Helen Cohn list of resources:

  1. Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Midrash: Reading the Bible with Question Marks
  2. Robert Alter, The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

 

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(Additional recommended book titles from Rabbi Helen Cohn listed in brochure)

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