Quarterly: The Least of These
Adventist Peace Radio, the podcast of the Adventist Peace Fellowship, will feature a special series during the third quarter of 2019 (July–September). Co-hosts Nathan Brown and Lisa Diller join Jeff Boyd in leading the series, a weekly conversation following the Quarterly lesson study from Genesis to Revelation. The series features a number of insightful and challenging conversation partners: Claudia Allen, Chris Blake, Joanna Darby, Margaret Howell, Willie Hucks, Patty Prasada Rao, Brenton Stacey, and Michelet William.
Nathan Brown is book editor at Signs Publishing Company in Melbourne, Australia, and primary instigator behind this Quarterly. Lisa Diller, PhD, is a history professor at Southern Adventist University and coordinator of the APF Peace Church Network. Jeff Boyd supports faculty research efforts at Andrews University, and he is director of the Adventist Peace Fellowship.
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Introduction: Nathan Brown, Lisa Diller, and Jeff Boyd introduce the project. [Coming late June 2019.]
Lesson 1: God Created (June 29–July 5). Featuring Joanna Darby.
Lesson 2: Blueprint for a Better World (July 6–12).
Lesson 3: Sabbath: A Day of Freedom (July 13–19). Featuring Claudia Allen.
Lesson 4: Mercy & Justice in Psalms & Proverbs (July 20–26). Featuring Margaret Howell.
Lesson 5: The Cry of the Prophets (July 27–Aug 2). Featuring Michelet William.
Lesson 6: Worship the Creator (Aug 3–9). Featuring Claudia Allen.
Lesson 7: Jesus and Those in Need (Aug 10–16). Featuring Patty Prasada Rao.
Lesson 8: The Least of These (Aug 17–23). Featuring Willie Hucks.
Lesson 9: Ministry in the New Testament Church (Aug 24–30). Featuring Brenton Stacey.
Lesson 10: Living the Gospel (Aug 31–Sept 6). Featuring Claudia Allen.
Lesson 11: Living the Advent Hope (Sept 7–13). Featuring Chris Blake.
Lesson 12: To Love Mercy (Sept 14–20). Featuring Patty Prasada Rao.
Lesson 13: A Community of Servants (Sept 21–27).
The Enduring Legacy of Ellen G White and Social Justice (Jonathan A. Thompson, 2017)
Materials Referenced in the Series:
The Cross and the Lynching Tree (James Cone, 2011)
The Myth of a Christian Nation (Gregory Boyd, 2006)
The Poverty & Justice Bible (2009)
The Prophetic Imagination (Walter Brueggemann, 1978/2001)
The Prophets (Abraham Joshua Heschel, 2001)
Reinvent Your Sabbath School (Chris Blake, 2001)
Searching for a God to Love (Chris Blake, 2000)
Swimming against the Current (Chris Blake, 2007)
The Upside-Down Kingdom (Donald Kraybill, 1971/2004)