Exiles Forum

Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Xploring Jesus in his Jewish world

The Rev Desi Maxwell, Senior Teaching Fellow at Belfast Bible College will present three Saturday mornings of teaching entitled �Xploring Jesus in his Jewish world� on 10th May; 14th June; and 6th September 2008 at 9.30am to 1.00pm in Belfast Bible College, Glenburn Road, Dunmurry.

Desi Maxwell is a very gifted speaker. Now living in Lisburn, he was born and raised in Ballymena. His education took him through Ballymena Academy, on to the University of Ulster, then Westminster and Princeton Theological seminaries in the USA. After seven years of pastoral ministry, three in Canada and four in Belfast, he has been senior teaching fellow at Belfast Bible College for the past two decades.

The topics for the fully illustrated lectures are:

Saturday 10th May
Jesus the boy � his education
Jesus the workman
Jesus the Galilean

Saturday 14th June
Jesus and the Torah
Jesus the story-teller
Jesus and the Sabbath

Saturday 6th September
Jesus in the synagogue
Jesus in the Temple
Jesus and Halakhah (Oral Torah)

Cost: �20 per Saturday (including light lunch) or �50 if booking all three at once. Please register with Xplorations by phone: (028) 9267 0310 or by E.mail at Cheques should be made payable to Xplorations Ltd, please. Further information is available at

Spaces are limited, so book by Wednesday 23rd April at the latest.