Rev. Dr. Gene McAfee
8 Saturday Mornings, October 8, 15, 22, 29 November 5, 19, 26, December 3, 2022 (No class Nov. 12)
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $160.00
This overview of the original scriptures of the Christian community will introduce students to
the literary, historical, cultural, and theological contexts from which the Hebrew Bible/First
Testament emerged. Instructor recommends students have a Study Bible ie. Harper Collins Study Bible or New
Oxford Annotated Bible. Please purchase A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament by Michael
D. Coogan. Any edition.
The Rev. Dr. Eugene Clifford (Gene) McAfee, a graduate of Indiana University (B.A., 1982, Journalism and Religious Studies), Yale Divinity School (M.Div., 1985), and Harvard Divinity School (Th.D., Hebrew Bible, 1996), is the co-pastor (with the Rev. Francis Miller) of the Lyndhurst Community of Faith Church, a new congregation formed by the union of Faith United Church of Christ and the Lyndhurst Community Presbyterian Church. Gene has taught in the area of the Hebrew Bible/First Testament since graduate school. He also served as dean of the Northeast Ohio School of Ministry for the Living Water Association of the United Church of Christ. His specialty is the literature and theology of the First Testament.