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Amanda Kelsch

West Virginia, USA

Amanda Kelsch is a doctoral student in Humanities at Faulkner University. She holds a Masters in English Language and Literature and has been a member of the English faculty at colleges in Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia. She has authored two devotional workbooks for women, Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength and People-Pleaser.

Amanda and her husband, Nick, serve as lay leaders in the Kanawha Valley Church in Charleston, WV where they are raising their three children, ages 6, 8, and 12.

Thinking Metaphorically and Metaphysically: The Study of Literature as a Means to Spiritual Enlightenment

Throughout the Scriptures, God speaks to us through figurative language because he created us to think metaphorically. Understanding symbolism, imagery, anthropomorphism, allegory, and other poetic devices is at times necessary to comprehend theological concepts that lie at the foundation of our beliefs. This class will discuss how developing our understanding of literary elements of Scripture can deepen our practice of exegesis and enhance our relationship with God.

Thursday, February 24th

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM




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