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Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a practice where Christians, Jews and Muslims study each other’s sacred texts. SR participants meet once a month to read short passages from their respective scriptures on a certain topic. Facilitated by a study leader, each session is an opportunity to listen and share various perspectives. SR sessions help participants reflect on a curious list of topics within the Abrahamic tradition. The result is often a deeper understanding of others’ and one’s own scriptures, as well as the development of strong bonds across faith communities.

You can find this month’s themed text pack here

We would like to thank Rose Castle Foundation for their permission to use www.scripturalreasoning.org content in this brochure.

This month’s study leader

Rev. Dr. Larry Buxton, Pastor & Author

The Rev. Dr. Larry Buxton has been a United Methodist pastor for 45 years and has just published his second book, 30 Days With King David: On Leadership. He was a member of a Christian-Muslim breakfast group at Ezher Bloom Mosque for two years, visited Turkey in 2015, and participated in many interfaith conversations prior to his “first retirement” in 2016. He and his wife Beverly, a leadership development and communications coach, enjoy two married sons and two grandchildren. Larry likes traveling, reading about rock music history, and rooting for the Washington Nationals.

 

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