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“Introduction to the Hebrew Bible” is a course designed to equip leaders with a solid understanding of the Hebrew Bible (commonly called the Old Testament), guiding participants through its historical context and theological significance. Students will learn interpretative strategies and explore scholarly resources. The course will encourage participants to apply biblical insights to spiritually rooted leadership roles, fostering faith community development inspired by frameworks and wisdom from sacred text.

Dr. Lisa Asedillo is an Assistant Professor of Worship and Ethics at the Pacific School of Religion, focusing on decolonial feminist theory, transpacific Christian Ethics, and Philippine Studies. She holds an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary and a PhD from Drew University in Religion and Society.




February 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th, 2024, with zoom courses on February the 3rd and 17th.

Course times are: 9am – 12noon HST/ 11am – 2pm PST/ 2pm-5pm EST



$225 General Public | $210 Current PSR Students

1.6 CEUs available @ additional $35

Special pricing has been negotiated for UCC Hawaii, TFAM, MCC L.E.A.D. & CTEL Continuing students. Identify your group on the Registration Form.



Registration must be submitted by 5pm PST, Wednesday, January 31st.

The course fee must be paid before the start of the 1st class session.


Visit the TEL site or contact Re. Tana Roseboro, TEL Program Coordinator — | 510.849.8267


Theological Education for Leadership (TEL)

TEL programs provide progressive, accessible Christian theological education year-round through special courses and seminars for clergy, laity, and spiritual seekers from diverse racial/ethnic communities. Using PSR’s “flexible learning” approach, TEL fosters a strong and supportive community environment while enabling participation at a distance through online learning. CEU’s available for individual courses and seminars.

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