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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Presenting: The Church

As I mentioned, I'm giving a lecture in our Adult Catechesis series on "The Church". Well, for them that's interested, here's my PowerPoint presentation, though I don't know how much sense it will make given that it's mostly a visual for me to talk over.

Still I've tried to make the visuals good.



The presentation itself is here:

http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=dgjj8n7q_13g8tsnf6m

[It looks like on some slides the text goes off the bottom in the GoogleDocs version -- and my Greek text on one slide got lost. But hey, what can a fellow do?]

The outline that I'll be speaking from is here:

http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgjj8n7q_78fwh8f8d4

10 comments:

A Philosopher said...

You've got the wrong kind of sigma at the end of "episkopos".

Darwin said...

Good point. I guess I have to figure out what key that maps to...

Darwin said...

Well, still no idea what the right key is, but I inserted the ending sigma correctly into my local copy of the deck via the "insert symbol" dialog.

(I'd originally just typed out "episkopos" and then changed the font -- wasn't thinking.)

Kiwi Nomad 2008 said...

Your visuals are inspiring Darwin. If I was there, I hope I got brave enough to go hear you;-)
There is very little 'adult ed' here. You either sign up for some full-blown courses, that are mainly done by Catholic school teachers who have to do them, or you go to small 'faith sharing groups' (and share your ignorance.) For a lapsed Catholic like me, with quite a few questions, neither of those options inspires me. But it seems like there is a groundswell of people wanting presentations on various topics during evenings. The parish down the road had an excellent presentation a few nights ago on next year's 'gospel writer' - Mark. I was inspired, and hope they offer more such evenings.

John Farrell said...

Visuals and presentation are outstanding.

May I suggest adding any music composed by the late Basil Pouledoris to add effect?

:)

Darwin said...

Another Correstion:

The eagle-eyed MrsDarwin noticed that "patriarchs" was misspelled on slide 16.

Kiwi,

Actually, adult catechesis is pretty thin on the ground here too. This is the first year we're doing this (though a couple of us had been pressing to do something like this) and it's mostly at the instigation of our young assistant pastor.

I wish you could make it...

A Philosopher said...

It's Shift-V in the Teknia font. Even better, you can use LaTeX and get accents and breathing marks looking right.

j. christian said...

Very nice presentation. I wish I could hear it myself. (I've only been a Catholic for 8 years; it never hurts to hear this stuff again!)

j. christian said...

I think you need to put something in here like, "Regarding 2 steps of Church's condition, there are 4 steps."

rhinemouse said...

Who is the saint being devoured by lions? Because that is the awesomest icon EVER.