21 September 2022  |

Humans need a purpose for which to live, and religion addresses this existential need more adequately than any other discipline. Religion functions at the affective level, where we really live; its content may sometimes be fuzzy and even wrong, but that’s secondary.

Teacher:

James W. Walters is professor emeritus of ethics at Loma Linda University.

Moderator:

Cherri-Ann Farquharson is a sustainable energy consultant from Barbados.

How to join:

Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83658620325
Passcode: His original name was Saul, but it was changed to this after he met Jesus while traveling to Damascus. FOUR CHARACTERS, ALL CAPS.

ATSS starting time depends on where you are. If you’re on the west coast of the United States, it’ll be 10:30 AM. On the east coast, 1:30 PM.

Times around the world:

    • Reykjavík: 5:30 PM
    • College Place: 10:30 AM
    • Lincoln: 12:30 PM
    • Denver: 11:30 AM
    • Bracknell: 6:30 PM
    • Loma Linda: 10:30 AM
    • Nairobi: 8:30 PM
    • Gackle: 12:30 PM
    • Hosur: 11:00 PM
    • Waco: 12:30 PM
    • Keene: 12:30 PM
    • Kaarina: 8:30 PM
    • Stockholm: 7:30 PM
    • Möckern: 7:30 PM
    • Cape Town: 7:30 PM
    • Madrid: 7:30 PM
    • Paris: 7:30 PM
    • Honolulu: 7:30 AM
    • Cooranbong: 3:30 AM (Sunday)
    • Perth: 1:30 AM (Sunday)
    • Manila: 1:30 AM (Sunday)
    • Tokyo: 2:30 AM (Sunday)
    • Auckland: 5:30 AM (Sunday)

The class is intended to last about 2 hours, though the conversation often continues to 4 PM (Eastern time).

About our class:

  • The AT Sabbath Seminar is intended to be a courteous forum. We discuss and ask questions politely. We don’t accuse, get angry, or put people down.
  • Stick to the topic in both comments and chat discussion.
  • Make your comments and questions short—don’t dominate.
  • Keep your microphones muted unless you are called upon to make your comment or ask your question.
  • Indicate your interest in speaking by raising your electronic hand—under the “reactions” button.
  • Please use your name when you sign in! Not your phone number, not your initials. This will help us differentiate you from unwelcome guests who want to disrupt us. You can set your name after signing on by clicking on the 3 dots next to your picture, which drops down a menu.
  • If it should happen that we are attacked so that we have to stop the meeting, we’ll quickly post a new meeting link on our AT Facebook page.

We look forward to getting acquainted with you!

Coming up:

  • Gerald Winslow
  • Jon Paulien
  • Sigve Tonstad
  • Laurence Turner
  • Heidi Campbell
  • Bill Knott

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