Fruits of the Spirit / Theological Virtues

Scripture, Theology, and Spirituality

meeting on Sunday afternoons,

from October 2018 to May 2019

Sunday Dinner from 2:00 to 3:00

Teaching and Discussion from 3:00 to 5:00

 

October 14:                                                   LOVE

October 28:                                                   JOY

November 11:                                             PEACE

December 2:                                        GENTLENESS

December 16:                                       GOODNESS

January 13:                                            KINDNESS

January 27:                                                FAITH

February 10:                                         MEEKNESS

February 24:                                    SELF-CONTROL

March 17:                                                 HOPE

March 31:                                                TRUTH

April 28:                                                 BEAUTY

May 12:                                                   JUSTICE

 

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Festival Book Exhibits for Summer 2018

Amherst Early Music Festival

https://www.amherstearlymusic.org/festival_overview

Bookstore in the

Crozier-Williams Student Center 

Connecticut College

https://www.amherstearlymusic.org/instrument_exhibition

270 Mohegan Avenue

New London, Connecticut  06320

(860) 447-1911

Friday, July 13 :

Enjoy a reception in the Exhibition Hall, between 5:30 and 7:30 PM.

Then stay for the 8:00 p.m. performance of 

Cadmus et Hermione 

a fully-staged Baroque semi-opera of Jean-Baptiste Lully

Drew Minter, stage director; Adam Pearl, music director; Dorothy Olsson and Kaspar D. Mainz, dance directors; Ronnie Snader, costumes; and Lawrence Rosenwald, texts

Saturday, July 14 

The Exhibition of instrument makers, publishers, and dealers in books and musical scores is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

A festive performance of instrumental and vocal  music will be presented in the evening.

 

Sunday, July 15 

The Exhibition is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Basileia Books features rare, out-of-print, and recent books in religion and the humanities. The collection highlights Christianity and Judaism, incorporates Islam, and spans the arts and sciences.

For a preview of the inventory, please contact us directly by email (BasileiaBooks@hotmail.com) or by phone (978 475 7928).

Academic Book Exhibits for Fall 2018

German Studies Association

https://thegsa.org/conference/current.html

Bookstore in the

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel

https://www.wyndhamgrandpittsburgh.com/

600 Commonwealth Place

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15222

(412) 391-4600

Thursday, September 27 : 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Friday, September 28 : 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

SaturdaySeptember 29 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Sunday, September 30 : 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Basileia Books features rare, out-of-print, and recent books in religion and the humanities. The collection highlights Christianity and Judaism, incorporates Islam, and spans the arts and sciences.

For a preview of the inventory, please contact us directly by email (BasileiaBooks@hotmail.com) or by phone (978 475 7928).

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Pentecost 2018: Growing in Knowledge and Wisdom

Scripture, Theology, and Spirituality

meeting on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM,

between Memorial Day and Labor Day of 2018

Potluck Dinner from 6:30 to 7:00

Teaching and Discussion from 7:00 to 9:00

Dessert & Conversation from 9:00 to 9:30

 

Tuesday, May 29:                                             LOVE

Tuesday, June 5:                                               JOY

Tuesday, June 12:                                           PEACE

[no meeting on June 19]

Tuesday, June 26:                                    GENTLENESS

Monday, July 2 [in place of Tuesday]:  GOODNESS

Tuesday, July 10:                                          KINDNESS

Tuesday, July 17:                                             FAITH

Tuesday, July 24:                                         MEEKNESS

Tuesday, July 31:                                    SELF-CONTROL

Monday, August 6 [in place of Tuesday]:  HOPE

Tuesday, August 14:                                       TRUTH

Tuesday, August 21:                                      BEAUTY

Tuesday, August 28:                                     JUSTICE

 

Walking Tours and Overnight Adventures in Historic New England

Tours and Adventures reveal the treasures of coastal New England, as we wander south from Maine to Connecticut.  Explore the art, architecture, archaeology, church history, culinary traditions, folklore, and natural environments of our region. By studying primary sources and reading up on recent scholarship, we will prepare ourselves for sensory learning and experiential insight. In our teams of youth and adults, camaraderie and fellowship are essential!

Advance planning is critical to the success of Tours and Adventures. Please contact us sooner rather than later and express your interest in any of the following itineraries. Tuition, travel arrangements, and overnight accommodations will depend on the level of participation.

 

2018

June 27 (Wednesday): IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by June 5.

Morning:

First Period Homes from the Seventeenth Century, including the Whipple House

Afternoon:

Art of Arthur Wesley Dow

Industrial Archaeology: Sawmills, Stone Bridges, and the Isinglass Factory

Evening:  Picnic at Crane Beach

July 20-22 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday): PORTLAND, MAINE

Please register by June 20.

Friday Evening:  Etz Chaim Synagogue and the Maine Jewish Museum

Saturday Morning:  Wadsworths and Longfellows

Saturday Afternoon:  Maritime Archaeology and Mercantile Prosperity

Saturday Evening:  Culinary Adventures

Sunday Morning:  Christian Worship

Sunday Afternoon:  Portland Museum of Art

August 7-8 (Tuesday and Wednesday): NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

Please register by June 31.

Tuesday Morning:  Truro Synagogue and Trinity Church

Tuesday Afternoon:  Eighteenth-Century Homes

Tuesday Evening:  Nineteenth-Century Hospitality

Wednesday Morning:  Mansions of the Gilded Age

Wednesday Afternoon:  Newport Art Museum

Wednesday Evening:  Seaside Tales

October 5-8 (Friday through Monday): NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by August 15.

Friday Evening:  Cape Verdeans and Jews

Saturday Morning:  Whaling Industry

Saturday Afternoon:  Society of Friends

Saturday Evening:  Musical Entertainments

Sunday Morning:  Christian Worship

Sunday Afternoon:  African-American History

Sunday Evening:  Dinner by Candlelight

Monday Morning:  Natural History

November 7 (Wednesday): CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by October 20.

Morning:  Walden Pond and the Concord River

Afternoon:  Henry David Thoreau and the Concord Free Library

Evening:  Fireside Dinner

December 8 (Wednesday): PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Please register by November 15.

Morning:  Historic Churches

Afternoon:  Strawberry Banke

Evening:  Nineteenth-Century Hospitality

 

2019

January 9 (Wednesday): Beacon Hill in BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by December 20.

Morning:  Church of the Advent and Louisburg Square

Afternoon:  Harrison Gray Otis House and the African-American Meeting House

Evening:  Museum of Fine Arts

February 20 (Wednesday): Back Bay in BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by February 5.

20.MorningTrinity Church and Old South Church

Afternoon:  Emmanuel Church and Church of the Covenant

Evening:  Museum of Fine Arts

March 13 (Wednesday): South End in BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by March 1.

MorningCathedral of the Holy Cross

AfternoonNineteenth-Century Garden Squares

EveningMuseum of Fine Arts

April 25 (Thursday): PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

Please register by April 10.

Morning:  Baptist and Quaker Refugees from Puritan Massachusetts 

Afternoon:  Industrial Archaeology

Evening:  Maundy Thursday

May 15 (Wednesday): NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by April 20.

MorningHistoric Churches

AfternoonAudubon Center and Plum Island

EveningFirehouse Center for the Arts

June 29 (Saturday): SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS

Please register by May 20.

Morning:  The Romance of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Afternoon:  Peabody Essex Museum

Evening:  Midsummer Festivities

Latin and Classical Humanities: Middle School Academy from October 2018 through May 2019

Salve!

Welcome to the first year of

Latin and Classical Humanities:

Middle School Academy

The Academy offers students (grades 5 through 9) and enriching and challenging curriculum in the foundations of the Latin language, the culture of Republican and Imperial Rome, and the legacy of the classical tradition in Medieval and Renaissance Europe. The approach is eclectic, with reference to both the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and the contemporary practice of the Christian liberal arts tradition. 

Motivated and dedicated students of all academic talents and language abilities will find a home in the Academy. The approach is both rigorous and youth-friendly. Students with Individualized Education Profiles are particularly encouraged to participate. 

We hope that you will consider joining us!

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Unless otherwise noted, meetings will take place in Andover, Massachusetts and will adhere to the following schedule:

Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon

If you are interested in enrollment for a student entering grades 5 through 9 in the Fall of 2018, please contact us for an individual consultation.  A number of registration plans and tuition schedules are available.

Jeffrey Paul Orrell

(978) 475-7928

BasileiaBooks@hotmail.com

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FALL 2018 UNIT

Registration is due by September 21, 2018.

WEEK 1: Introduction and Learning Covenants for Fall Unit

October 2, 4 (Tuesday, Thursday)

WEEK 2: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

October 9, 11, 13 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 3: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

October 16, 18, 20 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 4: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

October 23, 25, 27 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 5: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Field Trip

October 30, November 1 (Tuesday, Thursday)

November 3 (Saturday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM): Excursion to Museums in Cambridge

Harvard Art Museums

WEEK 6: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

November 6, 8, 10 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 7: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

November 13, 15, 17 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 8: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

November 27, 29, December 1 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 9: Review of Fall Unit

December 4, 6, 8 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 10: Test on Fall Unit and Preview of Winter Unit

December 11, 13, 15 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

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WINTER 2018/19 UNIT

Registration is due by December 21, 2018.

WEEK 11: Evaluation of Fall UnitIntroduction and Learning Covenants for Winter Unit

December 18, 20, 22 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 12: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

January 8, 10, 12 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 13: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

January 15, 17, 19 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 14: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

January 22, 24, 26 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 15: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

January 29, 31, February 2 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 16: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

February 5, 7, 9 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 17: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

February 12, 14, 16 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 18: Field Trips

February 19, 21, 23 (hours to be determined): Excursions to Museums in Boston

Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, Boston Athenaeum, and Museum of Fine Arts

WEEK 19: Review of Winter Unit

February 26, 28, March 2 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 20: Test on Winter Unit and Preview of Spring Unit

March 12, 14, 16 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

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SPRING 2019 UNIT

Registration is due by March 15, 2019.

WEEK 21: Evaluation of Winter UnitIntroduction & Learning Covenants for Spring Unit

March 19, 21, 23 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 22: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

March 26, 28, 30 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 23: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

April 2, 4, 6 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 24: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

April 9, 11, 13 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 25: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

April 23, 25, 27 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 26: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

April 30, May 2, May 4 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 27: Small Group Instruction, Individual Practice, Tutoring

May 7, 9, 11 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 28: Review of Spring Unit

May 14, 16, 18 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

WEEK 29: Test on Spring Unit and Preview of Trip to New York City

May 28, 30, June 1 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)

In private conferences between June 3 and June 15,

annual Evaluations will be presented to students and their families. 

WEEK 30: Graduation, Learning Adventure, and Celebration

June 22 – June 25: Trip to New York City

Departure from Andover on Friday afternoon and return on Monday evening.

Overnight accommodations on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Highlights to include:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, and The Cloisters

 

Language Services

At Basileia Books, Jeffrey Paul Orrell offers translation, proofreading, and revision of legal, commercial, and scholarly materials into English.

Consider 6 advantages and strengths of our language services:

1. Academic Accomplishments in Language and Culture

Phillips Academy Andover (1977-1981)

Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, Trinity College in Rome, and the University of Pennsylvania (1981-1985)

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Harvard Divinity School (1985-1990)

2.  An Historical and Polyglot Mentality

Latin
Classical, Patristic, Medieval, Renaissance & Reformation, Magisterium since Vatican II

Greek
Biblical (Canonical, Deuterocanonical, Pseudepigraphal), Early Christian, Patristic

Hebrew
Masoretic Text of the Bible

Italian
Medieval, Renaissance and (Counter)Reformation, Eighteenth Century, Risorgimento, Postwar Republic

French
Age of Absolutism, Enlightenment, Nineteenth Century, Modernism, European Union

German
Reformation, Enlightenment, Nineteenth Century, Postwar Reconstruction, and Reunification

Spanish
Nineteenth Century, Modernism, Democracy since Franco

3.  A Broad Range of Professional Experience

Proofreader and Translator for law firms, advertising agencies, and financial institutions
in New York City (1991-1996)

Bibliographer of Rare and Academic Books at Basileia Books
in Andover, Massachusetts (1989- present)

Free-Lance Translator in Law, Theology, and the Humanities for clients and agencies
around the world (2010 – present)

4.  Knowledge, Expertise, and Life-Long Learning

Age of the Baroque
Age of the Enlightenment
Art: History, Theory, and Criticism
Architecture and Landscape

Biblical and Systematic Theology

Canon Law
Church of England and the Anglican Communion
Cognitive Therapy
Counseling and Social Work
Critical Theory
Cuisine and Botany

Early Christianity
Ecology & Environment of Massachusetts/Rhode Island
Education and Literacy
Estate Law
Ethics and Moral Theory

Greece: all subjects, n.b. Archaeology and Geography

History of Christianity
Horticulture and Gardening
Human Rights and International Law

Immigrants and Refugees

Italy: all subjects, n.b. Politics and Cultural Studies

Literary Criticism
Liturgy, Ritual, and Festivity

Mission History and Missiology
Music: History, Theory, and Criticism
(Ethno)Musicology

New England in the Nineteenth Century
New Testament
Nutrition and Fitness

Opera and Ballet

Patristics
Philosophy
Protestant and Catholic Reformations

Renaissance Humanism

Sociology
Spirituality and Ascetical Theology

5.  A Theoretical, Linguistic, and Pragmatic Approach

The domain of the text shapes the strategy of translation.

Exegesis, Historical Context, and Polyvalence in ancient, biblical and classical texts

Poetic Imagination and Sensory Imagery in literary, artistic and musical texts

Literal Sense and Structural Integrity in legal texts

Appealing Rendition in commercial texts

 

The peculiar features of the original text color the content of the English version.

Faithful Reading of the author’s meaning

Lexical Accuracy/Contextual Meaning of vocabulary

Dynamic Equivalency of idiomatic expressions

Stylistic Elegance of grammar and syntax

Tonal Nuance of register and genre

6.  A Demonstrated Record of Professional Excellence

Please inquire for the names and contact information of direct clients, fellow linguists, and translation agencies for and with whom we have worked.

For a detailed proposal concerning a document that you have in mind for translation, proofreading or editing, kindly contact us by email or phone.

 

Basileia Books

373 Salem Street

Andover, Massachusetts  01810

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

(978) 475-7928

BasileiaBooks@hotmail.com