In "Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures," a Tapestry of Faith program
Invite participants to take on the various roles, asking questions to set the scene before choosing any volunteer actors. Ask:
After the actors are in place, ask: "What happens first? And next?" Guide participants through a re-enactment of the story, asking at appropriate intervals, "What is Joshua thinking and feeling? How about his troops? How do the people inside the walls of Jericho feel? What do the spies do? Why do you think Rahab decides to help them? How does she do that? Encourage those who are not actors to make suggestions and offer encouragement to those who are acting out the story.
After the re-enactment, invite participants to offer comments, observations, and insights about the story.
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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