Course Catalog for Academic Year 2016-2017

School
Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation (BSSF)
Catholic Theological Union (CTU)
Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS)
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (GETS)
Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC)
McCormick Theological Seminary (MTS)
Meadville Lombard Theological School (ML)
North Park Theological Seminary (NPTS)
Northern Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS)
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS)
Univ. of St Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary (USML/MS)
Fall
September 6
September 7
September 6
September 6
September 6
September 6
 
 
September 26
August 24
August 29
Winter
January 2
January 3
January 3
January 9
January 9
January 9
 
 
January 9
January 3
N/A
Spring
January 30
February 6
January 30
January 30
January 30
February 6
 
 
April 3
January 11
January 9


Biblical Studies

Sch/Cs # Title/Description FALL WINTER SPRING
CTU
B4009

The Biblical Landscape: The Bible and Archaeology

Lecture series course

 

 

 

 

 

T 7-815p

Hoppe

CTU
BC4000 BC5000

Reading the Bible in Espanglish: Latin@ Biblical Interpretation for Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Nanko

CTU
BC5002

Women in the Scriptures

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 1-345

Simkovich

LSTC
RHS 301 A/B

Jesus within Judaism: Religious Heritage Scripture I

First course in sequence of the M.Div. (M.A./M.A.T.S) program that introduces students to Second Temple Judaism as the foundation and framework for interpreting the Bible.

 

 

 

 

 

A) M 1-4; B) W 1-4

A) Guffey; B)Pickett

LSTC
RHS/CC 401

Reading the Bible from Multicultural Perspectives

 

 

 

J-Term

TBA

Pero

 

 

TEDS
CC 5610

Cultural Hermeneutics

This introductory class provides students with the basic framework for thinking theologically about contemporary culture.

 

 

 

 

 

T 130-310

Sung

TEDS
ID 5000

Biblical Theology and Interpretation

A survey of biblical theology, including methodological issues of debate during the last two centuries. Emphasis on the Bible's storyline, examining how the books and corpora of the Bible contribute to the unfolding history of redemption.

M 815-1045a

Johnson

 

 

 

R 6-830

Johnson



Old Testament

I. Introductory

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 301

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

An introduction for beginning students to the historical, literary and theological interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures. Special attention given to Pentateuch and narrative history (Joshua-2 Kings).

T 630-930; Online

Stone

 

 

 

Online

Stone

CTS
RH 302

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

An introduction to the historical, literary and theological interpretation of the prophetic, poetic and wisdom texts of the Hebrew Scriptures. Assignments emphasize interpretation and practical application.

 

 

 

 

 

W 630-930 & Online (2 sections)

Mikva

CTU
B4203

Introduction to the Old Testament

 

W 700-900pm

Barker

 

 

 

T 9-11

Barker

G-ETS
11-500 & 11/500 A/X

Introduction to Hebrew Bible

Introduction to the legal, historical, poetic and prophetic books of the Hebrew Scriptures, with emphasis on the order and contents, cultural settings, literary forms, religious themes and interpretive approaches.

T 230-530

C. Anderson

 

 

 

A) R 630-930; X) Online

A) Duncan; X) Lester

TEDS
OT 5000

Introduction to the Old Testament

An introduction to the literature of the Old Testament, the history of Israel, critical issues of Old Testament formation, method in Old Testament study, and the theology of the Old Testament.

W 730-1050am

Hoffmeier

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 5075

Biblical Archaeology: Introduction to the World of the Old Testament

The relationship between archaeological data and the Old Testament is investigated with special interest in current problems in the field of biblical archaeology.

W 815-1045

Monson

 

 

 

 

 

II. Canonical Corpus

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTU
B4027

The Book of Isaiah

 

R 9-1145

Hoppe

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
B4301

Old Testament Narrative Literature

Prereq: B4203

T 9-1145

Barker

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
B4314

Psalms

Prereq B4203

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Simkovich

G-ETS
11-601

Pentateuch: Exodus

Advanced study of literary units and theological themes. Emphasis on analytical and synthetic interpretive skills. Prereq: 11-500

R 8-11

C. Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
11-607

The Writings: Book of Job

Advanced studyof literary units or theological themes. Emphasis on analytical and synthetic interpretive skills. Prereq: 11-500

 

 

 

 

 

M 630-930

Duncan

LSTC
RHS 302 A/C

Religious Heritage I: Scripture II: Pentateuch and Wisdom Literature: Instructions for Life

 

A) T 100-400; C) Online

A) Klein; C) TBA

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHS 602

Old Testament Graduate Biblical Seminar

Course is one in a sequence of 6 (Th.M.) or 12 (Ph.D.) Fall: The Bible, Sexuality and Gender. Spring: TBA

T 100-400

Menn

 

 

 

M 100-400

TBA

TEDS
OT 6216

Pentateuch and Historical Books

Study Pentateuch with emphasis on historical and hermeneutical questions of Genesis; law-grace and Commandments; sacrifices, atonement and forgiveness; covenant form. Analyzes historical books emphasizing narrative, history and biblical account.

TR 720-900a

Averbeck

 

 

 

T 130-450

Younger

TEDS
OT 6217

Poetic and Prophetic Books

Examination of Near Eastern background, nature, purpose and form of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Song of Solomon, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations. Consideration of prophecy in ancient world and selected prophetic themes. Prereq: reading knowledge of Hebrew.

TR 720-9am

Monson

 

 

 

R 130-450

Tully

TEDS
OT 8720

Advanced Hebrew Exegesis

Exegesis with special attention to relevant theological issues, structure, central themes, and historical, cultural and literary contexts. Fall: Judges. Spring: 2 Kings.

TR 915-1030

Magary

 

 

 

W 1230-3

Tully

III. Topics in Old Testament

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 499

The Bible, Animals and Food

Course (1) examines the Hebrew Bible's attitudes toward animals and food, (2) introduces contemporary animal studies and food studies literature, and (3) considers the implications of that literature for biblical interpretation and contemporary ethics.

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Stone

CTS
RH 601

Contemporary Hermeneutical Strategies

Advanced seminar exploring a range of emerging hermeneutical strategies (literary, social-scientific, liberationist, feminist, Afrocentrist, womanist, deconstructive, psychoanalytic) with attention to impact of global and post-Holocaust consciousness.

T 9-12

Yang

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
B4021

Twelve Minor Prophets

Prereq B 4203

 

 

 

 

 

R 9-1145

Barker

CTU
B4311

Deuteronomistic History: The Former Prophets

Prereq: B4203

M 900-1145

Hoppe

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
11-632

OT Topics: Biblical Law and the Ethics of Biblical Interpretation

Study of select OT books. May be repeated. Prereq: 11-500 & 12-500.

 

 

 

 

 

T 230-530

C. Anderson

G-ETS
11/12-650

The Bible, the Church and HIV/AIDS

Course will delve more deeply into biblical perspectives on gender and sexuality, the Christian traditions that have developed from those biblical texts, and their relationship to the current HIV/AIDS crisis.

 

 

 

 

 

F 100-900 & S 900-100; Feb 8-9, Mar 8-9, Apr 19-20

C. Anderson

LSTC
RHS 406 A/C

Israel's Prophets

Study of OT prophetic literature including understanding Israel's Prophets in original historical and cultural contexts and appreciating prophetic tradition for life and ministry today. Prereq for M.Div students: Biblical Hebrew. Alt assignmts for others.

 

 

 

 

 

A) W 800-1100; C) Online

A) Klein; C) TBA

TEDS
OT 5050

Geography of Bible Lands

Study of natural regions and ancient sites, assessment of political and territorial subdivisions, and diachronic unfolding of those events that have transpired in the land that lend themselves to geographic explanation.

M 815-1045am

Monson

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 5100

English Bible

Demonstration of inductive Bible study method and treatment of the special teaching of a particular book or books of the Old Testament based on the English text.

Online

Faro

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 7090

Old Testament Theology

A study of the approaches to the theology of the Old Testament in the last two hundred years with an emphasis on the motifs of creation and redemption as integrative themes and as anticipatory of the coming of Jesus Christ.

 

 

 

 

 

W 815-1045

Faro

TEDS
OT 7460

Qumran Scrolls

The literature and archaelogy of Qumran with emphasis on the beliefs, practices and history of the community and its significance for biblical studies.

 

 

 

 

 

R 815-1045

Monson

TEDS
OT 7660

Middle Egyptian

Introductory course on the Egyptian language from the period 2100-1400 BC. Learn to read, transcribe and translate hieroglyphs. Grammar and syntax of Middle Egyptian will be covered as well.

TR 130-245

Hoffmeier

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 7680

Literature of the Ancient Near East

Includes special emphasis on literature that is important for reading the Old Testament in its context. Course includes informed reading in translation of selected texts in representeative genres of literature from various Ancient Near Eastern cultures.

 

 

 

 

 

T 815-1045

Averbeck

TEDS
OT 8000 S

Current Issues in Old Testament Studies

Topics chosen deal with significant isues in Old Testament content, history, introduction, and/or interpretation, and seminar discussion and presentation of advanced research papers.

 

 

 

 

 

T 1230-300

Monson

TEDS
OT 9000

Issues in Old Testament Theology

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 815-1045

Averbeck

IV. Hebrew Language

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTU
B3300

Biblical Hebrew

$850 fee

 

 

 

 

 

MTWR 400-445

Hoppe

G-ETS
11-541

Elementary Biblical Hebrew I

Introduction to the elements of biblical Hebrew (grammar and syntax) and translation of selected prose texts in the Hebrew Bible.

TR 100-220

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
11-542

Elementary Hebrew II

Completes and continues 11-541. Prerq: 11-541

 

 

 

 

 

TR 100-220

TBA

G-ETS
11-543

Intermediate Hebrew

Rapid reading of prose and poetry, review of grammar and vocabulary, introduction to text criticism. Prereq: 11-541/542

TBA

Duncan

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHS 409

Hebrew Pericopes

 

T 1200-1250

TBA

 

 

 

T 1200-100

TBA

LSTC
RHS 411

Hebrew Exegesis I

 

MR 900-1100

Hiebert

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHS 488

Hebrew Exegesis II

With McCormick B322 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis II (at MTS)

 

 

 

 

 

MR 900-1100

Davidson

TEDS
OT 5240

Elementary Hebrew I

Essentials of biblical Hebrew grammar with emphasis on morphology, phonology, syntax and vocabulary. No audit.

TR 745-9am

Magary

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 5241

Elementary Hebrew II

Further consideration of Hebrew grammar and vocabulary with focus on the Hebrew weak verb. Designed to prepare the student for exegetical study by a detailed consideration of Hebrew syntax and reading of selected texts. Prereq: Hebrew I. No audits.

 

 

 

 

 

TR 745-9am

Magary

TEDS
OT 5242

Hebrew Exegesis

Application of exegetical methods to selected passages in the Hebrew text of the propheets. The course will equip the student to move from text to sermon and effectively make the transition from exegesis to exposition.

TR 720-9am

Tully

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
OT 5250

Hebrew Reading Skills

Guided reading in selected passages to develop facility with Hebrew vocabulary and modes of expression, provide continued review of phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, and improve reading comprehension.

TR 130-230

Magary

 

 

 

TR 130-230

Magary

TEDS
OT 7610

Biblical Aramaic

Reading of the Aramic passages and comparison of Aramaic phonology, morphology, and syntax with Hebrew.

 

 

 

 

 

TR 915-1030

Magary



New Testament

I. Introductory

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

An introduction to contemporary research and perspectives on the four canonical Gospels. The Greco-Roman milieu of the Gospels, the methodological development of Gospel scholarship, and the question of the Gospel's genre(s) will be addressed.

W 9-12; Online (2 sections)

Yang

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
B4205 1/2

Introduction to the New Testament

 

1) W 700-900p; 2) Online

1) Brink; 2) Nguyen

 

 

 

W 7-9p

Senior

G-ETS
12-500A/X & 12-500

Introduction to New Testament

Introduction to the 27 New Testament documents in the light of various historical-critical methodologies as well as of other more recent theories of interpretation.

F 100-900 & S 900-300 X) Online

A) Yeo; X) Cosgrove

 

 

 

R 9-12

Schreiner

TEDS
NT 5000

Introduction to the New Testament

Introductory survey of the New Testament, including the life and ministry of Christ, apostolic history, New Testament literature, principal critical issues and the unity and diversity of New Testament theology.

Online

Jones

 

 

 

T 600-920pm

Harris

II. Books of the New Testament

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 325

Interpreting the Epistles

Offers an introduction to both the Pauline and non-Pauline corpus. In addition to reading selected letters in light of ancient epistolography and rhetorical prractices, we will also pay attention to the historical situations of these letters.

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-12; Online (2 sections)

Crowder

CTU
B4011

The Catholic Epistles

B4205 Prereq.

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-1145

Brink

CTU
B4402

The Gospel of Mark

Prereq B4203 & B4205

 

 

J-Term

MWF 1-345

Okorie

 

 

CTU
B4405

Gospel According to Matthew

Prereq: B4205

W 700-945p

Senior

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
B4407

Gospel According to John

Prereq: B4205

 

 

 

 

 

M 9-1145

Brink

CTU
B4411

Paul: Corinthian Correspondence

Prereq: B4205

T 700-945p

Brink

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
12-810

The Revelation to John

Analysis of form, content and function, in light of the genre of the book. Exploration of meaning on the basis of interaction of text with historical setting and guidance in differentiating appropriate from inappropriate use.

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Vena

LSTC
RHS 403 A/B/C

The Life and Letters of Paul

Historical and critical investigation of authentic letters of Paul of Tarsus. Based on careful readings of Paul's epistles, in English and in Greek, in conversation with perspectives derived from sociology, anthropology and classical studies.

A) T 800-1100; B) W 600-900

A) Rossing; B) Guffey

 

 

 

C) Online

C) Blanton

LSTC
RHS 601

NT Graduate Biblical Seminar

Spring: Romans. Advanced Exegesis

 

 

 

 

 

T 100-400

Pickett

TEDS
NT 5100

English Bible

Demonstration of inductive Bible study method and treatment of the special teaching of a particular book or books of the New Testament, based on the English text.

R 315-455

Jipp

 

 

 

W 400-540

Harris

TEDS
NT 6221

Synoptic Gospels and Johannine Literature

Survey of the Gospels, Johannine letters and book of Revelation, with more intensive study of selected texts and issues, including NT background, evaluation of critical approaches, historical reliability, theological themes. Prereq: NT Greek Exegesis

R 6-830

Bryan

 

 

 

TR 910-1025

Jipp

TEDS
NT 6222

Acts, Pauline and General Epistles

A survey of the appointed books, with more intensive study of selected texts and issues, including: apostolic history; historicity and message of Acts; life, mission and theology of Paul; evaluation of letters in their relationship to apostolic history.

TR 910-1050

Campbell

 

 

 

R 6-830p

Lau

TEDS
NT 7605

Matthew

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 815-1045

Pao

III. Topics in New Testament

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
TEC 407

The New Social Gospel

From early 20th century to current theology and economics, compare and analyze 'classical' Social Gospel, American Liberation Theologies, and contemporary approaches. Construct your theology of an economically engaged theology.

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Thistlethwaite

CTU
BC5003

Strangers, Migrants and Regugees in the Bible

 

W 900-1145

Nguyen

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
BC5004i

The Church and Indigenous Peoples

Permission needed. Travel course: Chiapas, Mexico, Jan 18-31 (tentative)

 

 

J-Term

Jan 18-31

Andraos

 

 

G-ETS
12-830

Seminar in Biblical Studies: Ethics and Moral Formation in Paul

Study of select New Testament topics. May be repeated. Prereq: 12-500. F

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Cosgrove

LSTC
RHS/RHTH 601

Eschatology and Apolcalyptic

Graduate Theologial Seminar: NT Grad Bib Sem (Advanced Exegesis)

W 630-930

Westhelle, Rossing

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 7710

Intertestamental Period

Study of period from the fifth century BC to the time of Christ, with special emphasis on the literature and theology of the period. Prereq: NT 6221 or 6111 or concurrent enrollment.

W 815-1045a

Pao

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 8000

Current Issues

Seminar examining aspects of New Testament theology that clarify some of its unique challenges and its contributions.

R 130-4

Harris

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 8911

New Testament Research

An introduction to the primary sources, the secondary literature, and the major issues related to doctoral level New Testament studies.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

Jipp

IV. New Testament Greek

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

G-ETS
12-541

Elementary Biblical Greek I

Essential forms and principles of New Testament Greek. Credit given upon satisfactory completion of both 12-541 and 12-542.

TR 100-220

Lester

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
12-542

Elementary Greek II

Completes and continues 12-541. Prereq: 12-541

 

 

 

 

 

TR 100-220

Vena

LSTC
RHS 405 A/C

Greek for Ministry: Enter the Language and Theology of the Bible

Introduces fundamental Greek grammar, vocabulary and exegetical tools necessary for beginning to read, translate and use the Greek New Testament in preaching, teaching, the Bible study.

A) MWR 100-215; C) Online

A) Blanton; C) Mellott

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHS 410

Greek Pericopes

 

M 1200-1250

Krentz

 

 

 

M 1200-100

Krentz

LSTC
RHS 501

Advanced Greek Readings

 

R 930-1100

Krentz

 

 

 

R 930-1100

Krentz

TEDS
NT 4030

Beginning Greek I

Phonology, morphology and grammar of New Testament Greek with readings in the Johannine literature or the Thessolonian correspondence and vocabulary development.

TR 910-1050

Cruise

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 4031

Beginning Greek II

Phonology, morphology and grammar of New Testament Greek, with readings in the Johannine literature of the Thessalonian correspondence and vocabulary development.

 

 

 

 

 

TR 910-1050

TBD

TEDS
NT 4038

Greek Review

Review of the elements of New Testament Greek, giving special attention to vocabulary, verbal forms and grammar.

TR 745-9 am

Wang

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 5210

New Testament Greek Exegesis I

Study in the use of Greek for the interpretation and application of the New Testament. Included are review of morpology, survey of syntax, introduction to textual criticism, and study of exegetical methodology.

TR 720-900a

Lau

 

 

 

TR (Q-A) 720-900am

Bryan

TEDS
NT 5211

New Testament Greek Exegesis II

Further study in the use of Greek for the interpretation and application of the New Testament.

TR (Q-A) 910-1050

Bryan

 

 

 

TR(Q-A) 720-9

Lau

TEDS
NT 5212

New Testament Greek Exegesis III

Advanced study in the analysis of selected New Testament passages with a view to sermon preparation.

T (Q-B) 910-1050

Bryan

 

 

 

T (Q-B) 910-1050

Jipp

TEDS
NT 8720

Advanced Greek Exegesis: Fall-Ephesians, Spring-James

Intensive exegetical study of a selected book (i.e., Acts, 2 Corinthians, the Pastoral Epistles, or Hebrews) or series of texts, evaluating methods and conclusions of representative commentaries in light of recent studies in grammar and textual criticism.

M 910-1050

Lau

 

 

 

T 130-310

Lau

TEDS
NT 8721

Advanced Greek Grammar

History of the development of the Greek language from Homer to modern Greek; studies in Greek syntax and New Testament exegesis with special reference to the standard grammars. Prereq: NT 5211

 

 

 

 

 

M 815-1045

Harris

TEDS
NT 8723

Textual Criticism

Analysis of the materials, history and principles of New Testament textual criticism with application to selected passages. Prereq: NT 5221, NT 6221 or 6222.

W 1230-3

Campbell

 

 

 

 

 



Historical Studies

I. Introductory

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 344

History of Christian Thought

A survey of significant theological, social and political movements of the early Christian church through the late Middle Ages, focusing on the Western church.

T 9-12 and Online (2 sections)

Speller & Stewart

 

 

 

Online

Speller & Stewart

CTU
DC6001

History of Religions and Comparative Theology

IRD Conc. Priority; Recommended to be taken towards end of program.

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Alexander

G-ETS
13-501 A/B/X

History of Christian Thought and Practice I

Survey of key developments in Christian thought and practice from the post-apostolic period to eve of the Reformation. 4 sem hrs

A) M 630-930; B) T 230-530; X) Online

A/B) Papandrea; X) TBA

 

 

 

M 630-930

Papandrea

G-ETS
13-502 A/X

History of Christian Thought & Practice II

Survey of key developments in Christian thought and practice from the Reformation to the present. Prereq: 13-501. See website for information on online course priority.

online

X) Johnson

 

 

 

A) M 630-930; X) online

A) TBA; X) Johnson

LSTC
RHS/CC 403

Judaism and Christianity throughout the Ages

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 600-900pm

Menn, Bell

LSTC
RHTH 301 A/B

Religious Heritage: History and Theology I

Course will highlight major theological themes and historical developments that have particularly shaped the church's confession and mission. The historical contexts of the church's confession of the faith catholic will be particularly emphasized.

A) M 800-1100; B) R 100-400

A) Vethanayagamony; B) Westhelle

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
H 300

History Survey I

Surveys history of Christianity as a world movement by exploring the formation and development of major epochs: ancient, medieval, Reformation, modern.

TBA

Sawyer

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
H 301 A/B

History Survey II

Continues focus of H300 with emphasis on Christianity as a world movement from Reformations of sixteenth century through formation of the modern period, with attention to diversity of voices within global Christianity.

TBA

Daniels

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CH 5010

History of Christianity

Development of Christianity to present: patristic period, ecumenical councils, cultural and theological synthesis of Middle Ages, Protestant Reformation, classical Prostestant orthodoxy, denominations, secularism, revisals, missionary expansion.

W 730-1050a

Woodbridge

 

 

 

W 1230-350

Manetsch

TEDS
CH 8100

Classic Texts in the History of Christianity

Read and discuss the most important books of the classic intellectual tradition, exploring ways in which the insights and arguments of these authors have shaped intellectual life in Christian history and the modern world.

R 130-400

Woodbridge, Manetsch

 

 

 

 

 

II. History of Particular Traditions

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
HT 320

Anglican and Episcopal History

Introduction to history and development of the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion, with particular attention given to Anglicanism as a diverse, globalized faith community.

Sep 16-17 Oct 14-15 Nov 11-12

Ferguson

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
RH 367

History and Polity of the United Church of Christ

A study of the history, structure, theology and practices of the United Church of Christ, including its antecedents: the Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Church. This course meets current UCC requirements for ordination.

 

 

J-Term

9-5

Thomas

Online

Thomas

CTS
RH 402

History of Jewish Thought

An overview of Jewish thought and practice utilizing grreat works of Jewish literature from Rabbinic period to modernity. Texts include: Talmud, Midrash, selected works of medieval philosophy, commentary, codes, kabbalah, Heschel, Wiesel, Buber and more.

W 2-5

Mikva

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
H4006

History of the World Christian Movement 7th-20th Centuries

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 100-345

Scott

CTU
SH4340

History and Spirituality of the Franciscan Movement

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1-345

Horan

G-ETS
40-676X

United Methodist History

Study the Wesleyan tradition and its expressions in The United Methodist Church. Explores roots of the movement in the Anglican Church and the Wesleyan Revival of the 18th century, and history of American Methodist/Evangelical United Brethren tradition.

Online

TBA

 

 

 

Online

TBA

LSTC
RHTH 406

Grace Incarnate: The Lutheran Confessional Heritage

Thematic introducion to and exploration of the Lutheran confessional writings, and it will encourage the learners to consider the important theological and vocational considerations identified above.

 

 

 

 

 

M 800-1100

Hendel

MTS
H/T 402

Reformed Tradition

This course explores the history and theology of the Reformed tradition with a view to understanding its origins and development and its contemporary manifestations and relevance.

TBA

Sawyer

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CH 8911

Colloquium in Historical Methodology I

 

W 315-515

Sweeney, Woodbridge, Manetsch

 

 

 

 

 

III. History-Individuals

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTU
D4020 D5020

Romero and Ellacuria: Salvation in History

Blended course: Feb 17, 24, Mar 16, Ap 6, 20, May 4

 

 

 

 

 

R 9-1145

Tirres

TEDS
CH 9000

Forgotten Reformers

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 815-1045am

Manetsch

IV. American Church History

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 485

Religion in North America

Course will explore the historical development of religion in America from the 17th to 21st centuries, highlighting the ways that its diversity has shaped American culture and identity

 

 

 

 

 

T 630-930; Online (2 sections)

Brown

MTS
H 453

Black Christianity in North America

Study of major issues and events in development of the black church from the slavery era to the present, with focus on folk religion, protest movements, theological developments, and ecclesial expressions.

TBA

Daniels

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CH 5060

American Church History

Transition of European churches to America and their involvement with theological, liturgical, social and political issues; Puritanism, separation of church and state; revivals; social concern; liberalism, fundamentalism, neoorthodoxy, evangelicalism.

M 1230-300

Manetsch

 

 

 

M 7-930

Cornman

V. Topics in Church History

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
RH 481

Black Religion: The Jewish/Muslim Connection

 

W 9-12

Speller

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
SH5001

Italy Travel Seminar: Christian History and Spirituality through Art and Architecture: Italy Travel Seminar

Rome, Assisi and Florence have been the backdrop for many important events, movements and people that have shaped our Christian faith. Learn about the land of saints, popes, artists, architects, heretics and other colorful figures.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 6-20

Cavazos-Gonzalez

 

 

G-ETS
13-803

Christology and Trinity in the Early Church

Doctrine of Christ in the life of the church from the apostolic age through the sixth century.

 

 

 

 

 

T 230-530

Papandrea

G-ETS
13-806

Topics in Christian History

Themes of trinity, Christology, pneumatology, soteriology, ecclesiology, anthropology, creation, eschatology. Theological questions and role of doctrine. Prereq: 13-501. FALL: Women in the Reformation. SPRING: Persecution & Tolerance in Reformation; J-TER

W 9-12

Johnson

J-Term

M-F 8-1230

Johnson

W 9-12

Johnson

LSTC
RHTH 302 A/B

Religious Heritage II: History and Theology II

 

 

 

 

 

 

A) M 100-400; B) R 800-1100

A) Vethanayagamony; B) Schweitz

LSTC
RHTH 607

Historiography: Advanced Graduate Seminar

 

R 800-1100

Swanson

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHTH/CC 416

In Search of God in Latin America: A History

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 630-930

Cruz

TEDS
CH 7450

Christianity in Non-Western World Since 1700

Broad overview of the significant shift of the center of Christianity from the West to Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

M 1230-315

Ott, Alice

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CH 8912

Colloquium in Historical Methodology II

Historical work of the students will be discussed with a view to improving that work by means of rigorous methodological analysis and to preparing the students for the writing of their theses. Team taught.

 

 

 

 

 

W 315-515

Sweeney, Manetsch



Theological Studies

I. Introductory and Foundational

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
TEC 307

Systematic Theology

(M.Div. required course) The nature of theological thinking and theological method. P non-CTS students.

 

 

 

 

 

W 2-5; Online (2 sections)

Terrell

CTU
D4000

Survey of Systematic Theology

 

T 900-1145

Ryan

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
DC4200

Christology and Culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 9-1145

Schreiter

CTU
DE5200

Methods in Theology and Ethics

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 700-945

Schreiter

CTU
FA4001

Foundations: Doing Theology

 

T 700-900p

Horan

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
FP4001

Foundations: Theology and Practice of Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 700-900p

Nanko

CTU
FT4001

Foundations: Understanding Christian Tradition

 

M 700-900

McCarron

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
L4001

Introduction to Latin

 

 

 

J-Term

MWF 4-630

Lathan

 

 

CTU
P2100

History of Ancient Philosophy

 

T 100-345

Weiss

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
P2103

History of Contemporary Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 100-345

Weiss

CTU
P2110

History of Medieval Philosophy

 

 

 

J-Term

MWF 100-345

Stark

 

 

CTU
P2350

Philosophy of Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 7-945p

Stark

G-ETS
21-505 & 505 a/X

Introduction to Theology

Develops basic understanding of key doctrinal themes: Trinity, Christology, pneumatology, soteriology, ecclesiology, anthropology, creation, eschatology. Explores theological questions and role of doctrine in the church.

R 630-930

Ray

 

 

 

A) R 230-530; X) Online

A) Ray; X) Eberhart

G-ETS
21-506

Doctrine of God - Doctrine of Creation

Key issues and questions re: monotheism, atheism, idolatry, Trinitarian doctrine, language about God and doctrine of creation. Analysis of the relationship between these loci and those studied in 21-507&8. Prereq: 11-500 or 12-500, & 13-501, 21-505

F 915-1215

Bedford

 

 

 

T 630-930

TBA

G-ETS
21-507

Christology - Theological Anthropology

Examination of key issues and basic theological questions concerning Jesus Christ and the human person. Among the topics explored are Jesus and Judaism, kingdom of God, death and resurrection of Jesus, theodicy, anthropodicy and theosis.

F 1-9 & S 9-3

Joh

 

 

 

R 8-11

Joh

G-ETS
31-815

Sacramental Theology

Analysis of current literature in sacramental theology. Development of a theological framework for understanding Christian sacraments.

T 230-530

B. Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
I 311

Academic Research and Writing

 

TBA

Worley

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
T 300

Introduction to Christian Theology

Introduction to contents, methods, and resources of coherent and responsible Christian thinking. Attention to understanding and interpreting basic Christian doctrines.

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Case-Winters

TEDS
ID 4021

Theological French I

An introduction to French vocabulary, grammar, and the reading of French theological texts.

M 500-730

Klauber

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ID 4022

Theological French II

Further study of French theological vocabulary, grammar, and readings from selected theological literature in French. Prereq: ID 4021.

 

 

 

 

 

M 500-730

Klauber

TEDS
ID 5010

Foundations in Biblical Studies

Course emphasizes biblical content and application with attention to developing skills to guide interpretation and understanding of Scripture in order to build, inform and critique vocational practice.

M 815-1045a

Faro

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ID 7900

Theological Research Methods

The techniques for gaining bibliographical control over the litereature of theological subjects, as well as attention to the planning, preparation and writing of theses are covered in this class.

M (Q-A) 8/26-11/2, 4-6:40

Higginbotham

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ST 5000

Survey of Doctrine

Course covers the nature of theology, revelation, Scripture, the triune God, creation, providence, humanity, sin, the person and work of Christ, the person and work of the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, the church and Israel, the last things.

 

 

 

 

 

M 815-1045

Fields

TEDS
ST 5101

Theology I: Introduction to Theology

This course begins by clarifying the nature, method and necessity of theology. Discussion then moves to the doctrine of Scripture, including revelation, inspiration, illumination and inerrancy.

W 1230-300

Feinberg

 

 

 

W 815-1045

Luy

TEDS
ST 5102

Theology II: Christ, Man, Sin and Salvation

Treats the nature of man including original sin, imputation of sin, and the nature and consequences of individual acts of sin. Discussion focuses on both the atoning work of Christ and on the application of the work of Christ by the Holy Spirit.

W 815-1045

Vanhoozer

 

 

 

M 7-930

Sung

TEDS
ST 5103

Theology III: Holy Spirit, Church and Last Things

Course begins with study of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Focus shifts to the doctrine of the church. The course concludes with a treatment of the Last Things in relation to individuals and in relation to the church, Israel and the nations.

M 830-1045

Feinberg

 

 

 

TBD

Fields

II. Particular Individuals or Traditions

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
HST 559

Topics in Anglican Theology: Rowan Williams and Sarah Coakley

Explore in depth the theology of these two significant contemporary theologians -- both connected to the Church of England, deeply involved in ministry and representative of broader trends in Anglican theology

Sept 30-Oct 1 Nov 4-5 Dec 2-3

Fout

 

 

 

 

 

BSSF
HT 340

Anglican Theology and Ethics

Explore the diverse theologies and ethics reflected in the worldwide Anglican Communion. Consider the work of "classic" Anglican theologians and moral theologians and their impact.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 10-11, Mar 10-11, Apr 7-8; F 1-830, S 830-430 in Chicago

Fout

CTS
TEC 504

Augustine, Niebuhr and Malcolm X

We will review the ideas of these three highly influential thinkers about the nature of sin in human existence and those qualities of human beings requiring redemption, giving special attention to the theme of sin as pride and sensuality.

T 2-5

Terrell

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 533

Women's Voices: Ruether, Lorde, Plaskow, Waddud

Study prominent feminists: Christian, Jewish and Muslim, and their lasting foundations for feminist perspectives on culture, power, ethics and theology. Find commonalities and distinctiveness through these women and those who follow.

T 630-930 and online

Mikva

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
C4325

Introduction to Judaism

 

W 100-345

Simkovich

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
D4004/D5004

U.S. Latina Feminist Theologies

 

Online

Tirres

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
DSC4200/DSC5200

Sources and Methods in Latin@ Theology

 

T 700-945p

Nanko

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
SD4310

Spiritual Classics of the Patristic Era

 

R 900-1145

Frohlich

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
40-677X

United Methodist Doctrine

Become familiar with John Wesley's theology through his sermons, a doctrinal standard in the UMC and a foundation of Methodist theology, characterized by a theological method that contextualizes the Christian faith in a connectual structure of the church.

Online

TBA

 

 

 

Online

TBA

LSTC
RHTH 501

Martin Luther: Public Theologian

Martin Luther's theology deserves careful study, not only because of its historical significance, but also because it continues to provide lively insights into the Christian faith and its meaning in the contemporary world.

M 800-1100

Hendel

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHTH 503

Constructive Theology

Integrative course dealing with the role of theology in pastoral formation and functioining and based on experiences encountered on internship. Prereq: Internship or equiv.

T 630-930

Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHTH/CC 412

Lutheranism in North America

 

W 800-1100

Vethanayagamony

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
T/H 402

Reformed Tradition

This course explores the history and theology of the Reformed tradition with a view to understanding its origins and development and its contemporary manifestations and relevance.

TBA

Sawyer

 

 

 

 

 

SCUPE
T 404

Jesus as Peasant Organizer, Urban Trickster, Rain Forest Shaman and Hip-Hop Prophet

Study how Jesus adapted culture to galvanize a peasant resistance movement; how creativity went urban and outlaw under Paul, became bardic and monastic with the Irish, shamanic savvy in Brazil, adopted guru wiles in India and is defiant with hip-hop.

Oct 7-80, 21-22, Nov 4-5; F 100-900, S 900-500

Perkinson

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CH 8000

Seminar: Advanced Study in American Christianity

Topics chosen to interrelate the division of theology; attention focused on current issues or important neglected areas of Christian history and thought. 20th Century Religion in America

R 130-4

Sweeney

 

 

 

M 815-1045

Manetsch

TEDS
CH 8330

Calvin

Examination of the life of the French reformer John Calvin (1509-1564) in light of contemporary research, with special attention paid to important dimensions of his religious thought.

M 8:15-10:45

Manetsch

 

 

 

 

 

III. Topics in Theology

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
CC 431/631

Death of the Beautiful Young Man

Examine portrayals of Jesus's death in different media, and systems of belief about redemption from variety of perspectives in art, history, anthropology, theology and philosophy to critique the messages in the iconography of Jesus' death.

Sept 30-Oct 1, Nov 4-5, Dec 2-3

Dally

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 300

Public Theology

Course will cover "discerning theological themes" in U.S. public discourse and learning to write and speak on these themes in a theologically/biblically grounded way. Requirements include writing op eds and doing mock radio interviews.

Online

Thistlethwaite

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 390

Introduction to the Study of Black Faith and Life

This course will explore the critical themes, disciplines and thinkers important to the study of Black faith and Black life. The discussion will be afrocentric in focus, interreligious and socially comprehensive in scope.

T 9-12

Butler

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 406

Eating and Drinking with Jesus: Theology of the Eucharist

Biblical, historical and anthropological perspectives on eating and drinking provide the foundation for re-thinking the doctrine and the practice of the Eucharist.

Online

Jennings

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 410

Queer Theologies

Explore the multiplicity of queer Christian theologies that have emerged in recent decades. Cover sources and histories of queer theologies, queering theological doctrines, and intersectional and queer of color theologies.

Online

Cheng

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 414

Theology of Art

This course examines the ideas of the aesthetic and art in the history of Christian thought. After a historical survey, some contemporary reflections on art will also be examined.

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Seo

CTS
TEC 429

Mass Incarceration, Politics and Public Theology

Examine relationship between mass incarceration, American democracy and public theology. Study economic and political structures and role of culture in constructions of criminality at intersection of race, class, gender. Seek Christian social witness.

M 2-5

Ringer

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 465

Theological Perspectives on Trauma

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 2-5

Moon

CTS
TEC 484

Theological and Ethical Perspectives on AIDS and Violence

Examine theologicl and ethical perspectives on the pandemics of AIDS and violence as they affect policy and theology and ask, How may historical doctrines be freshly interpreted in order to mediate a humane response?

W 630-930

Terrell

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
TEC 505

God and Philosophy

The course will introduce and examine the theological themes arising out of recent continental philosophy. It will also include an understanding of how God has been understood or appropriated in modern philosophy.

 

 

 

 

 

T 630-930

Seo

CTS
TEC 510

Feminist and Womanist Christologies

A seminar examing servanthood vs. surrogacy, the Black Christ and the historical Jesus, Christ and Christa, and atonement and abuse.

 

 

 

 

 

M 2-5

Terrell

CTS
TEC 575

Religion, Biopolitics, and the Black Public Sphere

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-12

Ringer

CTS
TEC/LM 564

Forgiveness

Forgiveness considered as a theological, pastoral and ethical problem and possibility, not only in individual relationships, but also in ecclesial, social, political and national contexts.

 

 

 

 

 

W 2-5

Edgerton

CTU
CD5210

Theology of Interreligious Dialogue

 

Online

Andraos

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
D4014 D5014

Christian Faith in a Secular Age

 

W 100-345

Paeth

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
D4200 1/2

Christology

 

1) T 700-945p; 2) Online

1) Sison; 2) Ryan

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
D4202

Ecclesiology and Mariology

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-1145

Ryan

CTU
DC4100

Trinity and Mission: The God of Jesus Christ

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 700-945p

Sison

CTU
DEC4400

Hope and Solidarity in Global Cinema

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Sison

CTU
DS4010

Theology and Spirituality of Religious Priesthood

 

 

 

J-Term

MWF 1-345

Horan

 

 

CTU
DS4210/DS6210

Reconciliation and Forgiveness

 

W 7-945p

Schreiter

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
E5406

Current Catholic Social Thought: Just War or Just Policing?

 

M 100-345

Nothwehr

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
P2301

Perspectives in the Philosophy of Death

 

R 100-345

Stark

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
21-508

Pneumatology, Ecclesiology, Eschatology

Examination of key issues and basic theological questions relating to the Spirit, the Church and the Last Things. Among topics explored are the filioque, baptism, eucharist, ministry and eschatology as a doctrine of hope. Prereqs

TBA

TBA

 

 

 

R 630-930

Bryant

G-ETS
21-801 & 801A/B

Topics in Theology

Focus on select texts while engaging in critical and constructive tasks of systematic theology. May be repeated. Prereq: one of 21-505, 21-506, 21-507, or 21-508. Fall: Asian American Theologies; Spring: A) The Confessions; B) African Amer Christianity

T 230-530

Joh

 

 

 

A) F 915-1215; B) R 630-930

A) Bedford; B) Ray

G-ETS
21-802

Process Philosophy and Theology

Use of process perspectives and categories in Christian understandings. Consideration of key process theologians.

R 230-530

Ray

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
34/21-628 X

Theology of Evangelism

Course will equip students to formulate their own conceptualizations of evangelism through critically examining how various theologies and biblical teachings inform evangelism.

Online

Teasdale

J

 

 

Online

Teasdale

LSTC
CC 415

Meeting God in Cuba

Travel seminar with McCormick and Garrett. 4-person limit.

 

 

J-Term

TBA

Menn

 

 

LSTC
RHTH 407

Narratives of Resistance

Part 2 of 2-course sequence on analysis and constructive exploration of basic teachings of the Christian Faith. Topics: Soteriology, Ecclesiology, Christian Life, and Eschatology, including biblical origins, historical developments and significance.

 

 

 

 

 

W 630-930

Rodriguez

LSTC
RHTH 500

Advanced Arabic Readings

 

W 930-1100

Swanson

 

 

 

T 930-1100

Swanson

LSTC
RHTH/CC 401

Christian and Muslim Theology

 

T 100-400

Swanson, Aasi

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHTH/CC 414

Black Lives Matter: Theological Anthropology

 

 

 

 

 

 

F 900-400; 6 F TBA

Thomas

LSTC
RHTH/CC 503

Future of Creation

Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

M 630-930

Woloschak

LSTC
RHTH/CC 601

Exploring the Book of Urban Nature: Advanced Seminar in Religion and Science

 

M 630-930

Schweitz

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
RHTH/SF 501

Desert Discipleship

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 800-2200

Swanson

MTS
M 433

Pastoral Theology of Hope

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 6-9pm

Rosewall

MTS
T 335

Religious Pluralism

Learn tradition-based and inter-religious models and strategies for ministry with persons and communities of more than one faith. Focus on diversity of faith communities in Chicago as articulated by five community representatives and site visits.

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Cathey, Hashim

MTS
T 400

Religion and Science

Upper level course will explore traditional theological doctrines of creation and providence in conversation with scientific understandings of the origin and operation of the world. Students will be exposed to both pluralism and historical developments.

W 100-350

Case-Winters, Eastwood

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
T 430

God, Suffering and Evil

If God is good and all powerful, why is there so much suffering and evil in the world? Various theological attempts to answer the question will be considered and evaluated as we explore approaches to address this question in congregational life.

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Case-Winters

TEDS
PR 5500

Apologetics

This course treats the nature, methods and issues involved in defending a Christian worldview in an increasingly pluralistic age.

M (Q-A) 6-920pm

Netland

 

 

 

R 910-1050

Netland

TEDS
PR 7705

Religious Epistemology

Examination of the ways of knowing and tests for truth with emphasis on the problems of religious knowledge and their implications for theological issues.

M 1230-3

Netland

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
PR 8000

Seminar: Current Issues in Religious Experience

Implications for Christian thought including questions concerning the concept of God, the nature and possibility of the miraculous, freedom and determinism, religion and science.

 

 

 

 

 

M 815-1045

McCall

TEDS
ST 6011

Global Theologies

NCTI Cooperative Seminaries class meets WFS/FS at Mundelein Seminary in a retreat format. $50 meeting/lodging fee. Preparatory reading required. See online syllabus.

9/29, 10/21-22, 10/27, 11/11-12

NCTI Faculty, Sung

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ST 7070

Models of Sanctification

Emphasizes understanding of each model held within Christian movements and denominations, as well as encouraging students to develop their own biblically based models.

W 1230-3

Sung

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ST 7505

Use of Scripture and Theology

Examine ways theologians, ancient and modern, evangelical and nonevangelical, Western and non-Western, view and especially use Scripture to formulate theological proposals, with regard both to Christian doctrine and practice.

R 8-1045am

Vanhoozer

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ST 7715

Political Theologies

A course designed to clarify what constitutes a "political theology" and to investigate the biblical and theological bases of representative political theologies. Focus on such systems as liberation theology, black theology and feminist theology.

M 1230-3

Fields

 

 

 

TBD

Fields

TEDS
ST 8000

Seminar: Current Issues in Theology

Lectures or seminar in a distinctive area of biblical or systematic theology; topics chosen in relation to the special competence of resident and visiting faculty, as well as current interests and needs.

T 130-4

McCall

 

 

 

W 1230-3

Luy



Ethical Studies

I. Moral Theology

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
TEC 321

Christian Ethics

Introduction to history, methods and sources of Christian ethics, with attention to diversity of voices and practices in contemporary Christian ethics. Includes analysis and reflection on cutting-edge social issues.

 

 

 

 

 

T 9-12; Online (2 sections)

Ringer

CTU
E4000

Introduction to Moral Theology

This course should NOT be taken in your first semester. Prereq: FA4001; recommended: Intro to OT or NT

W 900-1145

Halstead

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
EMP4000

Theology and Pastoral Leadership

Ethical and pastoral considerations

 

 

 

 

 

M 7-945p

Wolfe

CTU
EMP4100

Catholic Social Teaching and Mission: Living the Values of the Reign of God

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-1145

Pawlikowski

G-ETS
22-506

Christian Moral Theology

To introduce students to the principal historical, theological and philosophical sources of Christian moral theology. Particular attention will also be devoted to examining moral questions within the context of Christian community and ministry. Prereqs

R 630-930

Pieterse

 

 

 

T 8-11

Waters

LSTC
RHTH/CC 402

Etica

Spanish language instruction

 

 

J-Term

TBA

Rodriguez

 

 

MTS
E 300

Introduction to Christian Ethics

Introduction to content and methods of Christian ethical thought. What is Christian ethics? What are ways of doing Christian ethics, and what are its primary sources? How are methods and sources used in analyzing ethical problems?

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Williams

TEDS
PR 7220

Ethical Theory

The principal theories and problems of philosophical ethics, including the meaning of ethical language, alternative theories of the right and the good, and the implications of moral issues for the concept of God and other theological questions.

Online

DiSilvestro

 

 

 

TBD

Fletcher

TEDS
ST 5200

Christian Ethics

Biblical perspectives on contemporary ethical issues facing the church and minister: divorce, abortion, euthanasia, genetic control, sex, war, racism, ecology, personal lifestyle and the church's social responsibilities.

T 7-930pm

McCall

 

 

 

M 815-1045am

Feinberg

II. Topics in Ethics

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTU
E4006

The Many Waves of Feminist Ethics in Global Perspective

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 9-1145

Nothwehr

CTU
E4200

Ethics of Power and Racial Justice

Prereq: E4000 or equiv

 

 

 

 

 

M 9-1145

Nothwehr

CTU
E4315

Medical Ethics

Prereq E4000

W 900-1145

Wolfe

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
E4405

Sexual Ethics for the Christian

Will meet Feb 13, 20, Mar 6, 27, Apr 3, 10, 24, May 1. Prereq E 4000

 

 

 

 

 

M 1-345

Cimperman

CTU
E4406

Current Catholic Social Thought: Just War or Just Policing?

 

M 100-345

Nothwehr

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
E5006

The Many Waves of Feminist Ethics in Global Perspective

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 9-1145

Nothwehr

CTU
E5204

Love and Justice

 

T 900-1145

Nothwehr

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
EB4407

Bible and Ethics for Pastoral Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1-345

Barker, Wolfe

CTU
ES5200

Seminar in the Ethics of Power and Racial Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 9-1145

Norhwehr

G-ETS
22-857

Topics in Moral Theology

In-depth analysis of selected topics or writers in Christian moral theology. May be repeated. Permission for masters students. Fall: TBA; J-Term: Ecological Theology; Spring: TBA

T 8-11

Waters

J-Term

M-F 8-1230

Eberhart

T 230-530

Waters

LSTC
RHTH/CC 442

Ethics and Politics in the African American Community

 

W 130-430

Perry

 

 

 

 

 

SCUPE
Eth 431

Proctor Conference Course

Advanced theology course requiring attendance at Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference. Building on sessions with top African American pastors and professors, explore how to connect with social ethics and impact the practice of ministry.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb TBA

Premawardhana, Tabb

TEDS
BE 5000

Introduction to Bioethics: Matters of Life and Death

An overview of the Hippocratic/Judeo-Christian tradition in medical ethics against the background of biblical-theological discussion of human nature, medicine and healing, and as a context for the rise of the new bioethics.

T 7-930

Kilner

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
BE 5299

The Clinical Context

An explanation of basic precepts of clinical medicine and clinical ethics. Designed to be taken concurrently with BE 5300 in order to be able to understand the material covered in BE 5300.

Indep Study

Onarecker

 

 

 

TBD

Onarecker

TEDS
BE 5300

Clinical Issues in Bioethics

A clinician addresses such issues as clinical consultation, ethics committees, and the role of the pastor, with the help of case studies.

Online

Orr

 

 

 

TBD

Onarecker

TEDS
BE 5499

The Public Policy Context

Explanation of basic federal and state governmental structures and legislative processes. Designed to be taken concurrently with BE 5500.

Indep Study

Morse Tan

 

 

 

TBD

Forsythe

TEDS
BE 5500

Bioethics and Public Policy

The interface of bioethics and public policy, with special attention to such topics as the early twentieth century eugenics movement, medicine in Nazi Germany, Roe v Wade, euthanasia, and the Human Genome Initiative.

Online

Morse Tan

 

 

 

TBD

Forsythe

TEDS
BE 6100

Bioethics Colloquium

Meets four times with a professor of record and visiting lecturers, faculty and student presentations. Local pastors, physicians and others are invited, offering a meeting point between the program and church and medical communities. May repeat for credit

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

Kilner

TEDS
BE 6600

Classic Cases in Bioethics

Many of the major issues of bioethics have been shaped by pivotal medical and legal cases. Examine those cases in detail as a springboard for understanding the larger ethical issues that they address.

RFS 9/15-17, 10/20-22

Fletcher

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
BE 8100

Contemporary Figures in Bioethics

Includes presentations by several prominent Christian figures in bioethics as well as readings from an array of significant Christian leaders in bioethics. ThM students only.

 

 

 

 

 

T 7-930pm

Kilner



Religion and Society Studies

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
TEC 405

Cities of God: Eschatology, Justice and the City

 

 

 

J-Term

9-5

Ringer

 

 

CTS
TEC 604

Pedagogies

Ph.D. students only

W 2-5

Moon

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
FR4001

Foundations: Religious Experience in Context

Spring will meet Feb 14, 21, Mar 7, 14, Apr 4, 11, 25, May 2

 

 

 

 

 

T 1-345

Doi

G-ETS
41-681

Cross-Cultural Seminar

Cross-cultural immersion experiences in various ministries and communities with theological reflection. May be repeated. J-Term: ; Spring:

 

 

J-Term

TBA

Bryant

 

 

LSTC
THEO/LS 401

Global Violence and Human Rights

At Valparaiso

T 630-930

Moore

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
MUM 312

Prisons: New Realities, New Mission

 

TBA

Shaw

 

 

 

 

 

SCUPE
M 302

Interfaith Relations and Religious Pluralism

Course uses religious communities and leaders in Pittsburgh to provide interfaith understandings, cultural competencies and practical theology. Examine theological perspectives and find avenues of solidarity to work for peace and justice.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 17-21, T-S 900-500, Pittsburg

Mosher, Premwardhana

 

 

SCUPE
M 314

Race and Religion in Contemporary America: The Devil in Ferguson

With African Americans murdered in their church and protests that "Black Lives Matter," explore how racism operates within systems and institutions in U.S. society. Gain insight into how racism developed and explore models for ministry.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 3-7, T-S 900-500

Ray

 

 

SCUPE
M 316

Non-Violence in a Culture of Violence

Addresses peacemaking from direct action and interruption to restorative justice and conflict resolution. Find interplay between theology, biblical witness of nonviolence and skills and concepts of practitioner experience.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 9-13, M-F 900-500

Wylie-Kellermann

 

 

TEDS
PT 7860

Social and Cultural Exegesis

Equips students to critically analyze the social and cultural context of a changing world from a biblical and theologically informed perspective, giving attention to the social processes that have and do shape our culture.

M 8/24-10/24; 1230-310

Cha

 

 

 

 

 



World Mission Studies

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
CC 450/660

Learning from London: Mission and Evangelism in the 21st Century

Multi-faceted approach to mission and evangelism in the Diocese of London,has led to 50% growth in weekly attendance since 1990. Learn best practices from seasoned practitioners and explore how to apply them at home. Contact: jfout@bexleyseabury.edu.

 

 

J-Term

Begins online in October; travel Jan 14-20

Fout

 

 

CTU
C4309

Mission Integration

Meets Sept 12,19,26, Oct 3,10,24, Nov 7,14

M 100-345

Doi

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
C4700 C5700

Praxis for Cross-Cultural Transformation

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 7-945p

Doi, Andraos

CTU
CD6001

Inculturation: Theory and Methods

DMin and MA students only. Others by permission.

T 100-345

Schreiter

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
21-514X

Introduction to Global Christianity

Christianity as a worldwide faith. Study historical antecendents in missionary and colonial expansion, scope of current configuration, key challenges for future witness. Fulfills req for UM ordination.

Online

Pieterse

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
21-615

Topics in Global Christianity:

Exploration of topics related to global Christianity within a global religious context. Prereq 21-505.

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Pieterse

LSTC
CC 406

Buddhist Christian Dialogue

Course introduces interreligious dialogue between Christian theology and Buddhist religion, helping students to develop an ecumenical-global sense of parish ministry and articulate faith claims in an interfaith setting. Two field trips to Buddhist Temple.

 

 

J-Term

TBA; field trips Jan 13, 15

Chung

 

 

LSTC
CC/RHTH 408

Global Church, Here, Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 800-1100

Swanson

LSTC
RHTH/CC 413

Muslims in America

Survey history of Muslims in America, the diversity of the current Muslim population, and how the Islamic faith has been understood and practiced by Muslim Americans.

 

 

 

 

 

F 900-400; 6 F TBA

Shelley, Aasi

LSTC
RHTH/CC 603

Mission to 1910: World Christianity and Mission Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 800-1100

Vethanayagamony

TEDS
ME 5000

Foundations of Christian Mission

Survey of the theology, history, culture, politics and methods of the Christian mission, with special emphasis on recent developments, crucial issues, and future trends, ending with a careful study of missions in the local church.

M (Q-B) 1230-350

Plueddemann

 

 

 

W Q-A 730-1050am

Priest

TEDS
ME 5001

Foundations of Evangelism

Through lecture, discussion, small group interaction and field experience, the student will develop conviction, skill and confidence in communicating the Gospel, while learning to reproduce these skills in local settings.

T 130-410; 8/30-11/1

Severson

 

 

 

R 910-1050am

Gustafson

TEDS
ME 6410

History of Missions in the Modern World

A study of the expansion of Christianity from Pentecost to the present. Particular attention is given to an examination of the modern Protestant mission movement.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

A. Ott

TEDS
ME 6610

Anthropology for Ministry

Application of anthropoligical and sociological insights to problems of missiology; attention to fundamentals of culture, differences in structure and organization of various societies, the study of change and the missionary as a change agent.

 

 

 

 

 

W Q-B 730-1050am

Priest

TEDS
ME 6760

Theology of Mission and Evangelism

Course provides student with various perspectives and strategies for dealing with the Trinity, the Great Commission, the call and motivation for ministry, and the problems of dialogue, syncretism, universalism and ecumenism.

Online

Lee

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ME 6963

Principles of Discipleship

A practicum on the way Christian disciples are developed, with practical guidelines for implementing discipleship as a personal lifestyle and within the context of the local church.

 

 

 

 

 

W 1230-300

Gustafson

TEDS
ME 7710

Contextualization

A study of contextualization from theoretical and practical perspectives, including an examination of the meanings and methods of contextualization.

R 8-1045a

C. Ott

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ME 8000

Current Issues: Preaching and Culture

Topics chosen deal with significant issues in mission and/or evangelism. See TEDS webpage for topics and dates.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

Tienou

TEDS
ME 8210

Intercultural Communication

Specifically designed for those involved in intercultural ministry, the course focuses attention on language and culture, culture shock, ethnocentrism, paternalism, nonverbal communication, contextualization and dynamics of change.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

Tong

TEDS
ME 8230

Global Church Planting

An examination of the theological foundations, models, methods and strategies of planting indigenous churches in a wide range of cultural contexts. Factors for establishing and promoting healthy church planting movements are also considered.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

Ott

TEDS
ME 8922

Ethnographic Research Methods

Learn ethnographic research methods oriented toward intercultural mission and congregational settings: participant observation, ethnographic interviewing, how to write field notes, use of audio and video in field settings, how to encode verbal data.

MOD 10/17-29 MTWR 130-445 F 830-2

Tong

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ME 9050

Prolegomena: Missiology as a Discipline

 

MOD 10/31-11/4 MTWR 1-6, F 830-1030

Tienou

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ME 9085

Global Migration and Diaspora of Faith Communities

 

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

TBD

TEDS
ME 9925

Historiographic Research Methods

 

M 815-1045

Ott, A

 

 

 

 

 



Ministry Studies

I. The Nature and Practice of Ministry

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
CC 560/660

Diversity and Context

We will increase participants' intercultural competency for congregational development in a diverse changing world.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 16-20

Law

 

 

BSSF
ML 560/660

Congregational Systems

Introduction to systems and organizational theory in relation to congregations and other church groups. Explore issues in organizational and ministry development as well as strategies for systemic change.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 2-6

Ott

 

 

BSSF
ML 575/675

Non-Profit Management and Community Development: Making Missiion Possible in Tough Times

Course will explore how mission-focused fundraising and greater neighborhood involvement can breathe new life into congregations at a time when many are struggling with shoe-string budgets and exploding social needs in their communities.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 9-13

Holding

 

 

CTS
LM 365

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

The learning objectives of this course are to improve an understanding of and a responsiveness to social movements, cultural variety and global issues.

R 2-5 & online

Sudhakar

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
LM 405

Leading Congregations: Principles and Practice

From beginning a new pastorate to topics like governance, financial and personnel administration, conflict management, strategic planning, fund raising and media relations, this course will address the day-to-day challenges-and joys!-of parish ministry.

M 2-5

Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
LM 470

Samuel DeWitt Proctor Ministry Conference

Students will paricipate in the annual Proctor Conference and engage in conference sessions on a topic related to pastoral leadership. The conference is held annually in February.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb TBD

Carruthers

CTU
C5006

Community Organizing: Interreligious Perspective and Practice

 

R 900-1145

Hemphill, Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
M4000

Introduction to Theological Reflection

 

 

 

J-Term

Online

Zaker

 

 

CTU
MP4306

Pastoral Ministry: Developing Skills and Competencies for Cooperative Leadership

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 9-1145

McClone

CTU
MP4308

Pastoral Ministry in Ordinary Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 7-945p

DeLeon

CTU
MPC4103

Pastoral Ministry in United States

Hispanic/Latino(a) Contexts

Online

Nanko

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
MPC5103

Pastoral Ministry in U.S. Hispanic/Latino(a) Contexts

Area Req.

Online

Nanko

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
22-504

Church and Community

Analysis of congregations' interaction with their communities in city, suburb, and small town as a basis for ministry. Development of strategies for the mission of the church.

 

 

 

 

 

3 wkends, F 100-900 & S 900-300

Cowser

G-ETS
34-506

Pastor and People

Roles and responsibilities of the pastor, grounded in theology of the church and ministry. Congregational analysis and empowerment; issues of pastoral identity, authority, spirituality and leadership. Practical guidance for various situations.

F 9-12

Teasdale

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
34-609

Planning and Planting Congregations

Empowers ministers entering new churches to access the capacities and needs of the local churches and communities and to create strategies for effective mission and outreach.

 

 

 

 

 

F 9-12

Teasdale

G-ETS
41-881

Study Tour of the Holy Land

Explores the history, geography and archaeology of the sites, and engages with the social, political, religious issues then and now in Israel Palestine. Provides cultural immersion, theological tools and hands-on on the "dig."

TBA

Yeo

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
CC 301

Public Church I

 

T 130-430

Perry, Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
CC 403

Spanish for Ministry

 

MR 900-1100

TBA

 

 

 

MR 900-1100

TBA

LSTC
ML 301

Ministerial Leadership I

This course strengthens members' foundations in the core practices of pastoral ministry: preaching, teaching, liturgical leadership and pastoral care.

T 800-1100

Billman, Rippentrop

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
ML 303

Ministerial Leadership II: Ministry in Context

 

R 400-600

Baeder

 

 

 

R 400-600

Baeder

LSTC
ML 409

Missional Leadership for a Public Church

 

F 900-400; 6 F TBA

Bouman

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
ML 410

Administration for Congregations

 

 

 

J-Term

TBA

TBA

 

 

LSTC
ML 460

Business Skills for Faith-based Organizations

Valparaiso

W 100-400 in Valparaiso

MacLean

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
ML 461

Philanthropy and Fundraising

Valparaiso

R 100-400 Valparaiso

MacLean

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
ML 462

Legal Issues for Faith-based Organizations

At Valparaiso

 

 

J-Term

TBA

MacLean

 

 

LSTC
ML 464

Financial Sustainability

At Valparaiso

 

 

 

 

 

W 100-400

MacLean

LSTC
ML 465

Strategic Planning

At Valparaiso

 

 

 

 

 

R 100-400

MacLean

LSTC
ML/CC 409

The Public Church in the Secular Culture

Trinity Lutheran Church in suburban Seattle, WA.

 

 

J-Term

TBA

Beck, Beck, Sundberg

 

 

MTS
B/MED 409

Religious Leadership for an Ecological Age

Course offers church leaders biblical and theology basis for honoring and caring for creation and practical skills to lead congregations to reconnect with their environment, live more sustainable lives, and heal the earth and its communities.

 

 

 

 

 

W 200-450

Hiebert, Butterfield

MTS
I 301

Pilgrimage in Faithfulness

Interdisciplinary course bringing students and faculty together around biblical and contemporary resources and experiences to think about church and ministry today. Course meets weekly for plenary, small group discussion, common meal and worship.

T 500-900

Team

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
MIN 312

Women in Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 6-9

Kapp

MTS
MIN 404

Reflection on the Practice of Ministry

Two-course sequence in conjunction with field placement helps students develop their own voice as ministers and integrate various aspects of ministerial identity including: theology, spirituality, ministerial skills and professional development.

M 6-850

Lindstrom, Team

 

 

 

 

 

MTS
MIN 405

Reflection on the Practice of Ministry

See MIN 404

 

 

 

 

 

M 6-9

Lindstrom, Team

MTS
MUM 401

Building Community Partnerships

 

TBA

Kapp, Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

SCUPE
M 308

Agitating Theology: Faith-based Community Organizing

To agitate is to hold each other accountable to our commitments and aspirations. Agitate theologies and learn methods and content of faith-based community organizing, including organizing people and money to build power that enables action.

 

 

J-Term

Jan 23-27, M-F 900-500

Paeth

 

 

TEDS
PT 6300

Introduction to Chaplain Ministries

Explore and evaluate various chaplaincy options as full or part-time ministry vocations. Though primary emphasis will be given to military and institutional chaplaincies, other options discussed include corporate, law enforcement, university and more.

R (9/2-10/7) 9-11

Botton

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
PT 7210

Pastoral Leadership

A survey of the biblical foundations, qualifications, practices, and pitfalls of pastoral ministry in the context of the local church.

T 130-310

Roy

 

 

 

R 910-1050

Sell

TEDS
PT 7722

Developing a Healthy Congregational Culture

This course is a study of the soteriological issues of the perseverance of the saints and the assurance of salvation and their impact on pastoral ministry.

 

 

 

 

 

R (Q-A) 1/14-3/16, 130-410

Cha

TEDS
PT 7820

Developing Asian American Ministry

Examines the Asian American church experience from historical, sociological and theological perspectives and then explores some of the models/approaches of ministry that might be appropriate for this particular context.

W 630-910; 8/31-10/26

Cha

 

 

 

 

 

II. Spirituality and Spiritual Direction

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
PSF 302

Anglican Spirituality and Ethos

Class offers an orientation to a variety of spiritual practices and the arts, with attention to principles that guide their use for personal formation and cultivation of communities. Participation involves experiential learning.

`

 

 

 

 

Mar 3-4, Mar 31-Apr 1, May 5-6

Ferlo

CTU
DS4210 DS6210

Reconciliation and Forgiveness

 

W 700-945pm

Schreiter

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
S4003

Spirituality and Justice

 

T 900-1145

White

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
S5000

Earth Spirituality for Christians

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1-345

Frohlich

CTU
S5009

Biology of Spirit

Lecture series course

M 700-945p

Frohlich

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
S5101

Foundations and Methods for the Study of Spirituality

 

W 100-345

Frolich

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
S5105

Discernment

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 9-1145

Frohlich

CTU
S5110

Spiritual Formation Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 7-945p

White

CTU
SB4520

Biblical Foundations of Spirituality

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 1-345

Latkovich

CTU
SMP4312

Spirituality of Family for Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 1-345

Zaker

CTU
SMPC4132 SMPC5132

Black Spirituality as Sources for Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online

White

G-ETS
34-507

Spiritual Direction: Companionship

Explores biblical texts, historical traditions, and modern approaches to the art of spiritual direction/guidance and its place in the church today; relationship of spiritual direction to counseling, therapy and mentoring.

W 9-12

Schmidt

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
34-511

Prayer in Christian Ministry

Identifying, exploring and participating in diverse forms of prayer and meditation, grounded in Scripture and tradition. Attention to personal spiritual formation and to integration of prayer with the roles of pastor and Christian educator. No prereq.

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-12

Schmidt

G-ETS
34-602 A/B

Practicum/Supervision in Spiritual Direction/Companionship

Supervision in spiritual guidance of individuals and groups, extending at least one year; requiring regular engagement in one's own spiritual direction, offering spiritual direction to others, peer supervision, personal written reflections. Prereqs

A&B) F 100-900 & S 900-300

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
34-603 A/B

Practicum/Supervision in Spiritual Direction/Companionship

Supervision in spiritual guidance of individuals and groups, extending at least one year; requiring regular engagement in one's own spiritual direction, offering spiritual direction to others, peer supervision, personal written reflections. Prereqs.

 

 

 

 

 

Dates TBA; F 100-900 & S 830-1230

TBA

G-ETS
34-682

Spirituality in the USA Today

Become acquainted with the many and diverse forms of spirituality alive and well in contemporary America. Focus is on types of spirituality outside of the Christian tradition, which will be explored from within it.

R 9-12

Schmidt

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
SF 301

Spiritual Formation I

 

 

 

 

 

 

R 100-400

TBA

LSTC
SF 599

Spiritual Formation for a Public Church

 

W 100-400

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
SF/RHTH 501

Desert Discipleship

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 800-1100

Swanson

TEDS
ID 6012

Prayer and Life in the Spirit

Weekend retreat sponsored by NCTI; NCTI Cooperative Seminaries class meets at Mundelein Seminary in a retreat format. See online syllabus.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

NCTI Faculty

III. Pastoral Care

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
LM 331

Introduction to Pastoral Care

Course seeks to facilitate pastoral formation and introduce ministries of pastoral care. Emphasis placed upon the minister's healing role with people in crisis and the biblical and theological foundations of pastoral care.

W 2-5

Butler

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
LM 402

Preaching and Pastoral Care

Course will focus upon the sermonic communication of God's love and hope in times of crisis. Students will be challenged to develop homiletical skills, ministerial sensitivity and a vision of congregational life.

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-12

Butler

CTS
LM 430

Short-Term Pastoral Counseling

We will focus on the effective intervention, management and prevention of crises through the development of counseling skills and techniques. Videotaped role plays will be one learning tool.

 

 

J-Term

9-5

Butler

 

 

CTS
LM 438

Pastoral Care with Veterans and Their Families

Examine unique concerns with warrior identity, depolyment and combat experience, impact on families, post-deployment reintegration, role of congregations. Contextual theology with religious traditions, military culture, clinical disciplines,experience.

 

 

 

 

 

T 9-12

Moon

CTS
LM 440

Psychodynamics of Biblical Narratives

Review of biblical narratives as foundation for considering human transformation. Hermeneutics for understanding textual dynamics will be grounded in psychological theories, and interpretive perspectives will be communicated through creative writing.

 

 

 

 

 

T 2-5

Butler

CTS
LM/TEC 564

Forgiveness

Forgiveness considered as a theological, pastoral and ethical problem and possibility, not only in individual relationships, but also in ecclesial, social, political and national contexts.

 

 

 

 

 

R 2-5

Edgerton

CTU
MP4307

Pastoral Ministry: Care, Counseling, Presence

 

W 900-1145

Chen-McClone

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
MP5103

Pastoral Ministry in Healthcare

 

M 900-1145

McClone

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
32-501

Introduction to Pastoral Care

An introductory course including a study of human development, growth, crisis and pathology; the development of skills in integrating theology and the practice of ministry with an understanding of human growth and interpersonal relationships.

T 630-930

Holliman

 

 

 

T 230-530

Holliman

G-ETS
32-604

Research Methods in Pastoral Counseling

Required licensure course in the state of Illinois. All MA-PCC clinical track masters students are required to take this course.

T 230-530

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
32-831

Pastor as Counselor

Exposure to theory and practice of pastoral counseling for the prospective parish pastor. Emphasis on counseling skill development as well as study of major theories of counseling and psychotherapy. Prereq: 32-501

 

 

 

 

 

W 900-1200

Holliman

LSTC
ML 406

Caring for the Dying and Bereaved

For those with limited experience in pastoral ministry with the dying and bereaved, and for students preparing for internship and first call, course will help equip to engage in caring ministries and prepare for Clinical Pastoral Education.

 

 

 

 

 

R 800-1100

Billman

LSTC
ML 506

Pastoral Care and Mental Health Crises

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 630-930

TBA

TEDS
CM 5000

Introduction to Counseling Ministries

Introduction to history, principles and techniques of practice of counseling with emphasis on counselor characteristics, helping skills, ethical implications, common counseling problems, and the spiritual and biblical dimensions of such relationships.

1) T (Q-A) 730-10:50am; 2) R (Q-A) 630-950pm

Eclov

 

 

 

T 720-900am

Eclov

TEDS
CM 6000 1/2

Issues in Counseling Ministry

Class will expose the student to the theories and tools used in church-based counseling. Skills unique to this form of ministry will also be addressed.

1) F 9/16, 10/7 830-330; 2) FS 11/4-5, F 3-9, S9-430

1)Plate; 2) Humphrey

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CM 6572

Pastoral Counseling for Marriage and Family

Theory and its implications for problem formation, maintenance and resolution is reviewed. In particular, family communication, intereaction, structure, boundaries, and development will be discussed.

T 130-400

Suk

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CM 7950

Counseling Ministry Practicum

 

R 915-1045

Russo

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 5210 1&2

Counseling Skills Training

An experimental and cognitive introduction to the skills basic to any counseling setting, working with a developmental model of helping.

1) M 400-630; 2) W 400-630

1) Gruenewald; 2) Plate

 

 

 

M 4-630

Gruenewald

TEDS
CO 5310

Theories of Counseling

Classical and current theories of counseling will be studied and evaluated in light of Scripture, psychological sophistication and practical relevance. Both secular and practical counseling approaches will be discussed.

R 815-1045

Gruenewald

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 5400

Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

This course is an orientation to the various dimensions of mental health counseling. It provides an overview of the variety of roles offered and functions available to the mental health worker in society and in the church.

W 1230-3

Gruenwald

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 5578

Theoretical Foundations of Family Therapy

An examination, discussion and evaluation of theoretical foundations and historical development of the field of marriage and family therapy. Includes an introduction to several of the major techniques currently employed in the field.

T 130-4

Bjorge

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6000

Current Studies in Counseling and Psychology

Topics selected deal with significant issues related to professional and ministry counseling. Coincides with conference.; Fall) Evidence-Based Psychotherapy

F 9/16, 10/7 830-330

Plate

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6110

Career Counseling

The many facets of career counseling are explored. The subject will be covered from both theoretical and practical points of view. Holistic awareness of individuals will be considered in regard to how people deal with their vocational needs and goals.

 

 

 

 

 

R 130-400

Hook

TEDS
CO 6120

Addiction Counseling

This course examines the treatment of addictions. The philosophy, mechanisms and physiology of substance abuse and chemical dependency are surveyed. Students will be exposed to relevant and effective approaches to counsel the person with an addiction.

W 815-1045

Russo

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6130

Group Counseling

The processes, principles and techniques related to contemporary forms of group counseling will be explored. An experiential component in this course fosters the development of group leadership skills.

W 1230-300

Bjorge

 

 

 

W 1230-3

Bjorge

TEDS
CO 6510

Personality Development

A consideration of human development from conception to death, emphasizing research, personality and counseling implications at each stage.

R 515-745

Bjorge

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6610

Human Sexuality

The course will deal with the physiological, psychological and spiritual aspects of human sexuality, with particular emphasis on counseling-related issues.

R 130-400

Hook

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6640

Gender Issues

Examines and discusses issues that are particularly pertinent to each gender.

 

 

 

 

 

1/3-14, 1/27-28 F 3-9, S 830-415

Gruenewald

TEDS
CO 6650

Multicultural Counseling

Examine the nature and effects of culture and ethnicity on the counseling process. The effects of worldview on diversity issues in counseling will be discussed with a special reference for a Christian worldview.

 

 

 

 

 

W 815-1045

Russo

TEDS
CO 6710

Counseling and Theological Worldview: Faith and Practice

A survey of issues, theories, approaches, methods, problems and criticisms of the integration of psychology and theology. Evaluations of the approaches of Freud, Allport, James and more contemporary nonevangelical and evangelical writers.

M 1230-300

Greggo

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 6720

Ethics and Issues in Counseling

Basic tenets of the ethical standards of the professional counseling associations, including the National Association of Counseling and Development and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Ethical issues of counseling practices.

 

 

 

 

 

TBD

TBD

TEDS
CO 6950

Counseling Practicum

Designed as pre-internship fieldwork experience with group supervisiion on campus. Will provide practical supervised experience in various counseling settings. Student will average six to eight hours per week involvement.

R 915-1045

Russo

 

 

 

R 915-1045

Russo

TEDS
CO 7140

Crisis Counseling

Theory and practice of crisis intervention. Various types of crises are considered through case vignette and discussion.

9/23-24, 10/21-22 F & S 830-4

Parent

 

 

 

TBD

TBD

TEDS
CO 7210

Assessment and Evaluation

This course covers the principles and techniques of test administration and interpretation, including measures of ability, aptitude, personality and psychopathology. Prrereq: MA in CP candidacy or consent of department chair. $25 materials testing fee.

T 415-645

Greggo

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 7450

Psychopathology

This course is an advanced course dealing with the etiology, classification and treatment of variious mental disorders. Diagnostic skill in using the current DSM classifications and criteria is achieved through the use of case vignettes and lecture.

 

 

 

 

 

T 130-400

Bjorge

TEDS
CO 7900

Psychological Research Methods

A critical review of basic research techniques, the course will include examination and critique of the methods and conclusions of representative research. Prereq: MA/CP or CM candidacy or consent of the department chair.

 

 

 

 

 

R 515-745

Moore

TEDS
CO 7961

Mental Health Counseling Internship I

Intern sites include hospital inpatient programs, community counseling agencies, counseling centers, and other mental health facilities. Prereq: CO 6950, MACP candidacy and consent of department.

T 730-9

Greggo

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
CO 7962

Mental Health Counseling II

This is an advanced internship experience building on skills and requirements from CO 7961.

 

 

 

 

 

T 730-9am

Bjorge

IV. Liturgy and Worship

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
ML 301

Anglican Liturgy and Music: Development and Theology

Introduction to principles and practices of Anglican worship with focus on the Episcopal Church. Covers nature of worship and history of its evolution; and the theology and use of music in worship.

Sept 23-24, Oct 21-22, Nov 18-19

DiLisio, Seifert

 

 

 

 

 

BSSF
MN 1087

Anglican Liturgy and Music: Theology and Practice

Principles and practices of Anglican worship with focus on Episcopal Church. Covers contemporary liturgy and sacrament with practicum on conducting Episcopal worship.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 17-18 Mar 17-18 Apr 21-22 F 1-830 S 830-430

Seifert, Conrado

CTS
LM 412

Introduction to Christian Worship

Course covers current debates about worship, its meaning and practice. Consider historical forms for communities today; metaphors about word, font and table; and how common practices are done in a pluralistic world.

 

 

 

 

 

Online

Haldeman

CTS
LM 414

Worship and/as Transformative Art

Engage in theological reflection on the arts with theologians, artists, and other theorists to identify images and gestures with the potential to transform individuals and communities toward greater justice and mercy.

W 9-12

Haldeman

 

 

 

 

 

CTS
LM 416

Leading Christian Worship: A Practicum in Presiding

Explore various forms of worship and genres of prayer. Then we perform them together in order to develop a stronger and more sensitive pastoral presence as leaders of rites.

 

 

 

 

 

W 630-930

Haldeman

CTS
LM 474

Feminist, Womanist and Queer Ritualizing

 

 

 

J-Term

9-5

Haldeman

 

 

CTS
LM 481

Marriage: Rites and Wrongs

Participants try to get below and behind the marriage debates that rage in both the churches and the wider society to explore what marriage is--in theological, moral and legal perspective--and what it might be; and what the wedding is and what it might be

Online

Haldeman

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W4200 1/2

Sacraments I: Initiation and Reconciliation

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) M 1-345; 2) Online

1) Fragomeni; 2) Crowley

CTU
W4201

Sacraments II: Eucharist and Sacramental Theology

 

R 900-1145

McGowan

 

 

 

W 900-1145

McCarron

CTU
W4206A&B

Sacraments III: Annointing, Marriage

Annointing meets 1/4/17-1/18/17. Marriage meets 1/18/17-2/1/17. Ordination students need both segments

 

 

J-Term

TR 9-1145

Fragomeni

 

 

CTU
W4207

Presiding 1

Should be taken Fall semester of last year; Prereq: Ww4200, W4201, W4204 and W4206

M 100-345

Fragomeni

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W4208

Presiding 2

Should be taken in Spring semester of last year; Prereq: W4207, W4200, W4201, W4204

 

 

 

 

 

W 1-3

Fragomeni

CTU
W5004

Liturgy and the New Evangelization

 

T 100-345

McGowan

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W5005

Liturgical Time: Feasts, Seasons and Saints

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1-345

McGowan

CTU
W5210

Liturgical Catechesis and Mystagogy

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 9-1145

Ostdiek

CTU
W5230

Liturgical Methods

 

W 900-1145

McCarron

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
WS4100

Liturgy, Contemplation and Mission: Ecclesial Spirituality

Highly recommended to have had Spirituality and Liturgy courses.

M 900-1145

Ostdiek

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
WS5225

Worship, Spirituality and Digital Media Arts

 

M 700-945p

Crowley

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
31-511

Christian Public Worship

Examination of the importance of worship in the life and work of the minister and congregation. Increasing competence in the understanding, theology, planning and leadership of worship. L

R 230-530

Duck

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
31-542 & X

UM Worship: Theory and Practice

Survey of the ritual and resources provided for United Methodist worship and their theology of worship. Development of skills in the design and leadership of worship.

X) Online; M 630-930

B. Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
31-625

Music Ministry in the Local Church

The role of the church musician in the ministry of music; the role of congregational song, keyboard accompaniment, choral groups and instrumental music; integration of music into the liturgical, educational and communal life of the church.

 

 

J-Term

TBA

B. Anderson

 

 

LSTC
ML 405

The Sacramental Landscape: An Introduction to Worship

Interdisciplinary exploration of sacramental history, theology and practice. Analyzes diverse topics frm sacramental perspectives: the body, contextual awareness of local land and cultures, gender and racial identities, music and hymnody, and mysticism.

 

 

 

 

 

T 100-400

Stewart

LSTC
ML 504

Advanced Worship Leadership

 

M 100-400

Stewart

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
PT 6000

Current Studies in Pastoral Theology: Music and Worship

Topics selected deal with significant issues related to pastoral theology.

W 630-930

King

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
PT 7280

Christian Worship

The importance, basic meaning and historical background of Christian worship with attention to principles, plans, methods and resources for worship planning.

M (Q-B) 6-920pm

Roy

 

 

 

M 1230-210

Roy

V. Preaching and Communication

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

CTS
LM 302

Preaching

The theology and practice of the preaching ministry. Approach will emphasize both the art of sermon preparation and the place of preaching in pastoral ministry. Limited to 2nd & 3rd yr. students. L.

 

 

 

 

 

W 2-5

Edgerton

CTS
LM 426

Preaching the Headlines

 

Online

Mills

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W4205 & W4205B

Lay Leadership of Prayer and Preaching

Recommended to be taken later in one's program. Prereq: W4200, W4201, B4203, B4205

 

 

J-Term

Online

Crowley

M 7-945p; B) Online

McGowan, McCarron; B) Crowley

CTU
W4209

Preaching I

Should be taken in Spring semester of second year.

W 100-345

DeLeon, Fragomeni

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W4210

Preaching 2

Should be taken in Third year; prereq: W4209

 

 

 

 

 

T 9-11

Fragomeni

G-ETS
31-501 A/B

Developing and Preaching the Sermon

Development of the sermon from text and idea through presentation and evaluation. Delivery of sermons in class. One theology course recommended. Prereq: 11-500, 12-500, 21-505

A) T 230-530; B) T 630-930

Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
31-607

Advanced Preaching and Worship

This course immerses the student in the practice and discipline of preaching different styles of sermons to different congregations. It is designed for the serious preacher, particularly pastors who must prepare sermons weekly.

M 630-930

Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

LSTC
ML 403

Encountering the Living Word: An Introduction to Preaching

Plenary and lab; limit 18 - 6 students per lab

T 100-215 + lab

Rippentrop

 

 

 

T 930-1100 + lab

Rippentrop

LSTC
ML 507

Sermon Design and Delivery

 

 

 

 

 

 

T 100-400

Rippentrop

SCUPE
M 306

The Art of Prophetic Preaching in the Urban Context

Freedom to preach in the prophets' spirit requires using the mind, body and spirit. Engage a biblical and theological framework of propetic imagination while exploring homiletic tools for transformative preaching. Attention given to women and preaching.

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 31-Apr 1, Apr 7-8, 28-29; F 100-900, S 900-500

Moss, Delk

TEDS
HM 5000

Theology and Methodology of Biblical Preaching

Study of the theological foundations for preaching and a critical analysis of the process of sermon preparation with emphasis on biblical integrity and structural soundness.Prereq: undergraduate public speaking course or P.

TR (Q-A) 3:30-4:45

Scharf

 

 

 

TR (Q-A) 330-445

Alcantara

TEDS
HM 5001

Preaching Lab

Lab sessions - must be taken concurrently with HM 5000. Offered Quad B.

TR (Q-B) 330-45

Scharf

 

 

 

TR (Q-B) 2-3

Alcantara

TEDS
HM 5010

Homiletics: Preaching for Partners

Course offers the basics of preaching and encouraging those who preach. Not applicable toward the MDiv degree. One or two hours.

9/24, 10/29, 11/5 S 830-1230

Scharf

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
HM 6610

Homiletics: Preaching Narrative

Homiletics laboratory to provide students with opportunities for preaching under critical supervision. Prereq: HM 5000.

T (-B) 910-1050

Roy

 

 

 

R (Q-A) 910-1050

Alcantara

TEDS
HM 6620

Homiletics: Preaching Poetry and Prophecy

Homiletics laboratory to provide advanced studens with opportunity to preach from poetic or prophetic texts. Introductory lectures will focus attention on the hermeneutical and homiletical demands of those genres.

W (Q-B) 1230-210

Alcantara

 

 

 

M (Q-B) 1230-210

Alcantara

TEDS
HM 6630

Homiletics: Preaching the Parables of Jesus

Homiletics laboratory to provide students with opportunity to preach from the parables of Jesus. Prereq: HM 5000.

T (Q-B) 910-1050

Scharf

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
NT 6600

Preaching from the New Testament

An interdepartmental "exegesis for preaching" course team-taught by faculty from both the New Testament and Pastoral Theology departments. Course will equip student to make the transition from exegesis to exposition, to move from text to sermon.

R (Q-B) 910-1050

Bryan, Scharf

 

 

 

R (Q-B) 720-9 am

Lau, Alcantara

TEDS
OT 6600

Preaching from the Old Testament

An interdepartmental "exegesis for preaching" course team-taught by faculty from both the Old Testament and Pastoral Theology departments.

W (Q-A) 12:30-2:10

Scharf

 

 

 

M (Q-A) 1230-210

Scharf

VI. Educational Ministry of the Church

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
ML 451

Strategies for Teaching the Bible

Learn six strategies for teaching the canonical story efficiently and with impact in ways that lead to personal and communal transformation. Learn the content of the bible afresh and how to teach it to others.

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 24-25, Mar 31-Apr 1, May 5-6

Dally

G-ETS
33-502

Teaching for Biblical Faith

Exploration of the role of the Bible in Christian education and faith development. Attention to approaches to teaching the Bible.

T 630-930

Seymour

 

 

 

 

 

G-ETS
33-506

Theological Education in the Parish

Task of the pastor and educator as theological educators in the community of faith, relating theology and teaching methods for the life and mission of the church.

 

 

 

 

 

R 230-530

TBA

G-ETS
33-610

Children and Christian Faith

How children develop physically, mentally, emotionally, morally, and in faith and become meaningful members of the faith community. Child advocacy issues. Prereq: 30-500 or permission of instructor.

 

 

J

M-F 8-1230

TBA

 

 

G-ETS
33-811

Youth, Culture and the Church

Broaden understanding and insight of the culture of today's youth and emerging adults and critically reflect on the opportunities and challenges facing the Church in addressing the spiritual yearning of young people.

 

 

J-Term

M-F 800-1230

TBA

 

 

G-ETS
33-837

Approaches to Christian Education

An examination of key leaders, perspectives and practices in Christian religious education in relation to students' vocations and practices of educational leadership. Explores contemporary scholarship in the field of Christian education as a ministry.

 

 

 

 

 

W 9-12

Lee

LSTC
ML 404

Teaching Disciples: Introduction to Religious Education

Jesus' disciples were commissioned to baptize and teach. The Church is a teaching, learning community and this ministry is ours to continue--as teachers, learners and disciples who foster the teaching and learning of all in the Christian community.

T 900-1200

Wenderoth

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
EM 5000

Educational Ministry in the Local Church

Introduction to local church administration and teaching, focusing on the aims, principles, organization and development of a local church educational program; and on the aims, methods, media and evaluation of the teaching process.

W (Q-A) 7:30-10:50a

Kang

 

 

 

M Q-B 1230-350

Moore

TEDS
EM 5125

Teaching and Learning

Examine how Christian leaders can deepen their conceptual understanding and educational skills as they communicate Gospel teaching in a variety of contexts.

 

 

 

 

 

M (Q-B) 1230-350

Kang

TEDS
EM 5210

Christian Leadership

The examination of the role and function of leadership in a Christian context

W (Q-B) 730-1050am

Moore

 

 

 

TBD

Moore

TEDS
EM 5510

Christian Formation and Journey

An interactive exploration of the process of spiritual growth in the life of the believer, focusing on how the church has understood Christian spirituality and the process of Christ being formed in the believer.

 

 

 

 

 

R (Q-A) 130-450

Kang

TEDS
EM 6000

Current Topics in Educational Ministry

Select and specialized topics relevant to educational ministry. Fall 1) Spiritual Growth in Small Groups. 2) Marriage Enrichment. Course is independent activities with your spouse facilitated by the instructor, meeting only once for instructions.

9/10 S 9-11

C. Sell

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ES 8000

Seminar: Current Issues in Educational Ministries

1/2 Nurturing Families in the Church; 3/4 Emerging Adults Consortium Wrap-a-Round; 5/6 Emerging Adults Consortium; 7/8 Social Entrepreneurship; Spring: Program Planning Dynamic Local Church.

9/30-10/1 F 1-830, S 830-1

Moore

 

 

 

2/24-25, F 1-830, S 830-1

TBD

TEDS
ES 8000 9-12

Seminar: Current Issues in Educational Ministries

International Theological Education

MOD 10/21-22 F 1-830 S 830-1

Mearse

 

 

 

TBD

Colwill

TEDS
ES 9000

Seminar: Current Issues

1) Developing Emerging Leaders; 2) Neuroscience and Learning

MOD 10/17-20 MTW 845-1230 R 845-12

Colwill

 

 

 

TBD

Guthrie

TEDS
ES 9110

EDS Orientation Seminar

 

TBD

Moore

 

 

 

TBD

Moore

TEDS
ES 9200

Adult Learning Foundations

 

MOD 9/21-10/1 MTWRF am

Guthrie

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
ES 9910

Foundations of Social Science Literature

 

MOD 9/8-18

Colwill, Kang

 

 

 

 

 

VII. Polity and Canon Law

Sch/Cs #

Title/Description

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

BSSF
ML 335

Canon Law

Online, not-for-credit course covers the basics of the canon law and polity of the Episcopal Church. Knowledge of the material is required for ordination in the Episcopal Church.

Online; Beginning Sept 6, new lessons each week

Wondra

 

 

 

 

 

CTU
W4204

Canon Law

 

 

 

J-Term

MWF 900-1145

Lagges

 

 

G-ETS
40-673

UM Studies: 20th Century to Present

Developments within 20th century United Methodism, as related to the ecumenical movement, world mission, personal evangelism and social justice. Evolution of polity, theology and denominational structure. Prereq: 13-501

 

 

 

 

 

T 630-930

Bryant

G-ETS
40-674

UM Studies: Wesley and 19th Century

The foundational contribution of John Wesley to the history, doctrine and polity of Methodism. The Methodist tradition in the U.S. through the 19th century. Prereq: 13-501 or 13-502

R 230-530

Bryant

J-Term

M-F 8-1230

TBA

 

 

G-ETS
40-678X

United Methodist Polity

Fulfill UMC polity requirements. Focus on ecclesiological forms, governance configurations, membership and orders. Become familiar with the Book of Discipline (2012 ed) and Book of Resolutions.

Online

TBA

 

 

 

Online

TBA

MTS
MPL 311

Baptist History and Polity

 

TBA

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

TEDS
PT 7415

Evangelical Free Church History and Polity

Designed for students seeking a greater understanding of the EFCA or anticipating possible placement within the denomination. Attention paid to history, polity, doctrine, missionary outreach and current trends.

F 630-930, S 830-430; 10/7-8

Strand

 

 

 

MOD 2/17-18 830-5

Strand