Special Areas of Interest

This section lists courses in nine areas of interest within the theological curriculum.

1. Cross-Cultural Studies 6. Judaic Studies
2. African American Studies 7. Urban and Public Policy Studies
3. Asian Studies 8. Gender Studies
4. Environmental Studies 9. Language Studies
5. Hispanic Studies

Cross Cultural Studies

BSSF CC 560/660 Diversity and Context
CTS LM 365 Global Sensitivity in Ministry
CTS RH 409 Journey to Israel and Palestine
CTS TEC 395 Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Introduction to Interfaith Engagement
CTU B4408 Acts of the Apostles
CTU C4003 Abraham's Children: Introduction to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Faith Traditions
CTU C4311 Mission Integration
CTU C4325 Introduction to Judaism
CTU C4700 C5700 Praxis for Cross-Cultural Transformation
CTU CD5001 Inculturation: Theory and Methods
CTU CH4301/CH5301 Constants in Context: A Mission Theology for Today
CTU D4336 Theological Anthropology
CTU DC5002 History of Religions and Comparative Theology
G-ETS CE 510 Introduction to Youth Ministry
LSTC CC/RHTH 406 Christians and Muslims
LSTC RHTH/CC 406 Christians and Muslims
LSTC RHTH/CC 413 Muslims in America
LSTC RHTH/CC 501 Christian Mission and World Religions
MTS E 420 Reading the Harlem Renaissance asTheology
MTS E/MED 401 Culture, Race and Privilege

African American Studies

CTS RH 481 African American Religion
CTS TEC 447 Public Witness of Michael Eric Dyson
CTS TEC 509 Proto-Womanist Thought
CTS TEC 517 African American Political Theology
CTU SC4002 Black Spirituality: The Writings of Sr. Thea Bowman and Dr. Howard Thurman
G-ETS LTRGY510 United Methodist Worship: Theory and Practice
G-ETS THEO 810 Black and Womanist Theologies
LSTC RHTH/CC 414 Black Lives Matter: Theological Anthropology
MTS E 420 Reading the Harlem Renaissance asTheology
MTS E/MED 401 Culture, Race and Privilege
MTS M 333 Pastoral Care with African Americans
MTS MWP 328 Preaching as Celebration

Asian Studies

CTS TEC 395 Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Introduction to Interfaith Engagement
CTU C4003 Abraham's Children: Introduction to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Faith Traditions
CTU C4014 Islam, Muslims and Islamophobia: a Catholic Response
CTU MPC4101/MPC5101 Pastoral Ministry in US Asian and Pacific Island Contexts
LSTC CC/RHTH 406 Christians and Muslims
LSTC CC/RHTH 417 Christianity in Asia
LSTC RHTH 500 Advanced Arabic Readings
LSTC RHTH/CC 406 Christians and Muslims
LSTC RHTH/CC 410 Indian Christianity in a Pluralistic Context: India Travel Seminar
LSTC RHTH/CC 413 Muslims in America
LSTC RHTH/CC 417 Christianity in Asia

Environmental Studies

LSTC CC/ML 503 Religious Responses to Environmental Injustice
LSTC ML/CC 503 Religious Responses to Environmental Injustice
LSTC ML/SF 403 Liturgy and the Cycles of Creation: Wilderness Travel Seminar to Holden Village
LSTC RHTH/CC 601 Chance, Necessity, Love: Religious Perspective on Cancer and Evolution: Advanced Seminar in Religion and Science

Hispanic Studies

CTU C5004i The Church and Indigenous Peoples
CTU MPC4103/MPC5103 Pastoral Ministry in United States
CTU W4215 Predicacion y Leccionario
G-ETS THEO 500 Introduction to Theology
LSTC RHTH 409 Ethics Through Hispanic Eyes
MTS M 344M Embodying a Pedagogy of Hope
MTS MIN 321M Latin@ Communities and Congregations

Judaic Studies

CTS RH 301 Interpreting the Hebrew Bible
CTS RH 302 Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II
CTS RH 409 Journey to Israel and Palestine
CTS RH 421 Living, Breathing Judaism
CTS TEC 395 Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Introduction to Interfaith Engagement
CTU B3300 Biblical Hebrew
CTU C4003 Abraham's Children: Introduction to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Faith Traditions
CTU C4325 Introduction to Judaism
G-ETS BIBNT881 Study Tour of the Holy Land
LSTC RHS 301 A/B Jesus within Judaism: Religious Heritage Scripture I

Urban and Public Policy Studies

LSTC RHTH/CC 601 Chance, Necessity, Love: Religious Perspective on Cancer and Evolution: Advanced Seminar in Religion and Science

Gender Studies

CTS RH 533 Feminist Theory and Biblical Interpretation
CTS TEC 509 Proto-Womanist Thought
CTU BD5510 Feminist Hermeneutics in Bible and Theology
CTU C5004i The Church and Indigenous Peoples
CTU DE4205/DE5205 Women in Theology and Ethics
G-ETS BIBHB620 The Bible, the Church and HIV/AIDS
LSTC ML 508 Pastoral Ministry to Women and Femmes
LSTC RHS 602 Old Testament Graduate Biblical Seminar: Advanced Exegesis
MTS H 340 Reading the Church Mothers and Fathers

Language Studies

CTS RH 302 Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II
CTU B3300 Biblical Hebrew
CTU BC4000 BC5000 Reading the Bible in Espanglish: Latin@ Biblical Interpretation for Ministry
CTU L4001 Introduction to Latin
G-ETS BIBHB511 Elementary Hebrew I
G-ETS BIBHB512 Elementary Hebrew II
G-ETS BIBNT511 Elementary Biblical Greek I
G-ETS BIBNT512 Elementary Greek II
G-ETS BIBNT611 Intermediate Greek
LSTC RHS 405 A/C Greek for Ministry: Enter the Language and Theology of the Bible
LSTC RHS 409 Hebrew Pericopes
LSTC RHS 410 Greek Pericopes
LSTC RHS 411 Hebrew Exegesis I
LSTC RHS 488 Hebrew Exegesis II
LSTC RHS 501 Advanced Greek Readings
LSTC RHTH 500 Advanced Arabic Readings
MTS B 321 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis I
MTS B 322 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis II
MTS B 324 Introduction to Greek Exegesis I
MTS B 325 Introduction to Greek Exegesis II
MTS M 344M Embodying a Pedagogy of Hope
MTS MIN 321M Latin@ Communities and Congregations