Course List

David Sherwood, DMin

AT 601: Spirituality for Ministry

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 9:40 am - 11:00 pm
Course Type: Residential

This course provides a theological and theoretical basis for understanding Christian Priesthood as apostolic leadership in the Missio Dei, emphasizing the role and character of the Priest in both Church order and in mission. The course highlights apostolic, prophetic, evangelistic, catechetical and pastoral leadership for the proclamation of the Gospel and the care of souls as taught by St. Paul (Ephesians 4:11-16). In addition to considering self-analysis and the role of the Priest in the mission of the Church, it will also explore Christian education, and responding to pastoral crises.

Thomas N. Buchan III, PhD

CH 501: Patristic and Medieval Church History

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 11:10 am - 12:30 am
Course Type: Residential

This course is a survey/overview of Church History, with focus on the Patristic and Medieval periods. The objective of this course is for the student to gain a general grasp of Church History and of the relevance and importance of these formative periods of the Church’s life. Students in preparation for ministry should be able to give an account of the Church’s development and have an understanding of its context for today. Attention will be paid to the roots and influences of these periods on the development of the Anglican Communion.

Instructor TBD

HM 501: Principles of Preaching

Course Dates: January 31 - May 22, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 9:40 - 11:40 am
Course Type: Residential

An introduction to the craft of sermon preparation and delivery. The significance of preaching, the importance of exegetical research, and the value of image, story, and metaphor in proclaiming the Gospel are emphasized. Students do a number of practical exercises to develop the different skills necessary for good preaching.
 

Instructor TBD

HM 601: Experience in Preaching

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 11:10 am - 12:30 am
Course Type: Residential

An intensive laboratory experience in the preparation and delivery of sermons. Students are encouraged to develop their preaching skills in a variety of different homiletical formats and liturgical contexts.

Thomas L. Holtzen, PhD

HT 502: Christian Theology in Late Medieval, Reformation, Enlightenment, and Modern periods

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Course Type: Residential

This, the second course in historical theology, examines theology from the thirteenth through the twentieth centuries seeking to understand how certain figures, movements, and controversies have helped to shape the development of Christian theology in general, and Anglican theology in particular. Special attention is given to key works of Anglican theology.

Matthew S. C. Olver, PhD

LT 601: Practical Liturgics for the Parish Priest

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Course Type: Residential

The goal of this course is to prepare those intending to serve as priests in the Anglican tradition in all aspects of liturgical priestcraft. Focus is given to the principles that undergird Western ceremonial and how that has been applied to Anglican liturgies, along with vestments, the furnishings of a church, the liturgical calendar, and lectionaries. Considerable attention is given to the celebration of the Mass in all its possible varieties (sung and spoken, ad orientem and versus populum, traditional
and contemporary language), as well as Christian initiation (baptism and confirmation), Holy Matrimony, Christian Burial, and the special liturgies of the liturgical year. 

Instructor TBD

MT 501: Ethics and Moral Theology

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 11:10 am - 12:30 am
Course Type: Residential

This distance learning version of Ethics and Moral Theology combines in one course these two aims: (1) providing a basis in the reading of scripture and thinking theologically and philosophically about ethical issues; and (2) applying an informed Christian perspective to contemporary ethical issues. The residential week will emphasize the scriptural, philosophical, and historical background, and the online component will focus on a Christian virtue theory and selected issues in applied ethics.

Instructor TBD

NT 502: Introduction to Biblical Greek 2

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 9:40 am - 11:00 pm
Course Type: Residential

Greek 2 completes the introduction to the rudiments of the Koiné Greek which was begun in Greek 1. In addition to reviewing all that was learned in Greek 1, aspects of vocabulary and morphology left aside in Greek 1 will be introduced and learned. The student completing this course should be able to translate easy to moderate passages of the Greek New Testament (e.g., Johannine writings, Mark, Matthew, some passages in Paul) when 50 supplied with vocabulary occurring fewer than 30 times. Greek 1 or its equivalent is a prerequisite for Greek 2.

Instructor TBD

NT 512: Introduction to the New Testament - From Acts to Revelation

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 9:40 am - 11:00 am
Course Type: Residential

Beginning with the Acts of the Apostles, each of the non-Gospel writings of the New Testament is introduced and surveyed in terms of content, literary structure, critical issues, and theological emphases. The course also examines the life, theology, and soteriology of Paul, and the development of the kerygma, incipient creedal formulae, ministry, and sacraments in the New Testament.

Travis J. Bott, PhD

OT 502: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew 2

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Course Type: Residential

Building on the skills learned in Hebrew 1, this course concentrates on syntax and translation. Students will learn how Hebrew words function in clauses and sentences both by working through an intermediate grammar on syntax and by translating from a selected book of the Old Testament. Conducted in seminar format, each class period reviews grammatical concepts, introduces and discusses lessons of Hebrew syntax and translates an assigned number of verses. Students will rotate leading the class discussion of the translations. Regular attention will also be given to LXX readings of the assigned translation to emphasize the LXX’s traditional and text-critical contribution to the process of exegesis.

Travis J. Bott, PhD

OT 512: Old Testament 2 – Wisdom, Poetry, and Prophets

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Course Type: Hybrid-Distance

This course continues in the same manner as Old Testament 1 by examining the Prophets, Poetical Books (Psalms and Wisdom Literature) and the remaining books in the Old Testament (i.e. Daniel, Ezra, Esther, etc.). The Deuterocanonicals will also receive brief treatment. Additional attention is given to issues in Old Testament Studies such as “Ethics”, “Old Testament Theology”, etc.

Note: Distance Learning format.

Matthew S. C. Olver, PhD

PM 501: Pastoral Ministry 1: Personal Leadership, Pastoral Counseling, and Polity and Canon Law

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday + Friday, 9:40 am - 11:00 pm
Course Type: Residential

This course, and its companion, PM502, provides a foundation in practical areas of parish ministry in the Anglican context with focus on the following areas of ministry: Personal Leadership (priestly identity, character, leading with one’s strengths, self-organization, emotional maturity, and family systems); Pastoral Counseling (including the issues of abuse, divorce, addiction, suicide, gender dysphoria, and mandated reporting); Polity and Canon Law (including the structure of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion).

Thomas L. Holtzen, PhD

ST 502: Systematic Theology 1: Methods, Creation, Original Sin, The Trinity, Christology and Pneumatology

Course Dates: January 31 - May 17, 2019
Schedule: Monday + Thursday, 9:40 - 11:40 am
Course Type: Residential

The first in a two-course sequence of Christian doctrine from the Anglican perspective covering divine revelation, Scripture, Tradition, Reason, Faith, Creation, Original 
Sin, the Trinity, Christology, and Pneumatology. This course will examine the major Christian doctrines from their biblical foundations through their historical developments to their modern expressions. Particular attention will be given to how Anglicans have understood and received these doctrines and their importance in the life of the Church.

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