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Summer Study at Yale Divinity School (Week 2)
Jun 12, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017

Week Two

D10 Old Testament in the New

June 12-16; 9:00 - 11:30
$400
David Bartlett
Robert R. Wilson

The purpose of this course is to consider issues that are raised when Christians preach from the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. We will discuss two related issues.

D11 Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment: Free Will and Conversion

June 12-16; 9:00 - 11:30
$400
Ken Minkema
Adrian Neele

Jonathan Edwards’ relationship with the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century is traditionally viewed as conflicted, condemning many of its aspects and viewing them as antithetical to Christianity. Yet, he embraced many Enlightenment figures and ideas.

D12 Getting A Word In: Writing About Faith

June 12-16; 9:00 - 11:30
$400
Ray Waddle

This workshop focuses on improving skills for writing about belief – writing publishable articles or essays about personal faith or spiritual life in the wider world.

D13 Bread: A Biblical and Theological History

June 12-16; 1:30 - 4:00
$400
Andrew McGowan

Bread has a unique place in biblical tradition. It is central to the Israelite celebration of Passover and to the Christian Eucharist. It features in narratives involving Cain and Abel, Abraham, Ruth and Naomi, David and many others in Hebrew scriptures.

D15 Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurialism in Church Leadership

June 12-16; 1:30 - 4:00
$400
Emily Scott

In the book of Genesis God’s first act is one of creation; in the book of Revelation God promises to make all things new.

D14 Ministry, Mindfulness, and Well-Being

June 12-16; 1:30 - 4:00
$400
Brandon Nappi

Ministry is both deeply fulfilling and incredibly exhausting. When we accepted the call to minister to God’s people, we opened ourselves up to the most vulnerable, beautiful and heart-wrenching moments of life.

D16 Reading Poetry Theologically

June 12-16; 1:30 - 4:00
$400
David Mahan

What is the relationship between theology and the arts, and what does it look like to bring these into conversation with each other? Can reading poetry, for example, be one way of thinking theologically or even of ‘doing theology’?

WK2 Workshop: Funding Future Ministry

Tuesday, June 13; 4:30 - 6:00
$50
Pam Wesley Gomez

Please note, this is a single-session, afternoon workshop.

V2 Vocational Discernment

$50
Bill Goettler

This will be of particular interest to parish clergy who are approaching a time of professional transition, and seek a time of confidential counsel.

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