Healthcare and the Christian Life

Regent College

What features define human life? How do individuals and communities understand and withstand suffering and pain? What is good dying? In our time, these essential human questions are often viewed primarily as bioethics issues. In reality, these are not exclusively medical or bioethical enquiries. Rather, they are questions that all human individuals and societies ultimately …
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Ethics 1: Moral Theology: Law, Love, and Action

Stevenson School of Ministry in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

This course explores the nature of the Christian moral life. We will introduce the major theories of classical and contemporary philosophical ethics and their different understandings of moral psychology and action. We will pay special attention to the ways moral reasoning and action relate to the central doctrines of Christian theology, and to the sacramental …
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Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying: Ethical, Pastoral, Theological, and Cultural

Montreal Diocesan Theological College

Since its legalization in Canada in 2015, Medical Assistance in Dying has become a significant part of end-of-life care. Since 2015, legislation has expanded eligibility for MAID and there are proposals for further expansion. MAID is now part of the social landscape of Canadian society, posing new questions and challenges for Christians. This non-credit online …
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God and Climate Change: A Biblical Perspective

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

This course explores the question “Where is God in Climate Change?” from a biblical perspective. In virtually every form of media Climate Change is seen as an ever-present explanation for many natural disasters and crises, as well as an illustration of human failure, the result of our abuse of the earth’s environment. At the same …
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Christian Ethics

Vancouver School Of Theology

When we encounter our own lives and the lives of others, several questions about responsibility and requirement are raised. Such questions often demand not only careful discernment but also decisive action. Yet many often wonder whether certain actions are right or wrong, just or unjust, good or evil. Others are restrained from action, debilitated by …
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Loving to Know: Attuning Your Philosophy to Enhance Your Ministry

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

An application-based seminar on covenant epistemology in worship, life, and leadership. What does the philosophy of knowledge have to do with leadership and life? This week-long seminar, directed by Esther Lightcap Meek, offers a restorative philosophical vision that enhances worship and pastoral ministry and can be applied to any walk of life. Covenant epistemology is …
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VTS List of Courses for Auditors at the Master’s Level

Virginia Theological Seminary

The Auditor Program is design for those interested in taking master’s level courses at the Seminary without enrolling in a degree program or receiving credit. This option is designed for alumni, clergy, and lay leaders seeking continuing education opportunities. Students who already have earned a bachelor’s degree may apply to be an Auditor, a status …
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Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

Atlantic School Of Theology

The Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies program is a ten-credit academic program that may be completed on campus, online or through a combination of on-campus and online courses. The GCTS parallels the first year of our graduate degree programs, and may serve as a time of discernment for further academic or professional needs. Credits obtained …
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Master of Divinity Summer Distance

Atlantic School Of Theology

Atlantic School of Theology is a leader in distributed theological education, and you can choose to pursue the Master of Divinity degree in a five-year “in ministry” format.  This course of study will bring you to the AST campus for six weeks every summer for five years to complete the majority of your course work …
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Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Vancouver School Of Theology

Extended and full-time units. CPE students only. Classes at hospital with CPE supervisor. Program Description: Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is training designed to help develop the skills required to provide care which is centered around issues of faith, meaning, values and connection.  Learning occurs through direct clinical experience, use of reflective tools, didactic input, conversations …
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