Racial Justice and Radical Hospitality: A Biblical Approach

Regent College

Explore hope and expose weakness in the church’s vocation to share God’s radical hospitality to all nations. Gain insight into biblical, practical ways that churches can practice racial justice in their congregation and community. Wrestle with the sin of racism and xenophobia, deal with its past and present reality in our churches, and push on …
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Jonathan Edwards, Race, and Slavery–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

This course will explore the views and practices of British-American theologian, revivalist, and missionary Jonathan Edwards on race and slavery in the contexts of the “vast Americas” in general and of colonial New England in particular, showing the growth of African slavery and the slave trade, biblical and theological justifications for them, and evolving racial …
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Living a Life of Forgiving: Honoring the Life, Ministry and Legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

Our sense of “being” is grounded in a healthy self-esteem and satisfaction with our lives. These can be burdened by our feeling wounded with hidden grief and mourning. Today’s uncertainty and anxiety make it even more difficult for us to engage in self-care, and to theologically frame our understanding of self-care as something positive and …
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Black Gospel Music–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

This course studies the black gospel tradition, focusing on the genre’s distinctive combination of sound and belief. Music, movement, and conviction, the three expressions gospel holds together, will be explored through three interpretive lenses: exemplary performers, pivotal periods, and formal processes. This week’s work will bring material and approaches from the fields of musicology, music …
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Intercultural Ministry

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course is designed to learn about intercultural ministry in order to engage in theological education in ways that integrate academic knowledge with practical skills towards fulfilling the commitment to becoming an intercultural church. Course will be taught in person at VST, and via Zoom for distance students (degree students must connect synchronously if studying …
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A Spirituality of Race for Children and Youth (and Those Who Love Them)

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will explore the history and development of race in North American contexts, including the role of Christianity. It will demonstrate the importance and execution of race conversation with children and youth. It will include personal practices to engage children, youth, and adults in productive work toward racial justice. Course will be taught in …
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Theology after Residential Schools

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will explore the implications of the church’s relationship to residential schools for Christian theology.  We will cover the history of the schools in the Canadian context as well as the role of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the collection of first-person testimony. Together we will take up questions of theology …
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Fire in My Bones: Womanist Leadership, Activism, and Preaching

Princeton Theological Seminary

BTLI is a weeklong intensive continuing education event for clergy and laity for training, worship, and fellowship. The institute is designed for clergy and lay leaders who would like to deepen their thinking and preaching by learning from preeminent scholars of theology and religion. In 2022, BTLI will focus on the theme, Fire in My …
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Understanding, Exploring, & Managing Bias and Burnout: Via Webcast | A SELF-GUIDED COURSE

Luther Seminary

You like to be productive, so you’ve learned to stay busy. It’s nice to feel needed, so you never say “no.” Your job is to care for everyone, so you neglect your own well-being. Until you can’t. Burnout makes it hard to manage much of anything well, and that includes our built-in biases and default …
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Programs at Restoring Connections

Restoring Connections (formerly the Center for Spirituality at Work)

Currently there is no single page that lists all of their courses, however the Programs menu item lists everything, and the home page gives a quick overview.