Old Testament Overview

  This course is offered in response to requests to provide an orientation to the Old Testament Scriptures for those with limited exposure to and knowledge of its content. Orientation to the whole Old Testament in the space of seven weeks is possible only by seeing it from many different perspectives—sometimes looking at the whole …
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New Testament: The Parables

  The course explores the parables of Jesus in their historical, cultural, and literary contexts. A study of specific parables will determine the theological themes, codifications for social reform, ethical lessons in them, and their significance for the Church and society today. Register Instructor: Dr. Peter Ajer Peter Claver Ajer was born and brought up …
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Financial Management for Parishes

  Unless people in parish leadership have business backgrounds where CEO/CFO-like leadership was required, most are not prepared with the knowledge or acumen necessary to ensure sensitivity, awareness, and accountability for the processes surrounding sound financial management and protection of church assets. Leadership is key to successful implementation, and is often a learned attribute. This …
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CALL Church History: Anglican Identity

  Church History: Anglican Identity introduces learners to the history and culture of churches that call themselves Anglican or Episcopal – our origins, our evolution, our contentions and our commonalities. Particularly, we will examine Anglican approaches to the church, mission, spirituality, worship, ordained ministry, human being, ecumenism and realignment. This course will equip you with …
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Intro to Christian Worship

Code: LS500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 2:00 pm for 3 hours The seasons and cycles of our liturgies and church year echo the rhythm and flow of our lives and their daily and seasonal movement.  This class will explore the terminology, history, shape and meaning of Christian worship …
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Biblical Language Tools

Code: BIBL500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours This course is designed to introduce Koiné Greek (NT) and Biblical Hebrew (HB) for students who have no background in biblical languages and who will need language tools to accomplish exegesis. The course includes a basic introduction …
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Christian Theology I

Code: TH500 Dates: September 14, 2020 – December 4, 2020 on Wednesdays Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours The purpose of this course is to further reflective understanding and appropriation of major Christian teachings in loving engagement with God and the world in the context of the contemporary church.  It treats principally central themes of …
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