21st Century Theology: Modern, Post-Modern, and Indigenous

Students will be introduced to the major theologians and theological movements of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. This will include the perspectives of liberation, feminist, postmodern, and indigenous, including emerging Pacific theologies. 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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The Reforming Pope: Francis for Protestants and Others

We will examine the personality, history and ecclesiastical career of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Pope Francis) and will explore two key primary texts of his reforming pontificate. Course will be taught in person at VST, and via Zoom for distance students (degree students must connect synchronously if studying via Zoom)  

Intercultural Ministry

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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Master of Theological Studies

We are excited to announce that the faculty has just approved a new Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degree, which will replace our current MA(TS) degree program. The new MTS program builds on our historic strengths, while offering more focus and more flexibility. We’re taking this degree to the next level so that we can equip …
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Palestinian Theology in Context

Learn from Palestinian Christians by reading their theological contributions from the last 30 years. Deepen your understanding of the sociopolitical realities that contemporary Palestinians face while reflecting on the Palestinian Evangelical perspective. Together, we’ll explore major historical and theopolitical concerns, studying a theology of the land, the Kairos document, the relationship between the two testaments …
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Living a Life of Forgiving: Honoring the Life, Ministry and Legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu–Not for credit

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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Intersectionality & Justice

This class  will provide students with an introduction to intersectionality as a tool for social analysis and critical theological reflection, as a way to inform liberative praxis in various ministry and community contexts. We will engage questions and discussions of race, class, gender, and sexuality as they are treated theologically, emphasizing works from U.S. scholars …
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Pastoral Ethics: Biblical Ethics for a Global Church

Learn to lead and pastor in response to the ethical issues that face today’s global church. Explore a biblical ethic of kinship, discerning Scripture’s invitation to live in loving solidarity with one another. Discern how this ethic can shape communities today, moving from church to neighbourhood, city, nation, and world. Together we’ll examine biblical ethics …
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Courses for Spring and Summer Sessions, 2022

This page has a full listing of all the courses Regent is offering during their Spring and Summer Sessions. All are expected to be available online, unless there is a travel component. The ones that are of particular interest for Continuing Education are also listed in this database.