Advanced Degrees Program
June 11-29, 2012
The Advanced Degrees Program at The School of Theology is a summer program designed to increase professional knowledge in the practice of ministry for clergy. Classes build the relationship between the practice of ministry and biblical, historical, and theological studies by combining learning in community with a cycle of daily prayer and worship in the Anglican tradition.
•Doctor of Ministry
•Doctor of Ministry in Preaching
•Masters of Sacred Theology
•Masters of Sacred Theology in Anglican Studies
Study Abroad Option
The Rev. Dr. Benjamin King, director of the Advanced Degrees Program, is excited to announce a new opportunity for students currently enrolled in the summer program: a course on preaching at Westcott House, Cambridge, England, from July 1 to July 10, 2012.
Preaching in the Anglican Tradition
The Rev. Dr. William F. Brosend, Associate Professor of Homiletics, The School of Theology, University of the South, and the Rev. Canon Martin Seeley, Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge, England.
2012 Summer Courses
The Rev. Dr. Mark Chapman, Vice-Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, University of Oxford
Types of Anglican Theology
The Rev. Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Candler School of Theology, Emory University,
Caring for Marginalized Populations: Pastoral Care in Context
Dr. Charles M. Stang, Assistant Professor of Early Christian Thought, Harvard Divinity School
An Introduction to Ancient Eastern Christianity
Dr. Paul A. Holloway, Professor of New Testament, The School of Theology, University of the South
The Historical Jesus
The Rev. Dr. William F. Brosend, Associate Professor of Homiletics, and the Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. King, Assistant Professor of Church History, The School of Theology, University of the South
Preaching in the Liturgical Tradition
Guest Lecturer, June 20–21
The Rev. Dr. Mark Chapman, Vice-Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, University of Oxford, England
The National Church and the International Church:
Lecture #1 The Quadrilateral
Lecture #2 The Anglican Communion Covenant
These lectures are free and open to the public. Lectures begin at 7 p.m. in Hargrove Auditorium in Hamilton Hall, The School of Theology, 335 Tennessee Ave.
2012 Advanced Degrees Program Schedule
Sept. 1, 2011 — Application process begins (review list of admission requirements) (review financial aid guidelines) (review tuition and fees)
March 15, 2012 — Registration for ADP classes begins
April 9 — Financial aid applications due
May 1 — Deadline for completed applications and housing forms
May 31 — Registration forms due
June 11 — Opening Day (pay balance due if any, have ID card made (if new student), dorm keys, etc.) Includes check-in beginning at 9:30 a.m., opening Eucharist at 12pm, a general information session, and a welcome reception.
June 12 — Classes begin
June 20-21— Public summer lectures, Rev. Dr. Mark Chapman
June 29 — Last day of class
Sept. 1 — All papers & assignments due
Oct. 1 — Faculty submits grades to the Registrar and grades will be e-mailed to students after October 1
Jan. 15, 2013 — Students planning to graduate in May submit thesis draft to advisor
March 1, 2013 — Thesis due to second reader (if applicable)
April 1, 2013 — Two final-form copies of project/thesis, including the $25 library-binding fee, must be received for student to graduate
For more information please visit the website.