The Lost Art of Community-Building: A Study of Paul’s 1 Thessalonians–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

In the midst of what Aetna Insurance calls a “loneliness epidemic,” which has only been exacerbated by a global pandemic, with political polarization of historic magnitude wearing away connections, we could all use a primer on how to build robust community. Blessedly, that’s what the apostle Paul did for a living. His First Letter to …
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Who is Jesus (NT II)

Wycliffe College

An introduction to a portion of the New Testament: 1 Thessalonians, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, Romans, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Peter, Hebrews and Revelation. The guiding question of the course is: ‘Who is Jesus?’  This course functions as the second half of the Wycliffe introduction to the New Testament, or it can be taken on its own. …
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Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Ecumenical Studies

Ecumenical Institute of Bossey (The)

One academic year: 60 ECTS credits Intended for students having completed a university Master’s degree, preferably in Christian theology or in a closely related discipline. The programme is accredited by the University of Geneva with 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits to be achieved during two semesters (mid-September-end of June) according to the study …
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Male and Female in Christ

Regent College

Explore New Testament texts on sex and gender, marriage, singleness, and more with contemporary questions of sexuality in mind. Discover how Scripture speaks to—and also queries, subverts, and transforms—contemporary concerns of embodiment, sexuality, gender dysphoria, and similar issues. Gain insight and thoughtfully integrate this knowledge alongside contemporary approaches to questions of sex, gender, and sexuality. …
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New Testament Foundations

Regent College

Immerse yourself in the entire New Testament, one book at a time. In this overview, you will connect each book’s central message to the larger New Testament, to its own time and place in history, and especially to Jesus and his impact on those who knew him best. Gain a strong foundation that will shape …
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Time, Participation in Christ, and Theosis in Paul

Vancouver School Of Theology

We will think about how we think about time, particularly in regard to Paul: did Paul think of time as moving forward consecutively under God’s planned direction, or that through Christ time has been interrupted by God, establishing an already/not yet temporality? We will think about how Paul might have understood life in Christ – …
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The Gospel of Mark: A Political Theological Bible Study

Vancouver School Of Theology

This course will go through the gospel of Mark with a political theology perspective. Drawing from people like Ched Myers, Richard Hays, and Wink, the aim is to give students the best damn bible study they ever had. Course will be taught in person at VST, and via Zoom for distance students (degree students must …
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The Great Co-Mission: Re-Framing Jesus’ Comprehensive Strategy for Church Growth

Vancouver School Of Theology

Jesus’s strategy for growing His church is simple and yet vastly misunderstood, unknown and/or not implemented. If ALL of us as disciples of Jesus live into this mandate the way it was intended, we could witness a revival, revitalization and growth of our communities of faith. Course will be taught in person at VST, and …
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Preaching

Vancouver School Of Theology

Preaching is a course on biblical interpretation and preaching. We study and preach on the readings from the Revised Common Lectionary from an Indigenous perspective. Each student will be assigned Gospel readings from the lectionary which they will study using the primary/secondary source material. Students will preach sermons in an Indigenous context, one extemporaneously. Preaching …
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