Courses
Summer Session (July 3—August 4)

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 526
    Regent College

    North American evangelicalism has long struggled with the challenges of developing multiethnic churches. As the demographics of Christianity change throughout the world, churches face an ever-increasing need for culturally intelligent ministry. Explore the process of socio-cultur... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 527
    Regent College
    It is one thing to believe the right things about life and the world; it is something else to develop the habits of heart that coherently connect what we believe about life with the way we live in the world. Join us as we examine why this kind of coherence is so difficult and explore t... Full course details
  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 540
    Regent College

    There are over 50 million refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced people in the world today. How do we respond to this staggering crisis? Once a refugee himself, Jesus modeled what it means to draw alongside the outsider and called us to do the same. Equip yourself to follow tha... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $960–$1440
    2 Audit: $680
    BIBL 652
    Regent College

    Recent scholarship has come to appreciate the power and rich subtlety of Mark’s deceptively straightforward and oft-neglected account of Jesus. The rehabilitation of Jesus’ long-ignored Jewishness has contributed to this renaissance, paving the way for a new understanding of Mark’s ... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 503
    Regent College

    Marilynne Robinson’s work crosses boundaries of literary genre and academic discipline. Theology, politics, and science all find their way into her acclaimed novels, essays, and lectures. Dive into Robinson’s writing and discover a vision of theological coherence that integrates fai... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 527
    Regent College

    It is one thing to believe the right things about life and the world; it is something else to develop the habits of heart that coherently connect what we believe about life with the way we live in the world. Join us as we examine why this kind of coherence is so difficult and explor... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Aug 18
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1440
    3 Audit: $1020
    LANG 510
    Regent College
    In this intensive course, you will learn the basic morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of biblical Hebrew, laying the foundations for a lifetime of reading the original text of the Old Testament. Techniques will first involve reading and writing, and second, listening, speaking, an... Full course details
  • Jul 3–Aug 18
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1440
    3 Audit: $1020
    LANG 511
    Regent College
    This course is a continuation of LANG 510.  In this intensive course, you will learn the basic morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of biblical Hebrew, laying the foundations for a lifetime of reading the original text of the Old Testament. Techniques will first involve reading... Full course details
  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    SPIR 538
    Regent College

    Richard Foster has helpfully identified six great streams—contemplative, holiness, charismatic, social justice, evangelical, and incarnational—flowing through the life of Jesus and the spirituality of the Christian church. Explore each of these different streams, discovering the way... Full course details

  • Jul 3–Jul 7
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    THEO 545
    Regent College

    The Incarnation is at the heart of what God has done "for us and our salvation." It reveals how we are to reflect God's character in the world. This examination of the Incarnation will focus on the key biblical texts and basic theological concepts by which the Christian tradition ce... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 551
    Regent College

    Right from its inception, the church was known for its generosity, hospitality, and compassion. What does that holistic identity mean for the church today? Explore ways to integrate the pursuit of justice into the fabric of your church’s worship, preaching, family life, and ongo... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $960–$1440
    2 Audit: $680
    BIBL 514
    Regent College

    There is little question that Jesus was early and widely known for his extraordinary healings and deliverances. But what did these actions signify? Examine the function and significance of Jesus’s mighty deeds in light of the Old Testament and popular religious expectations of the 1... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    HIST 536
    Regent College

    Leading Christian thinkers Jonathan Edwards and C.S. Lewis make a fascinating comparison. Edwards was Reformed and a lover of high theology, while Lewis was a theological minimalist. Edwards was an 18th century American; Lewis, a 20th century Englishman. Yet they agreed on most thin... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 534
    Regent College

    What does it mean to be human? The dehumanizing effects of technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence make it crucial that we answer this question well. A new awareness of the kingdom of God, built through greater cross-cultural understanding and communication, guards... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 577
    Regent College

    Poet Christian Wiman has provocatively observed that “poetry often does theology better than theology.” Study the work of gifted poets, including Wendell Berry, Mary Oliver, and Jane Kenyon, alongside writings by theologians and philosophers like Rowan Williams and Charles Taylor. C... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    SPIR 531
    Regent College

    As popular culture embraces spirituality and increasingly recognizes the formative importance of choices, habits, and practices, churches are encountering a growing demand for guidance in spiritual formation. Learn to make choices in your everyday life that nourish and fortify y... Full course details

  • Jul 10–Jul 14
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    THEO 564
    Regent College

    Recent years have seen calls for the end of Protestantism, arguments that the Reformation is over, and laments over its alleged contributions to individualism and secularism. As the 500th anniversary of the Reformation draws near, is it possible to retrieve and reclaim the Reformati... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 21
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 553
    Regent College

    The number of older adults in our communities and churches is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Facing the transitions into the middle and later years of life can provide a range of opportunities and challenges. Healthy aging requires an understanding of the changing needs an... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 21
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    BIBL 575
    Regent College

    Paul’s letters are marked above all by a passion for mission. In our own time, as in Paul’s, followers of Christ are called to participate in the missio Dei by not only speaking the good news but also embodying it. Examine the ways in which the good news takes missional sha... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 28
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    2–3 Credits: $960–$1440
    2 Audit: $680
    HIST 525
    Regent College

    The Protestant Reformation changed the church and the world. Explore the personalities, conflicts, events, and outcomes of both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic renewal movement of the same era. Examine how these Reformations affected the people of their time and consider... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 21
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 546
    Regent College

    After a long period of absence, religion has made a dramatic comeback in contemporary art. Biblical stories and themes are creatively reimagined by artists of faith and by those with none. Learn how these often challenging works open up new avenues of understanding the world, each o... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 21
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 553
    Regent College

    The number of older adults in our communities and churches is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Facing the transitions into the middle and later years of life can provide a range of opportunities and challenges. Healthy aging requires an understanding of the changing needs an... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 21
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 593
    Regent College

    Welcome to Poetry 101! Gain a practical and spiritual foundation for engaging joyfully, creatively, and fruitfully with poetry. Learn to appreciate the different kind of reading poetry invites, the kinds of pleasure it gives, and the way it teaches. Go beyond the bare words to con... Full course details

  • Jul 17–Jul 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    3 Credits: $1440
    2 Audit: $680
    THEO 500
    Regent College

    In a postmodern age marked by suspicion of truth, it is all the more important to be rooted in the essential teachings of the Christian faith. Deepen your faith and your understanding with this systematic survey of the basic elements of Christian doctrine. Investigate the biblic... Full course details

  • Jul 20–Jul 30
    3 Credits: $1440
    No audit available
    INDS 525
    Gulf Islands, Canada
    Regent College

    Embark on an eight-day voyage in an open rowing/sailing boat in the Gulf Islands as you reflect prayerfully on the nature of place and pilgrimage in the Christian life. Reflect on the writings of those many Christians whose own understanding of God has been focused by t... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    6:30PM–9:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 543
    Regent College

    All leaders are called to make difficult and complex decisions. Join us as we develop a framework that will help you to make those decisions well. Learn how reflection on past decisions, situational analysis, and spiritual discernment can enhance your decision-making. Build clar... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 564
    Regent College

    Nothing is more pervasive and insidious than money. It preoccupies our home, work, and even church. Explore the meaning of money and the meaning of life in this important course. How does money gain power over us? What does the Bible say about it? How has the church approached money... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    3 Credits: $1440
    No audit available
    APPL 764
    Regent College

    Dig deeper into the issues and materials covered in Money Matters (APPL/INDS 564). Supplement morning lectures with a graduate seminar providing the opportunity the engage thoughtfully with additional materials. 

    Note: This seminar has special registration deadlines and r... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    BIBL 532
    Regent College

    Many readers find Ezekiel to be a hopelessly baffling riddle and miss the deep riches in this fascinating book. In fact, Ezekiel’s creative and unconventional communication style conveys the message of a man gripped by the spirit and word of God. Join us as we wrestle with this bi... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    BIBL 574
    Regent College

    Paul was an apostle-pastor, and we can learn plenty about pastoring from his letters and his life. Among other things, Paul built a flourishing network of friends and co-workers, employed gentle persuasion, demonstrated vulnerability and concern, reconciled the unreconciled, and dev... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    6:30PM–9:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 543
    Regent College

    All leaders are called to make difficult and complex decisions. Join us as we develop a framework that will help you to make those decisions well. Learn how reflection on past decisions, situational analysis, and spiritual discernment can enhance your decision-making. Build clarity,... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 564
    Regent College

    Nothing is more pervasive and insidious than money. It preoccupies our home, work, and even church. Explore the meaning of money and the meaning of life in this important course. How does money gain power over us? What does the Bible say about it? How has the church approached money... Full course details

  • Jul 24–Jul 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    3 Credits: $1440
    No audit available
    INDS 764
    Regent College

    Dig deeper into the issues and materials covered in Money Matters (APPL/INDS 564). Supplement morning lectures with a graduate seminar providing the opportunity the engage thoughtfully with additional materials. 

    Note: This seminar has special registration deadlines and r... Full course details

  • Jul 27–Jul 29
    9:30AM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 537
    Regent College

    As image-bearers of the Creator God, we have the capacity and calling to search for creative solutions that have power to disrupt the cycle of violence and foster a cycle of healing. Develop your moral imagination: explore real-life case studies and learn how arts-based strategies c... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 559
    Regent College

    What good is a theology of work that is not lived each day? As people created in God’s image, we have the opportunity to engage in his redemptive purposes in all parts of life, including work. Join us as we bring together theology, spiritual formation, and communal integration to de... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 567
    Regent College

    As a leader, you carry the weight of never-ending expectations, both internal and external, which can inhibit your capacity to lead well. Learn to understand the expectations that are placed on you, apply appropriate tests to those expectations, and identify and resist unrealistic e... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    1:30PM –4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    APPL 568
    Regent College

    The arts have been a part of Christian worship from the beginning of the church's common life. Join us as we discover how different artistic media open up and close down possibilities for the formation of a given congregation in corporate worship. Through lectures, class discussions... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    BIBL 565
    Regent College

    Most Christians know that Scripture is important, but we often struggle to understand how it all fits together. Find out how to engage with key biblical themes in light of their historical development and scriptural context. Learn about continuities and discontinuities in the text, ... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    1:30PM –4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    HIST 521
    Regent College

    Writings are often taken to be “transcripts of the soul,” especially if written from the contexts of desperation, prolonged waiting, and deep longing for something that currently eludes the writers, viz., freedom.  It is no coincidence that some of the most powerful and poignan... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 559
    Regent College

    What good is a theology of work that is not lived each day? As people created in God’s image, we have the opportunity to engage in his redemptive purposes in all parts of life, including work. Join us as we bring together theology, spiritual formation, and communal integration to de... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 567
    Regent College

    As a leader, you carry the weight of never-ending expectations, both internal and external, which can inhibit your capacity to lead well. Learn to understand the expectations that are placed on you, apply appropriate tests to those expectations, and identify and resist unrealistic e... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    INDS 568
    Regent College

    The arts have been a part of Christian worship from the beginning of the church's common life. Join us as we discover how different artistic media open up and close down possibilities for the formation of a given congregation in corporate worship. Through lectures, class discuss... Full course details

  • Jul 31–Aug 4
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $480–$960
    1 Audit: $340
    SPIR 521
    Regent College

    Writings are often taken to be “transcripts of the soul,” especially if written from the contexts of desperation, prolonged waiting, and deep longing for something that currently eludes the writers, viz., freedom.  It is no coincidence that some of the most powerful and poignan... Full course details