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Amy Sherman

Director, Center on Faith in Communities, Sagamore Institute
BA (Messiah College), MA, PhD (University of Virginia)
Dr. Amy L. Sherman directs the Sagamore Institute’s Center on Faith in Communities. In 2012, Christianity Today named her one of the fifty most influential evangelical women in America. She served for several years as Director of Urban Ministries at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, VA, and has written six books.

Courses Taught

  • APPL 500 - Soul of Ministry: Becoming Persons-in-Relation
  • APPL 516 - What Is the Gospel? Implications for Preaching, Worship & Discipleship
  • APPL 546 - Pastoral Care
  • APPL 552 - Leadership for the Church in a Secular Age
  • APPL 569 - Seeking Sanctuary, Finding Shalom: Love, Community, and the Lived Experience of Mental Health Challenges
  • APPL 570 - Learning and the Art of Teaching
  • APPL 581 - Missional Church
  • APPL 582 - The Uses of Scripture in Theology: Examining Slavery, Sexuality, and Male-Female Relations in Light of Divine Love
  • APPL 619 - Introduction to Preaching and Worship
  • APPL 630 - Pastoral Ethics
  • APPL 651 - Anglican Life: Polity and Liturgy
  • APPL 693 - Supervised Ministry A: Contemplative Ministry
  • APPL 694 - Supervised Ministry B: Praxis
  • APPL 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Applied Theology
  • APPL 791 - Comp Exam: World X'nity
  • APPL 792 - Integrative Project
  • APPL 793 - ThM Major Paper: Applied Theology
  • APPL 797 - MA Thesis: Applied Theology
  • APPL 798 - ThM Thesis: Applied Theology
  • ARTS 501 - The Christian Imagination
  • ARTS 513 - Image and Word: Theological Reflections on Media and Culture
  • ARTS 560 - The Inklings: Fantasists or Prophets?
  • ARTS 590 - The Art of Death and Theology of Hope
  • ARTS 701 - Seminar: Vocation of the Artist
  • BIBL 501 - Old Testament Foundations
  • BIBL 502 - New Testament Foundations
  • BIBL 503 - Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation
  • BIBL 508 - Reading the Bible in China (7th - 20th Century)
  • BIBL 576 - Paul and His Letters
  • BIBL 600 - Biblical Hermeneutics and Criticism
  • BIBL 619 - The Beginnings of Christology
  • BIBL 632 - Ezekiel
  • BIBL 642 - Amos, Hosea, and Micah
  • BIBL 656 - Luke & Acts
  • BIBL 669 - The Book of Hebrews
  • BIBL 701 - Advanced Old Testament Exegesis
  • BIBL 702 - Advanced New Testament Exegesis
  • BIBL 718 - OT Seminar: Divine Presence in the Old Testament
  • BIBL 755 - NT Seminar: Jewish Backgrounds
  • BIBL 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Old Testament
  • BIBL 791 - MA Comprehensive Examination: New Testament
  • BIBL 793 - ThM Major Paper: Old Testament
  • BIBL 794 - ThM Major Paper: New Testament
  • BIBL 796 - MA Thesis: Old Testament
  • BIBL 797 - MA Thesis: New Testament
  • BIBL 798 - ThM Thesis: Old Testament
  • BIBL 799 - ThM Thesis: New Testament
  • GENR 301 - MA/ThM Thesis Orientation
  • GENR 303 - MA Thesis Continuation
  • GENR 304 - ThM Thesis Continuation
  • GENR 305 - Extended MA Continuation
  • GENR 306 - Extended ThM Continuation
  • GENR 311 - Academic Writing
  • GENR 313 - Intergative Project in the Arts and Theology Orientation
  • HIST 500 - The Christian Spirit: A History of Christian Spirituality
  • HIST 501 - History of Christianity I
  • HIST 502 - History of Christianity II
  • HIST 536 - Francis of Assisi and the Medieval Church
  • HIST 683 - Children & Spiritual Identity
  • HIST 787 - Seminar: Spiritual Friendship
  • HIST 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: History
  • HIST 793 - ThM Major Paper: Church History
  • HIST 797 - MA Thesis: Church History
  • HIST 798 - ThM Thesis: Church History
  • INDS 501 - Christian Thought and Culture I
  • INDS 502 - Christian Thought and Culture II
  • INDS 535 - Food: Creation, Community, and Communion
  • INDS 581 - Christian Faith and Practice in a (Post)Modern World
  • INDS 611 - Cultural Hermeneutics: Engaging with World with the Word
  • INDS 726 - ThM Seminar: Readings in Modern Protestant Thought
  • INDS 766 - Christianity and Marxism
  • INDS 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 791 - Integrative Exam
  • INDS 792 - Integrative Project
  • INDS 793 - ThM Major Paper: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 794 - MACS Integrative Exam
  • INDS 795 - MA Integrative Project in the Arts and Theology
  • INDS 797 - MA Thesis: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • INDS 798 - ThM Thesis: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • LANG 500 - Perspectives on Biblical Languages
  • LANG 510 - Introductory Old Testament Hebrew I
  • LANG 511 - Introductory Old Testament Hebrew II
  • LANG 550 - Introduction to New Testament Greek I
  • LANG 551 - Introduction to New Testament Greek II
  • LANG 610 - Intermediate Old Testament Hebrew I
  • LANG 611 - Intermediate Old Testament Hebrew II
  • LANG 650 - Intermediate New Testament Greek I
  • LANG 651 - Intermediate New Testament Greek II
  • LANG 720 - Advanced Greek Readings
  • LANG 721 - Advanced Hebrew Readings
  • LANG 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 792 - LANG: Integrative Project
  • LANG 793 - ThM Major Paper: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 797 - MA Thesis: Biblical Languages
  • LANG 798 - ThM Thesis: Biblical Languages
  • MARK 505 - Vocation, Work & Career
  • MARK 552 - Leadership for the Church in a Secular Age
  • MARK 560 - Taking Your Soul to Work
  • MARK 721 - Seminar: Listening by Design: Qualitative Research for Scholarship and Ministry
  • SPIR 500 - The Christian Spirit: A History of Christian Spirituality
  • SPIR 560 - Taking Your Soul To Work
  • SPIR 613 - Sanctification, Spiritual Formation, and Personal Transformation
  • SPIR 619 - Spiritual Discernment
  • SPIR 635 - Conversion & Transformation
  • SPIR 670 - Classics of Christian Spirituality
  • SPIR 683 - Children & Spiritual Identity
  • SPIR 720 - Seminar: Traditions and Practices of Prayer
  • SPIR 787 - Seminar: Spiritual Friendship
  • SPIR 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 793 - ThM Major Paper: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 797 - MA Thesis: Spiritual Theology
  • SPIR 798 - ThM Thesis: Spiritual Theology
  • THEO 500 - Systematic Theology Overview
  • THEO 528 - Race, Racism & Christian Identity
  • THEO 582 - The Uses of Scripture in Theology: Examining Slavery, Sexuality, and Male-Female Relations in Light of Divine Love
  • THEO 601 - Theology I
  • THEO 602 - Theology II
  • THEO 608 - History of Christian Doctrine
  • THEO 613 - Sanctification, Spiritual Formation, and Personal Transformation
  • THEO 630 - Pastoral Ethics
  • THEO 635 - Conversion & Transformation
  • THEO 645 - Confessing the Trinity: Nicaea to Now
  • THEO 651 - Anglican Life: Polity and Liturgy
  • THEO 725 - Seminar: The Atonement
  • THEO 771 - Seminar: Perspectives on Christology from the Global South
  • THEO 790 - MA Comprehensive Examination: Theology
  • THEO 793 - ThM Major Paper: Theology
  • THEO 797 - MA Thesis: Theology
  • THEO 798 - ThM Thesis: Theology
  • WRLD 501 - Introduction to World Christianity
  • WRLD 508 - Reading the Bible in China (7th - 20th Century)
  • WRLD 528 - Race, Racism & Christian Identity
  • WRLD 721 - Seminar: Listening by Design: Qualitative Research for Scholarship and Ministry
  • WRLD 771 - Seminar: Perspectives on Christology from the Global South

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