Courses

Christian Practices

May 11–May 21
8:30AM–11:30AM
3 Credits: $1515
3 Audit: $1125
HIST 500/SPIR 500

For over two millennia, Christians have been praying. We will trace the cultural history of the Christian spiritual life from the beginning and follow the story to the present. Encounter the most vital historical traditions, gain perspective, and learn the dangers and opportunities ... Full course details

May 25–May 29
8:30AM–11:30AM
1–2 Credits: $505–$1010
1 Audit: $375
SPIR 619

This course is an introduction to the art of spiritual discernment, which will enable students to recognize and respond to the prompting or inner witness of the Spirit. The course will provide a model for effective decision-making that will incorporate the wisdom of the Christian h... Full course details

Jun 22–Jul 3
1:30PM–4:30PM
2–3 Credits: $1010–$1515
2 Audit: $750
SPIR 554

NOTICE: The dates for this course are June 22 - July 3

Scripture resounds with God's call to "Listen!"The discipline and gift of listening is core to the art of spiritual direction, as well as to friendship, church life, and civic engagement. Yet few professional and academic ... Full course details

Jul 13–Jul 17
1:30PM–4:30PM
1–2 Credits: $505–$1010
1 Audit: $375
APPL 554/INDS 554

Develop a robust biblical theology of creation—one attuned to how Christ's redemption of the world transforms our care and celebration of what he made. Building on a scriptural foundation, delve into the wonders of the natural world revealed in ecology; examine the basics of the cli... Full course details

Jul 27–Jul 31
8:30AM–11:30AM
1–2 Credits: $505–$1010
1 Audit: $375
SPIR 539

Using Scripture and historical examples from the church, this experiential course examines some of the primary dynamics for spiritual maturity. Explore the nature of grace, integration of head and heart, and a variety of ways of experiencing God. Delve into key practices: attending ... Full course details