Spring Session (May 11—June 5)
“Who do you say that I am?” Jesus' question in Mark's gospel has spawned a myriad of christological portraits around the world and across time. As non-western believers interpret and appropriate Jesus Christ in their respective cultural contexts, these new perspectives enhance our c... Full course details
Leaders in church and para-church ministries find that most of their leadership difficulties revolve around personal, emotive, and relational dynamics. Unfortunately, many leaders do not have a good place to deal with these issues, and their ministries become hampered. Whether you a... Full course details
“Who do you say that I am?” (Jesus, Mk 8:29). This question has spawned a myriad of Christological portraits around the world and across time. To complement the rich traditions of Christology in the West, and in view of the rapid expansion of Christianity in the Global... Full course details
In 1943, C.S. Lewis published a little book titled The Abolition of Man, which has repeatedly appeared on lists of most important nonfiction of the twentieth century. In it, Lewis argues that right and wrong are foundational—more than mere products of subjectivity, personal opinion,... Full course details
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 opportunit... Full course details
The world today requires us to think rigorously and sympathetically about the major doubts of our “post-Christian” age. Examine a historical and biblical account of the nature of gospel-mission in the local church and the life of the believer. Wrestle with key challenges to th... Full course details
Whether you work for a church, a parachurch, or an organization in the markeyplace, you are still called to be a minister of God's kingdom. Discover how you might better integrate personal spirituality, biblical revelation, and your ministry in the world. Develop both the unders... Full course details
This course aims to present an overview of the background and contents of the books that make up the Old Testament, and to offer some reflection on the question of how they are best read together as part of the Christian canon of Scripture, and how they should shape ... Full course details
John's Gospel is a distinctive and artistically sophisticated contribution to the New Testament. Situate the Gospel and its themes in their biblical and historical context, while navigating the major interpretive approaches and hermeneutical issues. As you gain expertise, find yours... Full course details
여호수아서는 흔히 승리에 대한 책으로 알려져 있다. 그러나 좀 더 꼼꼼히 읽어보면 언약에 대한 순종이라는 다른 중요한 주제가 드러난다. 또한 여호수아서를 자세히 읽다보면 폭력, 인종주의, 선민의식과 관련된 신학적이고 윤리적인 문제가 제기된다. 이 수업을 통해 여호수아서를 문학적, 역사적, 정경적 맥락 속에서 해석해 의미를 파악하며 여호수아서와 (그리고 다른 성경 모두를) 좀 더 풍성하고 책임 있게 읽는 방법을 익혀보자.
(The book of Joshua is popul... Full course details
NOTICE: This course will not meet on the afternoon of Friday, May 29th.
What kind of text are we dealing with in Daniel, and what difference should this make to our interpretation of the book? Have Christians been right to see what they have seen in... Full course details
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
Examine the history, theology, and demographics of global Pentecostalism in the twentieth century. In order to grasp the international dynamics of this movement, ground your survey on an in-depth case study: Indian Pentecostalism in the twentieth century. With a foundational underst... Full course details
중세 말 잉글랜드의 사상가 위클리프가 뿌린 씨앗이 150년 후 잉글랜드 프로테스탄트 종교개혁으로 꽃피웠다. 이 강의는 존 위클리프의 생애와 사상의 핵심적인 부분들을 탐구하고 저술과 논문들을 분석하여 그의 교회개혁 사상을 추적한다. 더 나아가 위클리프를 더 광범위한 역사적 콘텍스트 속에 위치시켜 옥스퍼드 대학을 넘어 그의 사상을 추종하는 대중운동인 롤라드운동까지 다룬다.
(The late medieval English radical John Wycliffe so... Full course details
Beginning in ancient Rome and ending in Renaissance Florence, this trip will trace the development of Christian life and devotion through the centuries from the era of persecution through to the Christian society of the late middle ages and early Renaissance. From the catacombs ... Full course details
NB: This course is offered through the Abbey Summer School in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dig deep into the Psalter, exploring its contents, literary shape, and history of interpretation. Examine specific psalms in detail, both on their own terms ... Full course details
PLEASE NOTE: "Calvin and the Reformed Tradition (HIST/THEO 540) with Timothy George has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions please contact [email protected].