Courses

Summer Session (June 24—August 2)

  • Jun 15–Jun 28
    1–3 Credits: $495–$1485
    1 Audit: $350
    HIST 535
    Italy
    Regent College

    Beginning in ancient Rome and ending in Renaissance Florence, trace the development of Christian life through the centuries. Behold the catacombs in Rome, the hilltop basilica of St. Francis, the medieval Via Francigena pilgrimage route through Tuscany, the cell of St. Catherine... Full course details

  • Jun 15–Jun 28
    1–3 Credits: $495–$1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    SPIR 535
    Regent College

    Beginning in ancient Rome and ending in Renaissance Florence, trace the development of Christian life through the centuries. Behold the catacombs in Rome, the hilltop basilica of St. Francis, the medieval Via Francigena pilgrimage route through Tuscany, the cell of St. Catherine... Full course details

  • Jun 24–Jun 28
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    BIBL 504
    Regent College
    Jesus declares in Luke 24 that the Hebrew Scriptures are about himself. In what way does the Old Testament anticipate Christ, and how should Christians read the Old Testament in light of his coming? With these questions at the fore, learn to read the Old Testament in a way that affirms... Full course details
  • Jun 24–Jun 28
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $990–$1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    BIBL 627
    Regent College

    After an introduction to the Psalter in respect of its literary shape, contents and history of interpretation, this course proceeds to examine various of the psalms in detail, both in their own terms and in terms of their position and function in the Psalter as a whole.  A ... Full course details

  • Jun 24–Jun 28
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $990–$1485
    2 Audit: $700
    BIBL 651
    Regent College

    Examine Matthew's emphases vis-a-vis the other Synoptic Gospels. Immerse yourself in hermeneutical issues concerning its significance in the modern world and in critical issues surrounding the book. Some familiarity with New Testament Greek will be advantageous but is not requir... Full course details

  • Jun 24–Jun 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    HIST 507
    Regent College
    What happens when evangelicalism meets mysticism? Explore the nature and scope of Christian mysticism and examine its expression in several forms of historic evangelical spirituality, including Anglican, Puritan, Quaker, Pietist, Wesleyan, Holiness, and Pentecostal streams. Learn how m... Full course details
  • Jun 24–Jul 15
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    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
  • Jun 24–Jul 15
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    LANG 550
    Regent College

    The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the basic elements of Greek grammar and vocabulary as a foundation for reading and interpreting the Greek New Testament.  The student will be asked to memorize thoroughly the vocabulary and word-form paradigms in ... Full course details

  • Jun 24–Jun 28
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    SPIR 524
    Regent College
    The only Christian life on offer—according to the New Testament—is Spirit-empowered life. Jesus, truly born of the Holy Spirit, is the first person to have lived a truly authentic life by the Spirit's power. Consider how our participation with Christ by the Spirit, leads to conformity ... Full course details
  • Jun 29–Jul 12
    3 Credits: $1485
    2 Audit: $700
    APPL 549
    Kenya
    Regent College

    This course is also offered as THEO 549

    With the dramatic shift in the centre of world Christianity from the West to the Majority World, Africa is now a vital centre of global Christianity. This course will explore aspects of African Christianity, both intellectually and experientially, through intensive exposure to t... Full course details

  • Jul 1–Jul 5
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    APPL 583
    Regent College
    Christians are reconciled reconcilers: recipients of God’s reconciling action, and participants in God’s redeeming mission. Reconciliation is foundational to our salvation, central to our mission, and indispensable to our theology. Through story and conversation—grounded in biblical an... Full course details
  • Jul 1–Jul 5
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    BIBL 518
    Regent College
    In proclaiming the Kingdom of God, Jesus breathed new life into the Old Testament's understanding of God and society. After reviewing modern approaches to the Kingdom of God, dive deeper into relevant passages. Consider the different dimensions of the kingdom through theology and exeg... Full course details
  • Jul 1–Jul 5
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $990–$1485
    2 Audit: $700
    BIBL 680
    Regent College
    Pivotal biblical themes—when correctly perceived—have immensely practical implications for modern life. Beginning with Genesis, rehearse the art of translating crucial biblical texts to their corresponding modern questions. How does the Creation story inform the way we relate to our cu... Full course details
  • Jul 1–Jul 5
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    INDS 533
    Regent College

    Explore the interplay between theology and contemporary theatre, with particular attention to biblical and artistic expressions of grace and forgiveness. Read works by contemporary playwrights Margaret Edson, August Wilson, Lucas Hnath, and Cormac McCarthy; then engage key scenes... Full course details

  • Jul 8–Jul 12
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    APPL 571
    Regent College
    We are made for life in community. Many followers of Jesus desire a richer experience of community life, but we are often poorly equipped to enter into the very lives we long for. Explore practices that make life in community possible: gratitude, promise keeping, living truthfully, and... Full course details
  • Jul 8–Jul 12
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    BIBL 523
    Regent College

    Many people assume that the book of Job exists to tell us why we suffer. But that’s not the case. Instead, the book shows us how to think about God when we are suffering. Working from both a literary and theological perspective, delve into key passages and examine misconceptions abo... Full course details

  • Jul 8–Jul 12
    8:30AM–4:30PM
    2–3 Credits: $990–$1485
    2 Audit: $700
    HIST 557
    Regent College

    This course is also offered as INDS.557

    Trace the major historical shifts in cultural understandings of marriage, male and female sexuality, and the socio-political role of the family, from the early church to the present day. Explore the ways in which Christian belief and practice have shaped these understandings. De... Full course details

  • Jul 11–Jul 21
    3 Credits: $1485
    No audit available
    INDS 525
    Gulf Islands, BC
    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 15–Jul 19
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    APPL 561
    Regent College
    How can churches live into the prophet Jeremiah's vision, seeking the peace and prosperity of their communities? Explore practical strategies and biblical principles for how churches can help bring holistic community flourishing, especially through effective deployment of their congreg... Full course details
  • Jul 15–Jul 19
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    INDS 504
    Regent College

    The financial, industrial, and computational revolutions have dramatically changed the conditions of household life. The biological revolution, in which human beings gain decisive control of the production and nature of both human and non-human life, rapidly approaches. Engaging wit... Full course details

  • Jul 15–Jul 19
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    INDS 530
    Regent College

    No English writer excels the country priest George Herbert (1593–1633) in poetry about the Christian life. As you read and digest his work, find yourself immersed not merely in an academic exercise, but in a great spiritual undertaking. Discern how radically Herbert probes our deepe... Full course details

  • Jul 15–Jul 19
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    INDS 582
    Regent College

    Judeo-Christian ideas have had a far-reaching influence on the substance of secular law. Throughout history, people of faith have been advocates and reformers who have worked to promote justice and righteousness in secular spaces. Examine the many roles of the legal system, such as ... Full course details

  • Jul 15–Aug 9
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    LANG 511
    Regent College

    This course is a continuation of LANG 510.  Our primary focus this term will be the Hebrew verb system with an emphasis on the various forms of the Hebrew verb (morphology).  At the same time we will be continuing to work on building our vocabulary base and ... Full course details

  • Jul 15–Aug 9
    8:30AM–1:00PM
    3 Credits: $1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    LANG 551
    Regent College

    The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the basic elements of Greek grammar and vocabulary as a foundation for reading and interpreting the Greek New Testament.  The student will be asked to memorize thoroughly the vocabulary and word... Full course details

  • Jul 15–Jul 19
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    THEO 533
    Regent College
    The good news of Jesus Christ is peace. Historically this conviction has led to disagreements over pacifism, just war, and, more recently, “just peacemaking.” But often the debates have presumed the context of Christendom—a reality that is now fading. In this new world situation, we mu... Full course details
  • Jul 22–Jul 26
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    APPL 522
    Regent College

    In our fast-moving society, leaders need to embrace uncertainty in order to lead others well. Explore sources of uncertainty and the opportunities they reveal. Consider what lessons can be learned from the lives of Solomon, Jesus, and Paul in balancing freedom and responsibility. Wh... Full course details

  • Jul 22–Aug 2
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    3 Credits: $1485
    3 Audit: $1050
    BIBL 502
    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 and also to its own time and place in history; and especially to Jesus and his impact on those who knew him best. Gain a stron... Full course details

  • Jul 22–Jul 26
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    BIBL 564
    Regent College

    Engage in what is arguably Paul’s earliest letter—as explosive today as when he wrote it. Galatians has always been at the centre of debates, whether they focus on justification, the Law, a Christian view of Israel’s scriptures, public life, or ethics. It's a compact, allusive, almo... Full course details

  • Jul 29–Aug 2
    1:30PM–4:30PM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    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”: learn from real-life case studies and explore how arts-based strat... Full course details

  • Jul 29–Aug 2
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    INDS 570
    Regent College
    C. S. Lewis writes of the "inconsolable secret" of our longing for God—a yearning which, though sometimes disguised as desire for other things, is always searching for heaven. Explore what William Blake called "The Arrows of Desire"—moments of piercing longing for God. Trace these arro... Full course details
  • Jul 29–Aug 2
    8:30AM–11:30AM
    1–2 Credits: $495–$990
    1 Audit: $350
    SPIR 523
    Regent College
    Christian practices sustain the Christian life. Done in the company of others, these practices can form communities of robust, fruitful Christian discipleship. In this integrative course, explore the identity and practices of Christian community as a people gathered and sent by God. Th... Full course details