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Cross-Cultural Courses

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Celtic Cross Marburg

 

May 2015

Contexual Theology: Colombia, TS 290-T, Ben Brazil

This course introduces students to the role of context and culture in theology and in the practice of ministry through a fi rst-hand cross-cultural experience and careful refl ection upon it. Locations will vary each year and will range from international, to border site, to US rural, to US intercity. Selected readings and discussions will raise questions such as otherness, enculturation of faith, communication, theological diversity, and so on. Travel will reinforce this learning and place it in demonstrable context. 3 semester hours. 

Intercultural Ed/Travel: Christians in Germany, I 203-T, Ken Rodgers

Each year one or more courses including travel will be sponsored, enabling participants to experience the life and culture of another people. Previous travel seminars have included Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil, Latin America, France, Ireland, Iona, Italy, and the Middle East. 3 semester hours.

 

Course listings are subject to change.  Please be sure to check the Registrar's current course schedule
on the Seminary Academic Services website for possible additional courses or corrections.

Sue Ross
Master of Arts '08

SueAbout eight years ago, everywhere I turned, I felt a nudge and heard a voice to study and learn about God. I would hear it in discussions with friends, in sermons, in song, in prayers, and in silence. I wanted to ignore that voice because I had a full-time job in the business world that I enjoyed. However, God's voice never stopped, so I enrolled at Bethany Theological Seminary. It all started as a very personal reason with no expectation of using a degree but simply a way to experience God.