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Weekend intensives meet three weekends during the term,
Friday 2:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. each weekend.
 

SPRING 2015

 
Music Course, M 213-W, Shawn Kirschner 

This course is designed to explore the importance of music in worship, both as an aid to worship and as an act of worship itself. Designed for both musicians and nonmusicians, we will look at the roles of pastor and the church musicians in planning and leading worship services, with special emphasis on the music. Topics covered will include an Anabaptist understanding of music in worship, choosing music for worship services, contemporary worship music, hymns, the teamwork of minister and musician, technology, etc. 3 semester hours.

Storying the City: Gospel Vitality in Urban Places, M 246-W, Jonathan Shively

Course description coming soon!

History of Christianity II, H 102-W, Denise Kettering-Lane 

The course continues the overview of the history of Christianity from the Reformation to the present. Topics of study include the Magisterial Reformation, the Radical Reformation, Roman Catholic reform, Protestant Orthodoxy, Pietism, and the Evangelical Awakening, the impact of Enlightenment rationalism, missionary expansion, Protestant liberalism and fundamentalism, the ecumenical movement, Christianity in developing countries and the Christian decline in the industrialized West. 3 semester hours.

Mediation as Social and Spiritual Practice, P 273-W, Debbie Roberts

Course description coming soon!

 
 

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.

Richard Propes
(MDiv Connections)

RichardIs it possible to find God on Facebook? "Tweet" spiritual truths? Turn MySpace into a sacred space?

As part of my Ministry Formation experience here at Bethany, it's my mission this academic year to learn how the Internet can be used to build, support, grow, and empower a community of believers. I'm serving on a first of its kind church plant leadership team for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana planting what is known as DisciplesNet Church, an emerging church of the Indiana Disciples of Christ.