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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.

Katie Shaw Thompson
Master of Divinity

BethanyI have to admit I had no idea how much my cross-cultural trip to Marburg, Germany, would broaden my perspective. By immersing myself in German culture, I learned more about hospitality, theology, global politics, my neighbor, and myself than I thought possible in two weeks.

I was overwhelmed by the hospitality shown to us by the parish church and our host families. I will forever be grateful for those conversations across the table, across cultural differences, and across language barriers about the things that matter deeply to us all.