Intersession Courses

Building the Church through Small Groups [PAST 0644 / SPIR 0644]

Course Dates: Monday January 4, 2021 to Friday January 8, 2021

Explores the basic principles for building and understanding the dynamics and problems of small groups. Specific attention will focus on leadership development through the experience of leading a small group, and the practical ways to blend spiritual direction into the small group format.

Christian-Muslim Encounters [HIST 0670]

Course Dates: Monday January 4, 2021 to Friday January 8, 2021

Soon after its appearance in the seventh century, Islam became an integral part of the ancient world in which Christianity had taken root in previous centuries, resulting in moments of conflict and coexistence in Christian-Muslim encounters. This course will explore some of the political, social,...

Luke [NEWT 0725 / PENT 0507]

Course Dates: Monday January 4, 2021 to Friday January 8, 2021
Faculty: Dr. Van Johnson

The purpose of this section-by-section analysis of the third Gospel is to determine what Luke wanted his audience to hear. Our approach to his Gospel proceeds from the premise that the author was both an historian and a theologian, who chose to communicate through narrative his account of Jesus...

Spiritual Care of the Dying and Grieving [COUN 0684 / PAST TH51 / SPIR 0684]

Course Dates: Monday January 4, 2021 to Friday January 8, 2021

This course examines the psychological and theological aspects of dying in order to better understand and provide significant pastoral care to those who are dying and to those who grieve. Exclusion: PAST 0743