UMD Courses

UM 101 Community Seminar in Urban Ministry

This course is an introduction to ministry in the urban setting.  Through site visits and classroom discussions, the theology and practice of ministry in the city is examined and evaluated.

UM 102 Church History:  The Untold Story

This course will examine American Church history with emphasis on the particular contribution and influence of the African American Church.  The Canadian Church will also be discussed.

UM 103 Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament)

This course is a general survey and critical review of the literature of the Hebrew Bible with emphasis on the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings.

UM 104 Christian Scriptures (New Testament)

This course is a general survey and critical review of the literature of the Christian Scriptures.

UM 105 Biblical Interpretation 

This course is an introductory course in the science and art of biblical interpretation.  Topics will include hermeneutics, exegetical methodology and associated theories.

UM 107 Theology in Context

This course introduces the student to the complex world of theological thought and theory.  The purpose of the course is to help the student learn how to do theology with his/her context in view.

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